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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.2/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   ABV: -
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Brewed in the style of an American Amber ale, this beer is smooth and complex with a distinctive hop aroma and flavor. Its reddish hue is a result of our brewmasterís unique combination of crystal malts and chocolate malt used during the mashing process.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
edgallow (1992) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 18, 2012
Sampler pours a amber with a white head. Aroma of grass and caramel malts. Taste is grains, yeast and a suble sweetness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (1900) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 2, 2013
Clear bourbon color, head that quickly reduces to the rim, no lace. Taste is caramel malt that is quickly joined by American hops. The malt doesnít give way easily, adding earthy molasses to create an impressive balance. Both sides dance easily through the finish. This is a well-conceived ale that is easy to drink. Recommended.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
shadey (1884) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 19, 2013
On tap at Brewery. Pours a deep amber with a thin white head. Aroma is bready and toasty which I really enjoy in an amber. The flavors come together nicely to provide some caramel sweetness and citrus hoppiness, along with a creamy texture and full body. A well done amber.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - NOV 18, 2011
Draft at brewpub. Hazy amber in the glass with a creamy off-white head that had some lasting and spotty lacing. The aroma found light toasted malt and grain. The flavor found toasted malt, light hop, grainy, and hints of metallic. Medium body.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Itzjerm (1217) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - AUG 2, 2013
Very average amber. Light on mouthfeel more grain than a nut like flavor. Hop is light a very drinkable beer but not for. Those wanting interest.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1062) - Georgia, USA - APR 7, 2012
Clear red orange color with minimal lacing. The aroma is very mild with a very slight musky feel. Bitter dirty palate that lacks a certain needed malt feeling. Iíve had better ambers.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MmmcKay (1051) - Brentwood, Tennessee, USA - JUN 28, 2012
Itís fine for a gateway beer, but really isnít much to write home about. Malty and plain, but not sweet or grainy. Lacks much hop character. Looks pretty. Tastes smooth and fine. Is a typical American Amber Ale. Needs some more complexity.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
musinj6 (390) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JUN 22, 2012
Pours a clear bronze color with moderate head that diminishes quickly and leaves lots of lacing. Strong caramel malt with hints of nutty and toasted malt as well. Moderate citrus and pine hops, which I like personally and is surprising for and amber. Mild sweetness with moderate bitterness to counter balance. Medium finish with a small boozy punch. Medium palate with mild carbonation. Very well balanced.


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