Gerst Amber
Yazoo Brewing Company

Gerst AmberGerst Amber
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Style:
German Altbier
Ranked #168
ABV:
5.1%
Score:
81
Ranked #44,299
Avg:
3.54 | pDev: 13.84%
Reviews:
48
Ratings:
297
From:
Yazoo Brewing Company
 
Tennessee, United States
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
  6
Gots
  93
SCORE
81
Good
Gerst AmberGerst Amber
Notes: Check out a piece of Nashville brewing history! Gerst Brewery was the original Nashville brewery, but never recovered after prohibition. We are excited to partner with the Chandler Family, owners of the Gerst Haus Restaurant, to bring this beer back right where it belongs – Nashville, Tennessee.

This is a very “clean” beer, with mostly German malts and a hint of flaked maize, remaining as true as possible to the original Gerst recipe.

11 IBUs
Reviews: 48 | Ratings: 297 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by LeeryLeprechaun:
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3.36/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Little hard to tell what this was like fresh. Tastes a little oxidized at this point. Amber in color, good clarity, nice white head. Good carbonation. Nice malt aroma of bread and caramel. Toffee and caramel flavor. On the malty side with very little bitterness. No hop aroma or flavor. Well made just not anything spectacular.

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Gerst Amber from Yazoo Brewing Company
Beer rating: 81 out of 100 with 297 ratings