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2005 Gold Medal GABF -- A medium bodied west coast style amber ale. This is a aggressively hopped with Perle and Cascade hops, and is held together by its sweet malty center.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chriso (7482) - London, Greater London, - JUN 24, 2013
On tap at Capitol City, Downtown location in July 2006. Attractive burnished copper colour. More copper than amber. Plenty of flowery hop presence in the aroma, carrying through strongly onto the palate and lingering into the finish. Hops are nicely assertive but not too dominant - there’s a solid, if not too chewy malt backbone. Mouthfeel is quite light but it’s firm enough and certainly not weedy. A very decent amber - much more to it than many other amber ales I’ve tried, which can be a bit bland. Extremely drinkable and most enjoyable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
musinj6 (450) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAR 30, 2015
pours clear amber with no mild head, mild lacing. caramel malt, herbal hops. medium bodied with moderate carbonation. mild sweet, mild bitter. medium bitter finish

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dukeandduke (116) - Illinois, USA - MAR 12, 2015
3/10/15 Draft (Capitol City Brewing Co. DC) - Nice red pour, minimal carbonation and head. Firm taste, a little bitter, pleasant to drink. Nice texture, thin pour. OK Beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6649) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 5, 2014
"this was brought back from a recent trip. a slightly above average amber ale, which is always nice. good balance between caramel malt and some flowery hops. nothing too complicated, but tasty enough."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Barreras (1168) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Pours an amber red hue. Aroma is of sweet malt, specifically caramel. Taste is very malt driven with a sweet tickle on the palate. A quickly disappearing bitterness on the palate with a good aftertaste. Overall a decent amber ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ads135 (3302) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUN 7, 2014
A mild unassuming and unremarkable amber. Has some caramel and toffee in the malts, thin citrus character. Tried at the brewery in 2014.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nero55 (829) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Draft. Ruby red with thin beige head. Aroma of malt sweetness, strong caramel, and some floral hops. Medium body, caramel, malt, and a slight bitter finish. A typical amber ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
solidfunk (4914) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 15, 2014
Ok. Pours cloudy orange with pretty good head and lacing. Some malt. Not a lot going on here but ok malt profile. On tap at DC Beer Festival.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Blairgus (3010) - California, USA - NOV 21, 2013
21 nov 2013, tap at Capitol City Brewing. Amber, clear, no bubbles. Nose is lightly toasted malt and some pine hops. Med body and mildly fizzy. Tangy malt flavor, a bit astringent, moderately bitter throughout. Ok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (14780) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 4, 2013
Draft at the source. Clear amber color, tiny white head. Aroma of. Aramel, bread, light citrus. Taste is bread, citrus. Light body. Plain.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mzaar (1924) - Varberg, SWEDEN - OCT 26, 2013
På fat @ Brewpub, Downtown DC. Bärnstensfärgad med vitt skum. Karamell, grape och tallbarr i doften. Mycket karamell och frukt i smaken. Grapebeska. Fin sötma. En trevlig bekantskap.

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