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RATINGS: 1138   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mibeersnob (50) - Howell, Michigan, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Nice pouring ale. Rich amber, creamy head - two finger. Good aroma - toasty, grassy. Light taste, easy to drink. Light-medium bitterness, hops just come through. Smooth drinking, alcohol does not come through. Easy to drink a lot of.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
generallee08 (739) - New York, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12 oz bottle into a tulip glass. Appearance: The body has a very beautiful deep amber color with good clarity and lively carbonation flowing up the center of the glass. The quick pour made only a modest one finger tall head. This head was light tan in color and quick fading. This made for no lacing at all. Smell: The aroma is very inviting surprisingly fruity. It brings notes of dark bready maltiness with dark fruit, dark cherries, plums and apple peels. Taste / Palate: First up is a medium body mix of bready sweet maltiness blending with the same dark fruit notes from the the aroma. The finish adds notes of roasted almond and a mild balance of earthy dryness from hops. The palate feels smooth and somewhat slick.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
teemoney (94) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Poured from bottle into snifter. Amber-brown color with fizzy white head that quickly completely disappears. Smell is mostly sweet dark fruits. Taste is more of the same, with some bread mixed in. Kind of thin, and pretty fizzy. Overall, not bad. Good flavor balance. A little too carbonated for me, though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5342) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Deep amber pour with a slightly off white head. Aroma is sweet caramel malt with out much hops. Flavor is light sweet malt with a nice touch of earthy hops. Medium bodied with good carbonation and a light bitter finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
fakebeersnob (209) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - SEP 3, 2014
This was not quite what I was expecting. It has a smoothness, malty, breadlike quality. There are very mild hops in it - not bitter, but enough that is present. The head quickly disappears leaving a brown-copper color...like a dirty penny. Thin lacing. There is a sweetness to it too. Not a complex beer, but an easy drinking beer. Unsure if I would buy again, but I think this is one where if I am at a gathering without glasses, I could grab this and drink from the bottle. Sometimes you need beer like this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pailhead (5398) - Plymouth, Michigan, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle: The aroma consists of light-moderate toffee, lighter caramel, roasted nuts, and a touch of fruit. It pours a transparent amber with a small beige head that quickly fades to a thin film outlined by a slightly thicker ring. There is some thin webbing left on the sides of the glass. The flavor starts with moderate sweet toffee, caramel, and a hint of brown sugar. The finish has light roasted nuts, toasty notes, and a hint of fruit. It’s light-medium bodied with light-moderate carbonation,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dinkle50 (1075) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Red pour with no head. Strong sugary aroma. Sugary banana taste. Hints of caramel. Light mouth. Typical altbier. Dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tia (1126) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Enjoyed at Sanford had a nice chat with the neighbor. Not my usual style but not bad, a little fruity.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
winto (35) - Washington, USA - AUG 28, 2014
nose: cream soda, earth, toffee, palate: soft and sweet but complex. substantial carbonic acid adds a welcome edge and the texture is oily and creamy. tastes slightly smoky, malty, again cream soda but nutty and about half as sweet. superb! finish is all grainy and adds a dimension to finish this quite perfectly if you ask me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joshmcg000 (369) - Iowa, USA - SEP 12, 2014
P00ours amber (duh). With nie amount of white head. Aroma is caramel and barley malts. Light refreshing body with a lot of sweet malty flavor. A pretty decent amber. Little to sweet.

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