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Medium-bodied with a complex malt flavor, this Amber Ale exhibits a subdued malt character elevated by a subtle citrus aroma.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbruner (2508) - Athens, Georgia, USA - AUG 29, 2013
Pours a clear golden orange from the bottle with thin off-white head that leaves good lace. Aroma is light toffee, a hint of bread, and some phenol. Taste is better, nice caramel and bread notes, good crisp finish. Nothing spectacular, but a solid beer, easy to drink.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jgreenslade (1) - - AUG 21, 2013 does not count
Good if you like sweeter Ambers. Perhaps the sweetness hides the aroma a bit. Personally, the second time I bought it was not as good as the first.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bpar73 (534) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - JUL 19, 2013
Bottle. Amber pour with aroma and taste of mild citrus and malt. Tasted pretty darn good on a 90 degree day.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
geologyguy (776) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - JUN 28, 2013
Slightly plum taste...good smell....a good flavored beer...not bad for a supermarket beer

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
brokensail (11613) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Dark amber pour with an off-white head. Nose of biscuit and apple. Grass, toast, maybe some toffee, and water. A touch of toffee malt flavor along with toast and bread. Grassy hops, water, and apple. Not terribly offensive, but not enjoyable either.

1.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 26, 2013
Appearance: Pours with a minimal fizzy khaki head which leaves only a fizzy collar in its wake Ė beer should not pour like soda pop. Dull orange and garnet. Clear with no chill haze. Swirls fizzy and disappears quickly.
Nose: Generic orange sweetness in the back. Soggy lemon peel and zest. Bread on the verge of staleness. Wet and soggy with a bit of old orange and lemon and bread.
Palate: Fizzy mouthfeel and medium-light weight that reeks of stale bread and old brown spotted oranges. The finish is thankfully quick and doesnít linger. A harsh bite in the back makes swallowing unpleasant. Watery.
Final Thoughts: A contract brew for ABC Fine Wine & Spirits, the white collar corporate peeps in charge of this bastardization of a craft beer project need a bit of schooling on what real and really good craft beers taste like. Blech. Suffice to say I didnít finish the bottle.
(An original written work by Beer Ambassador LLC. Plagiarism is not tolerated)

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3646) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAY 19, 2013
Interesting. Quite bitter but not so in order to make it not refreshing. Very nce brewed and some good features.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jgb9348 (4859) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Lightish amber coloured body with some light copper tints. Aroma of pale malt, nuts, a touch of earth and very little else - very mild. Light-bodied; Strong soapy malt flavour with some older malt, a non-existant hop flavour and nothing but perhaps some nuts and earth - pretty bad. Aftertaste shows a hint of light caramel and malt - thatís it. Overall, a pretty bad beer - but that was sadly expected. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Harris Teeter in Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia on 03-February-2013 sampled a day later after a hockey game in Arlington, VA.

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
coachk50 (1) - Port Charlotte, USA - MAY 3, 2013 does not count
Not bad. It does not smell all that good, really just an ordinary taste. Wonít be buying anymore.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
llbjr77 (89) - Largo, Florida, USA - MAR 22, 2013
When first opened, smell of light citrus mixed with light hop. Pours with a nice head. Leaves a nice malty taste and goes down smooth. Will drink again!


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