Full Sail Amber | Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub

BA SCORE
85
very good
1,189 Ratings
Full Sail AmberFull Sail Amber
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
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 14 Gold Medals. Not that we're keeping track or anything.

IBU 31

Added by Bitterbill on 12-02-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,189
Reviews:
469
Avg:
3.76
pDev:
11.97%
 
 
Wants:
53
Gots:
182
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,189 |  Reviews: 469
Photo of gautch726
3.84/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Looks as good as you could ask for an amber to look. Auburn-gold coloring with a moderate carbonated head. The smell is so so. Rather bitter on the nose and the taste follows suit. There are floral tones but overly hoppy. Mouthfeel is full and crisp. Not a bad amber with a bitter bite on the front end that fades easy.

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Photo of bigchiquilin
4.38/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This 6-pack was on sale for 6.99 at my local Sprouts, about the same as a sixer of Budlite. Definitely would've paid full pop for it; it's a deliciously balanced and drinkable beer of substance.

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Photo of Aqualad
3.91/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Spyderglx
3.9/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lucnifter
3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chef_Paul
4.06/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mtn
3.69/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lingenbrau
4.5/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

BA score is too low! This is an outstanding classic Amber Ale!. Right between Bell's and Red Seal on my palate. Clean, crisp, malty, and just enough hops to keep it balanced. Cheers!

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Photo of vabeerguy
3.58/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tgf17
3.85/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DamienI
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of powpow_
4.29/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cashcaliman
4.49/5  rDev +19.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of morebeergood
3.54/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Almasi_
4.48/5  rDev +19.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MonkeyBread
3.51/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Littlefrank
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zebrowan15
3.55/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bwbetts
3.69/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jakeo16
4/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ems_backpack
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PalatePilot
3.78/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Libeertarian
3.59/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Very clear, darker copper, and with gold, brown, and pink as it dances in the light, it has an almost rye whiskey appearance. Pristine with fair bubbles slowly streaming up to help retain fluffy, pillowy tan head. Moderate, soapy lacing. Aromas of tart and dark fruits, caramel, and grain. Strong and enticing. Caramel and toasted malt backbone. Surprisingly floral and leafy throughout, rather than just in the back, even a twinge of citrus peel in there, subduing an otherwise almost harsh malt tartness. Mild peppercorn retro-olfaction. Body is medium, leaning toward full, very sloshy despite appearance of lower carbonation. Only semi-astringent.

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Photo of chubenzino
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hydrohead
3.92/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Full Sail Amber from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
3.76 out of 5 based on 1,189 ratings.
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