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RATINGS: 1261   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
A medium-bodied pale ale with a beautiful copper color, a robust head, and the rich flavor of caramel malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AgentSteve (1647) - SF Bay Area, California, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2007 Caramel brown pour with a touch of red. A quickly dissipating fluffy head. This was not a very complex beer, but was a bit sweet and surprisingly good. I’ll have it again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
elmatador00 (519) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - AUG 27, 2007
Pours a dark copper color with a thin white head. No lacing. Medium bodied, with hints of semi sweet fruits, molasses, some hops, and spices. Finishes with the taste of yeast and spice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
polomagnifico (1202) - Saginaw, Michigan, USA - AUG 26, 2007
12oz bottle. Aroma is moderately malty with notes of molasses, plum, apple, pear and red wine. Light doughy yeast and a little pine hopps. Poured a small foamy off-white head that mostly diminshed and left virtually no lace. Hazy body with a medium amber brown hue. Flavor starts lightly sweet and finishes same but with a little bitterness. Hopps are much more apparent in taste than in aroma. Average duration. Palate is light/medium and watery flat. I really liked the nose on this brew and was pleased with the flavor but it was too weak. I liked how the hopps are hidden but I’m left wanting that taste to be more intense. This brew is well above average.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (9216) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 21, 2007
I have been drinking this great beer for years, but discovered that I have never rated it. This amber ale poured with a decent beige head. The flavor is quite balanced with a mellow malty flavor and a more hoppy bitter finish. This is my favorite Anderson Valley brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ndubs360 (114) - portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 20, 2007
Pours a clear amber color. good balance between crisp hops and biscuity malts. finishes smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BuckeyeBoy (6093) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 11, 2007
On tap at Flying Pie Boise, Pours out a clear amber topped with a great off white head. Very nice tast of light hops and malt. Also picked up a little sweeytness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dankbrewqueen (41) - Morongo Valley, California, USA - AUG 8, 2007
Great amber ale. It was recommeded to me by a bartender at The Yard House. I would definitely try this brew again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pintsize (1042) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 31, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 29, 2007 (Re-rate 9-28-07) Intersting mix of hops and malt. Thick brown amber - caramel color. Very foamy head. Heavier on the palate than I thought it would be, quite thick Hops taste that is fairly good. Nice rich and smooth finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bubbleflubber (2164) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 30, 2007
Pours amber into the glass, with a medium head and cotton-candy lace. Mostly bready nose, with trace caramel and toffee notes. The flavors are of light caramel malts, copper, light biscuits, and finishes with a bit of a pale, biscuity, spiced hops. Light bitters on the end match the satiating yet light mouthfeel. Sweetens as it warms, and the body is round but not heavy. Offers a decent pull.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - JUL 29, 2007
pours a muddled copper color from the bottle. sweet malts dominate the aroma followed by floral hops. flavor is the same a nd very well balanced. great food friendly beer.

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