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RATINGS: 392   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. Itís sweetness is then tempered with genuine Cascade hops, which are added again at the end of the boil for a distinctive, citric-floral aroma.
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Canned version brewed/canned by <a href=http://www.ratebeer.com/Ratings/Beer/ShowBrewer.asp?BrewerID=721>Pacific Western Brewing.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gregory (357) - Pullman, Washington, USA - JAN 26, 2003
Good amber flavor. Nice medium body, characterized by a pleasant maltiness, balanced by a floral hop finish. Very drinkable, smooth, enjoyable.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brentv (314) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 27, 2014
From bottle. Pours a hazy worn copper color with a small white head. Aroma of caramel and bread. Taste is the same, sweetish, no noticeable hops. Medium mouthfeel.

2.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 3/20
Westchesterco (845) - mclean, Virginia, USA - JUL 13, 2014
On tap at Brewsterís in Calgary it is avclrar golden color with a slight head. The aroroma is malty with the taste of slightly bitter grain that is thin

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (3502) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUN 3, 2014
Bottle, as "Portland Imperial Macís". Pours a clear amber color with a small white head on it. Nose is a bit bready with a fair amount of caramel in it. Taste is a bit sweet and pleasantly effervescent (after drinking some sake), with a slightly bitter backbone.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
zoucrew102 (473) - - APR 18, 2014
Bottle in Portland, or. Hop aroma with notes of caramel malt sweetness. Pours caramel colored with a thin off white head and pretty good lacing. Good caramel malt flavors and very smooth to start. Follows with a dry, slightly bitter finish. Nice, refreshing amber.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
AKORN (127) - Virginia, USA - APR 3, 2014
Dark color large head. Charred malt and hops. Smooth, malt, hops and finishes slightly sour with some bitterness. Good beer

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVukelich (37) - Algona, Washington, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Rich copper color with a thick head. I didnít pick up much on the aroma, light floral hop notes. Taste was not overly hopped and definitely not too sweet but a bit thin, watery. Unfortunately, it just across as mediocre at best. Not a real standout in aroma or taste. Incredible lace that absolutely decorated the glass. Mouthfeel was average, light body. No horrible aftertaste but also nothing that pulls you back for another sip. The low abv and average character make it a sessionable contender but not on a regular basis.

2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
Bcoble003 (244) - Aiea, Hawaii, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Straight from bottle... Aroma of malt slight spices, taste slightly strong carbonation with a short after taste not bad. Decent brew but I find it nothing special. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PapsShenanigan (15) - - OCT 12, 2013
A little more depth than your average amber - has some hop to it. Basic, clean and easy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oregontarheel (42) - - OCT 5, 2013
IBU 32. Easy going, drinkable, mellow amber. Better, richer flavor than Alaskan Amber. Low abv. Smooth. Maybe too tame. But enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
stevoj (2024) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle from Albertsonís. Bland and uninteresting. Amber in color with short, dull head. Light malty aroma. Taste is weak caramel malt with a short hops bite and very short finish. Not much remains on the palate. Mouthfeel edges on watery. Pass on this one.


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