scanovajr (630) - Rio de Janeiro, BRAZIL - MAY 9, 2010
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bottled. A clear amber beer with a small white head. Aroma is malty. Taste is malty and caramel. Some roasted notes. Light body.
Elwood (3311) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - OCT 21, 2009
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Serving: 12 oz. bottle.
Appearance: Clear amber color with a foamy, white head. Okay head retention.
Aroma: Malty nose with hints of grain and caramel. A touch of euro lager.
Flavor: Closely follows the nose with some decent back bitterness. Mostly malt and light caramel notes though.
Palate: Medium carbonation with a medium-light mouthfeel and a medium, slightly bitter finish.
Overall: There are better ambers out there.
grebs (71) - Ohio, USA - AUG 11, 2009
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Thin and light on flavor. The finish is long and dry. Not a great amber ale but drinkable. Flavor is predominantly caramel and water.
Drake (8617) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - JUL 14, 2009
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Market Glen Allen. VA. Pours a clear copper color with a medium head. Fair head retention and lacing. grainy, bready aroma with a bit of a tart note. Taste is caramel, nuts, light fruit notes. Medium bodied.
FatPhil (9414) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 14, 2009
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
330ml bottle (Hell Hunt, Tallinn)
Simple dry dusty aroma. Sweet body, some caramel. Dry dusty hops in the taste. Sticky. Not so interesting. Finish dry and hoppy, and quite long.
gnoff (7934) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - APR 13, 2009
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
UPDATED: APR 14, 2009 12 fl oz bottle at Hell Hunt, Tallinn, on April 12, 2009.
BB 30 May 2009.
Clear amber color, big off-white head. Sweet, creamy, hoppy scent. Sweet, herbal, dry taste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium bitterness.
SaintMatty (5384) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 13, 2009
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
355ml Bottle - Darl amber/brown in colour with a foamy head. Malty and slightly sterile aroma with some fruity hints. Fruity taste with dried fruits, followed by a fruity and hoppy finish.
Lubiere (10152) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 11, 2009
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
A amber ale with a thick off white head. Aroma of caramel malt. In mouth, rather short grainy malt with light caramel. Light bodied and boring. Bottle gift from Jorge Mario (Neo Manza) in Bogota, March 9, 2009.
italianjohn (2351) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 2, 2009
2.5 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
iced tea color little bit of white head slightly sweet smell easy drinker with a slight sweet initial taste with a slight bitter taste going down these go down quick nothing spectacular but its not offensive at all its middle of the road brew
jimmack34 (639) - Lancaster, Ohio, USA - MAR 1, 2009
2.4 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Not too different than the lager. Tastes a little maltier. Slightly roasted notes on the nose and taste. Really crispy head. Malty, skunky taste. Not too bad.