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RATINGS: 167   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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That’s right, there’s hemp in this smooth, polished amber ale. To be specific, we use hemp seed - one of the oldest and healthiest of ingredients - to create a subtle toasted nutty flavor that compliments the hops (a botanical cousin to hemp) and rye. We use Cara Rye and Malted Rye for a subtle spiciness and rich ruby color and Victory Malt to tie together the flavors with a nuttiness that compliments the hemp seed flavor. German Hallertauer hops add seasoning and we finish with Cascade hops for a crisp citrus aroma and taste. This wide assortment of flavors harmonize, creating a uniquely smooth and flavorful beer! Enjoy!


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2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
edgallow (2342) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 2, 2012
12 oz bottle pours hazy amber with a off white head. Aroma of grass, malt and grains. Taste is malts and grains but not much in the way of hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
twindadplus2 (600) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 30, 2014
Cloudy orange amber with a small foamy tan head. Aroma is faint but it’s there, a bit of dough and savory spice. Flavor is a blend of light, spicy rye and toffee malt plus a weird diacetyl flavor that I can’t quite pin down. I don’t know if that was the hemp or what but it just didn’t click for me.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mrjaxson (307) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 31, 2014
A beverage that arrives with minimal expectations because, really, what do you expect with so many ingredients? One quality this does not have is much of an aroma -- too many ingredients? But it looks darn fine and goes down with little trouble with a snappy little finish that gives a hint of the hop combo.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (11971) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 30, 2014
(12oz bottle) Pours a clear golden body with a small white head. Aroma of citrus, caramel, and herbs. Flavor of orange, grass, toasted rye, earthiness, florals, and caramel.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
JaBier (4995) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - MAY 5, 2014
Sample at Buckeye Beer Engine on 5/4/14. Aroma of menthol and malt. Malty flavor with cherry character before a hoppy finish. Some very odd things going on with this beer.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (3232) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 4, 2014
bottle. amber with small head. sweet and malty. there’s a bit of rye in there. a bit bready. unexciting.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
atomjack9 (19) - - MAR 11, 2014
Spruce hops, very hoppy. Having made rye bread before I can taste the rye and dareisay that adds a rye/bread-y element. Aroma ok, amber really just a basic amber taste...

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beerme31 (514) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - JAN 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours clear amber thin white lacing. Aroma of sweat bread, caramel, and toast. Taste is quite sweet. Medium body, smooth slick texture, bit of a funny butterscotch aftertaste from the combination of ingredients. Ok overall for something different.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dwyerpg (4637) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - JAN 5, 2014
This smelled great. Toffee and malts, very English. The flavor was a bit malty but the rye was noticeable in that this was difficult to pin down. Good

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
backdaft (227) - Menasha Red Light District, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 22, 2013
Botttle. Pours a thin amber with almost no head. Aroma IS sweet malt. Taste IS the same. There is no rye or hops to speak of (IMHO). Nasty diacetyl up front. Never again.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Homer321 (2117) - Rock Ridge, Florida, USA - NOV 9, 2013
bottle thanks to keir. not much in the aroma. slightly sweet. flavor is sweet with a slight buttery note. slight flavor but not much. really just beer. not much else. some pepper in the very end of the finish. not bad, but just not memorable.


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