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RATINGS: 169   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
A flavorful red ale with the addition of American Munich and crystal malts. Medium bitterness with a balanced aroma of malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25072) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 16, 2005
(On tap) Pronounced darkish brown colour, nice slightly burned malt character and a good hoppiness (which turns out to be a house characteristica). Very typical fruity/flowery notes. More akin to a Brown Ale I’d say. 5,5% ABV

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MrBeer (276) - Erie, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 15, 2005
Dark reddish apperance to it. Had a nice sweet aroma with pretty decent flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
boto (1969) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - FEB 25, 2005
Draught @ Times Square location: This one pours a clear copper color. There wasn’t too much head to it at all. There was a slight roasty aroma to it. The taste was somewhat roasty with some malt sweetness, but there was some mild hops balancing the sweetness. Definitely nothing spectacular, but it is just a decent amber ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dickinsonbeer (5075) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JAN 25, 2005
Average Amber ale. Good red color with modest head. Hoppy yet balanced nicely with crystal malts. Reminded me a bit like boont amber but this one had less body. Pretty good overall though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
waveman352 (178) - Saratoga Springs, New York, USA - JAN 12, 2005
Ruby red color with a thin white head. Sweet flavors and aromas with a very bitter aftertaste. I would have liked to see some more lasting flavors considering its finish is kind of strong and harsh. Pretty good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
spkldhenlvr24 (517) - Newburgh/Buffalo, New York, USA - DEC 28, 2004
Good clear, ruby body, small white head. Decent roasted, sweet aroma. Slight harsh aftertaste. Nice roasted, spicy flavor. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
LilKem (1213) - Marietta, Ohio, USA - DEC 4, 2004
this was decent, and better than i expected. amber with golden highlights in the glass with medium white head. a bit on the spiced side, with almost a carmel undertone... really hit the spot after a long day at work.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Jayb0 (1103) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - NOV 10, 2004
Decent red ale, just not my favorite style. good malt and roasted qualities, a bit spicy, some lacing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jine (900) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - SEP 19, 2004
from the sampler at the Union Square Heartland location. My poorly scribbled notes say "Red." "Ambery." and "Good." , which pretty much sums up this beer

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beaconstreet (811) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 19, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 31, 2005 Really liked this beer. Roasted and delicious. Unique black-gold-tan color that looks cool in the glass. Nice ale aroma, cherry aftertaste? Would have it again, even after our "seasonal journey of beer". More notes: Had this again, on my 22nd birthday, at the Union Sq. location. This seem to be a real explorer’s/traveller’s beer. Ask me what I mean by that later. Caramelly and rich aftertaste on the mouth and teeth. It lingers. It’s wonderful. My favorite non-seasonal Heartland, by far.

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