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RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (3268) - McLean, Virginia, USA - SEP 1, 2013
On draft at Trio in Kitty Hawk. Pours a clear amber with an off white head. Thin mouthfeel. Flavors of caramel and biscuit. Short moderately bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rondphoto (2017) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - AUG 26, 2013
Clear warm medium amber with a persistent ivory head and swirls of lace. Taste is caramel malt with a butter rum overtone. The taste moves smoothly through the palate until it is lightly countered by hops and carbonation. A nice unpretentious ale, easy drinking, good session choice. Recommended.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (7606) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Bottle. Light toffee malt aroma. Clear amber with moderate head. Lightly sweet toffee malt and mildly bitter herbal/grass flavor. Decent amber ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BrettTaylor (484) - Radford, Virginia, USA - AUG 16, 2013
Poured as a 4 oz taster in Greensboro pub. Surprising dark coffee notes, malt, beautiful color, sweetness counters the coffee enough that the wife, who doesn’t like coffee, likes. Went very well with the burger for lunch.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
NeoHippie2 (993) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - JUL 26, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 18, 2013 Pours a light amber with a small white head. Aromas of malt and some grassy hop notes. Light biscuit flavors coming through but really not a lot going on here. Crisp light finish. It isn’t foul but it’s a bit bland.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
foyle (237) - Wyoming, USA - JUL 21, 2013
Appearance: Amber to light brown and mostly clear. Pours a ˝” inch head that fades quickly. Decent amount of lacing and moderately carbonated. Aroma: toasted bread, caramel malts, earthy hops. Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a slightly sticky mouthfeel and a fairly dry finish. Flavor: Flavors the aroma – a significant malt presence dominates this brew. Nice mix of toffee, whole wheat bread, and earthy hop spice. Overall: A very good session beer.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - JUN 24, 2013
Amber with thin lacy head. Honey, light malt aroma. Thin body. Slight honey like sweet taste.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rg1122 (15) - Ohio, USA - JUN 19, 2013
85. Characters is too many... but this beer is tasty.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
keepersj12 (2688) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Pours amber with thin head. The aroma has some malt and caramel and an odd bit of booze. The flavor has a bit of caramel and malt with nice bitter balance. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
spilledpint (346) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - MAY 14, 2013
12 oz. bottle from Trader Joe’s, Chapel Hill Ar: Somewhat subdued aroma of dark toffee, malt aroma up front. Ap: Pours a clear light copper body with a 1" frothy white head. Decent retention. T: Moderate caramel sweetness up front. Finish has moderate bitterness, a touch of resin. P: Medium body with moderate carbonation. O: Nice, straight forward amber.


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