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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.56   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jackstraw111 (10) - Port Angeles, Washington, USA - DEC 16, 2006
Had this on tap at the brewery. Very little aroma with a slight malty taste. But it was difficult to distinguish the beer flavor from the overwhelming BBQ aroma that came from the smoke pit on the patio. Not a beer I would recommend - only slightly better than a macrobrew. At least the price was right.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (11812) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUL 31, 2014
Draft at LAS. Clear golden color, white head, solid lacing. Aroma of caramel. Taste of toasted caramel. Acceptable.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (4919) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Sampled on draft at the brewpub this beer poured a dark orange-amber color with a large fluffy orange-white head that lingered and left incredible lacing. The aroma was faint sour mash, a touch of yeast and faint vague fruity hops. The flavor was tangy and sweetish with a bit of sour mash, tart citrus and a touch of perfume. Medium length finish. Light to medium body. Blah.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lubiere (9999) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 31, 2013
A golden ale with a thin creamy white head. In aroma, nice biscuit malt with faint floral hops. In mouth, biscuit malt with light floral hops, decent. On tap at brewpub, June 2013.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (10660) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 8, 2012
Draft sample at brewpub. Poured clear bright amber color with an average fizzy off-white head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Moderate balanced aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Flavor was moderate balanced with an average balanced finish of short to moderate duration. Soft drinkable brew.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
theisti (3235) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Shaker pint draft at the Village Pub and Grill at the Las Vegas airport. The pour is light haze golden amber with a small off white head. The aroma is pretty faint (beer was quite cold initially), showing just a touch of grain sweet malt. The taste is initially cereal grain malt, along with some light sweet, then some hay, and towards the end a decent amount of diacetyl. The palate is light bodied, fine carbonation, and a pretty dirty diacetyl finish. Just ok, not sure how fresh this was.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
BVery (6208) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - SEP 17, 2012
Tap at the Las Vegas airport. More clear gold than amber. Small white head. Mild grain and some dusty earthy malts.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Wittales (635) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 2, 2012
Appearance was clear reddish amber with creamy off white lasting 1 finger head, lacing throughout. Aromas are sweet caramel and crystal malts with slight spicey piney hops with yeasts are clean. No alcohol present. Taste was sweet malt backbone with lemon, grapefruit hops are soft yet sublte. Palate was smooth light CO2 with light-meduim body, then slight dryish hop yeast finish. If only maltier and hoppier...

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sbanach (222) - Alabama, USA - FEB 16, 2011
on tap at ellis island brewery in LV. color is orange/red color. Noticeable hops, little malt. Almost a hoppy oktoberfest. Very good overall and probably pairs will with bbq, steak, or burger..

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Kavu (2231) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 3, 2010
Pours brownish amber with a light head. Aroma is fruits and malts, flavor is mostly malts with some hops in the finish. Would be quite good if it wasn’t so watery.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19370) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2010
Draught at the brewpub. Clear bronze colour, small head. Peachy and pefrumy. Mid dry with rounded mouthfeel and medium body. Similar to their new IPA, but with a touch of roastiness. An enjoyable amber!


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