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Award winning smooth amber lager.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrnkMcDermott (2934) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - OCT 14, 2003
UPDATED: FEB 26, 2008 Draft. Kudos to the Carlos O’Kelly’s in Ft. Wayne for supporting a local beer! This has an interesting brown color, nearly ochre; or, auburn if you will. The glass had little head left by the time my server brought it. It has a spicy body that goes beyond the usual “amber.” Extra malty, but not roasty (except in the smell), with kind of an orangey note. The hop profile comes in midway through, reminiscent of a pale ale with cinnamon and maybe some grapefruit.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
geeklimit (254) - USA - JUN 26, 2015
Pours a red amber, good carbonation and a lace head. Sweet and sticky aroma. Unpleasant sweet malt taste, slight celery flavor. Very sticky mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (9998) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUN 9, 2015
Sample at the Ft. Wayne brewpub. Murky brownish-amber color with a medium thin light beige head that recedes steadily to an outer ring. Small patches of lace. Roasted malt, yeast and fruit in the nose. Light-bodied with flavors of caramel malt, fruit and slight hops. The finish is sweet with a short malty aftertaste. Slightly above average overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
edgallow (3075) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - DEC 1, 2014
Draft sampler pours golden with a white head. Aroma and taste of malts and yeast.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (8929) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 18, 2014
Draft - Caramel and light grains. Clear copper with a rich beige head. Caramel, orange, light grains and the slightest hop notes. Simple and easy drinking.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
b3shine (7107) - Indiana, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Draft to taster at the brewpub. Looks decent; a semi-transparent orange with thin eggshell lacing. Very soft carbonation, especially for a lager. Smells of lager yeast and mild grain. Tastes like it smells with an average mouthfeel. Okay.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JStax (4103) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - APR 20, 2014
Draft pour. Clear amber color, no head. Grassy, herbal, a little lemony. Taste is mostly sweet, but becomes a touch bitter toward the finish. Low carbonation. Light to medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrSilverworm (9083) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 9, 2013
Taster on tap at the brewpub. Caramel malts, some spiciness. Light hint of citrus. Hazy auburn color. Minimal off-white head, no lace. Bigger bitter taste, light sweet taste, light bite in the finish. Light-medium body. Lightly sticky, more dry. Lighter carbonation. Kind of soft. Alright amber lager. Grew on me as I went. More complexity and bitterness than your typical amber lager.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jagad5 (89) - - JUN 8, 2013
A very foamy pouring beer with a very sour aftertaste. The lable says smooth but the beer doesn’t.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Patrickctenchi (5204) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Tap at source: (Ft Wayne) Pours hazy, brown-amber with a small, off-white head. Scent is malty, a little nutty sweetness. Taste is caramel over earthy hops... Some breadiness. Very smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (3592) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - SEP 28, 2012
Tap at Warsaw location. Sweet buttery caramel malt and fruity aroma. Amber with a small off-white head. Fruity caramel malt flavor. Medium body. Nice easy drinking malt forward beer.

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