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RATINGS: 186   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 28   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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For those who love amber ales, hereís a limited edition amber lager is so crazy good you might convert to lagerism.


3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
LtDan (1784) - Los Angeles County, California, USA - FEB 23, 2011
Appearance: Pours a deep clear amber. It starts off with a dense fluffy homebrew like beige head. The head slowly subsides to a dense cap. Within the body, you can see visible rising carbonation.

Aroma: Sweet, bready malt, grassy herbal hops.

Taste: Mild sweet bready malt, grassy hops. Finishes with a touch of burnt caramel.

Mouthfeel: Full bodied, creamy carbonation.

Overall: Above average, tasty, get it while itís fresh.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jboy217 (2) - Woodland Hills, California, USA - JUN 22, 2012 does not count
Delicious limited edition lager, smooth with a great taste. Light enough to drink day or night, perfect summer lager.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
puboflyons (2193) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 26, 2011
Bottle stamped 052411-15:41-FL. Deep and clean amber pour with a short burst of fizzy white head. Rich, toasted malts on the nose with a slight pop up of yeast. Decent medium body. The taste is incredibly sweet reminiscent of Newcastle in the 1980ís. Overall an amber ale that seems right on.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAY 11, 2011
(12oz bottle). Pours clear amber with off-whtie head. Moderate carbonation. Aroma has florals, sweet caramel and fresh cut grass. Taste is sweet with more caramel malts and some light bittering hops. Medium bodied with a slick/oily texture. Finish is smooth and slightly bitter. A pretty good beer although its a little maltier than I prefer. Still, I could drink a couple of these. Nice job.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeneugs (3416) - Livermore, California, USA - JUN 20, 2011
Really love these LTD lagers! (except that 7% pilsner!) It pours a clear amber color with a decent off white head. The aroma is very toasted with some lager yeast esters, a touch of fruit, and great malty complexity. The flavor is again very toasty with some nice caramelized grains, noble hoppiness and a pleasing palate. Very nice job by Full Sail.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
chris2431 (241) - Oregon, USA - JAN 9, 2012
Look Full Sail Brewing.....you know how to brew amber. Stick with what you know. This is like their standard amber on roids! Just start brewing this only.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GarrettB (1080) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 25, 2013
May 16th, 2012 - A good amber is an amber that shines in a dull, brown and monotonous crowd. The amber is the safe style and the go-to 6-pack that lets a party hosted appeal just a little bit to all palates, rather than exceeding expectations for just a few drinkers. But Full Sailís LTD Series Lager Recipe Number 5 is a cut above the mundane ambers that crowd the refrigerated section of my local grocery stores. Itís an experimental recipe - whatever tinkering they conducted yielded a wonderful new take on the traditional amber; itís a beer that engages the palate, rather than just slaking some vague thirst for beer. Dark chocolate brown in color, the depth and murkiness suggests that this brew might be thick with something - flavor, palate, gravity, itís as yet unknown. Exploring the aroma, I find brown sugar and a heavy malta aroma, with the scent of fresh grass and sod. A dribble of honey appears in the aroma too, suggesting this is going to be a very sweet beer on the tongue. My suspicious are confirmed on the first sip. Lots of that rich maltiness comes to play on the palate, complemented by a mound of brown sugar, a breakfast oatmeal sweetness, a ribbon of caramel, and some glazed peaches and apricots., I overuse this word, but it fits so well here: toothsome. This is a sweet, delicious deep beer that has considerably improved the reputation and lot of ambers everywhere.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - MAY 8, 2013
A - Pours a clear amber/brown with a 1.5 finger off-white head the forms a solid ceiling. Leaves behind average lacing. S - Toasted bread, woody yeast, faint earthy/floral hops, hint of alcohol. T - Clean grain, sweet/toasty caramel malt, some mild raspberry around the edges. Hops come out toward the end and add a little spicy bitterness and stick on the tongue on the aftertaste. M - Medium firm body, moderate carbonation. Pretty flavorful Red Lager. This holds itís own in the style. Good malt presence. This is a keeper. Serving type: bottle 05-02-2011

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (1340) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Poured a half finger of head on a clear, medium straw colored body. It has a great aroma of grain with a bit of barnyard in the background. The taste is wonderful. Full of grains with a nice malt background for a lager. Well balanced. It is crisp with moderate carbonation. A pretty good lager.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
poisoneddwarf (1744) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - JUN 14, 2013
12 oz bottle from a six pack bought at Super 1 in Rathdrum, ID. Pours mostly clear copper with a medium beige head with decent retention. Aroma is doughy, caramelly, citrus powder drink. Taste is sweet with earthy and caramel flavors. Mouthfeel is creamy, body medium to thin. Goes down really easy for this style; I donít usually care for it.


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