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RATINGS: 642   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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A deep amber colored American ale, featuring a rich malty body. Cascade and Willamette hops add a complex hop flavor and aroma. This ale is exceptionally balanced between malty sweetness and delicate hop bitterness.


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3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
slang (654) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - APR 4, 2004
Good looking ale. Take a perfect well balanced amber, then tip the scales a little to the hop side. It still manages to be complex with the spike of the hops through the mellow sweet malts. Go get it.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (1371) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours copper amber, light toffee and pine nose, taste is sweet, bitter, fruity.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
hman43 (290) - Pinehurst, North Carolina, USA - JUN 24, 2014
Pours amber in color with little lacing. It has the smell of caramel with a sweet smell. It has the taste of light caramel with maybe almond.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lutz2jm (68) - North Carolina, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Out of a bottle. Great go to beer that is easy drinking and flavorful. It's hard to go wrong with any beer from highland.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bacterial (1370) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Dark amber, clear pour with an epic head. One finger of fluffy off-white head in the glass and one finger over the top of the glass. Tons of head retention. Big malty nose. Ok taste. Huge malty caramel sweetness. It’s not totally out of hand, but it’s close.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeKirk (8) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 7, 2014 does not count
Bottle. A nice amber that makes me wish it went all the way to a barley wine. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jandd1983 (2414) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Sampled at the brewpub. It poured a dark cloudy amber color with an off- white head. The aroma was of caramel with some pine and citrus. The taste was lightly bitter with caramel malts and a touch of pine.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
WVHouseofBeer (790) - Kissimmee, Florida, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Pours a dark amber color with a small off white head. Aromas of caramel malt and light nuts. Flavors consisting of the same. Medium bodied. A nice beer easy to drink beer.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Erzengel (2327) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JUN 2, 2014
Thanks to John for sharing. The nose is malty and smooth The beer starts smooth, malty, freshly hopped. The aftertaste is smooth, fresh, malty and slightly hoppy. Nice!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ThirstyBird (1454) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JUN 2, 2014
Thanks to southbierbro!! Pours an amber color with a hint of haze. The smell is vegetal, light caramel, fruit. The taste is as it smells ending tart and dry. The body is light/medium with average carbonation. The vegetal aspect huts this one...bottles on 4/10/14.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mlane76 (7) - Albany, Georgia, USA - MAY 31, 2014 does not count
From draft....nice amber color with a full-bodied head....smooth taste, not sweet, not too bitter, almost nutty, with a slight citrus aftertaste....


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