lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Dark red-orange, beige cover. Some caramel, spicy herbal hop aroma. Taste is apple, caramel, sweet candy, light bitter.
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUL 31, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can. Poured amber with an off-white head that settled to a ring and left light lace. Toasted malt aroma. The flavor found caramel malt with a hop background. Medium body. Sweet upfront with a slight bitter ending.
Suttree (6075) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 24, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
My notes describe this as "coppery Copper", so I’m gonna go with that. Smells nice, kinda toasty and caramelly, with some hop in the background. Flavor pretty much follows suit, , maybe a bit more hop in the finish. Pretty simple, pretty tasty.
Skyview (5696) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JUL 22, 2010
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Received 12-oz can via trade with 5000. Pours a semi-hazy amber colored brew with a slowly dissipating off-white head that leaves behind some nice lacing. Around of citrus zest, some caramel malt, dried dark pitted fruits and a touch of roasted nuts. Taste is medium bodied, buiscuity malt with some light citrus, orange zest, and a touch of toffee. Finish is mostly semi-dry malt, citrus/floral hops with very little bitterness.
strongpieman (1648) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - JUL 18, 2010
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Above average carbonation, nice orange / amber color and a thin white head. Malty tones. Long finish pushed on by the carbonation.
dmac (5589) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUL 16, 2010
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 oz can from Stateline. Poured a light amber with hints of orange underneath an average to slightly small foamy off white head. Aroma of wax paper, toffee and dried raisins. The carbonation is a little strong and fizzy for this medium bodied brew. Flavor is much like the aroma with a strong homage to wax paper. The remainder is mostly malt backed with some grains, toffee and grains.
Leafs93 (2109) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 26, 2010
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Pours amber with fizzy white head. Aroma is malty with some florals and citrus. Taste is sweet and somewhat woody bitter finish.
msante79 (2224) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - JUN 21, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz can from Andersons. Pours clear amber with medium yellowish off-white head. Aromas of caramel malt, earthy hops, and a little citrus. Flavors of toasted malts, caramel, light hops, and some very light citrus. Pretty full flavored amber. Thicker mouthfeel. Decent ale.
troyc (2870) - Illinois, USA - JUN 19, 2010
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
[Can] Pours a light brown color with a small white head. Aroma of molasses and caramel. The taste includes a bit of hazelnut, vanilla, brown sugar, and lingering sweet bready notes. Average mouthfeel and good body for an amber ale. A sessionable brew that was well made.
Tmoney99 (13466) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUN 15, 2010
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can shared by shigadeyo. Poured clear copper color with an average frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate toasted malt and earthy hop aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium bittersweet flavor with a medium bittersweet finish of moderate duration. Good drinkable brew.