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RATINGS: 405   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Rich, amber hue and full-bodied flavor begin with roasted, domestic caramel malt. It’s sweetness is then tempered with genuine Cascade hops, which are added again at the end of the boil for a distinctive, citric-floral aroma.
Available Year Round

Canned version brewed/canned by <a href=http://www.ratebeer.com/Ratings/Beer/ShowBrewer.asp?BrewerID=721>Pacific Western Brewing.


3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
greystreet80 (191) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - APR 16, 2002
It is a well rounded Amber Ale, the finish could be a little nicer. The aroma is very malty, almost a little too malty. It looks beautiful though and the taste is pretty good. A tiny bit on the bitter side, but I would definately try this one again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HoppedHead (106) - seattle, Washington, USA - APR 13, 2002
Nice amber ale, strong carmel sweetness and nice hop flavor w/ low bitterness

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tom Servo (424) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - APR 7, 2002
Not the best amber on the market, but a solid buy. The aroma is a little odd, but the taste is better than average. A winner.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
blueyedbeerguy99 (12) - Wallace, Idaho, USA - APR 6, 2002
Big taste makes this Amber a good choice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - APR 6, 2002
Clear amber in color, beige head and average lace. Nice nose, malt and a tad citrus. Sweet malt start, medium top, nice hop finish, dry, acidic, moderate carbonation, a great ’Session’ beer.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AxeMaster221 (343) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 3, 2002
This is Mac’s main offering, and its so mass produced now its lost some of it original quality. Still very drinkable on a hot day if you want something not so heavy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
drismyhero (815) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - MAR 28, 2002
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2003 Very clear amber with a medium head. Good hop balance; almost tastes like it was dry hopped while in secondary fermentation. Slightly complex aftertaste - the malt is quite apparent on the burp. A good, not great amber from Mac.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JoeM500 (1908) - Crown Point, Indiana, USA - MAR 14, 2002
It has a wine taste, sweet grapes. Too sweet for my taste. Very thin. I certainly didn’t catch all the hops it boasts, unless they are the cause for the over sweetness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
proc (342) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - MAR 12, 2002
A nice amber. Light, caramel taste up front with a light hop taste on the end. Refreshing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pauliefrog99 (302) - FLINT, Michigan, USA - MAR 10, 2002
Citrusy flavor. A spicy hop finish. A little thin though.


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