MAP (1133) - Lakewood, Ohio, USA - NOV 12, 2003
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Very malty aroma, similar to that in a malted milk shake. Mouthfeel is thin and developed. Rather nice bitterness to it, not that from a completely hopped beer, but slightly oily too.
heemer77 (5239) - Urbandale, Iowa, USA - NOV 10, 2003
2.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 9/20
UPDATED: JUN 21, 2008 Dark orange body with a trace of a head on top. Aroma of artificial orange candy. There is also a little bit of dark bread and some stale toffee. The taste is stale old toffee with some milk chocolate. Finish that is very dry oak at first that turns a little sour. Needs some more caramel flavor to balance the dry woody character. I have tried this a few more times over the years and liked it less each time.
JFGrind (1972) - Glenside, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 8, 2003
3.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
$4.00 USD for a 25 ounce draft at Stone Street in Caesar's Tahoe. Truly a "solid beer" with a deep amber color, crisp sweet flavor and a roasted malt finish.
steview (1037) - Petaluma, California, USA - NOV 7, 2003
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
UPDATED: DEC 28, 2003 good. sweet and subtle, mild apple/fruit, malty. not much in the bitter end. lively on the tongue. soft and satisfying ale for a carefree night. nothing to ponder about, grab a friend and enjoy it then. BIG thanks to tannertavernboy.
kumite56 (473) - Cordova, Tennessee, USA - OCT 28, 2003
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Copper colored beer with an off white frothy head mostly diminishing. Aroma is slightly malty followed by a soft malty taste. Some hopp presense felt but balanced.
xsketchyx (184) - Oregon, USA - OCT 27, 2003
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Kind of a lame amber ale, and nowhere near as good as every other beer they make that I've tried up to this point.
andy609 (143) - Auburndale, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 25, 2003
3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Not much in the way of aroma or head. Balanced flavor with hops and malts evident simutaneously. Very carbonated. I wasn't expecting much because it's an amber ale, but it was pretty satisfying, although not ideally paired with mexican food.
Strykzone (6212) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 19, 2003
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tasted this one after a wonderful beer (New Belgium Wheat) so it had a lot measure up to. Not surprisingly it didn't measure well. It seemed to lack smoothness and was too much on the bitter side for me.
adrenalin112 (57) - Lake Forest, California, USA - OCT 17, 2003
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
This is enjoyable from either the tap or bottle. Not too overwhelming in any category. It's what i get at restaurants, when your only choice is to get bud, coors, or miller. Doesnt make you feeled stuff, yet leaves you pleased that you just had a good beer. Amber in color, crisp bite, smooth aroma.
jayc (28) - USA - OCT 11, 2003
2.5 AROMA 3/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Get this one when you want to get the 'dates' to drink beer. It's good enough to get your guest to retrieve their own from the cooler ... light and refreshing (better than any big domestic).