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RATINGS: 307   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.85   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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This copper-colored ale is crafted with roasted malts, Belgian sugar, and a touch of wheat for a rich caramel flavor and a smooth toffee finish.


Birdiebeagle's rating

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Birdiebeagle (958) - Perkasie, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2011
Draft at Brewery Pours a good copper with a creamy white head, which lasts fairly well. Decent lacing. The aroma is very light but you can get hints of caramel. The carbonation is good. Flavor is sweet and malty. Has a light body. The finish is okay and aftertaste is nothing to really speak of. Better than coors but on pace with Blue Moon drinkable but not my choice.


2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hockeybeerguy (909) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 31, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance had a brown colored body with a one finger off white head, moderate foamy white lacing. The smell had a lot of malts and sugar, really super light fruit very subdued in the background. The taste was overly sweet suggary maltiness, no balance. On the palate, it sat about a medium, fairly sessionable, sugary dry finish, bland sugary aftertaste. Overall, this is definitely a beer to have with dessert or for dessert, good for a malt drinker who wants a beer, but I probably won’t come back to this.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2549) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 21, 2014
bottle. light brown with small head. malty and sweet base. caramel and toffee. boring. missing any sort of yeasty spice.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
grundsow (44) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 16, 2014
A shameless maltfest with unusual sweetness and somewhat flat. A nice change of pace, but not my favorite.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Brandon1989 (228) - Euless, Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2014
pours a amber color with a small tan head. the aroma is sweet brown sugar, toffee, caramel, and breadiness. the taste was very similar.

1.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
jbuskirk (298) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - JAN 7, 2014
This is a memorable beer for me. Not because I enjoyed it. Far from it. Rather, this was the beer that I drank before feeling the effects of a nasty bout of (presumably) Arby’s-induced food poisoning. I don’t blame this beer for making me vomit. However, I found myself thinking while I retched. I was grateful that at least I wasn’t wasting a good beer. No, this beer isn’t offensive, but it has thin flavor and a flat body. It sure as hell isn’t an "Abbey Ale."

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
deyholla (5958) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear amber brown with a tan head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has a bread note with underlying sugar and a hint of darker grains. Flavor starts with the same bread note that lasts throughout and is complimented by a bit of sweetness from toffee.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
arventresca (537) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 28, 2013
Tap at red robin. Average in every way. Oh well, it was only lunch time. Drink and learn.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tgncc (2661) - Bellmore, New York, USA - DEC 27, 2013
The aroma is.fruit, caramel, buttery The appearance is deep amber, clear, white head. The flavor is diacetyl, caramel, brown sugar. The finish is sweet, light pine hops, no belgian yeast. Somewhat thin in body. Not especially good.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
subsonic (82) - Pataskala, Ohio, USA - DEC 27, 2013
"poured with thick tan head. had a very roasted taste from the start,and finished with a toffee flavor. the mouth feel was smooth. I really enjoyed this ale, great way to start off the winter months."

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
harrymel (1448) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Best by: 14APR12 A: brown with a finger of off-white foam. spotty lace excellent clarity. S: Faint, not much here in the nose, except a weird smell of carrot. T: Tastes like wood and cherries (marachino) and alcohol. M: Thin with moderate carb. O: Meh, last one I will have. Serving type: bottle 11-30-2011


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