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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
arojewski (58) - Old Bridge, New Jersey, USA - JUL 30, 2016
Pours deep burgundy straight from the brewery. Just enough malt notes to counteract the bitterness. Stop by the brewery for an amazing tour.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
retinadoc (223) - - AUG 29, 2013
Draft. Average carbonation with hoppy aroma. Very well finished beer, not overly hoppy or bitter. Very smooth. Clean finish. Will definitely buy again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
luvpaleale (2) - - JUL 27, 2014 does not count
Enjoyed this brew recently on tap while on vacation on the cape. It was better than expected. Nice balance, malty but with a slight bite with a fragrant nose and medium color. Nice brew!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaBeer1972 (1824) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 2, 2010
On tap at the Lobster Pot in P-Town. Came in with only minor lacing around the glass. However, the aroma is nice and the flavor is good any malty with low to moderate carbonation. A very smooth drinking amber. Just my thing! - I can’t wait to get down to the area again to pick up some more.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - JUN 3, 2012
Had this one on draught in South Chatham, Massachusetts. A very nice, simple, malty red. Nothing complex about this one. Great after a day on the beach.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
oh6gdx (25327) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 19, 2012
Cask@GBBF2012. Reddish amber colour, small white head. Aroma is fruity, malty, floral and a bit caramelly as well. Flavour is fruity, mild berries, some caramel malts, ripe berries and bready malts. Sweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3735) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 12, 2013
Growler. Pours a clear brown with a thin tan head. Aroma of sweet malt, caramel, toffee, light roasted nuts. Flavor of rich caramel malt, roasted malt, roasted nuts, light charred malt, bitter earthy hops. Overall a roasted, malty red ale with a nice full body. 7/4/8/4/14 (3.7/5)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TaktikMTL (7034) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - OCT 18, 2011
Growler acheté directement à la brasserie. Arôme: Légère odeur de céréales grillées. Apparence: La couleur est ambrée avec une très faible densité de bulles. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Goût de céréales grillées et d’houblons. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement minérale. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Arrière goût légèrement houblonné. (Rating #3890)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (22055) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 14, 2012
7th August 2012
GBBF. Hazy amber beer with a few tan bubbles for a head. Palate is quite and dry and a little crisp from the mild fine carbonation. Mild juicy dried fruits, whisper of red berries. Fresh hop spice. All flavours in good balance. Fresh and fruity.

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