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Best American Amber / Red Ales - Top 10 Ranked by the 2010 U.S. Open Beer Championship

This Top Ten American Amber / Red Ales list is from America's Best and from the results of the 2010 U.S. Open Beer Championship.   
1. Drop Kick, Dunedin Brewing - Florida
2. Full Sail Amber,  Full Sail Brewing - Oregon
3. Sunset Amber,  Grand Canyon Brewing - Arizona
4. Full Sail Amber, Full Sail Brewing - Oregon
Green Lakes Organic Ale, Deschutes Brewing - Oregon
6. Appalachian Amber Ale, Thomas Creek Brewing - South Carolina
7. Key West Sunset Ale, Florida Brewing - Florida

8. Anderson Valley Boont Amber Ale - California
9. Roxy Rolles - Magic Hat Brewing - Vermont 
10. Hopback Amber Ale - Troegs Brewing - Pennsylvania

American Amber / Red Ales
American amber/red ales range from light copper to light brown in color. They are characterized by American-variety hops used to produce high hop bitterness, flavor, and medium to high aroma.  Amber ales have medium-high to high maltiness with medium to low caramel character. They should have medium to medium-high body. The style may have low levels of fruity-ester flavor and arom Diacetyl can be either absent or barely perceived at very low levels. Chill haze is allowable at cold temperatures. Slight yeast haze is acceptable for bottle-conditioned products.
OG: 1.048-1.058
FG: 1.012-1.018
Alcohol by Weight: 3.5-4.8%
IBU: 30-40
Color SRM: 11-18


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