22415brewery (366) - redmond, Washington, USA - JUL 11, 2010
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
The all encompassing category of Amber ale does not really define this particular offering from Big Horn. Meant to be a crowd-pleaser this beer does not fall short. Relatively non-existant hops and a slightly malt-forward presence make this a very easy drinking brew. Those same qualities that seem to make it popular are also the same ones that do not really appeal to me. The malt flavor is fairly blah, a fairly sharp caramel and a touch of toast. They advertise the usage of 4 different hop varieties yet they don’t really make a big impression on this beer. Average at best.
Vir4030 (488) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 25, 2010
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a nice amber, not too much aroma, not too nutty. It’s a solid amber. Meh.
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - JUN 18, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at C.I. Shenanigans Spokane. Clear amber, frothy white head. Aroma of toasted biscuity malt, caramel. Taste is also roasty with caramel and biscuit malt. Medium light body, lively carbonation.
Hawksfan17 (890) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 27, 2010
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours a hazy amber brown with a white top. Caramel and toffee notes in the aroma. Sweet flavor but not so much from the toffee. Hops cut the sweetness well though and it goes down smooth.
mrhoppy (1284) - Santa Clara, California, USA - APR 18, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Some times I am a man of few words. This beer was good.
thirdeye11 (5380) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 6, 2010
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
(draught) clear amber with ring of bubbles. Nose of apple, brown sugar, and sweet malt. Taste of apple, buttery, and wet corn huskiness/grainy. Bad palate linger.
AmEricanbrew (5516) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JAN 30, 2010
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
@ Ram N’gate. Clear amber color/ beige head. Mild spicy caramel aroma. medium body. Mild leafy hop flavors with a thin spicy caramel sweetness.
robdogg (4) - Alabama, USA - NOV 4, 2009 does not count
2.8 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Not high on the flavor scale, but not bad either; I liked the finish though
Fratto (2510) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 19, 2009
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Not much smell, nice taste with some spices and a burnt feel. Better than expected.
travita (3652) - Frisco, Texas, USA - AUG 24, 2009
2.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
On tap at Humperdinks in Dallas, TX (NW Hwy). Reddish brown in color with a light beige colored head. The smell is malts, floral, weak, and boring. The taste is malts, light hops, little weak.