brewbattles (40) - - JAN 20, 2014
4.2 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
We did a blind taste test between this beer and 4 other amber ales to objectively determine which one was best. The beers were Full Sail Amber, Anderson Valley Boont Amber Ale, New Belgium Fat Tire, Lost Coast Alleycat, and Alaskan Amber. You can watch the video here to see who won:
Ferris (6714) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 19, 2014
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft - Caramel malts and some grain. Clear amber with a rich white head. Dark grainy malts with a bit of toffee. The hops are subtle in the background and a slight bitter bite that finishes clean. A decent but boring beer.
BVery (7438) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 1, 2014
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle. Hazy orange-amber pour with a nice smaller but dense head. Caramel and earthy malts abound, a little dusty on the taste. Just so-so for me.
mcberko (8262) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 22, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
On tap at Lost Coast, pours a clear copper with a medium white head. Aroma is very light, with notes of toasted bread and light fruitiness. Flavour brings out dry toasted bread, slight fruitiness, and a touch of caramel. Pretty boring beer, but decently enough made. Okay.
Sissio (799) - Orsenigo, ITALY - NOV 23, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Clear red/mandarin, mandarin head
Caramel, hops, sweet fruits with a hint of citrus (pleasant), hint of toffee
Sweet with lightly bitter ending, carbonation
Citric notes, red orange, mandarine, hint of caramel/honey, sweet licorice
Bozo_skeleton (662) - Grenoble, FRANCE - NOV 9, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Robe ambrée, légèrement voilée. Collet épais aux bulles fines et crémeuse.
Arômes. complexes de caramel, agrumes, fruits.
Corps moyen, saveurs sur les malt grillés et les fruits.
Final un peu amère qui tiens assez longtemps.
DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - OCT 18, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle from a local grocery store. Pours a copper color with a slight red hue. Great balance of malt and hop with caramel being the dominant flavor. Very nice and easy to drink.
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Davhgbrew (945) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 13, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Vanilla flavor comes out in this one. Nice palate and balance with some bitter hops. Not sweet like some ambers. This one has a little bite. I def would reach for it again!
Jimthechap (1918) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - SEP 18, 2013
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Rosy amber colour with a voluminous cream coloured head. A gentle sparkle is evident in the glass. The aromas are of gorgeous ripe dessert stonefruit, sweet pastry. There’s some gentle spice: cinnamon, cardamon.
In the mouth it is fluffy and then just a burst of ripe blood oranges, tangerine and pink grapefruit. Then there’s the nectarine and peaches. The bitterness is quite gentle but there is a lingering finish thanks to all that fruit. A bit of a sweetie this one.
Eberndt (229) - - AUG 19, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Nice amber color and little to no head when poured. Actually pretty sweet but with some nice hops flavor. Caramel flavor is very apparent