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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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A deep reddish brew with medium body and carbonation. This stronger, maltier, and hoppier pale ale has a depth of hop taste and acidity in the palate and finish. Cascade dry hopping gives this popular brew a fresh, floral nose.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
aracauna (3050) - Georgia, USA - JUL 7, 2011
Slightly hazy amber. A touch overcarbonated. Nicely hoppy, but there’s a touch of astringency in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrallen34 (3478) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 28, 2011
I had this as part of a sampler at the brew pub. Not a great beer overall but the best of the bunch over there...The look is nothing special, nice aroma that is caramel and light hops...The taste is pretty caramelly too but balaned with some nice rye. If you’re a rye fan drink this beer, otherwise skip it unless you are there. I would come any distance to try it.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - MAR 12, 2011
Bottle. Poured a clear dark orange color. Very fizzy pour with an out of control tan head. Lots of fizz, not much beer. Smelled distinctly of rose blossom. Not kidding. Like smelling a dozen roses. There were also whiffs of subdued malty toffee/caramel. Light to medium bodied and overly effervescent. Flowery and light malty flavors, similar to the nose. I would like to try this on tap, as it didn’t work out too well in the bottle.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thorongil2 (1161) - , Ontario, CANADA - MAR 6, 2011
(bottle - Red Snapper Amber Ale) - clear dark amber, medium tan head; faint aroma of longan, other fruit; dry flavour, roast and burnt caramel

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badlizard (5539) - Berkeley, California, USA - DEC 2, 2010
Clear amber red with a fizzy white head. Malty citrus hops aroma. Tastes of toffee, citrus, and a root cellar earthiness to the finish.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AtlAggie (241) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 21, 2010
Draft. Red golden color. Not much aroma. Spicy flavor up front. Underlying malts and almost smokiness. Grassy bitter finish that lingers. Could be better balanced.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rcasta (825) - EL SALVADOR - JUN 5, 2010
en ann arbor brewing Food Pairings: Hamburgers, pizza, nachos, spaghetti & meatballs Tasting Notes: A deep reddish brew with medium body and carbonation. This toasty, malty, and dry pale ale has a depth of hop taste and acidity in the palate and finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Nickls (1815) - SE DC, Washington DC, USA - JUN 3, 2010
(Old BA rate - bottle) Poured with a slightly off-white head that dissipated very quickly. Really no lacing throughout the sample. Really dirty, dark brown color. Earthy; some breadiness; light sweetish malt aromas. Not much going on here. Really odd mineral-like flavors that hit the back of the tongue and palate; is that chocolate?; toast; strange stuff for the style...or whatever it is. Thinner to Medium body; very muted carbonation. Really took me a few to get through the sample with some of the odd flavors and real lack of anything tasting ’good’

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RyanMM (411) - Ferndale, Michigan, USA - MAY 25, 2010
Pours a hazy ruby-caramel with a copious, billowy tan head. Good nose with a slight hoppy element. The taste is a bit more hop-forward than I’d expect for an amber ale, but enough caramel malt component to keep it within style. Plenty of carbonation, nice crisp finish, really drinkable. A decent amber ale.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Beerman6686 (4206) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 9, 2010
This poured an amber to red color with an off white head. Aroma was toasted malts and lighnt grassy hops. Flavor was fairly bland, toasted malt and caramel and not much else.


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