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RATINGS: 133   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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2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
warmsilence (25) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 31, 2011
poured into glass from 12 oz bottle, amber color, thin head, nothing too special about the aroma or flavor, what little flavor it had reminded me of the sour bitterness of a heineken. not very pleasant.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Derekm_919 (8) - USA - AUG 3, 2014 does not count
Nice amber ale with mild taste and appearence.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
JDBaker11058 (1246) - Maryland, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Appearance: coppery brown, with light beige head, average lacing. Aroma: caramel, toffee, light toast. Taste: malty and toasty, with caramel, light brown sugar, slight woody character. Finish: clean and crisp, lingering toasty notes. Notes: A malty amber, not much in the way of hops, easy drinking. NoVA Brewfest 2014.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
pnesbit (93) - Marietta, South Carolina, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Bottle pour a nice amber brown with little to no head. Aroma of sweet caramel and toffee. Taste of same sweet toffee with a hint of hops that makes for a clean finish. Med body with a lively carbonation. Overall sweet amber that is pretty easy to drink. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
PorterPounder (5472) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Asheville, NC - Bruisin’ Ales - 12 oz bottle. Medium copper pour, light off white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is pretty much neutral, trace of mineral water. Flavor has some very faint nutty accents, a wee wisp of caramel, some hard candy sweetness. Mouthfeel is kind of dull. Not feeling it on this one.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Panzuriel (1298) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - JUN 4, 2014
On Tap at the Ruddy Duck Tavern in Morehead City NC. This beer pours a deep amber with a thin head of off white bubbles. Nose is medium malt and a bit of grain and maybe a bit of a metallic hint. Taste is medium roasted malt and just a bit of metallic tang. The body is quite thin.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jandd1983 (2538) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 3, 2014
It poured a dark amber color with a white head. The aroma was of light herbs with some maltiness. The taste was lightly roasted malts with some bitter roastiness.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
solidfunk (3893) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAY 27, 2014
Some malty junk. Amber pour with ok head and lacing. Life’s a **** and then you die. On tap at DC Summerfest.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
mike5326 (877) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Poured from a tap. Light amber color, good creamy off white head. Light hops and dough aroma. Light to medium body with a sweet, acidic and sour flavor and finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Luvystypotables (618) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - MAY 18, 2014
Aroma of yeast and dough, small creamy head, light amber colour, sweet malt taste, slightly acidic. Light body, with a watery malt finish.

1.3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
liquidbread86 (39) - Washington DC, USA - APR 10, 2014
Nothing interesting here. Bland with a slightly bad aftertaste. Good for those with weak palates.


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