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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
In 1800, our great great grandfather Schaubert began our family’s heritage at his Franken Braue Brewery in Tanna, Germany. Today, our rich tradition of naturally brewing authentic German style Bier using the purest ingredients is carried on at Franconia Brewing Company in the heart of McKinney, Texas.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PorterPounder (7404) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 24, 2015
McKinney, Tx - Choice Beverages - 12 oz bottle. Murky, medium brown pour, light eggshell white head, light lacing. Aroma of brown sugar, light molasses. Nice sweet flavor, hints of molasses, brown sugar, caramel. Decently thick mouthfeel. Pretty decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ttoadee (1293) - Austin, Texas, USA - JUL 25, 2015
Bronze pour, pancake tan head. nose is medium roasted malt. More sweet than bitter. Middle is caramel, dry yeast. Finish is slightly spicy. OK

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Berard (630) - Salem, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 5, 2015
Draft. Brown red with thin white head that clings to the edges. A very unremarkable Amber ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cavie (4310) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 5, 2015
Bottle. pours a clear amber reddish color with a light Whitehead. aroma is Dusty, Caramell malts, and a touch of sweetness. Labor is lightly better, with a nice backbone of multi sweetness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
TizzleJizzle (781) - Garland, Texas, USA - JUL 20, 2014
12 oz bottle. Poured an deep amber color and slightly unfiltered with a thin tan head. Taste of caramel malts, sweet malts, and dough. Low-medium carbonation, medium body. Wow, very surprised by this beer. One of the better offerings from Franconia and a damn fine amber.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kevinator (1851) - The Colony, Texas, USA - JUL 9, 2014
One of their better beers. Deep amber brown color with a small white head. Aroma was slightly sweet and malty. Medium-weight palate with low carbonation. Pretty smooth. Robust flavor with caramel and roasted malts. The hops bitterness was low. Good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
legion242 (2344) - Richardson, Texas, USA - JUL 2, 2014
Poured a pretty deep russet. Medium head. Nose of sweet malt in a good way. In the mouth it is a tiny bit thin but the flavours of mixing malts is nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
SudsMcDuff (8105) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JUN 1, 2014
a slightly different take on an amber .. deep tawny .. . head is quite good, as is the lacing .. . my sandwiches are burning .. . medium grain, harsh sweetness, and pretzel crust .. . easy mouth .. . not a bad amber at all, but different- not exactly sure why, just different .. . .

DATE TIP: Hold doors. Pull the chair out for your date. Burp your date. Change your date.. oh god! you are on a date with a baby.. ok, stay cool......

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jkwalking05 (4598) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 11, 2014
On tap at BTBF 2014. Amber in color with an average sized off-white head. Aroma is of malt, grain and leaves. Taste is of grain, woody hops and toffee.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
seth_lfod (325) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - APR 18, 2013
On tap at the Gaylord Texan resort. Pours a clear amber red color with a slight off white head. Not much aroma, but what is present is mostly malts, caramel and slightly sweet. Taste was watery, again with the caramel malts, and a slight bitter hop character.

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