Gerst Amber | Yazoo Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Yazoo Brewing Company
Tennessee, United States
yazoobrew.com

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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

Added by sommersb on 03-25-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
264
Reviews:
40
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
13.89%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
74
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 264 |  Reviews: 40
Photo of jbehlar
4.7/5  rDev +30.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of TerryMills
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Super bready yeasty smell..

Not a lot going on with this one to me , its a easy drinker but honestly I'd rather just have a cheap macro if I want an easy drinker..

Local brew and I love yazoo but this one is just not my style.

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Photo of Bammer21
2.7/5  rDev -25%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of brunsojw
3.71/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A solid, enjoyable brew. Not my favorite by any means, but I do love the history of this beer.

It is very crisp, clean, and lets the malts speak for themselves.

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Photo of ScottP
3.56/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ealanjones
3.62/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RickyBfromCT
2.93/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BubbleBobble
2.89/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Tjdykst1
4.78/5  rDev +32.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Great Amber. Very smooth, great taste. Good for drinking with a meal or to drink socially.

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Photo of Hugh37
3.72/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Amber; head dissipated quickly. "Old school beer" from the aroma right through to the taste. Has a great mouth feel with nice malt flavors. Easy drinking.

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Photo of tommy5
3.58/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of waterski
3.4/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Got this in a trade. Poured from a 12pz bottle into a pint glass. Nice light amber color with two fingers of head which dissipated quickly. Has an "old school" beer aroma which follows through to the taste. Has a great mouth feel (stop-don't go there). Nice malt flavors with a bit of Euro water taste. I could have easily stolen this from my fathers beer fridge a couple decades ago. All day drinker.

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Photo of MJ64
3.56/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
3.47/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of yesterdayfaraway
3.93/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Markc72
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HardyA
3.85/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Aeroscorp
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of wyyup
4.12/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of heysuz
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cincy_Joe
2.83/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Caskaway
4.26/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jeschaefer
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BeerAndGasMasks
3.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From the bottle, it pours a darkish amber with a small head, quickly reducing to a ring. A bit of malt in the nose. The same goes for the mouth - malt in the mouth, with a slight touch of bitterness - as an amber should.

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Gerst Amber from Yazoo Brewing Company
3.6 out of 5 based on 264 ratings.
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