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Clipper City Chesapeake Amber Ale

Clipper City Chesapeake Amber Ale
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RATINGS: 5   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88/5   ABV: -
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mdsurveyor (46) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - APR 22, 2012
On tap at James Joyce in Baltimore under the name James Joyce Amber. The pour is light amber with a small foamy head and nice lacing. The scent is earth with a slight metallic note. The taste is malt, earthy, subtle hops. A smooth drink with subtle flavor. Not exciting, but better than mass market. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pogo (4) - USA - JUL 14, 2006 does not count
Nice pale amber which had a full head when poured for me. Tasty and smooth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
oldrtybastrd (4951) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 23, 2006
Pours a light amber color. Aromas of roasted malts, and some hint of fruit. Flavor is malty, slightly sweet, with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jonas (6673) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - APR 1, 2005
Neutral nose. Pale amber, low head. Slightly perfumed, pine, grass. Ok malt balance. Not that exiting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - NOV 20, 2003
UPDATED: NOV 21, 2003 I did not enter this beer--it was already in existance without ratings. I am not entirely certain this is the correct entry--Clipper City brews (as of 11/03) a beer for the bar Boatyard in Eastport which they call "Chesapeake Ale". The bar serves it too cold. But the beer is very good. A lot of American hops in the nose and flavor. A terribly easy drinker, modeled on the really nice Pacific hoppy ales. Damned fine.

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