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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.53/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23   EST. CALORIES: 114   ABV: 3.8%
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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fatehunter (1179) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAY 13, 2014
Pours a thin head on a clear red colored body. The aroma is a big malty smell. Nice. The taste is malty with mild lemon bitterness. Good balance. The texture is smooth with low carbonation. It’s a nice ale and easy to drink.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Part of the sampler from the brewery just outside of Winters. Pours a brown color with a hint of toffee aroma. Just not much to this one. Easy to drink, but just not much complexity. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bb (6784) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Draft, Mahogony beer with a dark cream head. Rich malt and nutty aroma. malt and light caramel flavor with light nuttiness. Medium bodied. Malt and light caramel linger with light nuttiness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joeneugs (3119) - Livermore, California, USA - JUL 29, 2013
On draft at The Olde Depot. It pours a really attractive brownish ruby red color with a khaki head. The aroma is dry and toasty with hints of dark plum, cocoa and coffee. The flavor is light with some more dark plum notes, yet not sweet. Mostly dry toast and a hint of roasted malt. Lower carbonation is true to the style. Really well made.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oRos (1054) - sacramento, California, USA - JUN 27, 2013
On tap at capitol beer and taproom. Pours darker copper/ruby. Taste is roasted malts but has a sweet finish. Like a light stout.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
popery (1366) - San Francisco, California, USA - APR 12, 2013
Toronado. Pours a cloudy reddish brown. Little off white head. Kinda foamy but I got a very full pour. Aroma is sorta weak. Mostly just a light caramel malt tone. Needs more spice and general oomph. Taste is mildly sweet. It actually tastes a lot like an okay mild and probably would be better on cask (at the time, I had it confused with Upright Whippersnapper, which is a rye beer). Nice fresh grain note with some toasty highlights. Feel is relatively gentle. Low carbonation. Nice enough finish. This is a pretty nice beer, but I don’t get much rye character (again, confusion) and I’d love to find it on hand pump.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thetmaxx (742) - West Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 28, 2013
On tap at red rabbit for beer week. Aroma is very mild, maybe Nobel hops. Flavor is also mild, I keep thinking iced tea. Nobel hop flavors. Pretty good.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
DYCSoccer17 (3302) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 6, 2012
15 ounce pour on tap at Preserve in Winters. Light cocoa and light sweet nutty maltiness present in the nose. Some caramel also peaks through. Amazing aroma for a mild ale. Transparent garnet-amber body with a fizzy nitrogenated khaki head that is strong and long-lasting, as expected. Starts with a nice chocolate and caramel sweetness. Becomes a little nutty in the middle, before this finishes with a very mild toastiness. This beer is packed with flavor, for being such a small beer. Nitro creates an amazingly velvety body, making an insanely great session beer!

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (10803) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 13, 2012
Tap at The Davis Beer Shoppe in Davis, CA. Pours dark but transparent brown with a very creamy whiteish beige head. Very light brown ale aroma. Not quite medium body. Very smooth mouthfeel. Light chocolate flavor. Faint, very faint, sour note. Lots of smoothly gritty dark malt. SESSIONABLE!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (6359) - Sacramento, California, USA - APR 12, 2012
On tap at Davis Beer Shoppe. POurs dark brown with a decent beige head and a toffee aroma. There is a very milk, very smooth pale malt flavor. A little short on flavor, but one could drink this all day.


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