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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A smooth, rich red ale without the bite (5.5% alcohol). This 3-time gold medal winner is a combination of 5 different styles of malts, and several different Yakima Valley hops. The use of ""crystal malt"" in the brewing process imparts a rich caramel flavor. This combination creates a flavor packed red ale like you’ve never had before!


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerguy101 (5288) - Newark, California, USA - AUG 29, 2010
Sampled on 8/13/2010. This amber ale pours a medium to dark reddish brown color from a 12oz bottle. Medium sized white foamy head. The aroma is caramel, fruity and sweet. A medium bodied red/amber ale. The malts are caramel and sweet. The hops are citrusy and herbal. Decent carbonation. A touch sweet at the finish. Decent ‘red’ ale. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
J_man (734) - Tustin, California, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Wood and root beer aromas follow directly into the taste (especially the root beer). Clear medium amber with an off-white head. A light dark caramel sweetness balances the dry woody character well along with a little creaminess in the body which is a bit thin overall. The root beer component (which is not bad) shows up again at the end with some lasting sweetness. A decent red ale, this would be a good pizza beer.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Fatehunter (1399) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Pours a half finger of head on a clear, but dark red colored body. The aroma is a nice wet grain smell. The taste is big on the malt side, though not too sweet. There’s some caramel and mild lemon bitterness. Nicely balanced. The texture is smooth with moderate carbonation. It’s a easy drinking brew.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cornfield (5552) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - JUL 15, 2014
I never expect anything special from this style (Amber Ale), but I have an open mind (read "loose"), so I’ll give it my fairest shot. It pours a dark amber/brown body with a modest tan head. The aroma is sweet and caramelly with a touch of floral notes. The flavor is more of a dirty caramel/toffee taste, a touch of pome fruit, and a solid earthy bitterness. It won’t be a "go to" beer for me, but it’s an okay drink.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tomciccateri (1021) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle at LAX (Engine Company 28). Pours a densedark amber with little head. Subtle malty aromas. Medium body with solid hop bitterness and supporting maltiness. Well carbonated. Ipfront hop bitterness and flavor. Slightly dry malty finish. Fair.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2010
Cloudy red amber with a tiny off white head. Aroma had roasted malt, caramel and hints of hops. Flavour had roasted malt, caramel, dark fruits and vague hops. Finished somewhat dry and slightly bitter.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (17535) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 7, 2013
Bottle. Pours a reddish amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty bready caramel flavor. has a fruity malty caramel finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewBoxer (2141) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Bottle. Deep brown amber red color. Good tasty red ale. Delicious sweet taste with a good aftertaste ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ajnepple (2551) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - MAR 14, 2014
12 oz bottle from Tipsy’s. Amber reddish and clear appearance with an average light tan head. Mild aroma of caramel, toffee and light earthy hops. Similar flavor, medium sweetness and light bitterness. Average body, creamy and smooth with soft carbonation, easy to drink. Pretty simple, straight forward amber ale.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thehoff (596) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Ok. Decent flavor but nothing to write home about. Easy drinking but really uneventful.


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