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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 2.98/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   SEASONAL: Spring   ABV: -
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2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Imaena (1881) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 28, 2013
Draught. This was not my favorite McMenamin’s brew. It would be a good seasonal though.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Reid (1944) - Salem, Oregon, USA - MAY 18, 2012
Couple of pints at Thompsons Brewpub,Salem Nice looking darker amber beer with a quater inch thick,creamy off white head. Good malty strong aromas..well strong for a McMs beer. Taste reasonably chewy malts,caramel,chocolate and a good dose of floral hops. Good mouthfeel. Nice amber

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 5/20
mrhoppy (1285) - Santa Clara, California, USA - APR 19, 2010
UPDATED: AUG 3, 2013 I liked this beer but it is not something you ever seek out.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrewDad (5015) - Olympia, Washington, USA - SEP 5, 2009
Pint – Spar Café McMenamins - Olympia, .WA
Aroma: Nice malt with amount of hops in the nose.
Appearance: Orange/amber in color, clear with a light head.
Flavor: Nice amber malt with a light fruit like hops flavor.
Palate: Dry Finish, with a Great Mouthfeel.
Overall: A very nice amber.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BroSpud (1740) - , Massachusetts, USA - APR 22, 2009
On tap. Visited more than one McMenamins and tasted more than one of thier brews. Unfortunately I do not remember the details so I am entering this primarily as a record of having tasted them. Hopefully I will make it back out to a McMenamins again someday and get better notes.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5626) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - NOV 27, 2008
On nitro at Dad Watsons. Hazy orange pour with a nice creamy head. The nose is fruity with light hops and some biscuity malts. Light and fruity with a floral finish. Creamy and smooth.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CaptKirk (175) - Hephzibah, Georgia, USA - OCT 20, 2005
Had on tap with a light orangey color and a coffee that tingles the nose. Very dry in taste. Not what I expected in an amber ale, but a clean finish and is worth a try.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
motelpogo (6968) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 10, 2004
on tap in eugene. uninspiring amber, light toffee but a little bit of corn syrup lurking there

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
duff (5484) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUN 4, 2004
Tap, McMenamins, Eugene, Oregon. Amber, found a bit yeasty. Caramel, salty, dry and grainy, not too exciting, but at least it was dry.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - MAY 11, 2004
UPDATED: JAN 26, 2005 When i got this glass I thought the waiter was joking that it was an amber, and im still skeptical. Looks like a hefeweizen, orange and cloudy with a small white head. Smelled Fruity, sweet, and hoppy. Tasted like an IPA, started sweet then the hops made it very bitter, kinda lousy amber but a decent IPA taste.


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