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RATINGS: 758   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   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, 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 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
StefanSD (2218) - Lakeside, California, USA - NOV 26, 2007
650 ml bottle from local liquor store. Pours a rich reddish-copper color with a big sudsy off-white head that lasts forever and leaves plenty of lacing. The aroma is moderate in strength with caramel and malts. The flavor is rich with malts, set prominently in a biter hops backdrop. Other flavors I detect are citrus, pine, toffee and walnuts. The mouthfeel is full and creamy with lively carbonation. The finish is long, dry and biter. Overall: This is the best example of the style "Premium Biter" I have tried to date. Recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (4503) - Reval, ESTONIA - NOV 19, 2015
Tap @Olutexpo 2015. Clear red color. Medium size, yellow head, stays. Sweet, malty, caramel, faint berries in aroma. Sweet, berries, caramel in taste. Dry bitter hazelnuts in aftertaste. Soft carbonation. Quite nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (11835) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 16, 2015
Keg (OlutExpo2015)
Pleasant nutty aroma. Sweetish. Smooth palate, quite soft. Milky body, perhaps a bit too sweet. Good nuttiness and maltiness in the taste. Nice nettly spicy finish. Yeah, I quite like that. Wish it had attenuated a bit further.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drjoeng (326) - - NOV 16, 2015
5.5%ABV. Amber Ale. Poured out of bottle a deep brown amber brown. 25ļSRM. Nose is dominated by nutty, sweet and boldly malty aromas. There are some nice roasted oat like aromas. Almost like fresh hot cereal with brown sugar. The nutty aromas are of roasting chestnuts, Mouthfeel is carbonated, sudsy and a little soapy. The palate is nicely rounded with a ripe fruity slightly umami. Nice toffee and caramel flavors. Again the roasting chestnuts come up pretty nicely. There are a good amount of bitter hops to balance off an otherwise carb dominated ale. Goes on Favorites List!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swesson (325) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - NOV 14, 2015
From a bottle. Pours a clear dark Amber and makes a small off-white head. Aroma is of biscuit, malted barley. Tastes of malt and spice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nijstrom (272) - Turku, FINLAND - NOV 8, 2015
Bottle at Three Beers. Caramel, bread, hay, nuts and some spices. Moderate sweetness and mild to moderate bitterness. Bitter and dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Satyroneto (254) - BRAZIL - NOV 5, 2015
Cor âmbar com tons acobreados é um brilho delicado; espuma bege cremosa entremeada por bolhas maiores de média formação e baixa persistência com lacing regular/bom. Aroma de caramelo, pudim e cítrico (toranja); um equilíbrio perfeito entre o malte e o lúpulo. Sabor inicial de caramelo com meio levemente amadeirado e final amargo/cítrico, tudo em perfeito equilíbrio; retrogosto aveludado, com leve madeira e leve amargor. Corpo e carbonatação médios. Alta drinkability. As novas amber/brown ales adicionadas de uma carga maior de lúpulos têm me agradado muito. Uma fusão perfeita entre uma cerveja de caráter predominantemente maltada com outra predominante lupulada (pale ale inglesa + IPA americana); outro exemplar de resultado muito agradável: "Prima Pode" da cervejaria brasileira "urbana".

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Habanero (3437) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2015
Bottled. Pours clear amber with an average off-white head.,Aroma of caramel and hoppy notes. Sweet flavor that ends up dry and with bitter notes. Medium bodied, oily texture and soft carbonation. A nice Ale indeed. 🌟🌟🌟

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shrubber85 (9462) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - OCT 22, 2015
Bottle. Nutty toffee malt and light hay aroma. Amber with moderate head. Sweet nutty toffee malt and moderately bitter herbal hay flavor. Medium body. A nice, easy drinking beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jamestulloch (2462) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 11, 2015
Bottle from BottleDog, Edinburgh. Hazy amber with a thin off-white head. Steady carbonation. Faint lacing. Aroma of toffee, caramel and apple pie. Flavour of honey, roasted malt and wood. Medium body with an oily texture. Light fizz. Low on hops. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
dlihcsnatas (494) - Texas, USA - OCT 9, 2015
Hazy dark amber with small fast fading head. Smells of caramel malts with an acidic note. Flavor is caramel, citrus, and herbs. Itís an OK ale but sure not worth the higher price. Not going to be getting this one again.

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