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RATINGS: 188   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.71   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 177   ABV: 5.9%
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Formerly Known as Valencia Amber Ale

Our limited-release Valencia Amber Ale is crafted with roasted malts, Valencia orange peel, and a touch of wheat for an uplifting orange, caramel aroma. It’s the perfect inspiration for taking advantage of the season.


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - AUG 24, 2012
(12oz bottle, courtesy of Mora2000) Pours a clear golden body with a medium white head. Aroma of herbs, caramel, and grass. Flavor of caramel, roasted malt, grass, and orange.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bhensonb (11532) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 23, 2013
Bottle from a Grocery Outlet. Pours light copper/amber with a slight white head. Light orange aroma. Near med body. Flavor has caramel, hints of orange and something that is either nutty or chocolate. I choose nutty. Develops a bit more orange in the finish.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerandBlues2 (10099) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Bottle. Pours brilliantly clear amber with a small, tight bubbled white head, clings to the sides and dissipates rather quickly leaving spotty lacing at best. Aroma is grain, meal, and toast malt with citrus notes of hops and peel, apricot esters. Flavor is malt sweet backbone with light hops and bitterness, orange peel, fruity esters and a sweet finish. Light to medium body and medium carbonation.

1.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
adnielsen (9478) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Bottle @ home, picked up at Wilburs Fort Collins. Pours a bit hazy, dark orange appearance with a small cream colored head. Heavy metal, blood orange aroma. Bitter herbal, mild toasted caramel, blood orange flavors that are completely dominated by a massive amount of metallic notes. Certified drain pour. Earthquake High Gravity Lager 8.1% easily beats this out in a head to head matchup. Fuck you.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
daknole (9466) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - FEB 4, 2013
Amber pour at the Phoenix Open. Sweet malts and a light orange note. Pretty sweet and very grain forward.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (9001) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JAN 9, 2013
12 ounce bottle from a Kroger. Pours a clear amber color with a medium sized fizzy white head. Poor head retention. Big citrus aroma, some wheat and toasted notes. The taste is honey, wheat, grainy malts and a citrus finish. Mild earth. Medium bodied. Decent.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
DocLock (8054) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Bottle from Capone’s and Collegeville Wegman’s. Pours clear copper with minimal off-white head. Nose is caramel malt, mild oragne zest, hops. Tastes of bready caramel malt, not much fruit in this, with backup hops and some late toffee. Decent, but not much going on in the nose or tongue.

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
shrubber85 (7970) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - FEB 24, 2013
Bottle. Orange and caramel malt aroma. Golden yellow with small head. Over-ripe orange and light caramel malt flavor. Bitter orange peel flavor. A bit better than expected.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ughsmash (7184) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 29, 2013
Bottled. Poured clear, fiery orange with a short white head. The aroma picked up sweet oranges and tangy wheat over caramel notes.. ok, but not enticing. The flavor found orange peel, tart wheat, and light peppery notes over sweet caramel.. more carbonation and residual sugars on the finish. Light-bodied with fairly high carbonation on the palate.. very drinkable.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BVery (6980) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - APR 27, 2013
Bottle. Clear watery amber pour with a small head. Mild caramel malt, mild orange. Quite boring. Bleh.


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