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RATINGS: 48   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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Our namesake beer. Deep copper hue with a rich, caramel aroma and subtle hop perfume. Assertively bitter finish balancing the residual malt-sweetness. ABV from 6% to 4.4% to 4.9%.


1.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
dlihcsnatas (616) - Texas, USA - FEB 11, 2016
Cloudy amber brew with small fast fading head. Too sweet, almost non-existent hops. Not sure if this was canned before the yeast could finish the job but it looks and tastes like an unfinished ferment.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerRenter76 (831) - Texas, USA - JAN 10, 2016
Hazy, sediment filled amber colored body with a frothy off white cap, that is leaving some decent lacing. Some sweet caramel in the aroma with a very faint hint of orange hops. Flavor is geared towards the malts but a little hop bitterness comes out in the dry finish. Overall, not too shabby.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dfinney23 (2831) - Houston, Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2015
Suitably amber pour with thin beige foam. Caramel malt with light roast and pine highlights. Nice enough for an amber.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
degbert (1680) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 1, 2015
Can. Pours a deep amber with a shallow, thin, fine-grained cream-colored head. Nose is stone fruit, spice, white pepper, caramel, and grapefruit. Some toffee and peach sweetness up front, then shifts into a peppery grapefruit and herbs bitterness on the midpalate. Nice prickly carbonation on the tongue, with good dryness. The finish is long, dry, with just a touch of citrus malt. Quite a nice amber ale. I could drink a lot of these.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (7323) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 3, 2015
San Antonio, TX - on tap at the brewpub. Medium copper, light off-white head, brief lacing. Neutral aroma - not picking up anything. Standard brewpub amber flavor, light citrus, hint of caramel, traces of nuttiness. Thick enough mouthfeel. Decent session starter.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RobertDale (5435) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JAN 6, 2015
On tap at the brewpub. Comes reddish brown with a decent beige head. Aroma of malt, caramel, and fruit. Taste is malt, caramel, citrus, and grain. Decent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
GreatDane1632 (1168) - North Dakota, USA - DEC 21, 2014
Rated based on notes taken on 20 Mar 2012 -- Very limited notes but an enjoyable simple amber.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ZacM612 (567) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - DEC 19, 2014
Draft at Big'z. Copper-amber color with a thin off-white head. Malty with nice bitter finish. Not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (21427) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 5, 2014
Draft at the source. Hazy amber color, thick tan head with good retention and lacing. Aroma of lemon bread. Taste is toasted caramel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
baraciisch (2873) - California, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Caramel orange in color... Aroma of caramel and toffee malts.. Flavor is caramel malts with light hops to balance, decent amber


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