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RATINGS: 1424   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KBeer (117) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 24, 2004
On tap at a local bar. A nice copper amber color with a moderate head. Good mouthfeel with a smooth flavour.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sandwichpants (117) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - FEB 10, 2006
Quite enjoyable and readily available around southeast michigan. To me this is almost an ale, lager hybrid as some of the malts and hops are those often used in lagers, but the process is ale. It’s smooth, crisp, aromatic. Malts are kinda bready, hops seem like a german/american hybrid, if that makes any sense. Nice medium body fits casual drinking with meals and such, or times when you care to really think about your beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
gmcase (115) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2007
bottle. Absolutely beatiful color. good body and balance. Not an outstanding flavor but I am not a fan of ambers. one of the only bell’s beers I will not revisit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheChampion (114) - Virginia, USA - MAY 1, 2011
Pours a clear amber with a frothy white head. Decent amount of lacing. A light hoppy and nutty aroma. Well-balanced flavor and an easy-drinker, can’t ask for much more for this style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SoberCajun (111) - Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 2, 2010
Amber pour, nice tannish head. Bright aroma. A nice balanced taste, dry hops and caramel malt notes. Almost like a bock, nice fruitiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cappadonna (110) - Delray Beach, Florida, USA - JUL 13, 2008
Pours hazy copper with lots of sediment.. Tan head. Has a sweet, mellow caramel aroma that is very inviting. Smells malty and reminds me of leather. Very well balanced with a Belgian taste as well as a fruity taste. Finishes nicely. The palate is smooth and greasy feeling, in a good way. One of the few amber ales that I actually like.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbean (110) - Illinois, USA - DEC 23, 2007
Bottle. Pours a deep, hazy amber with white head. Small particles visible in beer. Aroma is caramel malts, a bit of toasty bread. Flavor is slightly toasty and caramelly, and the yeast is present. Not overly exciting, but a solid amber ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shanepardue (110) - Raytown, Missouri, USA - MAR 20, 2008
Fruity goodness. Good, solid amber color. Ends smooth and light. Easy to drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
dsm (109) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - AUG 3, 2008
Bottle. Pours a cloudy golden amber with solid lacing. Sweet hoppy aroma. Taste has a lot of hops, with a smooth finish. Very good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
gonzo46and2 (108) - Tampa, Florida, USA - JUN 3, 2008
Fantastic Amber ale. Poured a huge head in my scooner and lasted till the last drop. Aroma of flowery hops pineapple and as it warms brown sugar. More on the sweet side and could use a bit more bittering hops. When it warms the flavor takes on a more dark malt taste. Overall just awesome for the style.

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