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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Dark pale ale. An American ale that reserves its right to be different. A bit lighter in body, Old Court provides a citrusy hop aroma and caramel finish. 16 Mile names this ale for Sussex County’s original courthouse, which has been serving judicial needs since 1791. Today it stands on South Bedford Street just south of The Circle in historic Georgetown, Delaware.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (15493) - Malmö, SWEDEN - AUG 10, 2011
Draft @ Max’s Taphouse, Baltimore, MD. Pours a clear amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty weak hoppy aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty weak hoppy finish.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 17, 2011
22oz can. Clear copper body, small beige head. Aroma is moderately sweet, raisin, caramel, light prune. Taste is moderately sweet, prune/raisin, caramel, light orange. Sticky medium body. How is this an APA?

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (11001) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 3, 2013
12oz bottle-lt tan-copper. A-med malt-slight cocoa, orange, cardboard. T-orange rind,med malt-slight cocoa, cardboard, some earthy/yeast finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerandBlues2 (9068) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 9, 2010
Bottle. Pours clear tawny with an average, frothy beige head, medium-short retention with fair to good lacing. Aroma is average malt (biscuit, cookie, straw), average hops (woody, earthy), and average esters (apple/pear). Flavor is average malt (biscuit, cookie, straw), average hops (woody, earthy), and average esters (apple/pear). Medium body, warmth, and carbonation, light creaminess with a dry finish. This beer seems rather similar to their Amber Ale, though less exciting. An extra bit of hops and less dark caramel malt would really help this ale.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Drake (7938) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - AUG 6, 2011
22 ounce can from Total Wine Sterling, VA, opened 4/30/11. Pours a clear copper color with a medium sized frothy tan head. Good head retention and lacing. Aroma of caramel, toffee and floral hops. The taste is toasted malts, caramel, raisins and a bitter hop finish. Medium bodied.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
GT2 (7870) - Carlsbad, California, USA - APR 18, 2011
651mL tank shell can thanks to ryan. The pour is a clear, red, fire iridium with a tan, thick, sheen head. Big lace. Aroma is sweet syrup, metals, toast. Taste is malty, toasty, caramel, lightly metallic, lemon, fairly bitter, rye bread. Pretty mediocre. Palate is thinner, tart. Again, not bad for $3 a bomber.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
DocLock (7481) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 20, 2011
22 oz. Aluminum bottle from State Line. Pours deep coppery ruby with 1-finger off-white head. Nose is caramel malt, earthy brown sugary. Tastes like liquid Wheaties, with some earthy and brown sugary notes. Not terribly complex or exciting, but not bad.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 17, 2011
22oz can shared by ryan: Pours a clear deep copper with a spotty-lacing off-white head. Has a lightly sweet toasted caramel malty nose with a touch of earthy hops. Starts with decent fullness and some chewy caramel maltiness with a touch of butterscotch and light fruitiness before a doughy bittersweet finish. Needs a fresher, cleaner hop profile.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (7107) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 21, 2012
Bottle shared by John. Dark brown with off white head. Nose and taste of barley, dried earth, oats, cocoa and orange rind. Very grainy/earthy. Lighter bodied.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ughsmash (7001) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 9, 2010
651mL aluminum can. Poured translucent rosy amber with a creamy, easily-resuscitated beige head. The aroma picked up caramel, nutty notes, and a touch of molasses with a bit of candied appeal.. vanilla came through on the back.. light earthy and citrus hops around.. too much like candy for me, but it was by all means approachable. The flavor found candied caramel, fruity notes, and molasses at the core.. light, grainy citrus and lesser pine bitterness around.. overall skewed toward the sweet, almost buttery maltage. Light-medium bodied on the palate.. very scratchy and grainy, keeping it from feeling smooth.. balance was OK.. non-offensive, but I really don’t need another.


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