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Subtlety. That's what makes our Avalanche amber ale such a treat. We blend pale and caramel malts -- and just a kiss of bittering hops -- to create a refreshing-but-flavorful, any-time beer. Aromas of pale grains, a semi-sweet middle and a clean-as-Colorado-snow finish make this our best-selling beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ellolovey (479) - Georgia, USA - JUN 22, 2014
12 oz can. Pours a hazy copper color with a thin white head. Aroma of corn, caramel, grains, and pale malts. Taste just like it smells. Sweet malts, grains, corn, a bit of saltiness, and a bit watered down. Lingering taste of stale malts on the finish. Not really impressed.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1787) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Pours a nice amber color with white head. Caramel malt, cereal, and some pine on the nose; follows onto the palate. FInishes with just a bit of sweetness.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lightrider (313) - Bristol, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle into an ale glass. Pour is a dark honey amber. Aroma is weak but malt. Taste is a wash and on the low side but clean. Finish is crisp.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ajnepple (3064) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - MAY 9, 2014
12 oz bottle from Evergreen Discount, 4.4%. Amber and clear appearance with a nicely retained white head and thick lacing. Mild aroma of toasted grains, pale malts, caramel, toffee, light chocolate and light hops. Similar flavor, malty and smooth, mildly sweet and a touch of earthy bitterness. Light, soft body, pretty clean and easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Hanuta06 (381) - Washington, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Serving: from tap at American Airlines Board Room. Aroma: light malt. Appearance: average-sized, creamy, off-white initial head with good lacing and fully diminishing longevity. Clear dark-amber body. Taste: lightly acidic initial flavor and lightly acidic, lemon and cardboard finish with average duration. Palate: medium body, watery texture and lively carbonation. Overall: nothing exciting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmagnus87 (2888) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - APR 29, 2014
Bottle poured into a shaker. Pours a clear light amber with a thin ring do white head. Aroma of caramel and a little Roasty malt. Taste is similar. Very lightly bitter with some Roasty malt. Meh, good but not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3742) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 22, 2014
Very itneresting. Refreshing and drinkable. Quite clear not so amber but ncie to drink from the can too.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rumproasts (3751) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 22, 2014
bottle. amber with small head. caramel malt with some nuttiness. no discernable hops. a bit underwhelming. when you describe your amber ale as subtle, that’s a clue you’re doing it wrong.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bulk_Carrier (2575) - Temporarily, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Reviewed from notes. Consumed June 13, 2014. The appearance is a light amber color that leaves the same color body with a two finger white foamy head that dies at a moderate pace leaving some light clingy foamy lacing. The smell has some biscuity malt, super muted barley, and light caramel. The taste is bland through previously mentioned flavors with a muted sweet aftertaste and dry slightly sweet finish. The palate is light, sessionable, and the carbonation seems to be spot on for the style and for me. Overall, uh... just not a very good taste, I was pretty disappointed with this one for me, though I would say only decent for the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
iceman15658 (134) - Acme, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Bottle to pint glass. Pours a nice amber with a thin head. Very weak hops aroma. Taste has a touch of malt but nothing really jumps out. Not bad at all

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