RateBeer
overall
31
33
style

bottled
available

on tap
unknown

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 406   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A creamy, flavorful Amber that’s smooth and easy to drink. Drop Top is fermented by an American Ale yeast to produce beer with a clean flavor and fruity aroma. The velvet texture is from the use of Honey malt and a touch of milk sugar. The Magnum bittering hops provide soft bitterness, while Simcoe, a newly developed hop variety, adds unique hop flavor and aroma.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
marcus (6015) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 3, 2009
This amber ale poured with a fluffy off-white head and a floral aroma. The caramel malt flavor is a bit sweet with some subtle hopping at the finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blutt59 (5999) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 28, 2008
bottle, almond colored pour, aroma of malty caramel, flavors of caramel, spices and bread, finish is hop bitter

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
drowland (5958) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 19, 2009
12oz bottle into a pint glass. Pours very light amber, almost orange, very clear and with a small white head that goes away fast. Aroma is a bit of malt with honey and light flowers. The flavor is a hint of malt followed by a lot of sweet, sugar, and honey and just a hint of hop bitterness on the finish. It is on the creamy side, and even with its high carbonation, the beer still tends to stick and annoy a bit.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
blipp (5679) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - DEC 26, 2009
Bottle. Pours amber with an off white head. Lightly sweet toffee malt aroma with a hint of hoppy bitterness. Well balanced flavor with a light sweetness and a light bitterness in the finish. Decent.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SudsMcDuff (5658) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - MAR 30, 2010
Pours out little red brown .. . watery in the mouth but smooth .. . basically a fat tire clone, but not quite there .. . very light foam .. light light sweet maple, and muddled dough .. . decent but forgettable .. where do you live ? no, what planet..?

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BVery (5616) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - DEC 22, 2009
Tap. Amber pour, small white head. Malt and caramel on the nose. Taste was dry, nutty, slightly fruity. Not too bad.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
riversideAK (5560) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - APR 25, 2007
A sweet caramel aroma with some crisp hoppiness. Flavor is more sweetness followed by some pleasant mild bitterness. I also get some vanilla. For some reason I have always thought this beer tasted like OE. Maybe it is the sweetness. This amber ale is also very easy to drink, as I put down a pitcher and proceeded to go home and function properly. It is ok. Better than MBC, but something just doesnt do it for me here.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
douglas88 (5556) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 16, 2012
12 ounce bottle at the Beerhive. Pours a clear amber color with a medium white head. No nose, I mean you’d have to struggle with olfactory greatness to achieve much. Light apricots, biscuit, watery, nothing offensive and very light.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
badlizard (5540) - Berkeley, California, USA - JUN 8, 2007
Light amber color with foamy white head. Sweet aroma. Taste is caramel and malty sweet without a hoppy backbone. A fairly one dimensional beer.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Braudog (5489) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - MAY 16, 2004
Nice shiny amber color wtih perfect foam head. Light hoppy aroma. Medium caramel tones with decent underpinning of bitterness, bit of an ashy texture. Better than most beers in the world, but not as good as many.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page  1 2 3  4  5 6 7 » 41


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2014,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50