Buckshot Amber Ale | Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.
North Carolina, United States
nattygreenes.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Malts: Maris Otter, Cara Vienna, Munich Malt, Cara Munich, Cara Pils, Special B

Hops: Magnum, Willamette (whole leaf), Santian

Yeast: Chico No. 2, 1272

Added by oberon on 08-05-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
376
Reviews:
79
Avg:
3.44
pDev:
13.95%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
81
For Trade:
0
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Photo of MMOSNN
3.1/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of BRONCO7667
3.03/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MammothTarantula
2.98/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of notascoolasyou
3.54/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LWagoner
2.61/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of TheKingofWichita
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours an acorn brown with a thick off white head. Good body. Smells of malts and minimal hops. Tastes of strong malt backbone with some nutty hint and slight mild hop backup. Mellow smooth beer. Decent local beer.

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Photo of newdamage1
3.41/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerborneVet101
4.08/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Rather smooth flavor, light, with a slight nutty aftertaste.
Overall a "good" craft and local Greensboro NC brewery
Would order again when I'm back to a location with a limited beer menu

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Photo of Wingnut93
3.58/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JLC60
3.96/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of lwcreasy
3.1/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Light copper/deep amber in color with a decent-sized, off-white head with o.k retention. Carbonation settles quickly and doesn't stick to sides of glass.

Toasty and malty sweet on the nose with a slight earthiness (?) from the hops. A slight nutty aroma creeps in to add a little depth, but isn't present enough to override the slightly bland overall smell of this one.

Flavor is toasty-malty. Maybe I taste some spiciness from the hops if I try hard enough. Sweetness increases as beer warms, but seems to me not too characterful overall, or slightly muddled. There is some nuttiness in the aftertaste, and it is enjoyable. (Probably my favorite part. Wish it was featured more!) Mid-level bitterness on the palate, a little bit less in the aftertaste.

Medium body. A sticky dullness in the finish, with slight hop bitterness and fleeting nut character.

An o.k drinker. Decent, but not terribly complex maltiness for a slightly malt-balanced beer.

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Photo of yaksurf
3.05/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of kell50
2.49/5  rDev -27.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Jerid
3.99/5  rDev +16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kosmikpoo
3.56/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RedWeizen83
2/5  rDev -41.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Freeman132
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JamminJay1986
3.47/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of OldSwampy
2.81/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Bottle poured into a glass. Reddish copper color with an off-white head that leaves a little lacing on glass. Nose fairly monotone malty, not much happening. Perhaps some wet paper there as well. Taste, straightforward, not too involved malts with a mild tingle, rather mild hops. There's something slightly woodsy in the latter part of the taste. Not particularly complex or blended. The label says "filtered" but I'm afraid that they filtered a lot of the taste out. Mouthfeel clean and dry, not noteworthy.

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Photo of VirginiaBeerMan
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of CSO
3.44/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MasterRigger
2.75/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Bjm94
3.27/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Brian_L-2056
3.59/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bought a 6 pack of this at a food lion in Roanoke, VA while in town for the weekend and thought I'd give it a try. Pour a very nice light brown/amber color into a typical pint glass. The head is kind of thin with an off white color. Smells kind of malty and nutty, like a Marzen/Oktoberfest kind of brew. Initial taste is pleasant with again, that Marzen flavor, finishesd a little bitter and dry. The lacing and carbonation were minimal. Overall this is a decent easy drinking beer with a little bit of work could make a great Oktoberfest.

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Photo of jkermitj
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Buckshot Amber Ale from Natty Greene's Pub & Brewing Co.
3.44 out of 5 based on 376 ratings.
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