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RATINGS: 1459   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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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.


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
3fourths (9064) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 6, 2005
I think I have old bottles. Not spoiled, just slightly tinny and oxidized... but then a couple of them haven’t had such a strong presence of that stale taste. Overall this is a light, crisp but sour amber ale, with light flavors of honey, triscut crackers, copper and tin flavors and a smell of raw corn (like a corn field) and other grains.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - SEP 4, 2005
UPDATED: JAN 31, 2006 Pours deep golden brown with short lasting white head. Aroma is piney, earthy hops, caramel malts and slightly yeasty. Flavor is initially of hops and nicely balances the sweet malt finish. Not very complex, but it’s crisp and refreshing. A nice summer beer.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
IndyF1 (19) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - SEP 3, 2005
Fairly clear golden brown color, big head that dissolves away with a few swigs. Pleasant Sweet Aroma - not strong. Starts out tasting good, hoppy nutty, leaves a slight bitter tastte in your mouth but goes away quick. It tastes like its fairly strong alcohol wise.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tiggmtl (4544) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 2, 2005
Mild, soapy, floral, sweet, grassy, herbal hop nose. Clear copper coloured body is topped by low white head that recedes to ring with some lace. Floral and earthy hop character to the sweet, malty flavour with some honey-like notes and moderate finishing bitterness. Medium body with fine-bubbled, gently prickly effervescence. Bottle sampled with muzzlehatch, Olivier_MTL and Rastacouere.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
raymow (1374) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2005
Good balance of malt and hops but flavor isn’t quite where I’d like it to be. Cloudy amber in color with a bunch of sediment on the bottom of the glass - unfiltered, I presume. Nice, slightly sweet aroma.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
stoutchap (422) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - AUG 30, 2005
Poured a dark honey color, or urine when severely dehydrated. 3-finger head rapidly dissipated. Sweet smell, a little wheaty, and stales as time goes on. Mostly caramelly malts, over sweet, only the faintest hint of any hops. Two sweet for my tastes. Easy drinking - not really offensive, just middle-of the road.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
delmecum (87) - Western Illinois, Illinois, USA - AUG 24, 2005
Nice off white head. Copper color with some slight cloudiness. A different style amber ale if one is thinking Killian. A good beer from start to finish. Try it

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
roder60 (1289) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 20, 2005
Poured a dark orange brown color with a nice amount of offwhite head. Aroma is sweet piney and floral. Flavor is very sweet, yeasty and slightly bitter. Overall, definitely a dissapointment. On a side note, i noticed a similar yeasty taste in their brown ale which i also didnt like.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Saarlander (1686) - Saarlouis, GERMANY - AUG 19, 2005
Thanks to Duane for this one. It poured a nice copper color, with an average head. Flavor was a bit too sweet for me, not very balanced, sweet aftertaste. Not terrible by any means, but not great either, ok.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
piscator34 (2298) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 17, 2005
Bright orange in colour with a slightly off white head. Surprisingly fruity aromas and flavors, mainly lemon, orange, and perhaps even a bit of peach. There are some nice caramel flavors, but little contribution from the hops. Fairly thick bodied, and mellow. Not really what I expected from this brewer, and not quite up to the regular high standards of this brewery, but a solid beer nonetheless.


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