Lost Nation Rustic Ale
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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.51/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
A ruby colored ale that has a pronounced hop character. This smooth beer features a soft malt body that is complimented by American hops and dry hopped with whole flower hops just prior to kegging for a fresh hop finish.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
philipmeese (84) - Rowayton, Connecticut, USA - AUG 12, 2013
On tap at brewery. Brown/orange pour with foamy lasting head. Medium hops aroma with toast. Medium body carries some hops in front of caramel. Very nice session beer with complexity and character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMMillsy (1756) - Florida, USA - JUN 10, 2015
Extremely unique beer here, and definitely worth a try. Not sure if its one I’d have all the time, but I’ve never tried anything like it. Not even sure how to explain the flavor profile here. Neat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnnniee (2932) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - MAY 31, 2015
On tap at The American Craft Beer Fest Yesterday. Earthy Rustic funky bready, nice beer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GIJOE (927) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - MAY 30, 2015
Pours a hazy amber with a thin, frothy, off-white head that stays awhile. Nose is fruity. Notes of caramel covered apple. Taste is sweet up front with a tart aftertaste. Medium bodied, highly carbonated. Quite drinkable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chalumeaux (384) - Methuen, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 8, 2015
Taster at the source pours ruby red with a thin tan head. Aromas are citrus earthy caramel and honey. Taste is sweet with hints of piney bitterness through the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (10518) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 25, 2015
New England Bucket List Trip Beer #114. Keg at the brewpub. Pours a hazy amber with a thin frothy off-white head. Good head retention. Aroma of stone fruit, caramel, apples. The taste is caramel malt, cranberry. Medium bodied, highly carbonated.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (12122) - Washington DC, USA - JAN 19, 2015
Growler. Medium beige head with clear red-brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, dank, orange, some caramel. Taste is moderately sweet, orange, some dank, caramel, light raisin. Light-medium body, light stickiness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RickTheRick (635) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 3, 2014
Une mousse mince mais qui refuse de partir se pose sur une robe trouble de couleur ambrée. La dentelle est collante et permanente, créant ainsi un visuel très invitant. Au nez, c’est autant fruité (agrumes) que sucré (caramel brûlé), l’houblonnage semblant assez généreux, à ma grande surprise. Je ne sais pas quelle levure fut utilisée pour fermenter cette bière, mais elle est très phénolique. Combinez ça au malt caramel et aux houblons américains très fruités et vifs et vous obtenez une espèce de fusion entre une Saison, une IPA américaine et une IPA anglaise. Bien pétillante, bonne amertume en finale bref, c’est un très beau produit de nos amis du Vermont.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ernesto987 (4625) - Arizona, USA - OCT 7, 2014
draft at brewery, decent, a little too sweet and faint hop aromas. Bland but a easy drinker, just a light boring ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lukaduke (2689) - Gray, Maine, USA - SEP 25, 2014
Pours a rusty amber color with a touch of eggshell foam. Lots of round malt, sweet honey, hints of citrus and dates. Touch light on the carbonation resulting in a slightly sticky body but the malt profile is quite focused and interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reynolds314 (2833) - Connecticut, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Pretty decent amber ale. Pours copper amber with little head. Aroma is earthy light citrus, honey, caramel, and orange. Taste is mildly sweet with a dry finish. Very balanced yet unremarkable beer.

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