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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Our take on the maltforward fest biers of Bavaria. Extensive malt aroma and taste trials over the last two years led us in crafting this recipe, a subtly-hopped amber lager that walks the line between dry and full-bodied, not too sweet but definitely not lacking in malty goodness. Lagered on our in-house toasted oak to round out this brew’s flavor profile.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alphadelic (1828) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 14, 2014
It’s not typically my favorite style, or my favorite brewery but I do like this beer. I’ve had it both on tap and in one of their crazy bottles now. It has a good bitterness to it which I enjoy, mixed with that crisp lager flavor and texture and good caramel backbone. Refreshing but with some depth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6288) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 17, 2014
This amber hued beer is malt forward, toast and biscuits, with just a touch if hops. Not a ton going on but smooth enough I suppose."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (13065) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 29, 2014
Cloudy light amber, light fruity character with some yeastiness, and a little bit of biscuity amber malt character

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mcberko (7830) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 8, 2014
On tap at Base Camp, pours a cloudy orange with a small beige head. Aroma is very feint with not a whole lot detectable. Flavour is also quite subtle, with sweet malts and herbal notes. Pretty weak beer with not a whole lot going on here. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Experiment_Ale (1070) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 7, 2014
At base camp with Steven. Pours murky toilet water brown. Aroma is smooth grainy, sweet Vienna malt. Taste is barley backbone, light earthy hops, malty woody.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Steve_0 (2971) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 7, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pour is hazy amber with a big cream-colored head and good lacing. Grainy, cereal, bready, grass, caramel, and raw wheaty aroma. Taste is fresh bread, rye, lightly grassy, cookie malty, and cracker with a lightly hoppy bitter finish. Medium body with high carbonation. Decent stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
reebtogi (4489) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 22, 2014
650ml bottle-shaped aluminum can pours copper color with a finger of white head that leaves some spotted lacing on the glass. Aroma is cereal grains and caramel. Taste is a caramel and grainy malt sweetness with an earthy bitterness. An interesting dark lager that I found enjoyable and recommend to others.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
skoisirius (1814) - Earth, Washington, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Decent little take on the style. Enjoyed the toasted oak hints, but other than that it was a bit watery for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vyvvy (4398) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Sampled at the brewpub - Pours golden / dark orange with an off-white head. The aroma has toasty toffee malt, earthy English yeast and maltiness. It is still on the drier side. It has a medium body with light soft carbonation. The flavor start with fairly fruity notes, mild toasted malt and some earthiness. The finish has a distinct English yeastiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brenn79 (1627) - Idaho, USA - MAY 24, 2014
22 oz aluminum bottle- Pours rusty amber with a two finger head that leaves a nice rocky head with cobwebby lace. Aroma is malty sweet, spicy hops, caramel. The taste is like a hop forward amber, rich malt and dry hops, pretty basic overall, nothing offensive here though.

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