Amber | Abita Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co.
Louisiana, United States
abita.com

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Amber is a Munich style lager brewed with crystal malt and Perle hops. It has a smooth, malty, slightly caramel flavor and a rich amber color. Abita Amber was the first beer offered by the brewery and continues to be our leading seller.

17 IBU

Added by kbub6f on 07-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,859
Reviews:
557
Ratings:
1,745
pDev:
16.18%
 
 
Wants:
58
Gots:
372
Trade:
2
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3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Photo of evanwoertz
4.26/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mothmanscott
3.26/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

From notes 1/7/14: Pours a clear pale amber producing barely a single finger of frothy, beige, short-lived head that leaves a spotty wash of lace. Aroma is toasted malts, thin caramel with a small dose of floral hops. Taste is slightly a slightly more robust version of the nose but still thin with a yeast note and more hop character emerging in the finish and lingering into the toasty aftertaste. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation. A very average example of the style. 2

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3.53/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.52/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rockhead
3.17/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chasecrandell
3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.44/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MacAuthur
3.1/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I travel all over the world. I try to drink local beer and this one was recommended. Their are a lot of other amber beers that are better than this one.

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Photo of Hazy_fo_shazy
3.9/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Always liked this beer when in NOLA. On tap for lunch at Napoleon house (my go to muffuletta when I’m here).

Crystal clear, copper appearance. Just a tasty malt forward lager. Nothing off at all about his brew. I’m sensitive to too much caramel and this pushes the boundary, but I’m still a fan.

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3/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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2.97/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.27/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.88/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

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2.62/5  rDev -24.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

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4.04/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4.1/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Cloudy red orange, smells and tastes of toast. Light, easy drinking feel. Very good, I’d like to try it again.

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4.17/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.17/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Amber from Abita Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.46 out of 5 with 1,745 ratings