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RATINGS: 94   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


Lunkie's rating

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Lunkie (1459) - Glen Iris, - DEC 15, 2013
Herbal stale malt aroma. Deep amber colour poor head and lacing. Stale malt hop flavour. Smooth palate. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theydon_Bois (9927) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - NOV 26, 2014
Keg at the taproom, SD, 12/11/14. Rich amber with reddish hues topped with a light beige covering. Nose is caramel malt, candied fruit peel, earthy hop, biscuit. Taste comprises caramel, sweet fruit notes, earthy, candied sugar. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. So so.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Storm_Shadow (115) - British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 12, 2014
tasty amber ale, malty caramel, perhaps a little too sweet? decent brew but I didn’t find it crisp like they describe?

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (6084) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 25, 2014
not a huge fan, but not bad either. this amber/alt is reminicent of Alaskan Amber, not quite as good. low level hops and light malt. uneventful taste.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
Bulk_Carrier (2264) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - AUG 19, 2014
Thanx Cody. This was poured into a pint glass and a stange. The appearance had a glossy amber color with a one finger white foamy head in the pint glass and a two and a half finger white foamy head in the stange. Both had the same foamy stringy lacing after the head died. The aroma smelled the same in both glasses: light cooked fruity slightly caramel breadiness over top of a herbal grassiness. The taste followed the aroma, it was pretty much the same. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a decent sessionability about it. The carbonation was okay for the style and for me. There’s a light toasty edge rolling over my mouth. Overall, decent altbier I think I could do again, its nothing special, but nothing bad.

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rosshudgens (8) - - JUL 5, 2014 does not count
Felt like I got hints of prune on the taste when first drinking. Not the style of Amber that I enjoy, feels less amber and more pruney.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerguy00 (160) - Fountain Valley, California, USA - JUN 4, 2014
Pale amber colored beer with a small white head. Fruity malty caramel aroma with a very small hint of hops. Semi-sweet caramel flavor with a touch of bitterness from the hops.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ohpooratlas (49) - USA - APR 10, 2014
The beer has only a mediocre appearance and head, the aroma being feint and similar, but it sits delicately on the palate and washes down easily. I would have scored the beer higher if the aroma and appearance measured more evenly with the more superior palate and taste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SlimHabib (228) - California, USA - APR 10, 2014
Appearance looks nice, but nothing jumps out as outstanding. A middle of the road red color. Not a lot of head. A very light taste for am amber and it for lack some depth. Not bad for a complimentary drink for sipping, but definitely not the main course. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tonkun (916) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 5, 2014
Tap. Copper pour with a finger of head. Caramel, grass, toffee. Light body with slight sweetness not bad but not impressive

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
SDalkoholic (2179) - Linda Vista, California, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Bottle from Bev 4 Less: Caramel and a tea brown color with a fluffing of foamy head. Aroma comes up empty with no real stand out scents for me to mention. The flavor is the same with only a small caramel malt and honey. Very boring and bland and I had a hunch before I even bought it but I figured let me try it out anyways.


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