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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.12/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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The front runner of all four flagship beers, this amber colored American Ale is a full bodied ale which has gone through more than 20 various recipe alterations before we felt satisfied enough to slap our name on it. The American Hero Ale, which embraces all things American, features great head retention and full flavor with just the right amount of Cascade and Centennial hops. The great color and smooth flavor of this beer makes a great addition to the fridge all year ‘round.


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3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
matty (192) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2014
12 oz. can. Pours a reddish-gold color with an off-white head that’s about a half-inch thick settling to a film leaving nice lacing. Aroma is sticky sweet with some pine hops. Mouthfeel is thin, malt is the leader with the hops in the background. Sweet finish. Ok.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (11327) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Draft at the source. Clear deep golden amber color. Aroma of herbal citrus. Taste is similar.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (9601) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - AUG 2, 2014
Tap at the brewery. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is toast and cookie malt, dates, earthy and spicy hops. Flavor is malt dominant, medium hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (2768) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 18, 2014
Pours a dark amber color with a creamy off-white head. Aroma of caramel, toffee, and toasted malt. Sweet flavor with caramel and toffee with some grain and touch of hops. Nice beer!

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DocLock (7832) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2014
Can from Whole Foods. Copper pour with vcaramel and hopcitru in the nose. Tastes fairly well balanced, with hops and more malt in the finish. Medium to light palate complexity.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (8867) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2014
12oz can. Poured a golden color with a larger sized head. Caramel, toasted grains, and some citrus.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
callmemickey (2727) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 10, 2014
Deep amber body, medium sized off-white head, soapy lacing. Caramel and toffee notes dominate, followed by light piney and resinous hop notes. Medium bodied, a tad sweet, mild bitterness, rounded, muddled finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
keepersj12 (2684) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - JUN 7, 2014
Absolutely beautiful. Reddish brown with a big white head. The aroma has caramel and grass with some sweet malt. The flavor is a bit sweet with the caramel. A little thin. Decent summer beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
snoworsummer (2093) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Draft at Beer and Bacon. Pours hazy copper with a bubbly beige head. Tastes like bitter, burnt grains, toasted malt. Light body and low carbonation. Smells like sweet, musky grains.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba (3510) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Sample pour at a festival. Pours mostly clear amber with creamy off-white head. Aroma is bready and cereal malts, floral notes, mixed berries, and light caramel. Flavor is dry malt base, medium hop bitterness, and light toast; lingering bitter finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
r464 (1918) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 15, 2014
Deep brownish orange with a fading tan head. Malty, nutty, but not too sweet. Some citrus zest comes through in the finish, though the hops are fairly suppressed.


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