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RATINGS: 63   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 43   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Hoppier than its English cousins this American amber ale will have you saying “Jolly good show” when the maltiness rolls across the palate and locks fingers with the spicy hop finish. Hopped to the top end of the style, Flat12’s amber ale maintains its composed American character throughout. ABV: 5.8% IBU: 42.7


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AirForceHops (4692) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 10, 2013
12 oz. bottle courtesy of queenholly. Another over carbonated bottle that had to be poured real slow… Aroma is pleasant citrus hops and caramel. Flavor is caramel and notes of toffee with Earthy piney hops. Bitterness lasts for a medium duration. If they get the carbonation right this will be very nice indeed!

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nearbeer (4236) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 2, 2013
On tap. Clear amber with a small covering of creamy bubbles. Aroma of earthy toffee and leaf. Front taste is toffee with some dark toast and orange. Toasted pecan and earthy, leafy hop show up in the middle and finish strong to strike a nice balance. Light-medium body is smoothly carbonated and lightly chewy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maxwelldeux (4171) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - JUN 25, 2013
Bottle. Pours a dark brown color with a moderate off-white head on it. Nose has some hay and toasting elements to it with just a hint of hops at the end. Taste is a decently malty throughout, with some hop bitterness coming through at the end. OK.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
decaturstevo (5487) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 1, 2013
Deep amber pour with off white head. Aroma is caramel malt and floral hops. Flavor is sweet caramel malt and a light to medium bitter floral/perfumy bitter finish. Medium bodied and fizzy. A doughy like finish followed by a pretty nice bitter finish. As this beer goes on the doughy thing comes forward.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bluejacket74 (1570) - Reynoldsburg, Ohio, USA - MAY 17, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours a mostly clear reddish/amber color with about an inch frothy tan head. Head retention and lacing are both pretty good. The brew smells like toasted and bready malt, caramel, nuts, and some herbal/spicy hops. Taste is mostly like the aroma, but with the addition of some citrusy hops and dark bread flavors. There’s also a good amount of hoppy bitterness in this brew. Mouthfeel/body is light/medium, it’s smooth and has low/moderate carbonation. Also easy to drink. It’s one of the better amber ales I’ve had recently. I wouldn’t mind trying this one again in the future. $2.49 a single.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
thedm (5161) - Fort Wayne, USA - APR 21, 2013
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a head of foamy finely sized tan colored bubbles that were mostly diminishing and left behind a softly carbonated transparent red brown colored body. The mild aroma was bready and dough. The bubbly mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish with a lingering aftertaste. The bubbly flavor contained notes of bread dough. Not one that I would likely drink again why to bubbly/carbonated for my taste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Blairgus (3398) - California, USA - APR 19, 2013
19 apr 2013, bottle. Bright brown/pink, almost clear. Nose is sweet malt,tea, faintly soapy. Thin/med body and faintly fizzy. Peppery, slightly caramel malt. Really popped and fizzed when I opened the bottle. Thought it was going to be bad but it was just okay. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (4740) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 30, 2013
12oz bottle via trade. I was honestly expecting nothing from this beer and found out it was really decent, nah this is a good amber. Poured an unimpressive honey brown body of a slightly thinner density with a foamy quick fading super light beige head. Aroma is where this one started to pick it up, lots of caramel malts, toast, nut shells and even a hint of peanut butter. The body is a little watery with strong carbonation and a quick fading aftertaste, sort of sodaish. Flavor is like the aroma, light caramel malts, some slight molasses, toast, amber malts, cereal grains. Solid stuff that I could sip on.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Suttree (5591) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 28, 2013
Well, this seemed closer to an IPA than an Amber. Nicely hoppy, with plenty of malty. caramel flavors to back it up. Some subtle fruity notes, too. I liked this more than I expected.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheHOFF43 (1791) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - FEB 1, 2013
Bottle from Stfun. Pours reddish wish some white head. Nice hoppy aroma and taste. Gushed everywhere but what I saved was quite good.


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