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Back from the dead and better than ever! Like a zombie that just won’t die, one of the South’s favorite craft beers is back. This newly reincarnated version of Laughing Skull is a full flavored amber ale with a crisp, clean finish that’s sure to clear out the cobwebs. So crack open a Skull! You’ll be glad you did.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jrob21 (2666) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 19, 2012
Much cloer to a pilsner in my book. Refreshing on this hot ass day at Eabf. Toasty corn and grain. Grassy hops. Good session

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
1guywith_aboat (252) - phenix city, Alabama, USA - JUL 8, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 8, 2014 Very tasty! Pours dark copper/ amber with a small, dense head. Malty aroma with strong caramel, a hint of yeast, burnt sugar, slightly nutty. Flavor is alot of malt, toasty, slightly nutty, Very unique. smooth. sticky and medium bodied. Not alot of co2. One of the best ambers in my opinion.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
SoLan (1550) - Florida, USA - FEB 22, 2010
Bottle. Copper pour, white carbonation. Toasted bread, caramel, earth, cookie, mild bitterness on the finish, which leans drier. Medium body, balanced carbonation, easy. Sessionable amber ale, simple and tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
elgiacomo (745) - Ringgold/Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, USA - MAY 9, 2011
12oz bottle, I forget the date but a fresh sample.

Pours clear light amber with a two finger off white head that leaves nice cobwebs of lacing and holds a small cap.

Aroma is pretty typical for an Amber, a little fruity, a little caramel, a little nutty, some light floral and grassy hops. Good strength.

Flavor is caramel malt, light fruits, light citrus hops, somewhat sweet, moderate bitterness, little to no alcohol.

Mouthfeel is on the light side of medium, a bit oily, medium carbonation.

A solid Amber Ale, but nothing spectacular.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Newk (299) - - APR 23, 2012
poured into a pint glass on tap. Pours a medium amber color with a small head. nice aromas of malts and some hops. While on the simple side, it is nice with solid depth. Medium bodied with a decent and smooth feel. A bit lacking on the mid with some flavors of malts and blood oranges. A nice brew. Very drinkable and pretty straight forward.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3646) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAY 26, 2013
Veyr nice, not so much like an amber in taste. Perhaps like a vienna is some features. NIce one.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
suprchunk (2336) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Amber colored pour. Big off-white head. Plenty of lacing. A nice toasted bready aroma. Taste is a big malt forward beer with just a hint of bitter in the end. Very good and drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SSSteve (3824) - - DEC 25, 2009
12oz bottle. back in tap and bottles. ABC has been busy lately. pours a clear burnt orange under a medium sized frothy white head. toasty, malty cereal aroma. a brightly carbonated palate with a light body. the flavors are of light bittering hops, a hint of toasted malt (peanuts) and a good bit of pale malt. finishes with a simple refreshing floral stamp. would go nice with a hearty meal. i am suddenly craving a burger with fresh red onions on top. this one really grew on me by the time i finished the bottle. i am upset i only bought a single and that i don’t have any ground beef around.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AR (1000) - Georgia, USA - JAN 15, 2010
12 oz. bottle. Nice blend of hop/malt flavoring. The color is somewhat typical of an amber ale. The flavor leans toward a red, with a nutty taste. Very dry. Easy drinking.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
redlight (2317) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JAN 18, 2010
Bready maltys with traces of caramel and hints of piney hops. Pours a light golden amber with a thin white head. Solid amber ale, malty with a solid hop backbone. Nothing too exciting though, but a nice session.


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