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RATINGS: 379   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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This beer was originally brewed for a famous Reggae festival that happens each year here in Humboldt County. A malty bitter American Amber style ale. This mahogany hued ale brings an intense spectrum of hop flavors from the spicy aromatic to lingering bitter, all underscored by a full- bodied caramel richness. Try this brew with a little Jamaican Jerked Chicken.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
veronika (410) - SWEDEN - FEB 23, 2004
Dark golden, thin head. Aroma is malty, and with some licorice. Flavor is fruity from cherry, malty and sweet.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - FEB 22, 2004
Pale amber color with a light off-white head. The aroma is lightly caramelly and light. The flavor is balanced but boring, standard; cookie-cutter. Finishes well with a nice hop bite following through. Decent.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GEOBRAU (188) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - FEB 18, 2004
Bottle; different- licorace-meets malt type thing. very interesting.. is this an attempt to duplicate Red Stripe?

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
SiddFinch (155) - Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 7, 2004
muddy looking with a malty, sweet aroma. Taste is very malty, earthy, grassy with a sour finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 25, 2004
(Bottle) Pours a dark cooper color with a medium-sized head. This one kind of caught me by surprise. Had a descent hop and spice flavor and a bountiful aroma.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sickboy282 (1115) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 20, 2004
a little too thick and sweet on the palate for me to really enjoy. Very malty.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sham (1845) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 14, 2003
Pours a very nice ruby hue. Big off white head. Malt and bittering hops in the nose. More of the same in the flavors. Nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reid (1946) - Salem, Oregon, USA - NOV 15, 2003
Wow what a surprise it is to see when poured into my mug..a nice dark brown with a huge creamy off white head..quite "murky " too! Very pungent aroma to this ale..hops but also a wonderful light chocolaty aroma. mmm nice taste starts of sweet malts..then a hoppy zing..then a strange yet attractive sourness..I like this. Very nice on the palte lingering aftertastes. Great drinkable beer..but my its hard to place this in a particular style..it says on the side of the label it is a "Crisp,hoppy Red-Bitter"..well thats as good a description as any..a hybrid..but a nice beer!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mixamatt (427) - San Francisco, California, USA - NOV 12, 2003
On tap.Fruity prune,medium hoppy aroma.Dark red appearance.Thick, dark fruit, especially prune, strawberry and peach flavors with a balanced hoppy finish.An unexpected suprise at a boring pizzaria.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10461) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 16, 2003
The head collapsed quickly, the nose is rich of malt and caramel. This beer is very brown and opaque. The taste is nice, nutty, with the malt covering nicely the hops. Nice spicy notes throughout the tasting.


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