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RATINGS: 1175   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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Deep Amber red color, with a fragrant malt aroma. Flavorful notes of rich caramelized malt and noble hop flavors harmonize on the palate leading to a crisp clean finish. Named after one of Cleveland’s most respected safety directors, who frequented the brewpub’s bar during his tenure from 1935-1941 and, according to popular legend, was responsible for the bullet holes still evident today.


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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
unclebleen (620) - California, USA - FEB 18, 2005
i really liked this beer. amber color with a nice malty nose. flavor is slightly earthy, malty sweetness. body is nice and smooth.


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Johnsense (1325) - - JUL 21, 2016
Darker amber pour, good sized puffy white head, lots of lace. Bready aroma, some caramel sweetness. Bready up front, rye, caramel, subtlespice and hopping, earthy. Medium body. My default beer when I visit Cleveland - everywhere seems to have this at least in bottles.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerInHeaven (368) - Brillion, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 24, 2016
pours a ruby tinted amber with a medium beige head. Aroma of caramel malt. Nice malt character. smooth creamy mouth feel. Semi sweet with just a hint of hop presence on the finish. Sweetish linger.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (5003) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 8, 2016
Pours a nice amber color. Nice sweet malt nose with a hint of hops. Taste is caramel, with mild hops and a touch of fruit.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (1400) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - MAR 13, 2016
Pours a dark amber with a thick white foam head. Aroma is caramel and earth hops. Flavor is caramel, toast, earthy hops, with a dry, lightly bitter finish. Solid stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
freekyp (1910) - Thomasville, North Carolina, USA - MAR 6, 2016
Hits all the hallmarks of the Vienna style. Lightly malt forward with muted earthy slightly metallic continental hops. Pours reddish brown with a small ring of beige head. Little in the way of aroma. Very clean throughout. Nice lingering pumpernickel toast finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HourGlass13 (596) - North Carolina, USA - MAR 5, 2016
Pours a dark clear amber, with a small tan head. Aroma is fruity hops, grains, with caramel and toffee malt. Flavor is semi sweet, with caramel and toffee, some grassy and fruity hops, and some yeast on the finish. It does have a somewhat metallic taste to it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (5502) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - FEB 28, 2016
On tap at Black Rooster Pub. Inviting red body with slight, white head. Nose is malts, spices and caramel. Taste of caramel and wheat also, and some hops and floral notes. Actually really well done.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pumpkin87 (227) - - FEB 6, 2016
Pours lovely clear copper-amber with small off-white head. Nose is bread and honey, hazelnut. Palate adds flowers, toffee, slight metal buzz. Finishes on mild sour note. Much better with aeration and less chilled, while reasonable 6.1 percent ABV makes it sessionable.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tsd08460 (776) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JAN 26, 2016
Aroma: caramel, bread, Appearance: clear amber with a beige head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, creamy, soft carbonation, long finish, Tasty

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jsporrer (626) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2016
Poured from a bottle. Pours a clear dark amber light brown with a medium white foamy head. Light semi-sweet aroma. Full mouth feel. Semi- sweet malt. No bitterness or harshness. Smooth finish. Nice caramel malt flavor with a smooth finish. Enjoyable but not so special to be great.


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