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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.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
renffisch (821) - london, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2014
Cask at Spike’s San Diego. Clear red amber cour with a fine white rim. Fresh farmyardy wet grass nose , nutty malt middle and fine herbal honey finish with a tad of rusty nail at the end. Very quaffable pint, but too egotistical to be a session.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jbruner (2419) - Athens, Georgia, USA - JAN 31, 2014
Pours a clear amber on tap with fluffy tan head that leaves moderate lace. Aroma is citrus hops covering the sweet maltiness. Taste follows, light and easy, medium carbonation. More like a light brown IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
cmonster (981) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 26, 2014
This is a nice amber ale. Classic dark orange color with a medium sized head. Good retention. Caramel and fruit on the nose and palate. Light-med sweet flavor that finishes with a bitter edge. One amber I could drink again.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bcoble003 (246) - Aiea, Hawaii, USA - JAN 25, 2014
So many flavors at once it is hard to describe other than wonderful. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerfest5 (1147) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 23, 2014
A nice Amber ale, better than most. The confusing thing with this style is that most people expect a hoppy ale from the look of it, but it’s more balanced than that even approaching the maltier side of the spectrum. This one is well balanced with a nice floral hop aroma and flavor along with a cereal and sometimes hay or grassy malt backer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tastybeer (1770) - Bloomington, Indiana, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Bottle. Pours amber with a nice tan head. Good retention/some lace. Aroma of pine/floral hop, caramel, toffee. Taste is moderately bitter, pine/floral hop, toffee. Palate is average carbonation, slick, moderately bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nike (967) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2014
bottle, great amber ale. Hoppy aroma, taste balanced between malts and hops, citrus flavor, some complexity in this brew. Excellent session brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maekchu (2247) - Hirakata, JAPAN - JAN 13, 2014
Bottle from Yamaichi. Medium-strength caramel nose, with a slight earthy note. Reddish-copper color, thin head. Bready, caramel initial / deep hefty hopping in mid / finish is balanced and a bit buttery. Medium body, with hops felt as a thick texture on the tongue. Rich flavors, which deliver on the promise of the aroma. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danielyabu (1219) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - JAN 11, 2014
small frothy offwhtie head. fair lacing. mostly diminishing. hazy thick amber body. aroma: caramel, light hoppy, flowers, grass. if and ff: light sweet moderate bitter; long duration. palate: light medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation, metallic finish. Dulçor caramelado. Amargor lupulado. Cerveja saborosa, com elementos de IPA, mas também com elementos de amber ale. Refrescante. Alta drinkability. Toques frutados. Sabor agradável, herbal. 90 s

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JonMoore (1886) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2014
Tap at 1842 pub at MGM Las Vegas - clear dark amber, malts with thin head, caramel and some hops. Decent amber ale.


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