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RATINGS: 1312   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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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bsierra (213) - Vista, California, USA - MAR 20, 2008
I’ve always liked this one, glassey amber hue with a caramel type of nose, Great job on the malt in the one, wow. the hops creeped up at the end ushering a bright clean finish, nice amber and as always the sickest labels~


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thompson (299) - - 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 (455) - 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 (2588) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (5581) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAR 15, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein kupferfarbenes Bier mit geringer Schaumkrone. Geruch leicht röstmalzig, hopfig, blumig. Geschmack röstmalzig, hopfig, blumig, Karamell, leicht bitter, leicht süß.

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
crossovert (6360) - Illinois, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Just a brutally generic amber beer. Begs the question why so many are available.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOSSbrewer (1316) - Arkansas, USA - FEB 12, 2014
Pours an amberish brown with a tan thin head. I was very pleasantly surprised by this beer. Some caramel. Very smooth. Medium bodied. Hoppy but not overbearing. Still tasted the malt. Very nice beer.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Buongiorgio00 (581) - - FEB 8, 2014
Tranquilla e senza pretese, con un gusto che non impressiona, di malti e caramello, con una leggera sfumatura floreale. Piacevole, equilibrata, ma si scorda facilmente.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snoworsummer (1611) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Draft at the brewery. Pours clear copper brown with a bubbly, frothy off white head. Tastes nutty, creamy, malty, slightly sweet and buttery. Light/medium body and carbonation. Smells nutty and malty, slight booze.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
firemarshal (106) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Bottle into shaker. Copper, clear, effervescent. Malty aroma, floral hops, licorice. Medium sweet taste, bubblegum, very smooth, sweet finish. Overall it’s a flat taste with nothing much going on. I’ll pass next time.


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