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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Nothing but smooth sailing with this North American Style Amber Ale. A well-balanced deep amber brew with a mouthful of malt flavor and just the right amount of hop character. The flagship of Cape Cod Beer, this beer won’t steer you wrong! OG: 13.5 ºP ABV: 5.5% IBUs: 50 Malts: English - 5 varieties Hops: Domestic - 3 varieties


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
kubilai (111) - , Quebec, CANADA - APR 2, 2009
Draft in Sandwich. Nice reddish color. Not much aroma. Light taste of nuts, caramel with a fruity end ( pears? ) . Soft bitter aftertaste. Not bad. Would be great to find it in Quebec...

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
porterhouse (1581) - Boothbay, Maine, USA - MAR 12, 2009
(Draft) Pours lightly hazy reddish amber wirh a finger of light biege head that recedes to a thin lasting cap. Aroma of light caramel and fruit. Mouthfeel fairly smooth, just a bit pebbly, a bit dryish toward finish. Nice well-retained light rings and sheets of lacing. Flavor of light caramel and fruit. Light-medium bitterness builds and provides a light pinch in finish. Light bitter aftertaste. Fairly pleasant.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 6/20
BroSpud (1673) - , Massachusetts, USA - FEB 19, 2009
Growler. A friend showed up at our campsite with a jug of this stuff and it really hit the spot. One of the better red ales I have had, Can’t wait to try some other stuff from this brewery.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chrissy (122) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 4, 2009
Draft on the cape. A nice hoppy beer. Pours a nice reddish color. Very easy to drink when cold, gets a little to bitter as it gets warm.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
REDDOGICE (202) - nantucket, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 21, 2008
(tap)A nice looking amber ale. I tasted some sort of tree nut in the taste. It smelled of turtle candy, with chocolate caramel and pecans.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
General66 (203) - Streator, Illinois, USA - AUG 25, 2008
drubel2’s parents brought a growler of this back from Cape Cod for him. He game me a glass to try. Pours a nice mahogany color with a one finger width white fluffy head. There was not much to the aroma... a little bit of floral accents and a bit of caramel. The taste was very refreshing with hints of caramel, nuts and sugar. This beer was good... nothing too out of the ordinary though. I am glad I was able to try this...

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
metsbcd (83) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 15, 2008
Had on tap in various restaurants in Orleans. A very tasty beer and definitely reccomended. Don’t let it get too warm though, or it’ll start to taste a bit too sweet and overpowering.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bitbucket (2159) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - SEP 13, 2007
Growler. Pours clear mahogany with a thick and fluffy off-white head. Medium body and carbonation. Herbal hop aroma. Nutty malt taste with a dash of butterscotch. Lingering pine finish.

3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
jjpigs (6) - chatham, New Jersey, USA - AUG 3, 2007 does not count
on drafty in the cape. a nice ruby ale, with a well balanced but hoppy bite a very enjoyable local beer. also available in 64 oz jugs.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
dansar (1) - Andover, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 27, 2006 does not count
I have found this at several pubs and restaurants in the mid-cape area (Barnstable Tavern, Scargo Cafe, Chapins). This beer has a deep amber color, is clear, pours with a fairly small but creamy head. It starts off with a taste like Bass Ale but has a more hoppy, spicy followthrough. Carbonation and body is just right. This is a great beer, would be nice to know if is available in bottles.


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