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RATINGS: 577   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
wreckosaurus (12) - USA - FEB 9, 2006
I don’t know what to say, I didn’t have sex with it, I drank it, and it tasted good, the end

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
scotch4281 (39) - Hollywood, Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2008
A new favorite! This is a great beer in the tradition of Amber Ales. Right after drinking one, I went and purchased the 6 pack so I could share it. It gives my favorite a run for its money.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
williamherbert (1501) - Syracuse, New York, USA - MAR 10, 2010
2007: Gorgeous dark orange. Incredibly cloudy, like cider. Lots of carbonation. Big, thick, foamy head. Perfect. Seriously cloudy lace all the way down. Outstanding ale smell with aromatic bitter hops. Biscuity malt with nutty flavor. Great hop/nut balance. Great balance between the nutty, bitter brown and the top layer of hops. They work in perfect harmony. Vanilla finish, very nutty. Milky and creamy. Thick. Slight bitter malt bite at the end. A very VERY good ale. Nutty but so well balanced. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hanan (82) - 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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2758) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - JAN 10, 2001
Unusual and somewhat humorous marketing strategy behind this beer but otherwise, this is a nice American Pale Ale. Firmly bitter with spicy hop flavors and aroma. Enough malt to keep it balanced. Very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
nearbeer (4879) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 7, 2007
355 ml. Copper with a medium and lasting creamy cap that leaves lots of sticky lace. Wood, earth-spices, malt and apple aromas. Spicy malt front has cedar, oak, toasted nut, earth, apple, grape, pear and more. Finish is not that different but for the bitter grassy, herby hops that finally take the upper hand. Excellent balance of a lot of flavors here. Dry woods, chocolate, and dark fruit in the aftertaste almost makes me think I’m drinking a porter a few times. Palate is smooth and tingly at the same time, medium-bodied and has a nice dry finish. Tastes a bit English and that’s probably why it’s way underrated.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerloverEJ21 (131) - Georgia, USA - OCT 23, 2007
I cracked this thing open, and I couldnt believe how much I liked it! I am very partial to brown ales, and this one is one of the best I’ve had...ever. Slightly sweet, medium bitterness, hoppy, refreshing. Not a high rating, and I’m not exactly sure why... But this one takes the cake.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RSRIZZO (1949) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 10, 2008
Aroma is a nice blend of malt and hops. Color is a golden amber with good carbonation and a tight off white head. Taste is smooth and hoppy. Starting with a medium body it goes down smooth with a rich feel. Finish comes on with a mellow sweet roasted malt flavor, then a crisp hop flavor and faint bitterness. After taste is a sweet hop flavor. This is a bold and tasty brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kerenmk (4093) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 6, 2012
Bottle at home tasting. Thanks Dror. Pours hazy red with a small white head. Oily citrus honey aroma and rich, bitter taste with fain hoppiness. Sweetness arrives shortly after. Medium bodied, bitter finish. Mellow and fun beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
4265homebrew (5) - Coconut Creek, Florida, USA - MAY 14, 2012 does not count
Citrus aroma with a gold copper appearance. A nice crisp but not bitter grapefruit taste, from theincredible cascade dry hopping. Taste great through to finish. I was pleasantly surprised at how good this kosher brew tastes.

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