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RATINGS: 535   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A quaffable, well-balanced red ale with character. Its malty complexity and coppery color come from a combination of two caramel malts, pale malt, and a hint of maple syrup.


2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
leebotton (310) - Bristol, Somerset, ENGLAND - DEC 31, 2014
Honey and flower aroma. Flavour is sweet nectar with some bitterness. A bit plain but nothing wrong with it really apart from a bit thin

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gerardgathier (511) - - DEC 30, 2014
Currently I am updating my ratebeer with al the beers I drank but was too lazy to rate at the time. I give the scores I gave back than. If I drink the beers again I might re-rate them.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DwarfeD (1562) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - DEC 30, 2014
33cl bottle at home. Pale amber brown with a medium off-white head. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Nice sweetness with a dry bitter finish. Malts, caramel, brown sugar and herbs. A decent seasonal.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3572) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 28, 2014
Large beige head red ruby type pour medium carbonation aromas caramel syrup pine earthiness the flavours maple biscuit caramel grass resin stone fruit medium strong bitter grapefruit good sweetness involved the finish best tastes malt earthiness hops lasting bitter resin taste syrup goodness nice ale

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
graham_murphy (420) - - DEC 26, 2014
Delicious red to fit the season. Very malty aroma with caramel and biscuit. Some bitterness from the hops but not that hoppy. Traditional red with a little spice from the maple.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mkel07 (4258) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle from Liquor Collection Honolulu 251214. Deep beige head above a copper coloured beer. Malty with the faintest hint of maple.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ordybill (602) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a tulip glass. Aroma- Has a strong malt aroma with a hint of spices that follow through. Appearance-The beer pours a dark amber color with a slight tan colored head. Taste- has a malt flavor with no aftertaste Palate- This is a medium bodied beer with medium carbonation. Overall- not a bad beer but my least favorite of the Anchor family.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkoNm (1308) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - DEC 24, 2014
Pours a dark coppery color, clear, topped with a decently sized beige colored head. Mild malty aroma with prominent caramel notes and some very mild nutty aroma. Taste is sweet, caramel notes and very little bitterness. Some spices in the finish. Very gentle but very tasty.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheFoamhead (163) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 23, 2014
Seen the somehow sweetish aroma, I was expecting a sweet red-brown brew. But Anchor knows to surprise you. The character is dominated by the hops, dry and pure. The sweetnes builds the side note, well detectable but devoted to the hops. Some tannine hints rounds it up. I like this. This brew surprises me, it’s brewed with maple syrup, in deed. But the maple sugars are well transformed, the overall character is bitter dry and the maple still gives some extra taste notes. Well done!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (8582) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - DEC 22, 2014
Pour on tap at Beer House, dark reddish brown pour with white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, doughy bread, some biscuit, toffee, hints of slight maple but pretty hidden, touch of spice. Taste was a mix of biscuit, caramel, toffee, some maple, touch of vanilla, finishing slightly sweet, slightly spicy.


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