Hudepohl Amber Lager
Hudepohl-Schoenling Brewing Co.

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Style:
Lager - American Amber / Red
Ranked #78
ABV:
not listed
Score:
80
Ranked #46,679
Avg:
3.5 | pDev: 17.71%
Reviews:
53
Ratings:
160
From:
Hudepohl-Schoenling Brewing Co.
 
Ohio, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  8
Gots
  35
SCORE
80
Good
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Reviews by cbeer88:
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cbeer88 from Massachusetts

2.83/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Reviewed blindly courtesy of Blind BIF #6.

Big ol' 24oz can poured into 20oz imperial nonic glass.

Appearance: Filled the glass with about 1/2 finger white head. Body is amber and clear. Head doesn't last long, lacing is light.

Smell: Corn, alcohol, light caramel malt, breadiness. It's not the worst thing I've ever smelled, but it's not the best either.

Taste: Bread dominates the palate, otherwise this tastes pretty much like it smells. Corn, caramel malt, and a bit of alcohol. Your basic sweet lager flavor. This beer has no noticeable hop profile at all. It is refreshing enough - I could definitely enjoy this as a post lawn mowing beer.

Mouthfeel: Moderately carbed and medium bodied. Syrupy. Alcohol is nicely hidden, but I'm guessing this is probably no more than 6%.

Drinkability: Moderate. It goes down quite easy, but the flavor starts to wear at me after half the glass. Best drank cold, and the 24oz can makes that a challenge.

Overall: I've had a lot better, but I've also had more than a few worse. I could deal with this if it were my only option at a party, but not sure I'd ever go buy this for myself. The style in general is not my cup of tea, but I don't see where this is any worse than others of the style that I've had.

Jan 16, 2012
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chlsmith from Kentucky

3.68/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Orangey color. Leaves a sweet taste in your mouth. Great beer if you're wanting to really "get your drank on", because it goes down REALLY well. Blink and you'll be finishing your 6, blink twice and you'll be stumbling off to bed.

Great beer for the price, as long as you have a morning to give up, because you're not going to quit drinking it until it's gone the evening before.

Jul 17, 2015
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target88 from Kentucky

3/5  rDev -14.3%

Sep 20, 2014
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Retroman40 from Florida

3.06/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Amber color with some hint of orange. White head quickly retreats to a thin lace. Smell is caramel malt with no hops aroma at all. The taste is caramel and grains with minimal bitterness. The finish is slightly sweet. Mouth feel is very smooth and the carbonation quite subtle. Overall this is a nice easy to drink beer that is certainly worth a try.

Oct 30, 2014
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kmm1793 from Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev 0%

Jan 12, 2014
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DVoors from Indiana

3.79/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nov 30, 2015
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WesMantooth from Ohio

3.69/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Jan 08, 2014
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Ohiolager from Ohio

3.16/5  rDev -9.7%

Aug 23, 2014
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Ezra-Poundit from Ohio

3.5/5  rDev 0%

Jul 21, 2014
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GrumpyGirl from Ohio

3/5  rDev -14.3%

Apr 23, 2014
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billgulch from Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev 0%

May 02, 2014
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Dewsby from Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

May 24, 2014
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kilobees from Kentucky

2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

May 09, 2014
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CED from Ohio

3/5  rDev -14.3%

Jun 24, 2014
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Sturgeon from Indiana

4/5  rDev +14.3%

May 29, 2014
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car2052 from Ohio

3.47/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12 oz. bottle into a 16 oz. pint glass.

Appearance: Clear dark orange to light amber body. Needed to pour vigorously to achieve a 1 finger white head. Decent carbonation. Looks pretty good. 4.

Smell: Caramel. Slight roasted malt with a bready, saltine cracker-like smell. Slight smell of alcohol and a strange iron-like metallic aroma. 3.25.

Taste: Sweet bready malt and caramel flavors. Small amount of hop flavor on the finish. The metallic taste sticks around a bit. Little aftertaste. 3.5.

Feel: Light to medium mouthfeel. Slightly sweet. 3.5

Overall: A fine sessionable beer by a local brewery. Not a bad drinking beer, but nothing to write home about. About on par, both pricewise and tastewise with Yuengling.

Sep 20, 2014
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beb86 from Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev 0%

Oct 03, 2014
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JDeming from Maryland

2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

Jul 31, 2014
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PatBradshaw

3/5  rDev -14.3%

Jul 29, 2014
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jeffyboy65 from Ohio

3.88/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Jan 15, 2015
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kplooki from Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Dec 04, 2014
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dcotom from Iowa

3.49/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 12-ounce bottle into a vintage Schlitz logo glass. Dark amber in color, with a two-finger white head that settled without a trace. Big aromas and flavors of roasted malt, caramel, and dark bread. Quite a bit of sweetness on the palate, not much bitterness. The mouthfeel is a tad watery, and the finish is surprisingly dry. Overall, this is a pretty good beer.

Jul 12, 2018
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IrishGreen from Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev 0%

Aug 17, 2014
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bgage1955

3.88/5  rDev +10.9%

Aug 26, 2014
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misternebbie from Pennsylvania

2.99/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Feb 02, 2015
Hudepohl Amber Lager from Hudepohl-Schoenling Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 80 out of 100 with 160 ratings