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RATINGS: 878   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Abita Amber is a Munich style lager brewed with crystal malt and Perle hops. It has a smooth, malty, slightly caramel flavor and a rich amber color. ABV at some point from 5% to 4.5%.


3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
capecod (18) - - APR 2, 2015
Orange amber pour from a 12 oz bottle. Kind of a damp hay aroma with a malty taste that has a touch of sweetness. Faint herbaceous bitterness that fades fast. Medium body, fairly creamy feel with robust carbonation. Good example of the style. Good with gumbo...I can personally attest.

2.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer_rookie (133) - Arkansas, USA - APR 2, 2015
UPDATED: APR 9, 2015 Pour is nice amber color (obviously) with a pretty thick off white foamy head. It has an interesting runny lacing thatís cute.

Aroma, first whiff was of dog poo. It mellowed out since that first whiff, but Iím stuck with it. Iíll always remember that first whiff.

Taste however, is pretty good. Itís a caramel sweetness countered by a bittersweet hoppiness. Itís pretty impressive actually. I taste some breadniess, and other complexities.

Moutfheel is somewhat watery. It has an oily feel, finishes bitter yet clean. Itís dry, but not too dry

Overall, itís decent, and would be a lot better if they could get that aroma thing sorted out. But I probably wonít be trying it again.Iím editing this a bit because Iím not satisfied with my overall score. Iíve lowered it from 16 to 13 overall, again, because of the nose. While everything else about it is good or great, ugh, that first impression counts for a lot!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
malvrich (103) - durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 22, 2015
12 oz. bottle into a pint glass A: Pours a clear dark amber orange with a very nice 1" beige head. Decent retention and lacing also. S: Hops come in on a weak nose overall. a slight white bread crust note. T: Much different from the smell with a not quite caramelly malt flavor and a nice tart bitterness overall. Simple but pretty nice. M: Fairly thin as expected at this ABV. Low visible carbonation but a nice tingle on the tongue. Pretty clean and refreshing. O: Simple, inoffensive session lager wont bowl anyone over but a nice quencher with spicy food. Good to try but I probably wont buy again.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AlexCorleone (9) - ITALY - MAR 12, 2015 does not count
I tasted this in New Orleans Louisiana A An Amber beer, good foam S Caramel, nuts, and a little bit hops T Sweet, drinkable, a normal amber beer AT Good, remains me something sweet or ice cream.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (665) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Caramel malt aroma. Foamy 2 finger head. Spice malt caramel flavor. Clear dark amber red colored body. Rich clean finish.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
LuckyDog (614) - - MAR 3, 2015
Amber beers usually donít have a lot going on and thus is no exception. That said itís not bad. Some malt. No of flavors.

2.2
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mintzmeet (328) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 1, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 2, 2015 This is the pale ale of amber ales. Relatively flavorless. On tap in NO. No nose. Ever so slight bitterness. Not notable. Easy to drink.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
darla70 (14) - - FEB 11, 2015
Pours amber with a creamy head. Mild beer. Drinkable would pair nicely with just about anything.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
vipinvelp (2833) - Velp, NETHERLANDS - FEB 1, 2015
Amber. Caramel aroma and taste. Smooth drinking, short lasting aftertaste. (Houston 201501)

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Padron4KM (664) - Chandler, Arizona, USA - FEB 1, 2015
12 oz bottle.
Hazy light amber, thin but tight head, no retention, minimal lace.
Aroma is crystal malt, caramel, bread, light grassy hops. Flavor is light crystal malt, caramel, barely noticeable hop bite.


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