Drop Top Amber | Widmer Brothers Brewing Company

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Drop Top AmberDrop Top Amber
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
Ratings:
431
Reviews:
234
Avg:
3.36
pDev:
15.18%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
33
For Trade:
0
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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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3.17/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

I had this beer at a wedding up in the mountains. It was the first beer I tried as there were many in the "beer tub", but I figured this was the heaviest one, drink it first before I started dancing like MJ

Pours a dirty amber with somewhat foamy head. Looks a bit light

Aroma has a muddle of hops and sweet nuttiness. The malt strains to be recognized and the hops sort of bow out. Sweetness comes out on top.

Flavor sees the grains struggle to keep pace with the sweetness. There's a sweetness from malt and grains and sweetness from sugar added, this is the latter. Seems fake and thin, lacking depth. The hops just don't add enough to hide this. Feels so-so.
Not a pour out beer, but I didn't wish to seek another...unless the other options were watery "pilsners".

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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2/5  rDev -40.5%

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2/5  rDev -40.5%

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3/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.28/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

A very good taste for a casual beer. Best served by bottle. Roasty, caramel taste that hits the spot for an amber ale. It has a very great scent. A cheaper, but good quality, beer. I recommend it for when you aren't interested in spending $14 on a six pack, but still want a great taste.

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

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4/5  rDev +19%

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3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

Drop Top Amber from Widmer Brothers Brewing Company
3.36 out of 5 based on 431 ratings.
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