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RATINGS: 129   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.72   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A 2001 Silver Medal Winner at the North American Brewers' Association competition. A deep-copper colored medium - bodied ale. Its fresh flavor is smooth and carefully balanced with a nice mellowness and hint of caramel malt balanced by medium hop bitterness. It is an all malt beer that is naturally carbonated. A very drinkable beer all on its own and pairs well with all kinds of foods.

dekester1's rating

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dekester1 (333) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 21, 2012
Served on tap at the North Rim, Grand Canyon lodge. Aroma was a nice mix of sweet malts with a fruity hue. Coloring was a rich amber with a light head and lacing that held up. Taste was malty with a slightly nutty twist and moderate to light hopping. The mouthfeel was decent. Overall, I thought this was a nice amber that complemented the view overlooking the Grand Canyon.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
arminjewell (7588) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Pour on tap at the brewery, clear orange pour with white head, aroma brought notes of bread, watery cardboard, biscuit, hints of slight caramel with a touch of grass. Taste was a mix of grass, bread, biscuit into a bit of grain, husk, cereal, finishing slightly sweet.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
troyc (2862) - Illinois, USA - MAR 3, 2015
[Bottle] Clear copper pour with a huge amount of fizzy head that condenses down to nothing in a few seconds. Aromas of caramel, toffee and oxidation/paper. Sweet grains, stale grassy hops, soap, cardboard and some vegetable notes in the flavor. Very overcarbonated. Thinking I may have had a bad bottle, so I will try to re-rate at some point. As is, this is damn near a drain pour. Tasting notes from 8/2014.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Caytinator (994) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Nice pour, with dark copper color and light head, small bubbles. Light lacing. Aroma light and malty (biscuity), good enough. Overall, too sweet, and not a caramel dark molasses sweetness, instead itís like a corn syrupy taste or something - adjuncts? Itís a bit cloying, but malt backbone is present and fine overall.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
slowrunner77 (6403) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 6, 2014
"another non-offensive but very simplistic brew from Oak Creek. I enjoyed it more than several other beers Iíve rated right around, but itís just too simple (like a carmel malt kit) to score average or better. really no hops to speak of, maybe even less than the brown. Semi-sweet malt flavor is a little muddled. Again, not a bad beer, but like something one would make with a kit."

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
madquacker (1062) - Canberra ACT, AUSTRALIA - AUG 31, 2014
Tried this in Sedona as part of my buy local concept. No head and low carbonation. Big notes of rotted detritus and card board. Had a syrupy caramel flavor undertone.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
miyauchi38 (516) - chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 29, 2014
まずい くせはあんま&

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ben4321 (4385) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Location: Draft at the Brewpub, 3/3/14

Aroma: The aroma is kind of dull, some caramel notes, bread, and not much else
Appearance: It pours an amber color, mostly clear, with an off-white head
Flavor: The flavor is much the same: a little malty and kind of dull, not much hop presence
Palate: The body is light and clean, fairly smooth, soft, and with a shorter finish
Overall Impression: I thought this was a fairly unexciting one. It wasnít an example of the style that I thought was particularly good. It is just kind of a dull beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Waitito (7) - - FEB 15, 2014 does not count
Very nice amber color. Malty palate with a sweetness that shines through in the aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
patricks110 (1859) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 3, 2013
A boring and bland take on an amber. Pours a dark red copper with a soapy fluffed up white head. The nose has grainy, cereal skunk notes with a hint of grassy hops, lemon zest and toasted bread. Mild mannered flavour; easy to sip and paired well with nachos. Overall, a run of the mill brew

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
DiarmaidBHK (3610) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 18, 2013
Bottle from AJís Fine Foods Scottsdale. Pours light brown with very little head. not much on the nose. tongue feels a bit buttery. If this was a silver medal, Iíd hate to taste bronze.

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