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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.31/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The original Calico Amber recipe.


skmikeg's rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
skmikeg (1718) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 3, 2012
On nitro at Old Grove. Pours a deep copper with a smooth off white head. Aroma of toasted malts, toffee, caramel, and some fruits. Taste is smooth and is mainly fruity, toasted malts, with some caramel and toffee and a tad of hops. Has a medium body with a creamy mouthfeel and a slightly watery, sweet, short finish. overall, lighter, maltier, slighty less tasty then Calico.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
closey22 (1632) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - AUG 18, 2016
On nitro; Ruby brown thin beige head; aroma is mild subtle lemony sweet ness; flava is roasty malty some caramel; feels light no fizz(nitro); finishes dry tangy mild roast and walnut notes

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ryanscourt (1360) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2016
Slight metallic taste at the end. Nice aroma. Had on nitro at the brewery. Sort of flat- no creaminess expected with nitro.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
CanIHave4Beers (3999) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUL 1, 2016
On —ŌTRŌ draught
True to itís name itís a copper color. The head is tight with lots of lace, sínitro yíknow!

The aroma is leafy & malty... Faint, but fine.

The flavor is malty & lightly sweet... very mildly bitter with a light caramel bit to it.

Flavorful but also chilled out

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
teamsale (154) - Washington, USA - JUN 26, 2016
On tap on nitro. Pours a copper with off-white head and great lacing. Smells like a standard esb with a scent of old wet pennies and malt. Tastes fine, exactly what I expected, flavors of malt and a lengthy lingering light bitter aftertaste. Very average.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blipp (8011) - La Mesa, California, USA - AUG 26, 2015
Nitro pour. Amber with an off white head. Malty base, with caramel, kettle corn, and light bitterness. No real redeeming qualities for me. Lower drinkability than almost every other BP beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Tap, copper pour, white head, nose and taste are bitter, nutty, some citrus, nice

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbruner (3924) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - APR 4, 2015
Nitro tap at brick store. Pours a clear copper with big thick cap of tan white head that leaves great lace. Aroma of nice earthy hops over big sweet red malts. Taste is more malt forward, nice balance though. Creamy mouth with the nitro, great finish. Nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - MAR 27, 2015
[ Keg ][ 4oz ][ BP Little Italy ][ $2 ][ Stemmed Flute ][ 3.21.15 ]
>> Nitro pour, creme top, clear copper color. Minty herbal nose, fresh bread, orange peel. Taste is off dry, tea, herbal, nice balance, mild lemon. Soft mouthfeel, really well done.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
sonnycheeba (4955) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Nitro at brewery. Pours clear copper with thick frothy off-white head. Aroma is bready and biscuit malts, light toast, spicy and floral hops, and faint woodiness. Flavor is dry malt base with light caramel sweetness, faint citrus, and smooth hop character. Medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (4533) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Draft at BP Miramar. Pours clear copper with a very thick smooth off white head and lots of lacing. Light taste of bitter hops, sweet malt, grassy, not much flavor. Light body and low carbonation. Light aroma of bitter hops, toasted malt, nutty.


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