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A rich, copper ale with a case full of gold medals. Our Calico Amber Ale takes its inspiration from traditional English ESBs. Four types of malts give it a bold complexity, and our proprietary yeast strain lends it a fruity, madeira-like richness. However, it’s the American hops that give this ale a distinct bite and floral aroma that have earned it just about every major beer medal.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOSSbrewer (2679) - Arkansas, USA - NOV 18, 2014
On tap at Ballast Point Tasting Room. Pours dark copper. Slight off white head. Hoppy aroma. Bright. Some caramel. Pine resin. Finishes clean and dry. Nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kerenmk (3204) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - NOV 4, 2014
Bottle shared at a tasting on a yacht at the Herzliya Marina. Thanks Excellent Little Brother for the delivery! Red with beige head, fruity aroma, bitter and a little fruity taste, medium body, long, bitter finish and fairly carbonated,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerbaaron (1643) - Arizona, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Darker amber with a creamy off-white head. Good balance throughout. Bread crust, caramel, some fruitiness. Moderate hoppiness and bitterness. Fairly dry. Some pepperiness. Medium body. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bork (436) - Rosewood, Georgia, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Very dry brew with a tart fruitiness throughout. Sweet fruit aroma but rather low on flavor. Some bready maltiness. Bitter on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 13/20
miyauchi38 (699) - chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 26, 2014
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
3fourths (8538) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Bottle. Sugar cookie and fruitcake maltiness, somewhat toasty, more fruity-estery with notes of apple bake and sweet cherry. Peppery, cedar-like wood oil hop note with resin touches. Light body, semi-sweet with relatively strong bitterness. Starchy and husky in the mouth with a copper penny metal note in a bittersweet, watery finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdiBeer (1974) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 17, 2014
Aroma: heavy grain malts, some floral hops, spruce. Appearance: hazy amber, small, frothy, beige head. Taste: light bitter. Palate: bitters intensify, quite hoppy, lively carbonation, malty sweets coming up, getting dry in the finish. Overall: nice Amber Ale, nice hoppy flavors. Pint at Ballast Point Brewery, San Diego.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonnyguns (1102) - AUSTRALIA - OCT 11, 2014
On tap at Ballast Point brewery. Pours light amber with firm head. Nose is sweet caramel, toffee and honey. Taste is quite light. Biscuit malts, toffee and caramel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lilja (2071) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2014
Smak och doft av humle, malt, karamell, smörkola, citrus, grapefrukt . Lagom sötma, fruktig, beska med smak av grapefrukt och toner av tall.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mr_Hops (116) - Michigan, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Pours a darker amber, with a decent white head. Toffee aroma with some hops. Not so much malt in this one, bitter hops seem to take over. A good tasting beer.

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