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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Amber Style Ale. Roasty finishing malts, balanced with just enough bitterness provides a traditional amber ale that is dark red to the eye, but not heavy on the palate. 16 Mile names this premium amber ale for the famous sunsets found at the Breakwater Lighthouse located off of Lewes Beach, Delaware.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dorwart (2411) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - SEP 10, 2011
Decent sized offwhite head of fine bubbles. Dark copper brown in color. Dusty and smokey aroma with some roasted grains and light malts. Dry and a little astringent flavor. More roasted grains and a some soft biscuity malts that linger for a bit. Light bit of sourness that sticks around for a while. An ok brew but not one that I would seek out again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (9946) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 7, 2011
Sampled at the NoVa Summer Beer Fest in Leesburg, VA on 6/25/11. Pours a clear reddish amber color with a thin creamy tan head. Decent head retention and lacing. Aroma of citrus hops, toffee and raisin. The taste is toffee, raisin, bitter hops and a slightly metallic note. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
DocLock (8244) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 20, 2011
22 oz. Aluminum bottle from State Line. Pours deep ruby with 2-finger off-white head; looks nice. Nose is corn flakey, brown sugary, earthy, with notes of red vinous fruit. Tastes of big corn flakey malt, some nuts, toffee, and vinous fruit. Low carbonation and not very complex. BVut a good start.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
argo0 (11866) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 17, 2011
22oz can. Minimal off-white head atop lightly hazed dark amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, some earthy/leafy, cherry, light nut. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, earthy, light bread, tannic. Light-medium body, light stickiness, low carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
obguthr (4313) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - APR 22, 2011
Aroma of dried leaves. Crystal clear red copper, thin head. Astringent, dried leaves, sweet malt, cherries and twigs toward the end. Basic red ale, but well done. I love the bottle shaped can packaging.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GT2 (9091) - San Diego County, California, USA - APR 18, 2011
651mL can thanks to ryan. The pour is a clear, tea amber to near red with a thinning, yellow head. Aroma is sweet cherry, crystal malt, boxed wine, grenadine, heavy cherry syrup. Taste is toast, bread, sweet strawberry candies, sugar, light roastiness. Palate is sugary, thin. A perfect example of crystal malt explosion. Inoffensive. Very nice for $3 a bomber.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - APR 17, 2011
Sweet caramel nose. Taste is moderately sweet, lightly bitter, some citrus, some fresh herbs, lots of caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
EricE (1368) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - APR 17, 2011
Clear red-brown pour with a light tan head. Lightly chocolate aroma. Fruity cherry flavor. Light butter. Bitter, moderately roasty finish. A bit of chocolate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 17, 2011
22oz can shared by ryan: Pours a clear deep copper amber with a spotty-lacing white head. Has a lightly sweet toasted caramel malty nose with some light floral fruity notes. Starts with a fizzy carbonation and sweet caramel maltiness with some earthy bittering hops before a slightly more astringent, drier finish. Could use a cleaner hop profile and a little more residual sweetness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SBor02 (67) - Delaware, USA - MAR 28, 2011
Pours a deep brilliant amber with tan head. Sweet malt aromas dominate, of which caramel is the most prominent. This ale is lightly sweet with a touch of the caramel and a very mild bite from the hops that fades fast. The carbonation is lively, mouthfeel thin and smooth. A good ale.

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