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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Our signature beer. We use lots of caramel malt and cascade hops to give this its robust flavor and floral hop finish. This is a great food beer because it stands up to our full flavored and spicy foods.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bnoel09 (410) - Elk Grove, California, USA - AUG 9, 2012
Poured from the bomber into a shaker. Dark amber with little head. Aroma is mild, but has biscuity malt and caramel notes. Flavor is similar with some light roasted malts and a good dose of caramel with some earthy hops. Medium bodied. Solid amber/red.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hayduke (3160) - Eureka, California, USA - OCT 3, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 4, 2011 Shared with Strykzone via Facebook Chat. This beer poured amber with a big soapy off-white lead and a lot of attractive lacing. Nose of floral and grassy hops. Medium body. Smooth mouthfeel. The flavor adds in citrus and lots of bitterness that carries over into the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gmanbeer (43) - Petaluma, California, USA - DEC 15, 2009
UPDATED: MAR 21, 2010 On tap at Dempseys. Poors a clear reddish amber color with a small slightly off white head. Light carbonation, light lacing. Slight aroma of hay and spruce. Taste of light caramel maltiness and a moderate, nice floral hoppiness. Good balance, overall a good beer

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (10355) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 29, 2010
Bomber from the Whole Foods in Petaluma, CA. Pours clear brilliant copper with a foamy beige head. Smells malty. Tastes malty, with some floral bitter. Arguably a bit spicey. More pleasant than many ambers - has a taste suggesting hoppier brews. And it’s kind of ESB.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strykzone (4479) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 28, 2011
22 oz. bottle sent by Hayduke. We, and his brother Rick, enjoyed it together via facebook chat. This beer is hazy and tea colored with a soapy orange gold head. Sticky lacing slowly falls down the glass leaving cool patterns. The aroma is grassy and mossy. Only light malt. The flavor is similar except a lot of citrus can be tasted. There is fairly big bitterness. Malt is an undertone. This is a nice beer and seemed to be fairly sessionable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
badlizard (5540) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAR 27, 2009
Copper red with a sweet aroma and a peach and pineapple taste with an acidic finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (9438) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 30, 2009
An amber ale with a thin lacing off white head. A strong caramel aroma, with light c-hops notes. In mouth, a nice caramel malt with little maple notes, nutty, a bit of tangy notes. Interesting ale. On tap at brewpub, August 16 2009.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Enniskillen (2029) - Salinas, California, USA - MAY 28, 2006
Faint caramel and hops, very sweet caramel taste with hop backbone. Nice bite, dry hoppy finish.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (15568) - Malmö, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2009
Draft @ the brewpub. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a malty slightly hoppy caramel aroma. Sweetish malty caramel flavor with some citrus hoppy hints. Has a sweetish malty caramel finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ratman197 (9042) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - SEP 21, 2008
On tap @ Dempseys poured a clear reddish amber with a minimal amber head. Aromas of carmel and light citrus. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, light spice and light citrus with a samooth lightly bitter finish.


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