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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
This delightfully floral American style Amber Ale displays a wonderful balance while still maintaining a profound hoppy goodness. We load this beer with a ridiculous and obscene amount of West Coast hops that are added late in the boil resulting in a hoppy beer without any bitterness.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Scipio (817) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2013
Pours an amber with a thin, off white head. Aroma has floral hops, caramel, and nuts. The taste is heavy on malts. Mostly caramel, and there is a good deal of bread as well. Some cereal flavor. There is a slight pine flavor as well. Short and weak aftertaste of caramel with a hint of pine. Light in body with decent carbonation. Not much more going on here. Pretty basic and unimpressive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Idiosynkrasie (6199) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - JUL 12, 2016
355ml can. Clear amber colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white head. Nuttily malty aroma, hints of hazelnut and nougat, some earthy walnut nuttiness. Taste is slightly sweet nuttily malty, minimally dry nutty hints of nutshell. Monotonous and slightly watery.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (6544) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2016
Sampled from a 12 oz brown bottle this beer poured a dark amber color with a large creamy-fluffy orange-white head that lingered and left a bit of lacing. The aroma was sweetish, toasty and malty with sour caramel, tobacco, a slightly off presence and some fruity hops. The flavor was malty and bitter with honey, caramel, an off presence and tobacco. Fairly astringent. Medium length finish. Medium body. Not good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GTAEgeek (1871) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - APR 14, 2016
Sample from a bottle. Pours a clear, light orange, with a medium, bubbly head. The aroma is bready malts, floral hops, and not a whole lot else. Sweet and fairly bitter, and surprisingly well balanced. Medium body, clean, and a little flat. This is an easy, solid hoppy amber, but nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
scoth (663) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 7, 2016
Pours clear amber with a medium beige head, medium retention. Aromas of hay, caramel, toast, with some juicy floral and tropical notes. Light medium body, smooth, medium carbonation. Lightly sweet, a hint of citrus, then a tasty herbal finish that tempts a big bitter finish, but ends up being a lingering gentle bitter whisper. All this time I thought I didn’t really like ambers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Finhead (1592) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - JAN 18, 2016
Clear, amber pour with a small, white head. The aroma has sugary malt and bread. It has a light, watery body with average carbonation. The taste is bittersweet with a sticky finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
HuskerTan (1566) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - NOV 3, 2015
Can. A- Caramel, bread, crackers, smoked peat, pine, subtle citrus. A- Amber color, clear liquid, off white head. T- Caramel, biscuits, subtle bitterness. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, malty finish. O- This actually has a bit of taste to it. Wasn’t a huge fan, but it was drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TaktikMTL (7034) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 3, 2015
Canette de 12 oz achetée chez Beverage Warehouse (Winooski, VT) au coût de 2,25$. Arôme: Légère odeur de caramel. Apparence: La couleur est cuivrée légèrement voilée avec une moyenne densité de bulle. Présence d’un mince col mousseux et d’une fine dentelle sur le verre. Saveur: Léger goût de caramel avec une pointe d’agrumes. Durée moyenne de l’arrière goût. Palette: Le corps est moyen avec une texture légèrement onctueuse. Moyenne effervescence en bouche. Légère présence de caramel en arrière goût. (Rating #6503)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
puboflyons (3024) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - SEP 19, 2015
From the 12 oz. can. Mine was acquired on clearance so it is likely many months past its fresh date. But it still looks nice with its bright amber, heady pour. The aroma has a kind of grape or wine character but that is likely due to its age. But if I sniff deep enough I get a little roasted malt. Medium texture. The taste has some more malts than the nose suggests and it has a mild bitter finish. I really had to stretch it to review this one because it is rather outdated. Next time I will try a fresher one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kidmartinek (4585) - austin, Texas, USA - SEP 16, 2015
Clear amber. Malty nose with balancing bitterness. Pretry tasty and I’m not a huge fan of ambers.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tnkw01 (1707) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 2, 2015
Can. A really nice amber ale. Clear copper-amber color with a small head. Aroma was a toffee-malty aroma with hints of floral-hops. Taste had hints of toffee with a slightly sweet upfront taste and a slightly bitter finish.

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