Full Sail Amber
Full Sail Brewing Company

Full Sail AmberFull Sail Amber
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From:
Full Sail Brewing Company
 
Oregon, United States
Style:
American Amber / Red Ale
Ranked #108
ABV:
6%
Score:
85
Ranked #23,180
Avg:
3.75 | pDev: 12%
Reviews:
478
Ratings:
759
Status:
Active
Rated:
Apr 01, 2022
Added:
Dec 02, 2001
Wants:
  54
Gots:
  202
SCORE
85
Very Good
Full Sail AmberFull Sail Amber
Notes: Our Amber is a sweet, malty, medium-bodied ale with a spicy, floral hop finish. It's brewed with 2-row Pale, Crystal and Chocolate malts. And we hop it with Mt. Hoods and Cascades. We're as proud of it today as we were back in '89. And over the years it's earned more than 25 Gold Medals. Not that we're keeping track or anything.

IBU 31
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Rated: 3.75 by DownyIsHungry from Minnesota

Apr 01, 2022
 
Rated: 5 by Zirofsky from Maryland

Dec 29, 2021
 
Rated: 3.94 by LesDewitt4beer from Minnesota

Nov 21, 2021
 
Rated: 3.74 by funku2 from Colorado

Apr 11, 2021
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Reviewed by TheBricenator from Oregon

3.67/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
Look: Clear amber in color with a lively pure white head that quickly settles to a thin film and leaves minimal lacing behind
Aroma: Warm brown bread, caramel, toffee, light earthy notes, and fruity esters abound
Taste: Sweet bready malt and toffee show up first and soon joined by caramel along with some earthiness. More caramel malt carries the middle along with some light fruity esters and closes with more bready goodness and some toffee
Mouthfeel: Full, soft, medium-high carbonation, and a smooth and soft finish
Overall: I dig it. One of the first micros I ever cut my beer geek teeth on and it’s still a tasty and solid amber ale. Good bready malt, caramel, toffee, a light hp undertone, and smooth throughout. Delicious, especially for a no-nonsense, I-just-want-a-beer-type mood
Jan 23, 2021
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Reviewed by IPAs_for_days_13 from Texas

3.35/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25
L: Pours an amber color with no head really.
S: Super malty upfront, faint amount of hops, fruity.
T: The malt flavor is the main one i'm tasting, really good though. Subtle hop bite.
F: Medium-bodied, high carbonation, smooth.
O: Decent amber ale, worth the try.
Dec 29, 2020
 
Rated: 3.81 by Sayb from Arizona

Sep 14, 2020
 
Rated: 3.98 by emwilke from Nevada

Aug 15, 2020
 
Rated: 3 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

May 06, 2020
 
Rated: 3.75 by mpenske from California

Feb 02, 2020
 
Rated: 3.75 by redleg64 from Michigan

Jan 11, 2020
 
Rated: 3.69 by Hefsbeercaps from Ohio

Oct 22, 2019
 
Rated: 3.5 by adam36 from Illinois

Jul 22, 2019
 
Rated: 3.5 by bdlusa from Texas

Jun 25, 2019
 
Rated: 3.51 by Nathan_G from Utah

Apr 14, 2019
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Reviewed by REVZEB from Illinois

3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Not sure how I hadn't had this one yet. Solid amber, no real bells or whistles. Pours standard amber ale with a finger of white bubbles. Toasty caramel malts, smoke, and nuts present in the nose. Taste has same flavors but with a biscuit malt backbone and a hint of lemon on the finish. Feel is malty and medium bodied, with decent carbonation.
Apr 06, 2019
 
Rated: 3.91 by HopliteMpls612 from Minnesota

Mar 27, 2019
 
Rated: 3.84 by NastyNorseman from New York

Mar 19, 2019
 
Rated: 3.51 by Navin-Johnson from Texas

Feb 15, 2019
 
Rated: 4.09 by EAR from Arizona

Dec 01, 2018
 
Rated: 3.65 by Eric_Standard from Canada (BC)

Nov 12, 2018
 
Rated: 3.73 by losdizzel from Oklahoma

Nov 09, 2018
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Rated by StevieQ from California

4.33/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
This beer has very good hoppy aroma without being unbearably bitter like the IPAs. I like it a lot.
Sep 23, 2018
 
Rated: 3.87 by ghasting from Washington

Aug 27, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by eldoctorador from Chile

Jul 06, 2018
 
Rated: 4.26 by RXUYDC from California

Jun 30, 2018
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Rated by ChefBruceWest from Belize

3.03/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3
Too much caramel flavor.
May 28, 2018
 
Rated: 3.72 by Mister_Faucher from Washington

May 22, 2018
 
Rated: 3.71 by smithj4 from New York

May 20, 2018
 
Rated: 3.29 by TheCrowsEye from California

May 17, 2018
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Reviewed by NickSMpls from Washington

3.36/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
A classic amber ale, always a good choice and approachable by all but the most committed AAL fans. This one pours a maple syrup dark amber. Attractive. Light head. Aroma of grain, yeast, nothing special. A mainline amber ale taste: slightly sweet, malts and a trace of bitterness. Solidly in the middle of the pack. There's a few that are better, but plenty more worse.
May 17, 2018
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Reviewed by Brolegario from Nevada

3.82/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Poured a deep amber leaning toward brown with a creamy white head. Aromas were subtle but the chocolately malts did shine through. Signs of carmelized prunes or raisins were present in the aroma. Upon tasting the malts take the front seat in this ride with a spicy bitter hop finish. Delicious beer to serve along side some rich bbq plates.
May 13, 2018
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Rated by SkwimJim from Washington

4.41/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Great malt body. Good mouthfeel. Excellent hopping, not overly bittered but just right to balance the smooth malt. Refreshing. Definitely recommend.
May 03, 2018
 
Rated: 1.68 by hopguy28 from Oregon

Mar 19, 2018
 
Rated: 3.52 by RRB328 from Massachusetts

Mar 15, 2018
 
Rated: 3.91 by maxmilan4 from Texas

Mar 10, 2018
 
Rated: 4 by RB3 from Washington

Feb 12, 2018
 
Rated: 4.25 by 8BaconBits from California

Jan 17, 2018
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Rated by Nvrmind16 from California

3.81/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Smooth amber, not super goppy , not super sweet
Jan 01, 2018
 
Rated: 2.5 by 1971bernat from Virginia

Jan 01, 2018
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