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RATINGS: 480   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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A striking ruby hue and spicy floral nose punctuate the pleasant sweetness of this brew. Crystal malt coalesces with the earthy flavor of Willamette hops. A hauntingly beautiful combination.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
beachbum25 (1085) - Powellville, Maryland, USA - NOV 9, 2007
12 oz bottle-trade w/pepsican. Pours a fairly dark red color w/a slight head & good lacing. Floral hop aroma. Has some hop bite on the front end, more than your typical amber. Hop kind of overpowers the malt, but it still has a toasted almond, bread dough flavor to it. Not bad, solid Amber, very drinkable. Thanks Andy!!

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DietPepsican (1578) - @ $13.99, Iowa, USA - NOV 8, 2007
Light ruby with a tan head. More malty than hops in the nose. Tastes almost like a porter, smoke and hops with a bit of caramel and molasses. Completely different than I expected, but pretty good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
natedoggkc (164) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - OCT 30, 2007
Pours a deep red with a toasty brown head. Aroma of malt and a touch of hoppiness. Taste is on the toasty side with a nice bitterness that finishes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gregis (1281) - Shawnee, Kansas, USA - OCT 29, 2007
Pours a deep, clear, reddish brown with a small, creamy, beige head, decent lacing and tons of rising bubbles. The nose is a solid malty/peaty front with lightly fruity hops in the background. Light to medium-bodied with a super slick palate and a toasted, lightly dry finish. The flavor follows the nose with toasted and lightly peaty malt backed by just enough fruity hop bite to keep things in balance. Im not a big fan of most ambers, but this one is pretty decent.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - OCT 20, 2007
Tasted 9/28/07. 12oz bottle. Ruby amber hued. Big bubbled ring of off-white head. Malty with slightly musty aromas. Bready malts. Touch citrus in the nose. Medium bodied with a moderate roast. Light effervescence. Nice bitter hoppy finish. Nice malts, but the bright hops overwhelm. Nice cocoa note as it warms. Tight yet mild effervescence. Mild bitterness. Decent enough.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
redlight (2318) - Orlando, Florida, USA - OCT 17, 2007
draft @ brewery. Nutty with hints of roasty aromas. Pours amber red. Smooth and caramelly, good malt flavor, with hints of hops. Session beer.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mtoast (336) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 6, 2007
12oz bottle. Pours a deep red color with white foam that fades quickly leaving a just a thin layer of foam, decent lacing. Aroma is biscuit malt with a little bit of earthy hoppiness. Flavor is big on crystal and biscuit malts, little bit of hoppiness in the finish, very low carbonation. Just a tad too sweet for me, but overall a solid amber ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nejhleader (1415) - Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 5, 2007
has a nice hoppy/chocolate aroma, had a bit of a sweet chocolate flavor to it to, not all that bad.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thegreenrooster (3848) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 28, 2007
Pour is a dark red with a average tan head. Aroma is like chocolate covered berries. Sweet but lots of dark malts. Flavor is a very sweet caramel malt wth some hop and a touch of dark chocolate. An ok beer and prob one of the best from this brewer but that is not saying much.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Headbanger (3748) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - SEP 20, 2007
12oz bottle-A dark ruby red body with a medium off white head and an aroma malts, hops, and some caramel. Taste was the same with a good balance between the fllavors.


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