Gerst Amber
Yazoo Brewing Company

Gerst AmberGerst Amber
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Style:
German Altbier
Ranked #168
ABV:
5.1%
Score:
81
Ranked #44,320
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 Squire:
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3.84/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: Bright amber gold with light tan cap and moderate lacing

Aroma: Nice touches of toffee, caramely malt with little hop presence.

Taste: Good rich flavor here, nicely rounded with a hint of sweetness and hops playing a very diminished role. Darker malt flavor is evident without any roasted malt bitterness.

Texture: Medium.

Overall: An Amber Ale worthy of the name in color, flavor, texture and taste. No, I'm not saying flavor and taste can't be the same thing, rather here we have several flavor threads creating a fairly complex taste. I don't know why the same brewery makes Dos Perros and Gerst as both have a similar appeal and this one is clearly the winner of the two.

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