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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This English Session Beer has a delicious floral hop aroma and flavor. A heaping helping of organic caramel malt and touch of organic chocolate malt give this beer its beautiful mahogany color while organic oats from Bob’s Red Mill velvetize the texture. Smoother than an infomertial host at half the price! 13.5°, 30 IBU


3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Holmen1 (4120) - Stavanger, NORWAY - FEB 2, 2016
Fra fat på Bøker & børst (planke på krankupp med Ovesen 01.02.16): klar rødlig mahogny med ok skum. De har spart på aromahumlen, men jeg aner noe blomsteraktig og karamell. Veldig god og typeriktig smak med blomster/urter, karamell og en kjeks eller to. Flott balansert bitterhet med lang og fruktig ettersmak. En meget bra start på kvelden.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Holmen2 (2462) - NORWAY - FEB 1, 2016
From tap at Bøker & Børst with JMD 01.02.16. Clear golden amber. Off-white head. Moderate aroma, with caramel, syrup, fine hos and flowers. Similar, but more pronounced taste. Medium bitterness and caramel sweetness is lingering on. Well-balanced with good drinkability.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (1681) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 14, 2015
Rating #1287 21.10.2014 - On tap @Underground_edm. Clear amber pour with a moderate white head, medium retention. Aroma is sweet, fruity, and malts. Taste is lightly hopped, malts, and mild citrus, mild grass. Smooth, medium bodied, and quite good.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (12640) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 31, 2015
Draft. Crystal clear amber body topped by medium off-white head, nice lacing. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit/earthy, light grapefruit rind. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, light oat, lemon. Light-medium body, light acidity.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strykzone (6025) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Pint at the brewery. Mid brown. Very pleasant as it should be. Richer malts and bready yeast and toast. Easy fruit. Just a nice beer to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
djd07 (7194) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2015
On tap at Hopworks Bikebar. Pours a clear amber with small white head that lasts. The aroma is caramel and bready malt. Medium mouth, sweet malt, caramel, light bitterness, good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bpreo (2266) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - APR 26, 2015
On Nitro. A good idea. Had this at the First National Taphouse, Eugene, OR.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (4000) - Santa Monica, California, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Tap, brownish amber pour, off white head, nose is coffee, taste is bitter, nutty

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (9562) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 16, 2015
[2/26/15] Draught at Hopworks BikeBar in Portland. Clear copper-amber. Aroma of malt, a bit of caramel and a hoppy hint. Sweetish flavor, malty, with a bit of caramel and nice bitterish hops. Medium-bodied.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Prufrockstar (1698) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Draft at HUB. Clear reddish-amber pour with foamy khaki head. Aroma: nutty, light caramel, biscuit. Taste: lightly sweet, lightly bitter finish; biscuit with muted floral hop presence. Smooth texture, average carbonation, light+ body. Overall: nice pleasant way to ease into the morning. Also, this is pretty much the best brewpub in Portland for those traveling with toddlers.


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