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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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He ruled the Seven Seas and over all who dared enter his liquid domain. Now, King Neptune’s Hearty Ale comes to life at the hands of the master brewers of Coronado Brewing Company. This seasonal ale is 8.5% ABV, is low on bitterness, and pale in color. Taste the slight hint of hops amidst a toasty caramel flavor. Perfect for holiday meals.


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3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
puggy211 (711) - cordova, Tennessee, USA - JAN 19, 2011
Bottle. Pours a cloudy orange hued gold with a large frothy head. Sweet apricot, brown sugar, and yeast nose. Flavors of caramel, apricot, pineapple, and a bit of a bite. Mouth leaves a sticky after taste.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
callmemickey (3005) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 20, 2012
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2012 My notes from my book are pretty straightforward on this one... "Boozey. Not much else. Suffering in drinkability. Sweet malts. Disappointing." The pour into the glass looked good. Unfortunately, not much else was... I enjoyed a Coronado Idiot IPA earlier and this thing just fell flat and failed to deliver up to expectations.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
drpimento (2293) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 22, 2010
Bottle was a gusher. Label says hearty pale ale and I do get some hops in the nose, but flavor is absolutely dominated by sweetness. Poured a glassfull of light tan foam that was thick, foamy, frothy that has staying power and some lace. Color is a medium clear amber with some large bubble trails. Aroma is a bit musty, wet leather, hops, caramel malt. Flavor is massively sweet, but without much depth; just hints of hop and bitterness. Body is ok and carbonation could be a tad more active. Finish is like flavor and a little medicinal. Proly would be good for cooking but I’m not drinking any more.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
paultheguru (644) - Parker, Colorado, USA - AUG 21, 2010
A: a hint of haze on a bright, vibrant orangish amber. moderate off-white head with an outstanding retention rate. very strong lacing. S: mixture of aromas, some belgian yeast and spice aromas with a nice earthy and floral aroma from some hops. nice caramel aroma from the malts. T: big bold flavors. I get a lot of citrus from the hops, with some nice floral flavors. I am getting a lot of spices, some clove and some orange peel. Big yeasty flavors as well, I get some Belgian characteristics along with everything else. M: medium to full bodied. solid carbonation level, with an inviting palate, sip after sip. very smooth for the ABV.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
juiceisloose (1055) - Windermere, Florida, USA - APR 16, 2010
Draft at the brewery. Pours a cloudy golden orange color topped by a small, foamy beige colored head that hangs around and leaves rings of lace on the glass. The aroma shows notes of orange citrus, belgian yeast and candy sugar, along with some citrus hop bitterness. The flavor follows suit with the citrus fruit, oranges and cream followed by the yeast and candy sugar. Some citrus and floral hops add light bitterness on the back end. The candied sugar adds a bit too much sweetness, but helps hide the alcohol. Medium bodied with good carbonation and a lengthy sweet, yeasty finish. Pretty nice brew, but the yeast and candy sugar seem to muddle things.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
italianjohn (2372) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 1, 2010
Hazy dark amber copper pour off white head ... lots of aroma spices and belgian yeast with a little lacing... taste was earthy and sweet, dark fruits and spice with a little bite at the end .... This brew definitely smelled better than the taste but its decent

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Plovmand (6592) - Helsinge, DENMARK - NOV 30, 2009
Bottle. Hazy amber with a big white head. Light acidic aroma with notes of piney hops, fruit and spice. The flavour is spicy hops, yeast and fruit. Highly carbonated.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35959) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 27, 2009
Bottle 22fl.oz.
Clear medium amber color with a large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, moderate to light heavy hoppy, flowers - orange, fruity, light to moderate yeasty, fruity. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20091123]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theis (13779) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2009
Bottle at Papsø’s - Thanks. Cloudy golden/amber - offwhite head. Caramel, light oxidation, vegetables, light cardboard, sourness, sourish, wierd, peppery, soapy, bretty notes.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (21497) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 24, 2009
Bottle at Papsø. Hazy orange coloured with a medium sized off white head. Fruity aroma of apples and citrus with notes of spices and yeast. Fruiuty flavour of peaches, apples, spices and hops with notes of pine needles. Hoppy finish.


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