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RATINGS: 543   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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On a rainy fall day in 2009, my five-year-old daughter Zoe and I were wandering the streets of Bar Harbor and stumbled across the Whale Museum. Zoe loved it. Hopefully we do the same for you. Cheers! Our Happy, Hoppy, Amber-Ale


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cagou007 (550) - FRANCE - JUN 16, 2015
Pours hazy brown with thick and frothy tan head. Nice brown lacing. Nose is caramel, cafe latte, nuts. Aromas are coffee, pepper, licorice, some alcohol. Oily texture, average carbonation. Long alcoholic and spicy finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kevinsenn (1466) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 7, 2015
Bottle. Aroma of whole wheat bready grains, some c-hops. Grainy toasty taste, not much caramel, c-hops, and a very dry bitter finish. Tastes more "brown" than "amber" to me, if you know what I mean. Looks more brown too.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
AirForceHops (4508) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 6, 2015
500 ml bottle purchased at 7-11, Kittery. Jason is still doing a great job as the manager of this store! Selection is always up-to-date and spot on. Color is copper with lasting head. Aro,a is toasted grain, caramel and mild grapefruit.

The base is that of a standard Amber ale with toffee, grain and caramel. The hops are a mix of grapefruit and moderate pine. The bitterness shows me dry pine with a gritty texture. Kind of dirty. Highly drinkable but nowhere near my favorite from this brewery.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
glennmastrange (2431) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle. Moderate roasted grain, herbs and pine for the hops, light leather for the yeast, with wood and pepper in the background. Head is average size, frothy/creamy light beige with excellent lacing and is mostly lasting. Color is clear, but murky on the last pour, brown with a red tint. Flavor starts faintly sweet and lightly to moderately acidic, then finishes lightly acidic and moderately bitter. Palate is medium, slick with a lively carbonation and finishes dry. Nice to have an Amber Ale with a touch of flavor and complexity.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Helsdon (289) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 22, 2015
First time having a beer from MBC, and I have to say I like their attitude (at least what I can gather from the label.) I also like there beer, Pours the advertised amber, leaning toward the brown scale, with some cloud. Big hop nose of resin, and a little pine. Very smooth taste, heavy on the hops for an "ale" but with a good balance of resins, mild bitterness, a little perfume with a mildly sweet caramel malt backbone. Mild bitterness on the after. Very nice, a well balanced beer. And now it’s gone. Sigh.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tsd08460 (225) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Aroma: spruce, caramel, citrus, Appearance: hazy amber with full tan head Taste: light sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, creamy, average carbonation, long bitter finish, Very good

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (828) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - MAY 5, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a deep amber copper color with a tan head. Aroma is a wonderful mix of amber malts, and a great hop presence, fruity, piney, spicy. Flavor has a great balance of malt backbone with a decent hop presence. A very nice beer. Although I expect nothing less from Maine.

4.1
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sregnar35 (1023) - Rotterdam, New York, USA - APR 27, 2015
Aroma is amazingly piney hops. Pours dark brown with a great head. Flavor is tart and sweet, fruity and balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yourilevesque (390) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 21, 2015
Bière dont la première chose qui frappe est son look d’enfer! De couleur ambrée presque brune, cette dernière affiche une magnifique et fier collet monté et mousseux à souhait. En de dissipant, les parois du verre se joliement décorées de dentelles soyeuses et complexes. En faisant tournoyer le liquide dans le verre, celui-ci semble plutôt charpenté sous la mousse - chronique d’un corps attendu. Mon nez est violemment attaqué par un houblon floral et résineux à souhait! Ça sent le sapin à plein nez ainsi qu’un houblon d’une grande fraîcheur. Le liquide n’a pas encore traversé mes lèvres qu’il me désaltère déjà! En bouche l’ensemble est très homogène quoiqu’un côté très sec à cette bière coupe court dans les saveurs et la bière se retire rapidement pour laisser derrière elle une traînée plutôt âcre et une sensation légèrement râpeuse sur ma langue. Les céréales sont délicates et ajoutent un côté noisette des plus agréables. Très bonne bière.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tia (1239) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - APR 5, 2015
Bottle. Dark cooper with big head. Smells peachy and twizzlery and grainy with a whiff of pine. caramel comes out in the flavor. I may have waited too long to drink this.


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