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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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An amber ale with exceptional balance and smoothness. Brewed with a blend of specialty malts. Balanced by a choice blended of hops. True story... 1886 in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, great uncle Louie was cracked over the head with a beer glass and killed. Louie’s story is one of many Wisconsin tavern legends that gives life and color to our heritage. Drink one for uncle Louie and remember: today’s barroom story might just be tomorrow’s legend.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 3, 2010
Can courtesy of motortoddhead. Pours amber with a tan head. Smells of caramel, earthy. Tastes of caramel, minerally, citrussy, grassy.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
ApisAles (1576) - Greenbelt, Maryland, USA - SEP 25, 2010
Amber orange pour with a white head. Aroma is caramel, pennies, some boiled greens hop notes? Flavor is predominantly caramel, some sweet malt. Not much hop character. A little metallic. Ok.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
hbmason (1086) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JAN 14, 2011
12 oz. Bottle. Poured an amberish color with a medium to light head. Classic malty amber. Decent brew but nothing crazy.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tmoney99 (11059) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 31, 2011
Tap sample. Poured hazy brown color with an average white frothy head that mostly lasted with good lacing. Moderate balanced aroma. Medium body with a smooth texture and soft carbonation. Medium sweet flavor with a medium sweet finish of moderate duration. Average drinkable brew.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jongrafto (3) - - MAR 7, 2012 does not count
Kinda fell flat for me. Was expecting more flavor. Was told it is better on tap than in a bottle. Decent but I was expecting more. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chickenflea (346) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Pours a nice amber body with a large head. Nice retention that brings back the froth again and again. Caramel, and fruit in the aroma and flavors of caramel as well. A pretty tastey brew, but a little too malty for an amber ale.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Conniemeltz (1) - - NOV 2, 2012 does not count
I love milwaukee beers! This is a great one and accessible to those who are new to the beer scene ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fredis23 (515) - Hickory Hills, Illinois, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Hazy Brown, Huge Soapy Foam Head that Lasts and Leaves Lots Of Thick Lacing. Not Sure why but half of bottle gushes out once you pop a cap open. Has tiny Little Floaters. Faint Malt and Earthy Aroma. Taste About The same: Slightly Sweet Malt, A Little Earthy. Not Too Special Easy Drinker. No Dates, So No Way to Tell How Much Past Its Prime. Wish I Knew Of This Place While I Lived In Milwaukee. Passed it Many Times Without Knowing It is There. Gonna Have to Stop For A Tour Next Time I’m In Town. OK Session Beer.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BitterPoet (57) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUN 22, 2004
A weekend in Milwaukee to see the Twins play, and drink beer. Found the Ale House, which reminded me very much of Rock Bottom in Minneapolis. Luckily, Louie’s Demise was on cask. They called this brew a Scottish Ale on the menu, so that put a certain type in my mind. It would have been better off as an Amber Ale. The nose was of weak maple. The body was not that of a Scottish, but rather a Nut Brown. Nothing to scoff at, but nothing to write home about. Not a patch on Town Hall’s offerings. The Pale Ale was much better.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheAlum (5909) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - MAR 10, 2012
Flight on tap at the brewpub (Milwaukee, WI). Pours a glowing crisp amber hue, good glow, touch of haze as more orange works it’s way into play. A frothy offwhite head sits atop, stays as a small film, laces well. Aromas are crisp toffee and toast, gentle bready and doughy malts, touches of toast, sticky caramel and toffee. Gentle bready yeast and a touch of earthy hops. Initial is lighter bodied, touches of sweetness and grass, light toastiness up front. Middle gets a bit more bitter, gentle toast and crispness. Mellow sweetness into the finish leaves this simple, a bit sticky and a touch of butter. Mellow and odd, that weird buttery note sticks on me. Meh. Has some good parts and some bad. Finish doesn’t work for me.


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