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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 189   ABV: 6.3%
Copper amber in color, this medium bodied ale has a great balanced flavor. A fruity spicy hop finish compliments in malty caramel taste. Think of English pale ale dry hopped with German Tettnang hops. This ale was made to sustain you during the long New England winter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Leighton (18526) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2012
UPDATED: FEB 26, 2012 Bottle shared at the Kernel. Bottle seems a bit off kind of sour. Still drinkable it itsd way, but I will need to have again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (17278) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2012
At Nates leaving do. Syrupy malt not great. Some hop. Some orange tangerine but syrupy strong and not my thing

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (14930) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 3, 2010
Pours orange. Has that nice malt hoppiness to it that you’d get from a Rogue beer. Rated 2/26/05

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (13466) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 23, 2010
Bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured hazy dark copper color with an average frothy off-white head that lasted and produced good lacing. Moderate complex sour citrus and malt aroma. Medium body with a slick texture and soft carbonation. Medium to heavy balanced bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. This is a good complex beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (13233) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 12, 2003
Cloudy dark copper, with small light-tan head. Aroma is spicy, peach, green apple, and floral hoppy. Taste is spicy, peach, medium sweet, and floral hoppy. Mild bitterness. Darned good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jcwattsrugger (12185) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - DEC 8, 2008
at Honest Town BrewPub–on tap-pours an off white head that laces and amber color. Aroma is slightly sweet medium malt. Taste is sweet medium malt-caramel, secondary floral hops. Doesn’t quite mesh.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - MAR 8, 2009

Date: February 06, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Footset Foreplay Friday
Appearance: hazy amber, frothy beige head, lots of drippy lace
Aroma: sweet fruity aroma, caramel malt, sweet citrus and orange
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, nice fruity orange, light balancing hops, touch of bitterness in the finish
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: **+/4

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (10871) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 27, 2013
Caramel colored pour, white head. Flavor is caramel, earthy hops, some roasted nuts, bread.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9548) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Bottle. Pours a clear garnet tinged amber with a thin white head. A bit of plum and sweet malt on the nose, toast, caramel. Medium bodied, malty and toasty. Not a ton going on but I don’t think there’s supposed to be. Easy drinking, inoffensive. Unremarkable in any great or terrible ways, just a middle of the road easy drinking beer. Tasty enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexsdad06 (9005) - Ohio, USA - OCT 3, 2010
22 oz. bottle from trade. Pours a hazy amber brown color with a small off white head. The aroma has moderately sweet caramel malt, citrus hops, grass, touches of ripe fruits and is a bit earthy. The flavor is similar with caramel malts, bread, slight ripe fruits, citrus and bittering hops, wheat grass, with just a hint of dust. This wasn’t bad, it just didn’t really work for me. I also found it interesting that the description said it was made to sustain you during the long New England winter and I thought it was more of a late summer beer. This was not big enough in flavor or mouthfeel to satisfy during the winter.

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