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RATINGS: 161   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 147   ABV: 4.9%
A full-bodied amber ale with a rich, smooth flavor, just the right balance of hops and notes of caramel and toffee.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (21403) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 30, 2012
Draft at the source. Clear amber color. Aroma of caramel. Taste is caramel on toasted graham crackers, very nice flavor for what is usually a pretty plain style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jtclockwork (14922) - , New Jersey, USA - JAN 7, 2013
Bottle thanks to Mike. Pours amber. Nose and taste of caramel, light bready malt, candied fruit and fruit cake. Lighter body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (12877) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 5, 2011
Cask in American Oak: A reddish amber ale with a thin off white head. In aroma, woody oak with faint caramel. In mouth, an astringent bad idea, wood chip, like licking paper, not good. 5-3-3-2-4

Cask conditioned in Applewood: Same colour. Aroma, light caramel malt with faint oaken notes. In mouth, a caramel malt with light wooden notes, lactic points, so-so 6-3-6-3-12

On tap at Twin City Brewfest, August 13 2011.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (12675) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 16, 2015
Draft - Caramel on the nose. Clear amber with a decent head. Caramel, light hoppy bitterness and a nice finish. Basic, but well done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (12185) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drake (11767) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 6, 2011
12 ounce bottle from Lowes Foods in Hickory, NC on 4/7/11. Pours a clear amber color with a medium sized frothy offwhite head. Decent head retention and lacing. Malty, nutty aroma. The taste is caramel, nuts, chocolate and bitter hops. Medium bodied. Refreshing. Nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dogbrick (11467) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 16, 2012
This brew pours a clear dark amber color with a medium off-white head that diminishes steadily. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of toasted malt, caramel and mild hops. Light body with a caramel malt character and notes of grain and hops. The finish is sweet with a short malty aftertaste. Fairly average overall.

   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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (10669) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (10601) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 4, 2015
Bottle... Pours clear and dirty-orange with a small, white head. Toffee and bready notes, along with a port/golden raisin-like ester are the aromatic highlights. Light-bodied with zippy carbonation. The flavor is medium-roast malty and very well-balanced. Crisp, clean, refreshing finish. Well done. Good amber ale. Bottle courtesy of Tinkerbell!

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