Full Sail Brewer’s Share Andys Ambrosia Red

Brewed by Full Sail Brewing Company
Hood River, Oregon USA
4.9% Amber Ale | 4 Ratings | Special Release |
Special beer created by brewmaster. On tap only at Full Sail Pilsner Room. So what’s the story on Andy’s Ambrosia Red? In Greek mythology ambrosia was considered the drink of the gods. Rightfully so that brewer Andy Cummings has crafted this heavenly red ale; its namesake also means “delightful liquid”. This medium-bodied, dry-hopped red ale was brewed with a variety of specialty malts (Crystal, Munich, Honey and Carafa) with a pronounced hop flavor and an emphasis on the aroma from the dry Brewer’s Gold hops.

Living up to Full Sail’s reputation as “brewers of godlike nectar,” Andy notes that his inspiration was to brew something for any beer lover to enjoy midst the summer’s hellacious heat. “It’s generously hopped, but the alcohol is on the lighter side, making it easy to drink more than just one… and perhaps experience a bit of that immortality.” ABV 4.9% IBU 53.

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