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RATINGS: 547   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   IBU: 16   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
The rich amber color and caramel flavor of this beer are derived from the generous amount of caramel malt in our recipe, with just a dash of roasted unmalted barley for a subtle toasted flavor in the background. The sweetness, body, and mouth feel tell you that this is an all-malt beer. The finish has a balanced edge of Willamen and Casade hoppiness which cuts through the malty character, leaving a clean palate which beckons for more. Note: the terminology of "stein" refers to the appropriate drinking vessel and not to a type of beer made with hot rocks.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cblado (298) - Washington, USA - FEB 4, 2008
12 oz bottle. Pours a dull, dark amber color. Thick head on this. Aroma is malty, toasty. Flavor is malt, caramel, with a slight butter taste.. Butter/cream aftertaste as well. Smooth, and very drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BigBeer45 (1393) - Michigan, USA - APR 15, 2016
Drank this beer from a glass poured from a bottle, this beer had a medium to dark brown and red pour with a good mix of haze and gave a one finger white and faint off-white cover that receded to a ring and thin layer of bubbles, it left some small fingers and spots of lacing on the glass, the nose had munich malt with some melanoidins, a little dark toasted malt, some toasted bread and caramel like notes with light hops, a little malt sweetness, there was munich malt with dark malt flavors, light citrus and spice hops, some dark toasted bread and faint caramel with malt/bread medium sweetness, there was a hint of brown sugar like sweetness but not quite there, the mouth feel was light with average carbonation, it was creamy on the lips, this beer resembled a dark amber beer with a mix of dark Octoberfest beer on the nose and flavor, it was tasty and in some ways reminds me of the Short’s older version of Noble Chaos before they changed the beer to it’s current state, this was a good drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
odannyob (122) - Colorado, USA - APR 1, 2016
Thank you, Lakefront Brewery, there in Milwaukee; this, too, is a beer that should make Milwaukee famous.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DandyWolfFloyd (991) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 29, 2016
Aroma - toasted malt and spiced hops. Appearance - the body is hazy, unfiltered, and amber in color. The head is about 1" and off-white. Head sticks around for a while, and fades into a small slice. Taste - caramel malt, with some spiced hops. There is a slight oak about the flavor. Palate - medium body, slight creaminess, average carbonation, and a slight pungent bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bth122 (1439) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 5, 2016
Bottle from variety case. Pours an amber color with a generous head. Staying power too. Aroma is timid with fresh caramel malts. Creamy palate. Smooth beer. Slight hops. Tofee biscuit notes. Medium light body. I enjoyed this beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ChongoDongo (2) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 16, 2015 does not count
This beer is a sweet treat. If you like desserts. I’m diabetic. I want to like the flavor she gives me, but it’s an insulin depleting challenge.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
574deadzone (1339) - North Central, Indiana, USA - OCT 27, 2015
Pours a hazy amber-orange with many fine particles and a decent khaki-cream head that leaves some soapy, stringy lace. Nose involves toasted malt, lightly metallic lager yeast, some noble hop spice and light pine. Pretty sweet, fairly bitter. Medium bodied, oily, active, with a toasty lager finish. Nice amber lager.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarkSachon (872) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2015
12 oz bottle from the sampler case. This is an above average amber lager but it still reminds me of drinking something artificial in its redness. Don’t let that dissuade you from trying it yourself.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (4702) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 12, 2015
12 oz bottle from J J Liquors in Edgewater. Clear amber appearance with red hues and a beige head. Clean, malty, smooth and rich with notes of toasted grain, light caramel, toffee and bread. Solid, easy drinking amber lager overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ericular (933) - Minnesota, USA - SEP 14, 2015
This one is light biscuit up front, a candy sweet middle, and a barnyard aftertaste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
akoeninger (610) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 11, 2015
Clear amber lager. Roasty and sweet Aroma and taste. Well balanced and malty, the hops do help cut through some of the malt. Refreshing and crisp like a lager. Slightly spicy

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