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Sundog is an ale whose amber color is as deep as the copper glow of a Lake Michigan sunset. Its Biscuit malt and Fuggle hops give it a toasty character and a subtle, malty sweetness. We believe Sundog is the deepest, richest amber you’ll find anywhere.


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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Scrapersnbeer (1491) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAR 22, 2013
Aroma is toasty, buttery, and nutty. Deep, hazy looking orange. Initial sweetness, lengthy dry middle, mellow starch finish. Easy enough to drink, yet it gets heavy as it goes.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (2128) - South Carolina, USA - DEC 5, 2014
12 oz bottle poured a deep, red-amber with an oversized off-white head. I had to wait for the head to die down a bit before sampling this amber. Aroma: the earthy Fuggle hops work great in the flavor but not so well for my nose. Flavor: rich and malty; lightly sweet but turning mildly bitter by the aftertaste which also has a touch of hops. Approaches 8. Feel: very smooth; near medium body; Medium, soft carbonation. O: a wee bit more malt and hops than your average amber. Nicely done.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TheBear11D (280) - Michigan, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Sundog pours a deep rusty copper with a decent beige head that lasts a good while. The aroma is toast and caramel. The flavor is toast and caramel as well. This beer lacks complexity. It is a fairly malt forward amber that is pretty easy to drink, but it fails to make a distinctive impression. Overall the beer is average.

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
unclemattie (4262) - Georgia, USA - OCT 31, 2014
Tap @ TacoMac Windward. Dark copper, thick rocky foam. Toasted barley malts. Well balanced, toasted grains. Well made Amber Ale. Finishes dry. (4228)

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tessic (906) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 24, 2014
This ale poured a cloudy dark red colour with a minimal foamy head. To the nose there are scents of grassy hops, dough and toast. First sip was smooth with a mild shot of hops and lightly sweet malt flavour on top of brown sugar and mildly smoked caramel. Finish is a little smokey with flavours of caramel lingering.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ChiGuy68 (426) - Illinois, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Tasted from a 12oz. bottle. It poured a hazy copper with a frothy beige head. Aroma of hops, spicy malt, and a hint of soap. Taste of semisweet caramel and malt with a bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
miyauchi38 (353) - chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2014
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3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jcopeau (4) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - SEP 20, 2014 does not count
Pours a slightly hazy amber. Mild aroma of toasty malts with some hop spice. Flavor is crisp toast, with mildly sweet biscuit malt. Well balanced with some warm spicy hops with a touch of deep citrus hop. There’s a whole lot of flavor for session amber ale. I’ll certainly have it agalin.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
edgallow (2342) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 14, 2014
16 oz draft pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of malts, grain and some citrus. Taste it malts, grain and herbs.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Niko100 (2058) - Illinois, USA - SEP 2, 2014
Rich amber color; Medium slightly creamy body; Aroma of malt/biscuit, caramel, & some hops; Flavor of slight roasted malt, caramel, herbal hops, and some citrus; Somewhat metallic - just decent.

2.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
tectactoe (2293) - Michigan, USA - AUG 28, 2014
Bottle: One of the first beers I had when I began rating beers, back in the day. Clean, clear amber & light copper with a small, wispy white head. The retaining collar actually leaves a decent bit of lace on the glass. Aroma is very generic... Very malty, albeit kind of light & timid. Mild caramel, toasted biscuit. Extremely faint earthy/floral notes. Strange metallic & sweaty aroma, too, especially as it warms up. I always get that weird, sweaty off-aroma with this beer. Not sure why or what it is. Flavor of caramel malt, biscuits, toasted barley, & just a hint of orange peel. Watery, metallic finish with a thin mouth feel. There’s nothing to this one, really. Better options are most certainly available.


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