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Hampshire has a huge toasted malt flavor balanced by assertive hoppiness. The finish is long and lingering with the malt and hop notes blending with alcohol warmth. Two row English malts (pale, crystal and chocolate); Cascade, Mt. Hood and East Kent Golding hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Prostman (1077) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2002
Very good beer...with a different characteristic than most other beers.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mribm (458) - Ocala, Florida, USA - NOV 29, 2002
UPDATED: OCT 25, 2003 <HTML>This is my favorite Christmas beer so far this year (well maybe 2nd after Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale). Poured with barely any head, which was its only downfall. Otherwise, it had a delicious malty/caramel aroma and flavor which hid the alcohol well. I think this will be my New Years Eve drink of choice.</HTML>

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
daalamar (405) - new albany, Indiana, USA - NOV 29, 2002
For the most part this beer is right down the middle. Nothing to rave about but nothing to complain about either. Amber color with a thin head, aroma of nuts and hop, Flavor has a so-so malt start, nutty body and a decent hop finish. Overall, Good but not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 28, 2002
Crisp deep amber color witha medium thick head and lots of lace. Slightly sour strong malt aroma with spicy licorice accents and a hint of alcohol. Strong hoppy flavor with a slightly spicy malt background. Medium to heavy bodied, and slightly waring going down.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ravidesai (947) - Bombay, INDIA - NOV 26, 2002
dark amber red colour, thin head. sweet carsmel malt nose. great hop/malt balance in taste. this is more of a bitter than pale. hope i can find a cask version.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
goz (359) - Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA - NOV 25, 2002
UPDATED: MAR 11, 2003 2002-2003 bottle: Pours a dark amber, closer to copper in color, medium white head, slowly receeds to leave medium lace. Aroma is strong on the malts, some biscuit, lots of butterscotch, and some caramel. Flavor is strong on the butterscotch, slight hints of alcohol towards the end as it warms, and finishes with a slight hoppiness that balances everything out quite well. Very thick and strong body. On tap : Nice amber pour, citrusy aroma. Flavor start a little citrus & malty, and finishes with light hops. Goes down smoother and the 7%.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
UnionMade (621) - Connecticut, USA - NOV 23, 2002
2001-2002. Very malty and rich, with perfect balance and lots of complexity. Reminded me of a barleywine, with mercifully less alcohol. Great stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Darkover (1524) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 15, 2002
2000-2001 release. Cloudy amber color. Aroma of citrus and alcohol. Flavor is a little citrus/sour. Bitter finish and you can taste the alcohol. Mine was not heavy or syrupy, just very drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sloth (2594) - Ceciltucky, Co., Maryland, USA - NOV 15, 2002
02 version.Beautiful brown/gold color mix.Yeasty aroma.Malty sweet up front finishes dry.Not much fer hop flavors.Ok mouthfeel kinda thin though.How did gearys brews get so damn expensive!$8.99 a sixer.Not really worth it to me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
austinpowers (2826) - New York, New York, USA - NOV 4, 2002
2001-2002 edition: At this level of alcohol (7% abv) this is stronger that most EPAs I’m used to. Slight warming as it goes down and noticeable malt presence. Bitter and slightly syrupy, like a barleywine.

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