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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:
#41,707
Reviews:
105
Ratings:
255
pDev:
14.49%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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1
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Ratings: 255 |  Reviews: 105
Photo of SouthernBuckeye
3.52/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zach136
3.85/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle says English amber, so I'm rating this to ESB style.

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Photo of DuffDaddy
2.5/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Taking a break pint at the barbeque joint that used to be a church across from the Market in Charleston...me and Dad. A little too hoppy for me....

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Photo of Fosty1992
3.33/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ppvora
3.11/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Poured into a lager glass from a chilled 12 oz. bottle.

Dark golden color more like a brown with gold streaks in it. Very little head. Lots of bubbles sticking to the sides, with little aeration.

Aroma of malts and sugar and molasses. Faint aroma of hops/flowers.

Taste: Despite the strong aroma of sugar and molasses, the beer has no sweetness to it. Straight and narrow malts and barley. Some lingering bitterness but not a hoppy bitterness.

More bitterness toward the end and in the mouthfeel.

Definitely unlike any beer I've had. Added to my repertory, but not sure I would seek it out.

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Photo of tillmac62
3.53/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nearly clear amber with a nice garnet hue. World class head volume, lacing and retention.

Very light nose of malt and a hint of herbal hops.

Heavy light body that has moments of a smooth texture. Slightly above normal carbonation with a nice bit of effervescence in the middle and a solid burst in the finish.

The flavor profile is intense, slightly complex and somewhat balanced. It begins with moderate herbal hop flavor over a weak sweetness that falls short of providing balance or complexity. The middle effervesces into a mild herbal bitterness. The finish is a slow herbal bitterness fade that is somewhat dry. If only it had tasted as good as it looked.

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Photo of breakingbland
3.72/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Dark golden brown. It has a promising malty aroma (but with virtually no hops), but the taste is that of an undistinguished amber. Not bad but not notable. Wanted to try this local beer since we just arrived here in SC.

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

Photo of Golden32
2.84/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of mdfb79
3.31/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jeriksen
2.96/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of nmann08
3.07/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Ego_bibo_ergo_sum
3.43/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DoctorZombies
3.2/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Dark Amber/lite brown with thin off white head;sweet malt nose; lite malt flavor to start, dry slightly bitter finish; lite mouthfeel; overall,dry band-aid with undercurrent of malt flavors.

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Photo of tkelley
3.47/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle poured into a spiegelau glass.

A - copper clear body with foamy white head. Good retention and lacing. Lots of visible carbonation.

N - perhaps a bit stale. Good malt character, caramel and bread. A little kind of earthy hops.

T - pretty tasty. Light hop character, nothing too overpowering. Mostly it's a rich malty taste though.

M - smooth. Good aftertaste.

O - nicely drinkable beer. Good enough. Cheers.

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Photo of Mojo
3.54/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mdcarone1
3.28/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Brewsed
3.41/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bendukes86
4/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of JDW4195
3/5  rDev -13%

Another "Hop Head" brewery. When I drink an Amber, it's because I don't want an IPA. Would be better beer without the hops.

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Photo of KensWorld
2.9/5  rDev -15.9%

Photo of pbjtiger
3.79/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of everythingiszen
3/5  rDev -13%

Could come together better. Has a somewhat harsh malt character. Still, very drinkable.

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Photo of SCanthony
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%

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