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RATINGS: 145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.31   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 43   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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A generous amount of Munich and Vienna malts give this beer its copper color and toasty-caramel aroma. German noble hops provide complimentary


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jimmie65 (330) - Texas, USA - JUL 4, 2012
UPDATED: JUL 6, 2012 Brown pour, no head, little lacing. Aroma is very light - caramel, grain, mild nuttiness. Sharp bitter, sweet, sour. Some citrus, hops, grain, dark fruit. Lingering finish. Improves as you drink it.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
brenn79 (1526) - Idaho, USA - JUL 14, 2012
22 oz. bottle- Pours autumn amber with a nice rocky light tan head. The aroma is malty sweet, caramel, nutty, some hops, but very little. Taste is caramel malt, sweet, brown sugary, but drinkable. Body is a little thin, and carbonation is a little light, and that is my biggest problem with the beer, but it makes it sessionable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (9864) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 16, 2012
Bomber poured a clear amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of toasted malt, earthiness, light carmel and light toffee. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp with a smooth finish. Flavors of toasted malt, earthiness, toffee and light carmel with a smooth lingering toasted malt finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Headbanger (3311) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JUL 25, 2012
22oz bottle 7/25/12 (Whole Foods Austin)-Pours a medium ruby red with a small head that dissipates quickly. Aroma of roasted malt, caramel, and toffee. Taste of the same with more malt and caramel. This medium bodied brew is not my favorite style but this is well balanced and quite tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kassner (1351) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 17, 2012
very nice and pretty close to typical. copper co;or, modest head some hops at the finish and nice malts wth some sweetness up front.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tmoney99 (10712) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 8, 2012
Bottle. Poured clear dark copper color with an average frothy off-white head that was mostly lasting with excellent lacing. Moderate toasted caramel malt and floral hop aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium toasted balanced flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
videofrog (57) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 28, 2012
From notes, 7/31/12: Poured from a 22oz bomber into a dimpled stein. There’s a space for "Enjoy By", but nothing stamped in the space. A: Deep reddish-copper color, off-white, 2 finger head. Minimal lacing down the glass. Edges are burnt orange when held up to the light. S: Caramel and bready malts up front, fresh lager-like aroma, noble hops. T: Balance tilts toward the bready and caramel malts, bitter hops come out more here. Slight nuttiness in the finish. M: Clean and crisp like a lager, but I found it to be on the thin and watery side. O: A solid Alt and worth the relatively low price tag. Easy-drinking and great for a weeknight.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
arondee (565) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - OCT 1, 2012
Pours a dark yeasty brown color with a huge white head and good carbonation. Aroma is caramel sticky malts. The taste is bread, yeast, caramel malts, very little hop characteristics. It’s an OK beer but I’m not a big fan.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MANdolin (3) - Texas, USA - OCT 22, 2012 does not count
Smells nice, looks lighter than the style should be. Taste seems thin. Starts with a decent sweetness and ends with a not so appealing tartness. The bitter at the end could probably be mellowed a little and it would help to get it closer to style.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (6858) - Alamo, California, USA - OCT 29, 2012
Bottle. Brown beer with a light tan head. Malt and light cocoa aroma. Malt and light cocoa flavor with light mineral notes. Medium boldied. Malt and mineral lingers with light darker malts.


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