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

very good
1,185 Ratings
Full Sail AmberFull Sail Amber

Brewed by:
Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
Oregon, United States

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

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Illmaticzx
4.22/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into hefeweizen glass

Min. head, very little head retension

Rusty red/dk brown clear appearance

Toasted hops, sweet caramel malt flavors

Hops flavor comes in after initial malt flavors, a little heavy but well balanced

Clean finish

Mod. carbonation,

low detectable alchohol level

Good brew, well done amber ale, enjoyable, easily drinkable.

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -33.3%

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3/5  rDev -20%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of IllNate
3.61/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a very appealing and crystal clear ruby amber with two fingers of creamy head and good retention. Nose is a bit disapointing after the great eye show. Pale malt and a touch of caramel dominate, with a bit of citrus and earthy hop and some fruity esters. With such low hop character, I'm questioning the age of my sample right now. Taste follows with a nicely balanced malty profile backed by hop and fruity esters. Bigger caramel here with a decent bittering and touch of citrus. Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy, easy drinker. Overall a decent beer, but the appearance was definitely the highlight.

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4.5/5  rDev +20%

Photo of Chucker17
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of Jsteez
3.83/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a dimpled beer mug.

A-Amber brown with a tan 2 finger head, nice and thick. Creamy lace on the glass.

S-Biscuits, caramel malt, baked bread, roasted nuts. Great balanced smell.

T-Flaky biscuits, sweet caramel, baked nuts, roasted barley malt, and toasted bread. A great taste that warms you on a cold autumn night.

M-Crisp and on the lighter side of medium. Low-moderate carbonation. Very balanced.

Overall, this brew would pair great with almost anything. It is a sessionable amber that is great for a cold season. Cheers!

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Photo of Scandoppelganger
4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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4.75/5  rDev +26.7%

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3/5  rDev -20%

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2.5/5  rDev -33.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Caleb
2.5/5  rDev -33.3%

Photo of cyclonece09
3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a 14 oz "pint" glass. Pours a deep red with a one finger off white head that dissipates semi quickly but leaves lacing. Smells of darkly roasted malt, very rich, but that is about it. Tastes of roasted malt and slight flowery hop flavor, very nice touch. Light bodied beer goes down wonderfully with perfect carbonation. Overall, a very good beer.

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Full Sail Amber from Full Sail Brewery & Tasting Room & Pub
3.75 out of 5 based on 1,185 ratings.
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