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RATINGS: 810   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.68   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Carefully brewed with barley from America’s heartland and cascade hops from the pacific northwest, this rich, amber colored ale has robust flavor and a distinctive hoppy finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
brokensail (10780) - Orange County, California, USA - FEB 16, 2011
A: The beer pours amber in color with a khaki head that is initially a finger tall before settling down to a thin layer. S: The nose is somewhat grassy with a decent enough toffee and toasted bread aroma. There might be a little bit of caramel, too. A very, very simple nose, but pretty decent. T: Caramel, toffee, and toasted bread. There is a little bit of a fruitiness to the beer, such as pears and apples. Not really any hop character other than a touch of bitterness. M: The body is light to medium with a lively carbonation. D: Not horrible, but it’s really middle of the road and sort of bland.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Leighton (10767) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 14, 2010
Bottle and draft. Pours a garnet-amber with a soft, off-white head. Malty aroma with fruit notes. Sweet flavor with bready malts, ripe fruits and some caramel. Very mild bitterness, and fairly nondescript. Medium in body with average carbonation. Finishes sweet and malty with understated hops. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tmoney99 (10566) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 21, 2008
Bottle at Village Pub, KY. Poured a clear deep amber color with an average frothy white head that diminished slowly with good lacing. Medium sweet malty and small hop aroma. Medium body with soft carbonation. Moderate bitter flavor with an medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Better than my expectations.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (9680) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JAN 18, 2009
On tap at Charlie’s Silver Fox poured a clear amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of carmel and fruittiness. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of bread, light carmel and light fruittiness with a smooth moderatly bitter finish.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
BeerandBlues2 (9596) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - APR 30, 2011
Bottle. Pours clear amber with an average, creamy light beige head, short retention with fair lacing. Aroma is average malt (caramel, cookie, grain, hay), light hops (earthy), and average esters (fruity) with notes of stomach acid, artificial sweetener, and dates. Flavor is average malt (caramel, cookie, grain, hay), light hops (earthy), and average esters (fruity) with notes of stomach acid, artificial sweetener, and dates. Light body, low warmth, medium carbonation with a sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopscotch (9082) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 2, 2008
Bottle… First Annual Treasure Coast Beer Festival 2008… Clear amber ale with a mid-sized, fizzy white head. Decent retention. Fruity, malty aroma… caramel, toffee. Medium-bodied with Champagne-like carbonation. Very well-balanced, but not a whole lot going on. Short, crisp, clean finish. A little better than expected… lacks the acetaldehyde found in their lager.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
daknole (9049) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - OCT 6, 2008
This beer looks good, but i am sorry it tastes like watered down shit. And I would NEVER choose this over a Sam Adams or anything similiar....just too watery and week. But a nice looking beer anyway.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hopdog (8867) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 7, 2008
On tap inside Sea World, San Diego. Hey, it was free. Poured a medium amber color with a small sized off white head. There is really not much I can add that 400+ other people havent already said...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sammy (8551) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 18, 2009
Bomber, where is good till date? Pours amber with foaming head, that does leave some lacing. Mildly barleywine aroma. Some bitterness, and barley, barleywine-red cross style. Drinkable. About average mouthfeel, creamy by the foam. Above-average carbonation. Not bad for Bud.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeMcPhee (8411) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 28, 2008
22 oz bottle. Amber coloured beer with a very thick and persistent white head. Aroma is lightly malty and a soft chewy nutty sweetness. A very soft floral/fruity hopopy aroma on the top. A kiss of floral/fruity sweetness and a bit of light maltiness. Decent balance. It’s a bit too sweet for my tastes, but it certainly isn’t a bad beer. A light sweet nuttiness.

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