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RATINGS: 31   MEAN: 3.1/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A medium hopped, light bodied Amber Ale. This brew derives its flavor from American grains with emphasis on caramel and roasted malts. oregon grown hops abound. I hope the Avenel gang enjoys this one. Cheers from Augie. (4.6%ABV)


3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 11/20
AndyW68 (1056) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Clear copper with no head. Aroma is mild malt. Taste is mellow malt and some grains. Pleasant enough.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (2042) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - JAN 25, 2014
3oz sample at the brew pub. Pours a clear amber color with a small foamy off white head. Aroma of sweet grain, toasted malt, and old citrus. Taste of rotted citrus fruit, grapefruit skins, soap, and toasted malt.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerandBlues2 (9588) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Tap. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy light tan head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is grain and cookie malt, pear fruity esters and a pine hop character. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness with supporting malt and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (10574) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 20, 2013
Draft at the source. Hazy amber color. Aroma of light pepper and caramel. Taste is similar.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 24, 2012
On tap at J. J. Bitting. Pours a clear tawny gold with a thin white head. Sweet malt, toast, caramel, light dusty hops. Medium bodied, light citrus and malt, earthy hops come through. A touch empty. Moves to a nice bitter finish with touches of earth and grapefruit.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (8189) - , New Jersey, USA - JUL 12, 2012
Draft. Pours amber. Nose and taste of light fruit, malt and bitter hops. Dryish better finish. Medium body.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnstone (2137) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - MAR 8, 2012
I would say that this was just your run-of-the-mill amber, but actually I liked this one more than average.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blipp (5978) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - SEP 11, 2011
Draft. Pours golden amber with a white head. Light sweet malty aroma with a hint of hops. The flavor is well balanced, with sweet malts and floral and earthy hops. Pretty good.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
DiarmaidBHK (3386) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 5, 2011
Pours, well, amber from tap. Not much aroma to speak of but if you really really focus you might get some hop action on the finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
dmac (3990) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 5, 2011
Draft at the brewpud with willblake, thanks Jon. Poured an orange/amber body with a flulffy medium sized white head. Aroma is rather weak with slight grainy/grassy notes. Flavor is a bit better with notes of grains plus a hint of chocolate malts. Smoother body with an average mouthfeel and avverage carbonation. An okay beer.


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