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RATINGS: 371   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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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bozoNZ (719) - Christchurch, - NOV 14, 2012
Rich malt driven, toffee nose. Full palate, strong amber malts dominate. Nice drinker from the bottle a pint or two might get a bit chewy.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sevenlee (1319) - 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 (8652) - 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 (327) - 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 (1440) - 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 (2178) - 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.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (6449) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 6, 2014
Bottle from Taniguchi. Nice chewy malt nose, caramel fudge and grassy hops. Pretty amber-brown with a tight, fine head. Nice rich caramel malts, light chocolate fudge, plus good American hops, more grassy and piney than citrus, though. Solid Amber.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Squizzle (138) - Idaho, USA - DEC 23, 2013
This is a decent beer. Its readily available and I had it on tap and bottle. Kind of a dark red ale. Lots of my dude friends like it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2045) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 28, 2013
7% a reddish brown opaque pour with a beige head & a candy caramel aroma. Medium-bodied, sweet caramel malts with a strong citrusy hop bitterness give it a mildly puckering bitter finish but is overall well balanced and solid. Quite easy to drink.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (679) - - NOV 13, 2013
Plum hops, coffee beans aroma. Dark malt, caramel, citrus, nutty, sweet finish. Pleasant amber ale, almost feels like a half stout.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chudwick (2144) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - NOV 8, 2013
12oz bottle - pours cloudy amber with bege head. Nose is citrus/grapefruit. Malty backbone. Refreshing. Slightly spicy finish. Decent despite the low ratings.


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