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RATINGS: 1158   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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A medium-bodied pale ale with a beautiful copper color, a robust head, and the rich flavor of caramel malt.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
ohnoitskristin (62) - Santa Cruz, California, USA - JUL 23, 2006
12 oz bottle; Aroma was very chocolatey, caramel and extremely intising. Not one of my favorites but was really up there on flavor-- lots of hoppiness and not much of a smooth but more bitter taste (which I personally love).

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
linc33 (184) - Albany, New York, USA - JUL 8, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 2, 2010 12oz bottle provided by R. House. Poured a sherry colour. Great complex malts with awesome balance in finish. Full, creamy texture. Seems like this brewery, when the bottles aren’t bad, really do their beers well. A very nice brew for sipping and enjoying.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUN 26, 2006
Bottle. Poured a hazy orange color with a fizzy off white head that quickly dissipated. The aroma was mainly hoppy with a slight hint of malts. The flavor found honey, citrus, and caramel. Medium body with light even bitterness throughout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
505 (271) - Echo Park, California, USA - JUN 18, 2006
Amber pour, little head. Nice aroma, good hops and caramel. Very nice flavor, caramel background, with tart citrus hops up front. Somewhat dry finish though. Medium-thin body. Delicious beer though. Great on a summer day/with a meal.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
eaglefan538 (2917) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JUN 11, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 4, 2007 A very enjoyable amber, pours the amber orange color with a decent head that laced ok. The aroma was malty with light resinous hops. Flavor was more malty than hoppy, nice caramel base with some light spiciness, initially somewhat like ginger but more prominently of tea bags. The mouthfeel was moderate but very drinkable. Finish was somewhat dry for the malty sweetness and had a light hop touch to it. A very nice amber ale. Re-rate on draft, 1/07: Pretty comparable to the first tasting, although fresher and crisper on draft out in Flagstaff. The fruity aspects were missing (good for me) and the earthy, nicely hopped balanced flavor was super enjoyable. Did not get any spicing or tea bag flavors this time. A nice crisp amber.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
patrick767 (3714) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - MAY 23, 2006
bottle - Either this beer is overrated or I got a bad bottle. Poured a hazy amber with a big, frothy head. There was very little aroma, just some light malts. The flavor was moderately sweet with an extremely dry finish. Something about the flavor and especially the finish seemed off though. It was okay, but I’m not at all impressed.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
burpfrank (299) - carpinteria, California, USA - MAY 1, 2006
This had a good head.slight aroma.color dark amber.Flavor was pretty much like the winter solstice ,but with the dominate flavor turned down.This is more drinkable than the winter solstice version.I can only drink 1 at a time of that.This is a good beer,but so far I like their Esb better.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jake65 (2846) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 24, 2006
Nice amber/red color with a decent lasting head. Taste is full of fruitiness, caramels, malts, citrus, and mild hoppiness. Lots of character in this brew, but it retains a evenly balanced flavor.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ratman197 (10640) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - APR 19, 2006
Bomber poured a hazy amber with a lasting light amber head. Aromas of carmel, pine and earthiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, earthy and a hint of pine with a smooth lingering mildly bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - APR 16, 2006
A very good amber ale. Pours a medium amber color, with a light amber color head. Much smoother than I was expecting.....very nice.


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