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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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3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
prosqtor (408) - Appleton, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 16, 2008
Sampled at Food and Froth. a nice amber, not too much toffee and caramel like most. Tasty.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2332) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 25, 2015
fruity hoppy aged caramel and mellow brew. nice malt character of straw that lends a wheaty creaminess. scratch in the palate.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mossrya1 (2) - Michigan, USA - MAR 14, 2015 does not count
Good amber ale with hints of coffee and ginger. Only complaint is Tue aftertaste is a bit sour.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
LuckyDog (541) - - MAR 12, 2015
A little hoppy for an amber. More of an IPA. Not a lot of malt. Drinkable, but not great.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
willisread (388) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 12, 2015
Old rating. A bellwether for ambers. One of my old town go to beers. Pours a clear copper red with a modest eggshell head. Nut-forward aroma with grain, caramel and a hint of stone fruit. Taste is more of the same with the sweetness from the malts and and slight hoppy bitterness balancing well. Watery mouthfeel. Medium light body. Nice smooth finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mtdewa1 (431) - rome, New York, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Amber pour, white head. Aroma is malts, caramel and light fruits. Taste is malts caramel and pear. Very good texture and smooth. Overall decent beer.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (10538) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle poured a clear amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of caramel, fruitiness and light yeast. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a smooth finish. Flavors of caramel and light fruitiness with a smooth lingering caramel finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
scarletfire65 (1042) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle at home. Aroma of grassy hops and slightly roasty malts. Sweet in the middle with hints of cinnamon. Dry balanced finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
markducommun (283) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 15, 2015
Cloudy light reddish orange with a minimal tan head. Light sweet citrus and floral notes, hay. Crisp upfront bitterness that quickly fades into a sweeter body then re-emerges in the finish. Slightly watery, light body. Medium finish. High amount of acidity and fair amount of acidity. Well balanced.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChrisSc (339) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 14, 2015
12oz bottle into Tulip. Minneapolis. Copper/orange in color. Little to no head. Aroma is grainy - hay and cereal, rye. Nutty. Very subtle peachy aroma. Taste is very slightly sweet. Mostly just dry. Very clean and refreshing. Body is medium-light. Soft carbonation. Smooth texture.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (2825) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 10, 2015
Draft. Pours almost clear amber/copper with a thick, fizzy off white head. Tastes sweet and nutty, like dry toasted malt, light grapefruit hops, musky. Light/medium body and low carbonation. Light aroma of grapefruit, caramel, and toast, and nutty malt.


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