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Lancaster Hop Buggy Amber Ale



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RATINGS: 41   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Organically grown oats, wheat and rye from Amish farmers in Lancaster County gives our new ale a full, complex malt profile. A full buggy load of Apollo, Bravo and Calypso hops deliver a big hop flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryanscourt (1154) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 16, 2016
Troegs really made the American Amber great for me. Slightly metallic malt and dank hop finish. Just ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beerdedone (3112) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 16, 2015
Bottle. Pours amber brown with a nice off-white head. Aroma of caramel, citrus, and had a hint of rye. Flavor of toasted malts, caramel, grains and some spicy rye notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerbill (3598) - Laurel, New York, USA - AUG 25, 2015
On draught at The Pour House in Mountainhome, PA. Arrived to the table a clear reddish amber with a thin linen white head that faded to a film after the second sip and left moderate lace. Pleasant aroma of mild citrus with notes of caramel and malt. The flavor is malt followed by mild hops bitterness with a bit of citrus pith. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bubbleflubber (2114) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Pours a nice brick-amber into the glass with a fully diminished fizzy head that leaves trace to no lacing of which to speak. The nose is almost of an oaked bourbon barrel with maltiness abounding. Flavors are of semi-dry caramel malt, light toast, a bit of cracker, a hint of dark fruits, spent grains and a finish of woody oak. The mouthfeel is a touch hollow, with a medium body and semi-active carbonation. Certainly not bad whatsoever, just lacking a bit of substance to the palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanhunter_4 (177) - La Crete, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 5, 2015
12 oz bottle poured at my grandparent’s place in Carlisle, PA. Pours an amber color with a thin white head that dies quickly. Smells like malt or hops. Taste is light hops with a malty finish. Drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
klk343 (161) - - JUN 20, 2015
Just ok. A little thick with a malt after v taste. Metal flavor. An after taste that sticks around.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
can8ianben (1446) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Tasty amber ale that is slightly sweet and slightly spicy. Well done, but nothing there that makes me stand up and say wow. Solid.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
BroadestTom (299) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 19, 2015
Aroma caramel, butterscotch, Appearance red, clear, tan foam, minimal head, Taste medium sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate medium body, oily feel, Overall an average beer that I would suggest to a friend to try but not buy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2471) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 6, 2015
it has a fuller body in gravity, flavor and body. good malt and rye combination makes it satisfying to me and that is always a plus. the flavors are busy and beyond moderate so this is a good beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
keepersj12 (3019) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2015
Nice light summer beer. Pours a pretty reddish Amber with a thin head. Not a lot of aroma, mostly malt and caramel. The taste is malty sweet with a nice bitter balance. A bit thin but overall, decent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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