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RATINGS: 227   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   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

KajII's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
KajII (782) - Macon, North Carolina, USA - JUN 1, 2012
Can. The pour was a cloudy medium orange with a slight pink hue and an average sized (1-2 finger) off white frothy head that receded slowly, down to a thin cap with a large collar creating some good streaky lacing. The aroma was moderately heavy of a biscuit malt, floral and cascade hops and an earthy yeast with notes of caramel, citrus (grapefruit) and a mild fruity ester (apple). The taste was lightly malty sweet with a hint of caramel from the onset, becoming a light bitter sweet with a nice touch of hops and citrus towards the end. The flavor was somewhat short in duration with a light sweet grapefruit flavor left behind. Mouthfeel was light in body and watery in texture with a light to medium carbonation. Overall a tasty Amber Ale that was lightly fruity sweet with a nice hoppy feel and a great drinkability...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Pyrmir (3351) - 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 (2280) - 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 (3795) - 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 (354) - - 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 (10196) - 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 (4423) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dodgrblu (606) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 2, 2014
On tap at Caldera Taphouse in Ashland, resinous aroma, nice balance of malt and bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
caesar (5118) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - AUG 1, 2014
Can @ Kafe Belgie, small sample. Slight hazy amber color, short head. Aroma is slight caramelly, bit malty, some grapefruity hops. Soft bitter in taste, slight sweetness. Quite typical american amber ale I think. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SimplySike (874) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 25, 2014
33cl. Bottle.
Pours clear amber with white head.
Aroma bitter hops, caramel, malts, toffee.
Taste caramel sweet, hoppy bitter.
Mouthfeel thin.
Great Beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maakun (585) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUL 16, 2014
Can. Clear amber with small white head. Sweet malts, some nuts and dried fruits, caramel, raisins. Good kick of apricots with a hint of pine. Light sweetness that quickly morphed into a dry bitterness that lasts into the finish. Medium bodied with slightly low carbonation. Decent stuff.

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