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RATINGS: 231   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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A crisp, refreshing amber. Simplicity is the key to this recipe.
Grist: Premium Two Row, Crystal
Hops: Cascade, Galena
Original gravity: 1.054

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
nakedwhendrunk (2145) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Reviewed from notes. Thanks Gwen. The appearance was a slight clear amber color with a slight transparency about it. One finger white foamy head dissipated within less than about forty seconds. Light lacing trickles into its body. The smell was a sweet caramel malt with a slight crisp citrus hops underneath. The taste was balanced between the sweet malts and the bitter citrus hops. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a slight sessionability about it. Carbonation seemed decent for the style and for me. Overall, I say this was a decent Amber ale I could go at again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackfrost9p (270) - California, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Lacking some bite in my opinion, but very smooth and drinkable. A bit more hops would be nice.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (1220) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - SEP 18, 2014
Pours a thin head on a clear straw colored body. The aroma is faint caramel, with lemon, pine and cinnamon bring up the rear. The taste has a mild sweetness that rolls into a mild lemon bitter finish. Great balance. The texture is soft with moderate carbonation. Good flavor and drinkability.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
kraddel (3135) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - SEP 16, 2014
Can at home Pours clear amber, good white head . Smell is bitter, caramel malts . Silky mouthfeel . Taste is bitter, bit hoparoma, nice , intense enough yet elegant maltyness ( typical amber maltyness ) Perfect carbonation. Bitter in the back . Very nice, very balanced . Grainy aftertaste .

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyrmir (3352) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - SEP 12, 2014
355 ml can at GH. Amber (!) color with off white head. Aroma fruity., malty, light toast, bread and fruity hops. Taste is light, caramel, bread, fruit and citrus. Decent

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Douberd (2298) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - SEP 8, 2014
(Caldera Ashland Amber Ale) Can 355 ml at home, into a tulip, ABV 5.6% More like dark orange in colour than amber on the body, two fingers of off-white head with good density, good retention too, leavinf medium lacing on the glass. Malty aroma, caramel, grass, but also hops and fruity notes. Mildly sweet taste, with malts, caramel, soap, grass, light citrus, hops. Bitter finish and aftertaste. Medium body, lively carbonation. Quite good, nice thirst-quencher.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dEnk (3806) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - AUG 29, 2014
Can @De Molen. Aroma is fruity hops, caramel, cardboard. Flavour is rye, caramel, fruity hops. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
woodychevy (361) - - AUG 22, 2014
Can from Joni’s. Pretty decent for an amber. Pours rich amber color with a generous, yet uneven white head. Malt and sweetness upfront (amber) with a decent amount of hops in the finish (oregon). Grapefruit. pine, floral, and some resin notes. Pretty crisp. Light-ish body. Very enjoyable summer amber.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bierkoning (10210) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - AUG 21, 2014
Can. Amber color. Pineapple and a hint of toffee in the aroma. Citric, slightly oily hopbitter flavor with hints of caramel and plums. Thinnish, a slight hint of metal. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Countbeer (4429) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - AUG 9, 2014
Can: Served in a Chouffe glass: Medium sized white head on top of an almost clear amber colored beer. Aromas of malts, caramel, hops, very nice grapefruit tones with a light citrussy layer, some soap, light grainy and some flowers. Flavours of malts, caramel, some fruity hops, light bitter, light sweetwood touch, some herbal and malty wood tones. Aftertaste is a mix of malts, dry floral tones, some bitters, light caramel and some fruity cardboard tones. Low carbo, light creamy mouthfeel, good medium bodied and a light creamy texture. Nice malty, balanced fruity and decent with it’s bitterness ans subtle hop tones. Good beer.

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