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Drop Top Amber | Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
Oregon, United States
widmer.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
availability: year-round
bitterness: 20 IBU
alcohol by volume: 5.0%
original gravity: 12.25° PLATO

malts:
Pale, Caramel 10L,
Extra Special, Honey Malt

hops:
Alchemy, Simcoe

Added by Zraly on 03-11-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,320
Reviews:
234
Ratings:
431
pDev:
14.96%
Bros Score:
3.7
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
33
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 431 |  Reviews: 234
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pale amber with thin white head.
Caramel nose with hints of pine and lemon.
Toffee apple up front with some toasty granola, then light passionfruit, pine, and resin.
Vague pine cone (earthy, woody) finish and grapefruit rind linger.
Light, slight cling, round.

Too thin, with malt over hops, which don't do Simcoe justice. Drinks like Sam Adams, which is not a compliment. Amber for Dummies.

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4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

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3/5  rDev -12%

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +32%

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2.31/5  rDev -32.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25

Clear amber with a dense off white head with decent retention and lacing. The nose is a blend of caramel, cascade hops, toast, brown sugar, citrus and toffee. The palate opens moderately toasty and caramel like, but exceedingly thin and watery. Hop character is mild, with a faint bitterness, mild flavor and a touch of mineral. A touch of honey is present. The finish is dry and lacks flavor. Rather mediocre IMO.

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3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +10%

Drop Top Amber from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.41 out of 5 with 431 ratings
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