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RATINGS: 1099   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Our flagship beer is based on a turn-of-the-century recipe that quenched the thirst of miners during the Klondike Gold Rush. Smooth and richly malty, this altbier goes well with any meal.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jazz88 (2551) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 9, 2002
Bottle. Amber color with a tan head. Nutty malt aroma with lots of caramel. Smooth buttery malty flavor.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Crit (3339) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 5, 2002
Amber with lasting off white head.Small intense bead. malt nose. Citrus malt taste with dry malt finish. Clean/balanced

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
baobubba (455) - Starkville, Mississippi, USA - NOV 29, 2002
UPDATED: MAY 24, 2003 Aroma is nice and malty with very little hops. Very little hops flavor as well, mostly just sweet. The body is thin which keeps it less filling. A decent beer for non beer drinking company.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DaSilky1 (2606) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 22, 2002
UPDATED: FEB 22, 2003 crystal clear amber with a thin light tan sheet of tiny bubbles.thin in the middle but still clinging to the sides..
carmelly malt aroma..
Carmel initiation with some apple..pie crust..sugar..apple juice finish..Pretty darn sweet & malty but its an altbier..so what do you expect

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ucsbdude (68) - Santa Barbara, California, USA - NOV 16, 2002
Nice malty nose.Slightly oily mouth feel, but very clean.Crisp bite finish.Excellent with salmon.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - NOV 4, 2002
Malt emphasis on the nose is almost raw like popping the can on a beer kit, while I find the sweetness on the palate a little too syrupy. I really don’t get the hop bitterness from the description more of a dry grainy toasiness that you get from a Marzen. Drinkable but too sweet for my taste. Would probably work well with Alaskan food.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jpfrog (130) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - NOV 3, 2002
UPDATED: FEB 25, 2003 A nice floral and carmelly aroma with a hint of brown sugar. The flavor compliments the smell. Sugary sweetness with a slightly numbing hop flavor. Not much of a finish that leaves your taste-buds quite quickly. The coloration is a beautiful amber color and a nice foamy head with little to nothing to complain about.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kyzr (1148) - Belgrade, Montana, USA - OCT 18, 2002
I really want to like this beer, but is just too sweet for me. Good amber color in the glass with a nice head on it. The flavor is well balanced, it just finishes too sweet for me.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2523) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - OCT 7, 2002
GABF 2002: Bright amber color. Strong caramel aroma, with clean caramel flavors up front. Light bitter finish. Well balanced. One of the best ambers I’ve tried.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (11450) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 5, 2002
Slightly hazy deep amber with minimal head. Sweet caramelly aroma, supplemented by sugar cane. The flavor has what the aroma suggests, plus a bit of spiciness so it’s not unbearably sweet. Minimal bitterness, but quite full bodied. Evokes Fuller’s.


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