kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - APR 2, 2009
2.5 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Name: Annie’s Amber Ale
Date: February 25, 2009
Appearance: hazy dark amber
Aroma: light sweet caramel malt aroma, touch of butterscotch
Flavor: sweet caramel and butterscotch flavor, light balancing earythyness, light bitter finish
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 9/20
DocLock (7703) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2012
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Can from Blue Dog. Pours turbid deep orange with big 3-finger off-white head. Nose is caramel malt, hops, mild fruit. Tastes vcery tangeriney, with dry florals and resiny hops in the flavor. Stays dry and hoppy throughout.
Braudog (5576) - Hampton, Virginia, USA - DEC 28, 2004
2 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
A red beer. Only very baguely caramelized, otherwise a hearty Bud, with a light soapy finish.
badlizard (5539) - Berkeley, California, USA - MAY 13, 2011
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Clear golden with a fizzy white head. Caramel malt and citrus aroma and taste with an earthy brassy finish.
heemer77 (5096) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - SEP 6, 2006
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
The body was medium copper colored. The aroma was chocolate, caramel and some tobacco. The taste was toffee with dank ornages. There was also some peanut character. The finish was decently toasted. A nice amber.
Beerman6686 (4170) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 9, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
This one poured a medium orange color with an off white head. Aroa was of caramel malt and grassy hops. Flavor was similar, moderate bitterness to keep it balanced but nothing stands out.
onceblind (3933) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 16, 2012
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 6/20
@ Oskar Blues Burning Can Fest 2012. Clear amber with a weird nutty/grainy aroma with a touch of rusty caramel and some earthy funk.
Taste was weird and nutty with some earthy caramel and some leafy citrusy hops, which are very subdued.
IrishBoy (3803) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JAN 11, 2010
2.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
12 oz bottle from theisti. Thanks! Nose is nutty with light caramel and some back ground maple. Clear copper with a HUGE beige head! Flavor has some caramel with an off taste and light diacetyl. Looks and smells good at least! It is drinkable but I wouldn’t want it except as an emergency fillin!
ben4321 (3759) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAR 7, 2013
1.7 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 5/20
Location: 12 oz can (as pictured) from Buy Rite, 3/7/13
Aroma: The nose is buttery, with some caramel malts, a little wet paper, and some metallic notes
Appearance: It pours a hazed reddish color with a small off-white head and medium-plus lace
Flavor: The taste is pretty much the same as the nose, which is to say, not very good at all
Palate: The body is light-medium, it starts off okay, but the mid and late palates both feel unpleasant
This one is a total stay away for me. It didn’t work at all. Way way too many of the components of it seems like mistakes/flaws. Don’t bother...
SledgeJr (3577) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - JAN 24, 2004
1.6 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 6/20
UPDATED: APR 25, 2006 This was hoppier than I expected. Seemed to have a better finishing hop character than their IPA. Nice. UPDATE 4/21/6: On tap at the brewpub. YUK! Amber w/ no head. very slight malty toasted aroma. There’s a new brewer here now, so this beer has dramatically changed from my earlier rating of 3.4. Mild carbonation. Flavor is a bit fruity. Boysenberry perhaps? Strong vegetable flavor. Even with a paddle, you cannot make this beer have a head.