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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.97   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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Appealing Amber Ale (4.2% abv): This deep amber, red beer has a well balanced maltiness with a refreshing hoppy finish.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (4576) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours clear brown, taste is soft toffee malts, crisp and refreshing.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
cthomas2390 (228) - Colorado, USA - AUG 12, 2014
Pours amber with good head. Sweet toffee and corn aromas, slightly musty, papery. Moderate bitterness and a bit astringent on. Medium mouthfeel and carb.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
allmyvinyl (4798) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 20, 2014
500ml bottle courtesy of Ashton McCobb. Pours clear chestnut brown, short-lived white head. Aromas of toffee... and not much else. Perhaps a light fruity note. Taste is sweet, more toffee. Finishes clean enough, but not that impressed.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
AshtonMcCobb (3279) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 6, 2014
50cl bottle at Cafe Fish in Tobermory. Appearance - amber brown with a nice head. Nose - toffee and breadiness. Taste - towards caramel shortbread but not quite as intense. Palate - close to medium bodied with a creamy texture and a fairly good finish. Overall - good session ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
johndoughty (4133) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 29, 2013
Bottle. Bronze with a medium head. Slightly sulphuric with some bitterness. Not a lot of flavour and not a particularly pleasing beer.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omhper (20324) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - AUG 22, 2013
Bottled. Lightlhy hazy copper colour, small head. Spicy nose. Dry with light body and clean, crisp mouthfeel. Light roasty and fruity with samlty finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
stravale (2315) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - JUL 22, 2013
Bottle from Aldi, Gorgie [17/07/13]
Amber, clear, frothy white head that dissipates to thin layer
Aroma of weetabix malts, touch of roast, caramel malts
Taste as aroma, simple light flavours, no faults, caramel, soft bitter bit earthy English hops, touch of roast
Palate - Medium carb, bit fizzy, fairly light body. Finish of caramel malt, touch of roast. Finish - some slight lingering bitterness
Overall - OK - Average supermarket beer, not bad, bit better than expected

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
McWorta (754) - LUXEMBOURG - JUL 22, 2013
Light tan fading head with an amber/red colour. Noses of hops and malt, notes of light acidic, bitterness and sourness. Coherent beer but nothing noticeable. Finish is fast!

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mr_h (3232) - Ayr, SCOTLAND - JUL 7, 2013
500ml bottle from Aldi, Glasgow - clear golden amber, thin bubbly off-white head, caramel malty aroma with a hint of resin, sweet, caramel, earthy, moderate carbonation, moderately dry finish

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JohnRMurdoch (3506) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUL 7, 2013
500ml bottle courtesy of mr_h. Orange brown, reasonable head. Dry biscuit citrus caramel malt aroma. Bitter sweet grassy toffee vanilla malt flavour. Sweet aftertaste. A fairly standard ale.


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