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RATINGS: 376   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.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
epiphyte707 (66) - eureka, California, USA - NOV 14, 2012
On tap pours dark red ,with a lot of head, smells of raisins and orange zest. Taste like malty red ale, with slight bitter aftertaste. Not a bad red.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
atlrizzob (167) - Aiken, South Carolina, USA - NOV 21, 2014
A very dark red hazy color. I passed this beer up many a time and it is actually very tasty. Hoppy and malty. Enjoyable thickness. A mad decent ale from Mad River.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Salmoniform (954) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - NOV 5, 2014
Poured from bottle to glass. Copper red hue with fizzy white head that settled to a ring. Aroma is caramel, straw, rye, citrus oil. Mouthfeel is nice with a medium body and crisp carbonation. Taste is slight sweet with a bitter following and a dry peppery finish. Overall this is an ok brew.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jado (564) - Camp Hill, AUSTRALIA - OCT 29, 2014
From 355 ml bottle. Pours a deep mahogany brown with a tightly packed off white head. Aromas of fresh apple, apricot, caramel and malt. Taste is caramel sweetness at first before a crisp grapefruit zest bitterness washes through. Lingering bitter finish with a lightly sweet aftertaste. Well balanced - liked it a lot.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (6031) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
"a nice clean amber. nothing that will blow you away, but pleasant enough for a try, especially in the summer. a little on the malty side going in, with a ever so slightly hoppier finish. tends to be maltier..."

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AdiBeer (1433) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 11, 2014
Aroma: intense grains, some bread malts. Appearance: hazy amber, small, beige head. Taste: light sweet. Palate: sweet malts intensify, very grainy, soft carbonation, unremarkable finish. Overall: nice Amber Ale, good palate. Pint at Rattle N Hum, Manhattan.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sevenlee (1382) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - SEP 6, 2014
Pours a hazy amber colour with an off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel and lightly roasted. Taste is medium sweet and fruity.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Theydon_Bois (9725) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAY 10, 2014
Keg at the Library Alehouse, Santa Monica, 16/04/14. Clear chestnut brown with reddish hues topped by a moderate light beige covering. Nose is biscuit malt, caramel, brown sugar, sweet tones, candied fruit peel. Taste comprises biscuit malt, caramel, dark fruit rinds, light spice, brown sugar. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. So so, about as good as it is likely to get for this tedious style!

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hanuta06 (347) - Washington, USA - APR 4, 2014
Serving: from bottle--purchased at Full Throttle Bottles. Aroma: light molasses malt. Appearance: small, frothy, off-white, initial head with fair lacing and fully diminishing longevity. Cloudy, dark-orange body. Taste: lightly bitter initial flavor and finish with average duration. Palate: light-to-medium body, creamy texture and lively carbonation. Overall: great, creamy, smooth palate and good flavor.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dfonorow (1581) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 22, 2014
On tap at SF Beer Week Opening Gala. Pour is red/brown with a moderate tan head. Aroma is of light fruits, grass, caramel, and spice. Flavor has citrus, grapefruit, orange rind, and caramel. Sticky and sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (2437) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - FEB 21, 2014
12 oz bottle from Tipsy’s into a globe glass. Reddish-brown with a light tan head. Aroma of fruits, malts, hops, pine and light spices. Similar flavor, adding moderate bitterness and light caramel sweetness. Medium body with a lingering dry finish.


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