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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:
#42,271
Reviews:
546
Ratings:
1,693
pDev:
16.52%
Bros Score:
3.98
 
 
Wants:
56
Gots:
348
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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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4.89/5  rDev +41.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Carmel-y, malty, tasty! Very well balanced beer.

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4.84/5  rDev +40.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Poured smooth with a single finger head that dissipated within a minute or so.
Look was of a deep golden brown, like a dark apple juice.
Smell is ever so faintly fruity with a delicious whiff of bread and malt.
Taste is like a mouthful of fresh bread and malt with a fruit aftertaste. Little to no alcohol or hops whatsoever. I personally didn't taste the caramel that everyone else seemed to find but that might just be me learning to label the flavors.
Feel was smooth yet watery. Minimal carbonation. Very reminiscent of a glass of apple juice just like every other aspect of this brew.

Overall a very fine beer. Would go great with spicy or hot food. The only real downside I'd label would be the way it fell flat after about ten minutes. What little carbonation there was disappeared very quickly.

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4.75/5  rDev +37.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

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4.75/5  rDev +37.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Don't understand why this beer scores so low! It is a great example of the style and, for a low ABV brew, has great body and flavor.

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look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: Filtered, amber body with bubbles and a white head that dissipates into—and remains—a small ring of foam, and leaves little to no lacing.

Aroma: Smells of caramel malts; beery. Overall, a faint aroma.

Taste: slightly watery upfront, but then it flowers into a mouthful of (slightly toasted) breadiness from the malt.

Mouthfeel: carbonated, and semi-fluffy.

Finish: crisp, refreshing, smooth.

I love a good Abita Amber. I do prefer it from a bottle, however. It often tastes too watery from the tap.

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4.66/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.65/5  rDev +34.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Smooth, great taste, one of my favorites

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Amber from Abita Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.45 out of 5 with 1,693 ratings
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