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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Originally made for the annual E.V. Debs memorial Kazoo Night at Tiger Stadium held by the E.V. Debs Society. A rich ale, ruby-red in color single hopped with Centennial hops. A single batch offering brewed once a summer.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rbrazell (1629) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - FEB 27, 2013
Draft at Proof. Amber pour with a foamy white head. Caramel and biscuit malts wit a slightly soapy hop character with notes of flowered and pine. Flavor was medium bitter pine throughout with nice malt backing to it. Drinks more like an IPA than an amber.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbruner (2296) - Athens, Georgia, USA - FEB 27, 2013
Pours a clear amber red on tap with fluffy tan head that dissipates to leave moderate lacing. Aroma is light, but faint piney hops and caramel and crystal malts. Taste follows, slightly bitter, hoppier than I expected. Pretty nice and easily drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mittenator (1285) - Michigan, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Sample at 2013 MBG Winter Beer Festival. A little sweet and grassy. Decent amber.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tmongoose (1261) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 11, 2012
on draft medium red color with white head. medium malt aroma with mild hops...wasnt expecting alot for this but its pretty good for a red ale...mild bitterness from the hops and a decent malt backbone. enjoyed.

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (3921) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - NOV 7, 2012
Draught at Country Boy. Color is red. Slightly caramel in taste. Decent but not too hoppy in the front. Not an intense red, but very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (4401) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Autumn Brew Review, 2012. One of the best Amber ale out there. Full flavored, and balanced with strong citrus-hops and malt. Good.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryanfolty (1838) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - SEP 18, 2012
September 15, 2012 on tap at the Autumn Brew Review in Minneapolis. Cloudy brown pour with head. Caramel, malt, bread and floral hop in aroma and taste. Funky bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (7302) - Illinois, USA - SEP 2, 2012
A nice hearty iperial amber. Lots of hops in this one and a very tasty malt bill that has caramel and even cocoa notes.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
574deadzone (1027) - North Central, Indiana, USA - AUG 26, 2012
Sampler on tap at the Eccentric Cafe. Pours an nice looking orange-amber with a thinner toward-khaki head. Nose of pungent pine forest, some mango, a little toast, and some caramel. Taste is pretty damned bitter, with just a touch of sweetness. Palate is lighter with a cleansing bitterness from start to finish. Nice stuff, very hop-forward.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bwa5879 (643) - Portage, Michigan, USA - MAY 25, 2012
Amber/brown pour into pint glass at eccentric cafe. Thin, quickly dissipating white head. Malty aroma with a hint of grass. Sweet upon Entering mouth. A little malty, crisp and little bitter. Crisp and bitter finish, great hop flavor.


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