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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Our lightest in terms of alcohol comes in at 4.8% by volume so that malt can dominate the flavor profile. Caramel sweet malt all over the palate with a noticeable “jumping just over the barrier” citrus hop aroma. Surprisingly refreshing for such a malt driven ale. Truly and all season American Amber.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
adnielsen (10199) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUN 18, 2011
Bottle @ home. Burgundy appearance with a well carbonated ivory head. Mild hops, toffee, caramel malty nose. Caramel malts are forefront in the flavor with notes of toffee, burnt sugar, and mild hops. Caramel malty aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BuckeyeBoy (4068) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAR 23, 2011
22oz Bottle Thanks to Sam. Pours out a dark amber topped with a small head. Aroma was of malts, some citrus hops, and a little caramel sweetness. Taste was as the aroma with the sweet malts leading the way. A light bitter hop on the end.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
hoptimus_prime (73) - Utah, USA - MAR 11, 2011
Pours a deep amber, off-white head. Nose is carmel/amber malts, spicy hop. The drink is sweet, carmel, light peppery spicy hop, and hop bitters. Nice amber, does not offend and I can always walk the three blocks to get another one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 31, 2011
Deep amber color pour with a nice foamy head. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, and citrus hops. Flavor is nice, a bit of roast and a nice citrus hop finish. A very nice amber.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - DEC 18, 2010
Bottle: Pours a clear amber color with a light head that fizzles quickly. The nose is malty with some fresh light caramel and toffee. Bitter astringent hop notes, lots of citrus and bitterness. The finish is grassy and hop forward with a balanced body. Not bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bozoNZ (739) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - NOV 28, 2010
Bottle. Lots of sediment on the bottom but still presents a nice clear amber. Not much nose. Malt flavours let this down, a bit citric carbonation and perhaps a touch oxidised. Dirty malt flavour with a light peppery hop finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (20473) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 11, 2010
Bottle. Pours a hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma with some hoppy hints. Fruity malty hoppy flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy caramel finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
markwise (4898) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - SEP 9, 2010
Thanks IBrew2or3 for the share. Pours opaque brown with an off-white head. Nose is malt, bread, slight tobacco and light hops. Flavor is similar: malt, bread, light hops and some light tobacco. Light to medium body and not bad overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ibrew2or3 (7661) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - SEP 5, 2010
Courtesy of douglas88. Pours copper with white head and some spotty lacing. The aroma has pine hops, some malts, a touch of toffee and faint graininess. The taste initially is an even mix of pine hops and sweet malts and then moving toward grapefruit hops bitterness. This is a nice hoppy amber.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kagent777 (6) - Salt Lake City, Utah, USA - AUG 14, 2010 does not count
22 oz. bomber from Epic Brewing in SLC poured into a goblet. Appearance: Clear amber brew with a quickly dissipating one fingered light tan head. Beautiful color, light lacing. Aroma: I get a toasty caramel smell, with a slight alcohol accent. A little hops in the nose. Taste: While I prefer hoppier beers, this one is that I would drink again. It has a very nice sweet malty character. There is just enough hops to create a good balance. Palate: This is a light to medium bodied beer. The texture is best described as also light, with the carbonation adding just the right amount of acidity. The finish is also middling, not as long as some strong IPAs, but does not fade away quickly either. Overall: This is simply not my favorite style of beer. That being said, I can tell that it is well made, and I would drink this one again.

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