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RATINGS: 1318   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Ideal for the Lager drinker who prefers amber beers, the "Scratch" is a smooth, malt-accentuated lager. Brewed in the "Steam-Style" tradition, scratch is a so-called hybrid beer that is fermented at medium temperatures to develop some ale and lager characteristics.
Ingredients: Water; Malted barley; Malted wheat; Hops.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
BiochemProf (179) - Boone, North Carolina, USA - NOV 23, 2011
Clear amber pour with a thin ivory head. Light caramel aroma with toffee notes balanced with a subtle noble hop aroma. Malty, caramel and grain flavor up front balanced by a nice round bitter finish. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. No astringency. Very clean and smooth. A great beer ... malty yet refreshing. Exactly what I wanted.


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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
yy0pp (506) - - JUN 27, 2014
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2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
thrashers2x (46) - Georgia, USA - JUN 2, 2014
A straightforward amber lager. Not much in the way of complexity, but not a bad brew.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
venom666 (299) - Alicante, SPAIN - MAY 29, 2014
Amber/orange color with red highlights. Malty aroma, woth caramel and hints of chocolate. Malty taste followed by a hoppy bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
scarletfire65 (904) - Rockaway Park, New York, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Bottle at home. Aroma of spice, wheat, and earth. Light bodied with fizzy carbonation. Flavors of cinnamon, pine, root beer, husky grain. Bitter finish. Clean and crisp.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BAMF (78) - Albion, Michigan, USA - MAY 15, 2014
Woody in aroma with earth and Treebark. Appearance is Amber and clear with a large persistent off white head. Flavor is Woody earthy with a balanced malt and hops. Slightly dry cleaning finish. Mouth feel is medium bodied with medium carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CapSeattle (5) - - APR 26, 2014 does not count
Surprised by the low reviews. Scents of dough and cinnamon. Hint of cinnamon within each sip. Not at all dry, with a strong traditional amber taste and the right amount of hops. Perhaps not the most complex beer, but easy to drink and the right flavor for a simple daily drink.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thompson (318) - - APR 18, 2014
Very small off-white head... clear orange/amber colour.. smell wheat yeast.. wheat grass.. not bad.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lothore (542) - California, USA - MAR 29, 2014
A- Pours a copper color with a fizzy, off white head. S- Mettalic tinges, light wheaty maltiness. T- Very light, lots of grain and breadiness with very little hop getting through. M- Medium bodied, fairly dry with medium carbonation. D- After the smell I was a little worried but this one came together nicely. A good session beer and one I wouldn’t mind having again.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
rumproasts (2734) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAR 23, 2014
bottle. amber with small head. lager with a bit of a malt base and light hops. slightly nutty.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Diver (8) - Algonquin, USA - MAR 22, 2014 does not count
A very light aroma with minimal head. Dark amber appearance. A dominant malt taste with a long mild bitter finish. Would drink again.


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