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RATINGS: 88   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.11   IBU: 43   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Dusseldorf-Style Altbier. Our Amber ale is a wonderful compromise between the light and refreshing, and dark and full-flavored beers available today. Our Amber is clean, and like our Blonde ale, exhibits a crisp, lager-like character. The firm bitterness is balanced by the sweet, caramel and nutty malt character provided by the generous use of Munich, Vienna, and Pilsner malts. 43 IBU


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
trapped (603) - TURKEY - JAN 13, 2013
Light amber color, small foamy beige head, slight fruity aroma (strawberry?), hoppy sweet fruity taste, low carbonation, long finish. Enjoyable experience.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rayOfBeer (652) - El Cerrito, California, USA - NOV 23, 2012
Tap: hazy amber with a thin white head. Aroma is caramel, nutty with a light roast. Flavor is sweet with caramel, nutty and has a light bitterness that kicks in with the roast grain. Decent beer, nice flavor and easy to drink.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
NikkTwist (1390) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2012
Draft at Tattooed Mom. Cloudy amber with a light foamy white head. Medium malt. Light toasted wheat flavors. Orange banana cookies. Some hop bite is present but not a major force. Reasonably full body for the style. Not too sweet. Smooth finish. Might be my palate right now but tastes good after a strong bitter stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dbingham (69) - - OCT 2, 2012
Roasted notes but strong hop profile. Nutty notes on the palate. A bit of a metallic finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Niko100 (1838) - Illinois, USA - SEP 16, 2012
Rich amber color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of floral hops, some caramel, & citrus; Flavor of slight sweet malt, caramel, pine hops, and citrus; Finish is bitter; Pretty decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (9492) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - SEP 11, 2012
Draught at Ginger Man, NYC. Golden/amber beer with a small offwhite head. Malty toffee aroma, fruity, roasted, some hay. Malty vinous flavor, fruity, grapes, hay some spices. A bit thin.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
annunz123 (809) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 23, 2012
Nuts, caramel, and pine hops in the aroma. Taste starts sweet and nutty, with a pretty heavy pine bitterness in the finish. Pretty heavy taste and finish for a 5% beer. OK, but not great.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alfonzo (13) - Alabama, USA - AUG 20, 2012
Dark amber in color. Well balanced ale, no notable flavor notes. Finishes clean with a mild bitter aftertaste

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ober (2806) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - AUG 16, 2012
A clear amber colored beer, with an off white head. The aroma of sweet a little caramel and fruits with hop notes. The taste of sweet fruit, with some caramel and hints of bitter hop. The aftertaste is a little sweet moving to a little bitter.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finhead (1112) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - AUG 13, 2012
A reddish-brown pour with an off-white head. The aroma is caramel malt with pine. It has a medium body with crisp texture and lively carbonation. I like the bittersweet taste with a dry finish.


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