Oakes (15490) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 7, 2003
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Bright orangey-amber. All crystal malt and bread crust. What more can I say - yawn.
mcberko (14077) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 5, 2011
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
12 oz. bottle, pours a clear amber with a small beige head. Feint aroma of cereal malts, syrup and light caramel / toffee. Flavour of raisins and other such dried fruits, toffee / caramel, male syrup and some bready malts. Finished syrupy and fruity. Low-to-medium complexity. Easy to drink, but nothing extraordinary. Fine for what it is.
gunnfryd (14057) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - APR 23, 2014
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Red amber colour with a beige head. Aroma is berries, malt, hop, caramel. Flavour is berrries, malt, hop, grain, caramel, dried fruits. Medium body. Ordinary beer.
bhensonb (13996) - Woodland, California, USA - JUL 26, 2007
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Draft at the downtown brewpub. Light medium malt aroma. Reddish amber color with a creamy off-white head. It laced a bit. Medium body; moderate carbonation. Sweet dark fruits, but not too dark, and some carame/toffee malt. Not much bitter. Arguably a very flavorful amber. Finish is not quite dry, and again, not much bitter.
Tmoney99 (13344) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 14, 2007
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft sampler at brewpub downtown. Poured a clear reddish amber color with medium frothy white head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate sweet toasted malt aroma. Medium body. Average sweet roasted malt flavor with a moderate smooth sweet finish of moderate duration.
Ratman197 (13106) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 13, 2006
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle poured a clear redish amber with a large diminishing amber head. Aromas of fruitiness, carmel, toffee and some light citrus motes. Palate was light bodied and crisp. Flavors of sweet malt, apple, toffee and just a hint of lemon with acrisp lingeringlightly bittersweet finish. One of the more enjoyable ambers I’ve sampled.
argo0 (13077) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 6, 2010
3.1 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
SAVOR, 12oz bottle. Small beige head atop clear dark amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, caramel, some orange. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, some orange, light earthy. Light-medium body, low carbonation.
Christian (12717) - Odense, DENMARK - JAN 18, 2014
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Amber with a small white head. Aroma of toffee, caramel and a little dried fruit. Sweet, malty flavour
bu11zeye (12697) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 13, 2005
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
(Draft) Pours a clear amber body with a moderate white head. Aroma of caramel, bread, and a hint of hops. Smooth, sweet malt flavor. Enjoyable
jcwattsrugger (12141) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 18, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
on tap-pours a patchy off white head and copper/amber color. Aroma is medium malt-caramel, secondary citrus hops. Taste is medium malt-caramel, secondary citrus hops, nice-mellow beer. Soft carbonation.