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Style: American Amber / Red Ale
Style Information
American Amber Ales (or Red Ales) are a top-fermenting version of the American Amber Lager. This style has the red-copper color and semi-sweet flavor of the American Amber Lager. Due to the use of ale yeast, the aromas have slight traces of fruit. As a general rule, this style uses American hops that give it a minor citrus or grapefruit aroma and flavor. ABV is usually in the range of 4.5% to 6% and IBUs are generally between 30 and 40.

Recommend glassware for this style
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Top Consumed American Amber / Red Ale
1. Nugget Nectar by Troegs Brewing Company247
2. Ambergeddon by Ale Asylum129
3. Horizon Red Ale by Summit Brewing Company63
4. Fat Tire Amber Ale by New Belgium Brewing Inc.46
5. Ginger Twin by Half Acre Beer Company40
6. Rainmaker by Steel Toe Brewing39
7. Amber Ale by Flat12 Bierwerks38
8. Columbus Red by Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery36
9. Firestone Double Barrel Ale by Firestone Walker Brewing Co.32
10. Yulesmith (Winter) by AleSmith Brewing Company30

Top Reviews American Amber / Red Ale
 BeerAvg Score
1. Evil Dead Red by AleSmith Brewing Company89
2. Freetail Ale by Freetail Brewing Company88
3. Regal Red by Odell Brewing Company86
4. Side Project 19 - Mosaic Single Hopped Red Rye Ale by Terrapin Beer Company86
5. Double Dread Imperial Red by Mad River Brewing Company86
6. Nugget Nectar by Troegs Brewing Company86
7. Ambergeddon by Ale Asylum85
8. Good Samaritan Ale by Short's Brewing Company84
9. Aorta Ale (Double Red Ale) by Short's Brewing Company84
10. Roxy Rolles by Magic Hat Brewing Company83