on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 480   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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.

ARMed's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
ARMed (625) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2012
Opaque brownish ale with a very cloudy hue. Taste resemble raisins, malty fruit, yeasty finish. Very poor finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (4186) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 17, 2016
Tasting flight at the brewery. Bright Amber red with a light aroma that is peppery and malty - it kind of reminds me of Fat Tire though not as nice. Rough earthy bitter green hops in the flavor, not digging it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (4888) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 15, 2016
Medium copper with small white head. Faint aroma of hops. Flavor is well balanced between malt and hops

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GTAEgeek (1797) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAY 12, 2016
Sample from a can. Clear, light brown color, with a bit of beige, bubbly head. The nose is strong, simple maltiness (maybe some whole grain bread, brown sugar, and a bit of overripe apples), with some notes of peat and honeysuckle. Sweet and malty, with a little bitterness for balance. Light to medium body, flat, a little creamy, and clean. This is a simple and yet delicious malty beer. Easy drinking, malt forward yet balanced, with a clean finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dal9000 (454) - Ohio, USA - DEC 8, 2015
Pours dark brown red with a minimal head. Immediate almost sweet malty slightly banana bread. Thin mouth feel. Taste fades fast ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
kevinator (1820) - The Colony, Texas, USA - NOV 5, 2015
Aromas and Flavors of spicy hops with a mild earthy sweet ending. Both were somewhat muted though. Golden amber color with a light/medium weight. Good carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ajtrupp (328) - Broomfield, Colorado, USA - OCT 2, 2015
An interesting banana sweetness prevents this from being a bland beer. Not bad, just not very big.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
hockey9930 (239) - - SEP 20, 2015
Dark ruby red. Malty aroma with caramel and toffee. Also a malty flavor at first but more noticable hops later. Kinda bland and not as hoppy as other red ales.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TorbenJensen (1435) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 14, 2015
Very nice dark beer with a glow that resembles red wine. Foam is rich, but quickly falls into a continuous layer of about 3-4 mm. It smells of toasted malt and sweet ripe fruit. The taste is spicy something indefinite, but it also carries on a good mellow flavor of roasted malt which to a certain limit tangential it burned. Ripe fruit like plum and peach mixes lively with a great rich flavor of hazelnut and large amounts of caramel malt. The hops I can read as Willamette and it is precisely known as its slightly spicy taste, so I think itís the aroma of hops which are encountered in the beginning. As amber ale is probably a little too pushy, but since it is an American I might easily expect a little excessive type correctness. It is quite tasty and lovely amber ale which I like.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nuplastikk (5615) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 18, 2015
12oz bottle. Filtered copper-burgundy body. Thin, creamy, off-white/beige head. Pretty solid on the malt side, but the hops give it a kind of an odd earthy feel. A pinch bigger than medium bodied, pretty easy going. An OK example of the style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
N3lson1 (867) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - JUN 22, 2015
Drank from a nonic pint glass, poured from a twelve ounce bottle purchased as part of a craft brew pack of eight. Pours a beautiful mahogany, brown color with a bit of beige head. Has a slight roasty aroma with something musty. Has a decent initial flavor that just drops into an off putting complexity, reminds me more of a couple of vienna lagers Iíve drank in my day. Expected more from this amber by FCB.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 » 48

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50