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Amber Johannes | Browar Amber

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Brewed by:
Browar Amber

Style: Euro Strong Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by CwrwAmByth on 07-23-2014

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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by CwrwAmByth:
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3.25/5  rDev +2.5%

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Photo of kojevergas
2.84/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Brief impression from a $1.99 500ml bottle purchased at a Key Food supermarket in Brooklyn:

APPEARANCE: Yellow-copper body. Off-white head that lasts about 5 minutes.

AROMA: Not much, really. Faint pilsner malt, I guess. As subdued and reticent as they come.

TASTE: Pilsner malt. Some grassiness. Shallow, simple, dull.

TEXTURE: Smooth, wet, overcarbonated, somewhat refreshing.

OVERALL: Drinkable inoffensive fare with plenty of potential in terms of pairing with food. There are no faults here, but there's plenty of room for improvement.

C (2.84) / AVERAGE

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Photo of Latarnik
3.25/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of chogm54
3.24/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

500ml bottle poured into half pint

L - slightly cloudy, golden, pours a 5mm thick head, average retention

S - strong honey over white bread. Noted hint of diacetyl and banana.

T - Very sweet. Some honey in the taste, sweet malts. Hops are muted. Finish is a bit too sweet.

M - quite syrupy texture, full bodied, alcohol is apparent. Moderate carbonation.

O - similar to a Hefe in style, this beer has style but the sickly sweet finish is a bit much.

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Photo of hoplover66
3/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of djrn2
2.97/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Jimbtho
3.87/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Spent a few weeks in Gdansk last year and this was my favourite of the beers I tried. Looked good (nice and golden) in the glass, easy to drink (you wouldn't know it was 6.5%) and with a good depth of flavour - sweet but with some complexity to it. I found that taste improved if it wasn't overly chilled (although it should still go in the fridge for a bit). I gave a bottle to my dad who described it as 'quite smooth and sweet' - maybe a little too much for some but I would definitely drink this again if I found it.

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Photo of swierczt
2.92/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Amber Johannes from Browar Amber
Beer rating: 3.17 out of 5 with 8 ratings
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