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RATINGS: 146   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
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A full-bodied amber ale with a rich, smooth flavor, just the right balance of hops and notes of caramel and toffee.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DragonStout (1408) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - SEP 25, 2007
On tap at the brewpub.Poured an amber color with a thin lacing head.This was alot like the Pale Ale but less hopped up.Had a medium mouthfeel with a nice crisp finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Jmichael (640) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - SEP 24, 2007
ehhh.... ok, pours a clear light brown copper with mild head. mild citrus malt presence, light and not much behind it, mild complexity. good session quality.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (5370) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 24, 2007
Amber, with a white head. Creamy, malty toasty aroma. Smooth and bready, with a touch of hop bite in the finish. Definately more of a session ale. Sampled at Asheville Brewgrass 2007.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 09/23/2006
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewfest, Asheville

crystal clear amber, fine off white head, light carmel malt aroma balanced with some floral hops, nice carmel malt flavor, just a hint of sweetness well balanced with some earthy hops, light bitterness in the finish
-------- /> Date: 12/19/2006
Mode: draft
Source: brewpub

the rating from the brewfest sample was spot on proving yet again you can accurately rate a beer at a brewfest

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.8/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *4

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tronraner (2459) - Walland, Tennessee, USA - JUL 24, 2007
Draught at the brewpub. Pours amber with ivory head. The aroma is caramel and slight grass with some toast. The flavor is slightly toasty with some lemongrass twang. Very distant caramel sweetness lurks behind it. The flavor remains level, and doesn’t change into the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11335) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JUL 15, 2007
on tap-pours an off white head and amber color. Aroma is mild light/medium malt. Taste is medium malt-sweet, faint/secondary hops bite.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bubbleflubber (1914) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 4, 2007
Transparent amber pour with a light offwhite ring that laces the glass down. Sweet malty nose. Boisterous caramel and toffee notes, mixed with some weird light tortilla corn. This turns paler and more biscuit-like toward the finish. Adding decent bitters to the finish helps it from becoming slightly cloying. The body is medium, although could be cleansing, depending on the beginning or end of the pull. The odd pairings going on here makes for a "just ok" brew.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
bboven (103) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - JUL 4, 2007
A great step-up for those looking for better beer, but very watery for an amber ale. Not a lot of mouth feel.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - OCT 1, 2006
This aroma of this deep amber ale is rich with chewy malts, caramel with some toffee, and just a suggestion of sweet apples. Creamy mouthfeel. The taste delivers the maltiness that the aroma promises and has just enough bitter hopping to keep the sweetness under control. Nice.

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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Veeve (312) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - AUG 13, 2006
little to no head. a couple of splotches of lacing. smells sweet, of florals. tastes of florals, light hops. is sweet in the background, honeycomb, slightly nutty (pistachios?), yeasty, earthy. finishes dry and slightly bitter. moderate carbonation throughout.


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