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:
#42,598
Reviews:
547
Ratings:
1,699
pDev:
16.52%
Bros Score:
3.98
 
 
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

it's a bit on the watery side which is the reason i didn't rate the taste higher but this is still a good tasting beer and it's really smooth as well.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

One of the best lagers I've ever had. The only Abita beer I'd had before this was Purple Haze, which wasn't that great, so this was a brilliant surprise.

A: Looks average, very little lacing and not much head.

S: A little bit of biscuit, lots of toast, a little bit of yeast.

T: Wish I could do this justice but as Vienna lagers/American ambers go this is among the best you'll ever find. A brilliant tasty malt up front and just the slightest hint of bitter fruit to go with it.

M: Great level of carbonation, just right, although it's a little bit thin (thinner than Sam Adams, for example.)

I can't get over how brilliant this tasted. I had it on tap at a bar because it was cheap and ended up hooked after my first glass. I really hope I can find it back home away from Louisiana.

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Appearance:
Amber color, clear. Good amount of carbonation rising. Small frothy head.

Aroma:
Very mild, malty, some toasted and caramel.

Taste:
Very rich, sweet, biscuity, toasted, caramel, buttery. Hop bitterness is very mild, earthy-spice. Finish is crisp, yet pretty dry. Body is light towards medium, crisp, clean, slight dryness, nice carbonation.

Overall:
Outstanding beer.

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Nice taste, refreshing, do it

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Amber from Abita Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.45 out of 5 with 1,699 ratings
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