Full Sail Amber | Full Sail Brewing Company

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3.75/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
fullsailbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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

Added by Bitterbill on 12-02-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#25,327
Reviews:
474
Ratings:
1,217
pDev:
12%
 
 
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55
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Ratings: 1,217 |  Reviews: 474
Photo of Eric_Standard
3.65/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of losdizzel
3.73/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of StevieQ
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.

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Photo of ghasting
3.87/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of eldoctorador
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RXUYDC
4.26/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ChefBruceWest
3.03/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Too much caramel flavor.

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Photo of Mister_Faucher
3.72/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of smithj4
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheCrowsEye
3.29/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NickSMpls
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.

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Photo of Brolegario
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.

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Photo of SkwimJim
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.

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Photo of hopguy28
1.68/5  rDev -55.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of RRB328
3.52/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of maxmilan4
3.91/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RB3
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 8BaconBits
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nvrmind16
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

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Photo of 1971bernat
2.5/5  rDev -33.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Hayley_86
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ZlaVydra
4.33/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

An old favorite that I first tried on the west coast in the early 90s. Only recently widely available in the southeast. Fond memories of the first wave of micros- great taste without being bombarded with hops.

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Photo of erickc
3.64/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tjmiller718
3.57/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chinchill
3.66/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz 2017 bottle served in a Fat Cat glass.
Pours with a copper-amber colored body that has excellent clarity and a fine bone-colored head. Good lacing.
Aroma: typical for style with mild grains and hops both evident.
Flavor: mild grains and hops both evident, but a touch more hop forward than average.
Feel: smooth, medium body and medium carbonation.

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Full Sail Amber from Full Sail Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 1,217 ratings