Amber | Abita Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
78
okay
1,669 Ratings
AmberAmber
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
Ratings:
1,669
Reviews:
540
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
16.76%
 
 
Wants:
55
Gots:
333
For Trade:
2
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Photo of rspauldi
3.25/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of arevalo
3.32/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.85/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RBorsato
3.97/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of duvel1979
2.69/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of jngrizzaffi
3.83/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear amber color with a finger width foamy head. Head retention is mild, as is lacing. Sweet bread aroma with hints of dark fruits. More of a bready taste. Some dark fruits, maybe figs. Mild sweeter toffee taste. A little bit of spicy hops. Actually, not a bad beer. I was pleasantly surprised. Lighter bodied with moderate carbonation. Maybe a little watered down.

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Photo of John_O
4.12/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerAndFilm
2.48/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.75

Photo of nobledust
3.39/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bankboy66
3.61/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Taste doesn't follow nose. Smell is a little odd. A little bready tasting. Pretty good and very drinkable. Didn't love it didn't hate it.

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Photo of DJoe
3.78/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.48/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From the bottle, it pours (surprise!) amber with a small head, quickly dissipating to a thin layer and ring. Caramel malt in the nose. The mouth enjoys the strong caramel flavor and malt.

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Photo of belgianvan
3.65/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of J-Dog86
3.64/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Electros
3.47/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Skabiski
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of COR8RFAN
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of NickyDee21
3.6/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of YoungMtn52
3.33/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Nice amber brew with subtle taste and smooth finish

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Photo of Jcarter1221
3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of onlymurderers
4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of aprabhu
3.6/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AuntBea
2.98/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Rilesmiles
3.57/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mpenske
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Amber from Abita Brewing Co.
3.4 out of 5 based on 1,669 ratings.
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