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RATINGS: 390   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30668) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2009
From tap at the Pyramid location in Walnut Creek. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild hops fruity, light peachy. Sweet malt flavoured, fruity, distinct peachy. Mild bitter and quite fruity flavoured finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (29053) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2009
Draft at the alehouse in Walnut Creek. A dark golden (more than amber) beer with a thin white head. The aroma is sweet with notes of malt, elderflowery hops, and some caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of elderflowers, malt, and caramel, leading to medium bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2009
On tap. Clear, pale amber with a small off-white head. Lightly sweet malty nose with a whiff of perfumy hops. Medium-bodied, roasted malt and caramel accents before a dry and lightly hoppy finish. 250709

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
oh6gdx (20217) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 12, 2010
Bottled (thanks Kalevi Kurronen!). Amber colour, not much head. Aroma is wood, some sourness as well as mild notes of grains. Flavour is sour wood, some grains, mild notes of some grass.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19192) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 28, 2005
Bottled. Pale amber, small head. ARoma of citric hops with butterscotch underneath, Dryish with rounded mouthfeel and medium body. Rich toffee flvaour with plenty of hops to compliment it. Balanced spicy bitterness. Uncomplicated but good!

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (12329) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 12, 2010
Bottled
Reddish, dark amber color, small off-white head. Light hoppy, fruity (grapes) aroma. Crisp carbonation. Pale malty, slightly fruity, finish is nicely hoppy, some white pepper. Good balanced amber ale, although not really interesting.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (11933) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 31, 2009
(Bottle, courtesy of Swalden 28) Pours a lightly hazy amber body with a small off-white head. Aroma of citrus, plastic, light florals, and caramel. Flavor of caramel, roasted malt, and hops (citrus).

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - MAY 21, 2002
I’m impressed -- definitely not what I expect when I pick up an amber. Much fuller body, with good malty aroma and clean malty/hoppy and hoppy aftertaste.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (11071) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 10, 2006
GABF-on tap-pours a white head with amber color. Taste is mild, balanced hops, malt.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: AUG 13, 2008 Name: MacTarnahan’s Amber Ale
Date: 06/21/1996
Mode: Bottle
Source: Taco Mac, Sandy Springs

cloudy amber, whispy head, malt aroma with a bit of hops, rich malty flavor with good hops, dry finish flavor comes through as it warms

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Score: **+/4
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