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RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37/5   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
A crisp, refreshing amber. Simplicity is the key to this recipe.
Grist: Premium Two Row, Crystal
Hops: Cascade, Galena
Original gravity: 1.054

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
oh6gdx (23583) - Vasa, FINLAND - OCT 27, 2010
Canned@SBWF2010. Golden colour, small head. Aroma is fruits, cardboard, some fruity and floral hops alon with quite big grainyness. Flavour is being quite similar. Quite boring.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
elgiacomo (745) - Ringgold/Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia, USA - OCT 24, 2010
12oz can, unknown date. Pours hazy red/copper/amber with a one finger off white head that holds a good cap but only leaves a few short-lived spots of lacing. Aroma is some caramel, brown sugar, vanilla, grassy, floral hops, bready and yeasty, touch of citrus and fruity esters, good strength. Flavor is somewhat fruity, pears and apples, some citrus, caramel, toffee, bready malt, fairly sweet, low bitterness. Sweet finish. Mouthfeel is thin to medium bodied, low to medium carbonation. Very good Amber Ale, but not as robust as Bell’s excellent Amber Ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
omhper (21867) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - OCT 8, 2010
Canned at Stockholm Beer Festival. Hazy amber, mid sized head. Soft and doughy, above medium bodied with well rounded mouthfeel. Aromatic and floral, mildly roasty. Salty finish. An attractive, well balanced beer.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gsmitty80 (2128) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 24, 2010
This was a pretty hoppy amber ale that had a good amount of bite and tasted alot like what you would get from Dales.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
22415brewery (379) - Washington, USA - SEP 18, 2010
On tap at apizza scholls in Portland. Big citrus aroma in the nose, lots of grapefruit and a catty-like snap. Pours a medium amber, little head but good carbonation is present. Flavor is fairly straightforward simple medium caramel malt and nice biscuit backbone. Citrus hops definitely blend well with the relatively light body. An above average northwest style amber ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (5230) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - SEP 18, 2010
Nice crisp amber coloured (surprising, huh?) body with a thin tan head. Aroma of bright hops, grapes, caster sugar, malt and a touch of nuts. Medium-bodied; Strong malty flavours with caramel and nuts very strong and a hoppy finish. Aftertaste shows a resiny hop finish and a strong malt and caramel end. Overall, a good beer - better than most Ambers, but still showing some off-flavours and not such a great finish. I sampled this twelve ounce can purchased from Total Wine in Chantilly, Virginia on 14-July-2010 sampled at home in Washington on 18-September-2010.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 10, 2010
Pours a medium ruddy red color, no real hop character, medium sweetness, a little boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reid (2133) - Salem, Oregon, USA - SEP 3, 2010
12oz can from Lifesource, Salem Average looking amber beer with a OK light tan head that hangs around. Aroma is pretty weak, subdued, sligh aroma of caramel,hay some slight grassy hop taste is the same mostly semi sweet malts..a little hop and watery finish. OK average palate. Not too impressed with this. Very average. Weinhards used to do a similar Amber .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
NachlamSie (3060) - Denver, Colorado, USA - AUG 14, 2010
Can from BBM. Looks amber fo sho. The aroma is extremely biscuity with a touch of bitter hops. It is an amber ale all the way with a bunch of sticky malt. There is a crap ton of biscuit flavor. Not real bad but too sticky to be a standby session brew. I’ll be sticking with Caldera’s IPA. Or perhaps their pale ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
troopie (2291) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - AUG 7, 2010
Tin. Poured clear copper with thick white head. No lacing. Aroma of fruity hops, some citrus. Medium hop flavour, not quite an IPA but more hop than a pale. Crisp clean finish. Good on a warm muggy day.

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