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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rlgk (12026) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - OCT 4, 2007
(Stockholm Beer Festival 2007) Bottle. Amber/orange color, small brownish head. Roasted nutty aroma, some chocolate, raisins and figs. Malty nutty flavor, roasted and with fruity notes.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bhensonb (11921) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 15, 2006
Aroma of malt and a bit of candy. Coppery amber color with virtually no head. Starts with a slightly smoky malt which goes to malt which stays with malt. A bit of hop shows up, keeping it palatable. Good. Not a hophead ale, but good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (11870) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (11479) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 29, 2006
Draft at Jakes in Billings, Mt. recommended by Stephanie. Dark amber color with an average frothy white head that diminished slowly. Moderate sweet hoppy aroma. Medium body with a slick texture. Moderate sweet flavor with a balanced finish of average duration. Good drinkable brew.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11321) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAY 17, 2007
12oz bottle-pours a disappearing off white head and amber color. Aroma is medium malt-some light caramel, grain, faint spice-hops. Taste is medium malt-some light caramel, grain, equal flat/spice-hops. Nice for my taste a bit over hopped if I was rating to style. OK carbonation.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (11150) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2013
Tap at Flying Saucer, Houston, 21/05/13. Clear dark amber with a thin light beige head that dissipates edgeward. Nose is salted caramel, sugars, malt, dark fruit. Taste comprises caramel, sugars, touch of butterscotch/diacetyls. Medium bodied, moderate carbonation, sweet finish. Sub par alt.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Frontier
Date: 10/12/1996
Source: Brewfest, Newport, OR

dark brown, whispy head, sweet malt aroma with just a hint of chocolate, lots of chocolate flavor, some other malt sweetness

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Score: *4
-------- /> Date: 04/15/2007
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting

clear dark amber, wispy beige head, dry dark caramel malt aroma with light floral hops, dry caramel malt flavor with light earthy hops, only a slight touch of sweetness from the caramel that gets richer as it warms

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 2.8/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: *4

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (10700) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - APR 1, 2012
A reddish amber ale with a thick mocha head. In aroma, loads of biscuitty malt. maple, herbal hops, nice. In mouth, a smooth almost vinous malt, honey, smooth, very nice. Shared with Mike and friends, April 1, 2012.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (10562) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 6, 2008
Bomber poured a clear amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of carmel, fruittiness and toasted malt. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a smooth finish. Flavors of carmel, toasted malt and light fruittiness with a smooth lightly sweet finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10451) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 12, 2006
Many thanks to chadzter for bringing this back from AK. Pours a very bubbly amber with copper tones, a medium sized frothy and foamy head, lined lacing. Aroma is yeast (sweat, dough), malt (straw, grain, meal) and grass, flowers, earth. Medium sweet caramel malt and grainy meal flavor, grassy yeast, fizzy and spicy hops, mild bitterness and acidity. Medium bodied and fizzy-spicy palate.


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