Palmetto Amber | Palmetto Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Palmetto Brewing Company
South Carolina, United States
palmettobrewingco.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A complex malt character is balanced with just the right amount of hops, resulting in a clean full flavored beer.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 01-30-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,059
Reviews:
105
Ratings:
255
pDev:
14.49%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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1
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50
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Ratings: 255 |  Reviews: 105
Photo of DrMindbender
3.03/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Zylod
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gotti311
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BWH3
3.3/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Too watery and not enough malt sweetness to compensate for the bitterness from the red malts and the added hops.

I'm a firm believer that this style needs the right water source to soften the rough edges and make it a beer for the masses

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Photo of Davepoolesque
3.31/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Caramel, sweet grain malt and a wisp of bittering hops. Pretty standard amber. Not much flavor, easy drinking. Lower carbonation drives the drinkability.

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Photo of apartin
3.6/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KYGunner
3.62/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This delivers a nice Irish Red like flavor of kilned grains, nutty pecan, roasted barley and toasted bread. I get a bit of caramel malt and a very low bitterness. This is how I like my amber ales though it has a very light thin feel.

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Photo of chinchill
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 oz bottle into a snifter.
This is a solid, but quite average and unremarkable amber ale, It does lean a tiny bit towards the hoppier and less sweet side of the amber ale.spectrum. Even the appearance is average in terms of color, head, and clarity.

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Photo of Tbone2131
3.58/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ConradKenney
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of hogrider
3.18/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BMESSER88
3.44/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ninaturner
3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of WCKDVBZ
2.28/5  rDev -33.9%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of DSincavage
3.87/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IkeMan90
3.07/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of supermanny
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JeffKowalek
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hozersr
3.27/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TomMahan
3.37/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of garyloveman
3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of warrendietrich2001
2.95/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of williamjbauer
3.4/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ovaltine
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of djack8617
3.3/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Lives up to the amber title. Poured into a flute. Head quickly dissipates leaving a ring of foam around the mouth of the glass.

Nothing overwhelming about the smell...perhaps a trace of ginger?

Taste the predominately hoppy with a bitter aftertaste, crisp yet not overly enjoyable.

Always good to try something new, but would not be a regular drink for me.

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Palmetto Amber from Palmetto Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.45 out of 5 with 255 ratings
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