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100% malted barley gives this classic ale a mild biscuit, toasted malt taste. This is a medium bodied beer with perfect balance of malt flavors. The color is a brilliant amber, while the aroma is slightly fruity and malty.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hogan873 (449) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - AUG 29, 2008
Nice amber body with a very thin beige head. The light aroma is all sweetness with caramel, toffee, and malt. Smooth albeit thin palate with low carbonation. The flavor pretty much mimics the aroma. Caramel, malt, and some biscuit. Very smooth all of the way through, no bitterness at all. A tasty beer that really has no personality.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
czar (4265) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 18, 2014
pours hazy if not cloudy medium dark golden orange with a small light beige orange, little retention and lacing. spicy and fruity belgian yeast (!), almost off-rotten-fruits, peppery sweetish caramel and candied nuts, toasted specialy malts, some sweetness - brown sugar, metal, slightly ashy too. low carbonation, light body - oily, semi-sweet and spicy-metallic finish. average american belgian amber at best.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
pricey290483 (241) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUL 1, 2014
really liked this beer a mild bitter taste with hints of a toasted malt to it nice fruity hoppy taste that will leave you wanting more

2.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Block (1342) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUN 27, 2014
This beer was a very typical amber ale. Not much too it. The pour had a good color with a foamy head. Caramel and sugar in the nose and flavor.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
demmbonz (514) - Erin, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 25, 2014
12oz bottle to dark horse shaker. Malty biscuity flavor. Strange peppery finish from the yeast I assume.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexsdad06 (5360) - Ohio, USA - JUN 9, 2014
12 oz bottle at home. Pours a clear amber color with a medium sized off white head. The aroma and flavor have toasted bread, caramel, some mild earthy and citrus hops, some sweetness. This is not a style that really excites me, but this is not as good as most of their beers.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
miquelcrush (1357) - Granollers, SPAIN - APR 26, 2014
Bona cervesa, en gust té molts tons a galeta i caramel. Buena cerveza, en sabor tiene muchos tonos a galleta y caramelo.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
wxman (1414) - O’Fallon, Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2014
On tap at Global Brew. Pours a slightly hazy orange/amber with a decent but fairly thin head. Mild spice aroma. Taste is sweet caramel malt, spicy vegetal hop bitterness with even a bit of olive oil. Different, pretty good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Bottled a decent while ago -- October 22nd 2013. Poured January 21st 2014. Poured into a shaker pint. Appearance: Pours a hazy as hell orange/brown sort of color. Only a bit of light gets through. Two finger head or so goes away after a few minutes, with only a bit of wispy foam on top after that. No lacing that I can see. Great color, but that’s it. Smell: Smells like a Wit or something. Has that banana and spice sort of aroma that a Wit or Hefe would offer. Slightly sour. Quite Belgian. Not what I was expecting. Doesn’t smell bad, but it’s strange coming from an Amber. Taste/feel: The banana and spice flavor is definitely there in the flavor as well. It drinks like a darker sort of Wit or Hefe. Fairly mild beer overall. Nice body on it with a good amount of carbonation as well. Drinkable. Not at all bitter. Slight tang on the finish from the yeast. Decent brew, but I can see why people would be disappointed in it, going in and expecting a beer that doesn’t taste like, well, spiced bananas. I actually enjoy this beer. I’m not a huge fan of Wits or Hefes, so those flavors blended with some "darker" flavors is nice. Interesting for the style. Good, not great.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2847) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 22, 2014
bottle. Amber with small head. Substantial malt base with a lot of caramel malt. Light hops. Slightly aboverage for the style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kaser (2612) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Cloudy orange pour. Very sweet. Apricot and earthy basement aroma. Fruity boring taste with not much I like about it. Had this on draft at Pour House.


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