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Contract brewed for Shmaltz Brewing Company. Our First Creation

Crisp, smooth and perfectly balanced between a west coast style pale and amber ale, with a supple malt sweetness and a pronounced hop flourish.

Malts: 2-row, Caramel 40L, Dark Crystal, Munich, Wheat
Hops: Warrior, Northern Brewer, Willamette

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
jbruner (2715) - Athens, Georgia, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Pours a clear golden yellow on tap with thin white head. Aroma is nice citrus and a hint of biscuit, taste follows but more balanced. Weak flavor and thin, Meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rmussman (1702) - California, USA - OCT 23, 2013
A really nice malted brew. Really smooth and enjoyable. Something you can share and also enjoy a few alone with great ease.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nero55 (797) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Bottle. Hazy amber with small off white head. Aroma of honey and caramel. Medium body with some hop bitterness and caramel notes with a sweet malt finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (5987) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 12, 2013
Sample at GABF 2013. Pours clear golden with a medium off white head. Aroma of grapefruit, citrus, malt. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with light carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
generallee08 (717) - New York, USA - OCT 7, 2013
Presentation: It was poured from a brown 12oz bottle into a pint glass. Appearance: The body has a beautiful deep amber color with good clarity. Its head builds up to a nice white 2 inch collar of foam. This head slowly fades but keeps a small covering to the end and on the way down the glass it leaves some spotty slick lace. Smell: It has a light aroma with a mild bready and caramel sweetness. Hop notes are very faint and distant. Taste/Palate: On the tongue I get a bready and caramel character with a touch of fruity sweetness and some raw grain towards the finish. A slight floral and earthy hop presence gives it a snappy balanced finish. With its medium body and balanced carbonation it is an easy drinker. Notes: Overall its nice average Amber Ale with great drinkability.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hanan (81) - NW Phoenix, Arizona, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Yes. Crisp fresh pleasant nice hops over sunset mood amber. Brilliant beer. Hops don't linger, dry up perfectly on the tongue. Fun pour. From total wine az. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (2366) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - AUG 10, 2013
12oz bottle. Pours a clear amber/copper color with one finger of foamy white head.that last a good while nice lacing. Aroma of mostly caramel malt, and some floral hops. Taste has a sweet fruitiness, caramel malt, and floral hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ads135 (3173) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUN 26, 2013
This is a pretty mild, copper beer. Medium bodied. bready with a tinge of citrus flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Christpuncher (1569) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 21, 2013
Not a bad ale. Very hoppy and easy to drink. First one I have had from the brewery. Not too bitter. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jeremyh70 (815) - Missouri, USA - JAN 13, 2013
Pale copper with small head and ok lacing. Lemon herbal smell with malt sweetness. Some semi sweet malt up front lemon then herbs finish with some bitterness and an astringency I don't like. Enticing but ultimately fails for me because of astringency and lemon pledge taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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