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RATINGS: 178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
This Ale is the first brewed in Kansas since the pioneering days. The name "Ad Astra" comes from the Kansas State Motto - Ad Astra per Aspera, Latin words meaning "To the Stars Through Difficulties". We’ve blended Pale, Caramel, and Munich malts for a rich amber beer. The hops balance this malty sweetness, and we’ve chosen Northern Brewer and Fuggles hops for their flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
edgallow (3680) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 6, 2014
12 oz bottle pours amber with a white head . Aroma of malt, caramel and grass. Taste is malts and caramel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ScipioA (405) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - DEC 27, 2013
Draft pint that out a nice clear red/brown with a small tan head. Aromas are really nothing to write home about - sweet malty smells and a little alcohol. Much improved in the flavor, sweet and a little roasted. Slightly bitter hop aftertaste and some underlying fruity and banana hints that kept things interesting. Overall: a decent beer especially when paired with fries and a burger. Not really a drink to sip and enjoy on its own.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
boozedude (2228) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - DEC 11, 2013
bottle into glass, clear brownish red por wih thin white head, aroma is fruits, and brown sugar, taste is similar, good shit

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bif (2066) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 8, 2013
Pours a dark amber color with a fair head that fades to bits of lacing. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel and a hint of chocolate. Taste follows with caramel sweetness, malty, and bit of chocolate. Mild bitterness and a clean finish with a trace of sweetness that lingers. Moderate body, smooth with a rich malty feel. Nice beer for the style. Easy drinker that’s good for a few.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CopterScott (245) - Kansas, USA - NOV 23, 2013
Amber with a thin off white head. light malt aroma. Flavor is caramel, and slightly overdone toast. medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thegreenrooster (4031) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Pour is a clear amber with a small white head. Aroma is a nice roasty-sweet caramel malt. Flavor is all things malty. Big caramel malts with some black bread and maybe a little raison. Very tasty and malt heavy with low carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2953) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 5, 2013
The beer poured great with a nice dark amber color that passes very little light through it, a nice tan colored one finger head and good lacing on the glass. The beer has a great blend a caramel sweetness, some roasted malt, and mild chocolate scents that come together nicely. The taste is much the same with a sweet caramel taste up front that blends into a roasted malt and mild chocolate follow up, it works well together. The mouthfeel is average with good carbonation but a mild flavor from the chocolate. Overall, a great Altbier from a brewer I have never had before. Recommended.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - OCT 5, 2013
Malt forward beer. Rich brown sugar and tropical fruit malt notes. Didnt get the hops very much. Balance was off for me.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RedEft (155) - Wichita, Kansas, USA - SEP 16, 2013
Deep copper-brown with a small, off-white head. Aroma is malty and slightly floral. Taste is malty, well-balanced, and deceptively robust. Nice brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
zoucrew102 (1420) - - SEP 16, 2013
Bottle, thanks Russ! Strong caramel malt aroma with a touch of hops. Pours dark amber colored with a medium, white head and good lacing. Sweet caramel malt flavor to start. Finishes smooth with only a touch of hops on the finish. Good amber ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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