RATINGS: 171   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.05/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Fishermanís Brew is an American Amber Lager, brewed by the docks of Americaís oldest seaport, Gloucester, Massachusetts, from the finest 2-row barley imported from Munich, Belgium and England. At 5.5% ABV and a well balanced 30 IBUís, this smooth lager offers a toasty malt flavor followed by a dry, hoppy finish.
Malts: Pilsner, Munich Dark, Crystal 70-80 LB, Cara-pils
Hops: Nugget, Liberty

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sammys (428) - Portland, Maine, USA - NOV 16, 2005
I admit that amber ale isnít my favorite style, and I suppose this was par for the course. Nice color, subdued malt sweetness, subdued hoppiness. Nothing to hate, but not a lot to get excited about. Like every other amber ale Iíve ever tried.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ScoWRee (420) - Perkiomen, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2007
Pours the color of iced tea with a very thin head. Yeasty Aroma. Toasted malt flavor.Slight bitterness.High Cabination.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
GriffinAvenue (396) - Winchester, Massachusetts, USA - JUL 1, 2006
Beautiful browish copper appearance. Smooth pour with limited head and surprisingly little aroma even with nose deep in the glass. It appears the scent needs to go through the mouth rather than the nostrils; I enjoyed a lingering aroma of the beerís hops for a few moments following my first few sips. Surprisingly strong hoppiness for an amber lager. Not bad, but left me feeling like this beer is trying to compete in a different category

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DrinkinWell (389) - - MAY 21, 2014
Pours a clear coppery amber with off-white head. Bready malty aromas. Citrus and honey notes. A pretty average lager, nothing special at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lizabeth (360) - east falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 27, 2005
Bottle. Dark reddish gold with a thick white head that left some lacing. Nose: light floral hops, caramel malt and a touch of molasses. Medium to thin bodied. Flavor has notes of citrus and pine over a sweet vanilla-toffee background.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tbopslt (354) - New York, USA - FEB 23, 2013
(From notes 2011) Poured from bottle at Durgin Park in Boston, Massachusetts. Pours a cloudy honey color with a minor head and almost no lacing. Nice aroma of hopiness with a touch of citrus, not too overwhelming but certainly present. Sweet and slightly spicy in taste, very enjoyable. Average mouthfeel of a lager, good drink-ability. A very good session beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Grandpa (327) - Verona, New York, USA - MAR 26, 2007
A cloudy, light gold with a big foamy head that spilled over the glass before it quickly faded. It looked awful! Strong malt flavor, well balanced, with a nice hop finish in the aftertaste. A bit more robust than I would expect from an Amber. Full-bodied, mouth filling. Held up well to a hearty meal. Tastes great!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
craig220 (313) - Crofton, Maryland, USA - JUN 10, 2012
Aroma is a very very faint grassy, sweet smell. Poured a clear amber color with a small white head. Taste is quite intense considering the lack of smell. Is a nice toasty malt, little bit of caramel, and a quick dry finish. Feels light to medium bodied with lively carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeymacaroni (309) - Wagontown, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 14, 2009
ok. i bought a case of this for 15 bucks on clearance having never heard of it. i didnít give it much thought; my wife likes ambers, itíd be a good filler beer, and itís cheaper than Yuengling. whatever. Well, i tried it and was instantly in love. It drinks like so much more than an amber lager. it pours a cloudy sienna color with a thin off-white head. the aroma is kinda fruity- candy, bubblegum, cherry, plum- and toasty. the flavor, though, is what makes it. itís really bready and toasty. itís got a dark fruitiness to it. itís got more hoppy bitterness than any other lager I can think of, and the finish is dry and malty with a pretty solid bitterness. i highly recommend it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
cfranz (261) - Acton, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 22, 2005
This was beer. It wasnít great. It wasnít bad, either. Just an okay beer in all respects: color was okay, head was okay, aftertaste was a little metallic, aroma was okay, hopped some, sweet some.

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