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RATINGS: 730   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vignale (2539) - Malmö, SWEDEN - SEP 15, 2014
Flaska från SBs beställningssortiment. Kopparfärgad med ett tjockt krämigt skum. Fin kropp med komplexa relativt torra karamellsmaker, toffee, smörkakor och lite citrushumle i bakgrunden. Välgjord, okonstlad, drickbar, rena fina smaker. Riktigt trevlig.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HourGlass13 (310) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 14, 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
daje (2724) - NORWAY - SEP 8, 2014
Bottle at Brewdog Stockholm, april 18th 2014. Deep copper body with a good lasting offwhite head. Caramelized aroma with toast, pine and grapefruit. Taste starts quite piney, with a rich malt base, grass, strong bitterness, nutty and hoppy finish, dry piney aftertaste. Not bad, and one I belive is better the fresher it is.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
aletcm (151) - São Paulo, BRAZIL - SEP 5, 2014
Cor cobre, com espuma de boa formação e persistência. No aroma, caramelo, passas. No sabor, passas, torrado, amargor médio e persistente. Seco ao final. Muito boa. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
ttroha (419) - Americus, Georgia, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Tap at Mellow Mushroom. Semi-hazy brown with minimal white head. Aroma of caramel, pine hops and floral hops. Taste is sweet with bitter hops at the back end, Bitter, hoppy aftertaste. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drsandman (617) - New York, USA - SEP 1, 2014
Pours a med amber, med off white head. Aroma is caramel, bread, pine, cedar, floral hop. Flavor is light sweet transitioning to bitter pine hop, lasting. Med body, great balance for an amber... Good hop dosage while still being a malt heavy brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
19Ei8hty (1166) - Washington, USA - AUG 12, 2014
As of late I can not find the time to take tasting notes of each beer I sample. I would like to track and record my thoughts of each so I will just use the simple scoring rubric until more time is available.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jjh19 (62) - California, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Appearance: A dark red/copper color with an average tight-bubble head. Surprisingly dark for an Amber. Smell: Not a ton of aroma, but I did detect some toasted notes and some floral hops. Taste: This one tasted a lot like New Belgium’s Fat Tire ale. For better and worse. There’s no denying that Fat Tire (and I’m sure Calico) has it’s fans. I’m just not one of them. It must be the balance of hops and malts - it doesn’t sit well on my tongue. The hops feel unnecessarily assertive. Mouthfeel: Medium body. Drinkability: This Amber Ale is okay. One and done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
mnurda (1193) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 23, 2014
On tap at B and B burger and beer in Las Vegas. Very malty. Toffeeish. Wow. I love this beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ZacM612 (313) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JUL 17, 2014
Slightly hazy dark amber with off-white head. Sweet aroma. A lot more hoppy bite than I expected based on the aroma. Not bad.

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