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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


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4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mdindy (36) - Weymouth, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 15, 2014
cloudy amber with hoppy aroma and thick white head. flavours very smooth, hops, pine and citrus followed by malty body, bitter finish. strong beer, well worth a try. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ej1oo1 (15) - New York, USA - FEB 25, 2015
A good rich ipa. Not overpowering bitter. Not a lot else to me outside of the usual ipa flavor though

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jlioi (13) - - FEB 25, 2015
It has a strong bitter kick immediately and then dies off. The hops are potent with a sharp bitter taste. You could easily mistake this for an IPA.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2499) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Bottle from Philly craft. Interesting brew with a bit going on. Notes of Pine needles, caramel malts, lemon, grapefruit and citrus. Finishes piney and sweet, with a dry bitterness. Odd , but good.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pcshotsauce33 (46) - Columbus, New Jersey, USA - FEB 18, 2015
Dark amber foamy poor. Hoppy smell of roasted malty delight and medium bodied. Very nice dry finish. Give Zoe a swig. Cheers

3.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Baristas2Brewers (24) - - FEB 18, 2015
Bottled 12/16/14. Maine beer company does it right. Beautiful amber ale. Love the story behind it.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Clownoisseur (325) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - FEB 11, 2015
On tap at Maine Beer Co. Pour was an amber/copper color with an eggshell colored head that lasts for a while...only settling to a cap before I finished. Nice aromas of dank pine, grapefruit rind and a sweet cereal base. Taste was nice bitter hops upfront..plenty of earth and pine...balanced by a nice grapefruit/orange peel middle ground before some sweet roasted malted goodness balance out a juicy, lingering hop finish. Solid!!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pacv27 (43) - - FEB 10, 2015
Translucent and ruby red in color. A foamy off white head that is one finger in depth, disspates farily quickly. Grapefruit forward in the aroma with a malty backbone. A lot of carbonation in this beer. Definite grapefruit in the taste along with grassy and herbal notes. Nice caramel undertones with a lingering bitterness.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AndyW68 (1183) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Clear amber pour with light tan head. Aroma is malty and nutty. Taste follows nose. Roast nut and a hint of copper. Very nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
woodychevy (526) - - JAN 31, 2015
Flight at brewery. Way more hoppy than I would expect for an amber. Should like it more than I do as the style is usually overly sweet and malty for my palate. Hops come through first and smooth maltiness comes through mid-palate. Finishes dry. Pours a copper color with a nice tan head. Looks more like a brown. Dankness of Columbus hops is muted. Somewhat astrigent. and resiny. Will give it another go. Take one for the team.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Redr8r (12) - Texas, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Pours a reddish brown with plenty of white head which diminishes to a light lacy coating. Smells of lemongrass with a hint of wheat. Taste is crisp and refreshing with citrus hints. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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