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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, itís the American hops that give this ale a distinct bite and floral aroma that have earned it just about every major beer medal.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jamesthebrit (298) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 14, 2013
A: This beer isnít amber at all! Itís like reddish orange. Nice head too it. I was very impressed when pouring this beer, perhaps partly due to low expectations for an appearance S: Smells surprisingly hoppy. T: Definitely more hoppy than what I was expecting but Iím not complaining. A very wet mouthfeel (this makes sense right?) really compliments the high hop content. A kick of malt in the finish, which is very smooth. Really great taste, and for the style, an amazing taste. Some slight citrus notes. P: Medium body and very wet on the palate. Carbonation is a little aggressive but not too bad. Overall this is a great beer. I picked it up solely because it had a fish on it, and I was not disappointed. Probably the most solid amber ale Iíve ever had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrepintado (1574) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - DEC 26, 2014
Bottle from saveur-biere. Dark red color. Thin head. High bitterness. Malty super hop aroma.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VastActiv (3081) - Oulu, FINLAND - DEC 24, 2014
Bottle 0.355l at home, Nivala. Colour is deep dark orange with small white head. Aromas and flavours: Fruits, caramel, floral, hops and malts.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
loubar (88) - Los Gatos, California, USA - DEC 11, 2014
12 oz. bottle from Best Damn Beer Shop. Mild citrus, yeasty nose. Subtle flavor of citrus and grapefruit on a caramel malt base. Love the balance. Bitterness is pervasive with a dry finish. Good carbonation. Very well done and quite enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
HIGHB4LL (656) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 9, 2014
12 oz. bottle from Supermarket Liquors. Appearance: 2+ fingers of tan head, copper color, clear, good lacing. Aroma: caramel malt, light citrus hops, grass, light fruit. Palate: medium light body, average carbonation, slight bitter and dry finish, slightly cloying, very smooth. Taste: sweet caramel malt, with a splash of grassy bitter hops coming in and rounding out the taste. Overall, balance is suberp, very drinkable, bold for an amber, very enjoyable. New favorite amber.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (9957) - The íSham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 23, 2014
Keg at BP Little Italy, 13/11/14. Rich amber with a good sized beige covering. Nose is bicuit, candied fruit peel, orange, tangy citric notes. Taste comprises caramel, citric notes, spice, darker fruits. Medum bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close with lihgt hops. Ok amber.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BOSSbrewer (1990) - 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 (2595) - 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 (1347) - 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 (335) - 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 (356) - chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 26, 2014
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