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Made from mostly pale malt and some Munich and caramel malts. These add a little sweetness, which is balanced by more hops. The result is a rich color and fruity flavor.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
FestDecBeet (201) - - NOV 23, 2014
Look: pours a dark Amber. White head. Minimal haze. Smell: similar to a lager. Caramel sweet. Cracker or bread. Taste: bitter on the back. Slight breadiness. Not overly sweet like the aroma. Pine. Onion. Feel: medium carbonation. Not overly dry, just on the back end. Overall: ok beer. Just not my style. First drank: home 11/23/14

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
aumentm (100) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 22, 2014
A nice amber ale. Somewhat carmel taste. Nice aftertaste and good color. Nice aroma and poors really well.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapped (870) - New York City, TURKEY - NOV 18, 2014
Draught. Clear amber color with medium beige spongy head, very little hops aroma, slightly sweet and spicy taste, medium finish with bitter aftertaste. Reminded me of an ESB.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Frothmeister (577) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 2, 2014
12 fl oz bottle. Pours well, amber, and hazy with a quite a bit of sediment floaters, and a light creme coloured head. Aromas are light, but mostly caramel, and almost pilsener like straw heavy malt notes. Fuller bodied than I was expecting it starts with caramel, light resinous hops, mineral notes, and light floral notes that lead into a hefty amount of woody/toasty malt notes, and light sweetness thatís balanced out with light metallic/resinous hopping. Super sessionable, and not overwhelming in any way. This here is a top notch six-pack beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarineOBeer (17) - - OCT 12, 2014
Great Amber ale. Robust taste and aroma. Mildly hoppy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
conway (1575) - - OCT 11, 2014
Bottle. Hazy amber with thin white head. Aroma is sweet malt. Taste is caramel and something savory I canít put my finger on. Medium mouthfeel and light carb. Not my favorite.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
John25 (641) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - OCT 10, 2014
Bottle. Clear light brown. Carmel up front, nothing special but decent. Clean mouthfeel.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6031) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 1, 2014
"wish list cross-off from pfoxyjohn. unfortunately, i was a little underwhelmed by this one. not expecting greatness, but hoping for a favorite or near favorite for the style. pours a murky amber with a nice looking head. flavor is mostly malt, as is the flavor, and just wasnít complex, bright, or hoppy enough to do much for me. not bad, but iíve had much better in the style. 1st disappointment from Kalamazoo

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1708) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 30, 2014
Draft at Milkboy. Hazy mediium-darkish orange with a just off-white head. Fairly juicy citrus amber. Orange pips, juice and peels. Tanned leather sandals. Bell peppers. Starfruit. Persimmon. Heirloom tomatoes. Paprika. Bit bizarre.

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
robertroybritt (2) - - SEP 30, 2014 does not count
Good and solid but nothing outstanding. Is pleasantly similar to Sierra Nevada. Too carbonated for me but so are most American ales.


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