Amber | Abita Brewing Co.

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1,684 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
1,684
Reviews:
545
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
16.76%
 
 
Wants:
56
Gots:
342
For Trade:
2
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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

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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
3.73/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Nice amber brew with subtle taste and smooth finish...sez it is a Munich style lager with crystal malt and Perle hops. I like this beer a lot...

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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

Photo of brandonmcneely
3.9/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gehille
3.3/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tgf17
3.54/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BrewskiBuds
2.5/5  rDev -26.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Squire123
3.43/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Nice golden amber, white cap with decent lacing.

Aroma: Caramel and light toffee, some spicy hops but not much.

Taste: Straightforward ordinary. Nothing offensive about it, it's blandly pleasing but not as malty as Yuengling which says enough.

Texture: Good texture, a bit less than medium.

Overall: Another one that's been around for awhile pleasing enough people to gain a certain level of popularity. It has sweet malt, has enough hops to notice, is actually rather well balanced. Safe restaurant choice for the usual dishes I would order. A lot of folks like it but for me it has the personality of a boring technical manual.

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

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
2.86/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Peachy amber glow with a towering head, bulbous and creamy. Lots of lace left over. 20% opaque.

Smells like practically nothing except for faint light fruit skins.

Flavor is hoppy to start, then a burnt sugar note comes in. Biscuit ends follow, ultimately ending on some heavy Saaz.

Poppy carbonation, with a light body and semi dry finish.

This was meh. Very average, nothing standing out AT ALL. Dare I say, boring? As it warms more fruitiness lifts but this is not something that I will be drinking again.

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5/5  rDev +47.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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3.93/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beautiful beer. Light and tasty.

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Photo of misternebbie
3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 2 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Amber from Abita Brewing Co.
3.4 out of 5 based on 1,684 ratings.
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