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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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Bright red amber. Floral hop aromas, caramel palate with a grainy edge. Clean through the finish with a hint of smoke.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
troyc (2422) - Illinois, USA - APR 28, 2014
[Tap] Darker amber pour with good head and good lacing as well. Caramel, molasses and toasted aromas. The taste is of sticky caramel, wood chips, peat and light floral hops. Not getting much smoke here. Good balance, and one of the few enjoyable beers for me in this style. I would buy this again.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Patrickctenchi (3433) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle: Cloudy brown with a moderate tan head. Fruit, tree bark aroma. Taste is light, malty......just reminds me of tree-like flavours.... Woody, but sweet. Apple notes, lightly toasted malt. Very enjoyable.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jebert (496) - Watertown, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 20, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 21, 2013 Pours a beautiful clear amber with a good sized white-tan head. Nose is parts hop and malt. Very creamy on the palate, taste is a little hoppy, some floral notes that somewhat disguise the malt backbone. A bit of sharpness on the finish. A decent beer, not one of their best, but well suited to those who prefer a little extra hop bitterness to their ale.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
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3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thedm (4924) - Fort Wayne, USA - NOV 8, 2012
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a medium sized head of foamy fine to large sized tan colored bubbles that were long lasting and left behind a no visible carbonation transparent dark red brown colored body. The mild aroma was malty. The mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish. The flavor contained notes of mild smokiness and mild roasted malt. A decent one that I would consider drinking again.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
cheap (3966) - Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 15, 2012
From a pounder bottle. Nice big brown clear pour with a tad of orange red. Smell is a bit cloying but yes, some hops poke thru to the olfactory. Taste is about the same but there is this mild tartness in there that gives it a bit of a farmy effect,not much tho. Some very mild barely detectable carbonation. Ropey and leathery at times, could be a little more well behaved. Will not appeal to a lager lover. Slight sweet medicinal finish. Sometimes I thought I was sipping an ipa. There, you have it.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
annunz123 (852) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 14, 2012
Pours a cloudy reddish brown with not much head. Caramel, nut, and a little pine bitterness in the aroma. Taste starts sweet with caramel and some bitterness. Finish is mildly bitter with a little smoke. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rogsiu (42) - Illinois, USA - AUG 18, 2012
16 oz bottle. Pours a cloudy red amber with not much head. Decent lacing. Heavy on caramel maltiness with a dry finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thirdeye11 (5488) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 6, 2012
(draught) dark caramel color with sparse head. Nose of caramel, chocolate malt and a little grassy. Taste of caramel, lightly Hoppy, medium body, well carbonated. Easy to drink, nothing too exciting.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
patrick767 (3528) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - JUN 21, 2012
bottle - Pours dark amber-brown with an off white head. It has a toasted caramel malt aroma. The flavor is of rich toasted caramel malt with a solid, bitter balance. It’s medium bodied and finishes with some good bitterness.


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