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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91   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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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeremyh70 (873) - Missouri, USA - FEB 9, 2013
Pours a hazy light copper into a tulip glass. Two fingers of off white head that dissipates to a sustained film and leaves good lacing. Aroma of caramel and bread with some earthiness and a hint of light fruit. Rye and pumpernickel bread with toffee and toasted malt. A nice earthy flavor with very little hop presence. Mouthfeel was semi full and somewhat sticky with light carbonation. Beer relies on its malt bill to provide most of the flavor. Good but leans toward being too sweet and could have used a bit more carbonation for my taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (4632) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - JUL 3, 2015
12 oz bottle from Joe Canals Fire Rd. Poured a good looking orangey/amber with an average sized creamy super light beige head. Aroma is really lacking and weak, what is there is like a combo of powdered milk, nuts and grains. Medium body, soft smooth carbonation, quick fading aftertaste. Flavor is similar to the aroma but not as muted. Overall it’s a meh and reminds me of an English ESB.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
EithCubes (5216) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Bottle, confounded screw-top. Nose is grainy with a distinct raspberry overtone, though that might just be might long experience with razz-wheats; there’s wheat, rye, light citrus, malt. Pours hazy amber-red with some significant brown mitigation, head is soapy beige leaning to tan. Taste sweet but not cloying, light bitterness, lightly oily and boozy but also soft rather than fizzy; touch of spicy kick but not hot or aggressive. I really like the citrus and fruit here, simply nothing like the normal output from these hops, and there’s a great caramel-dough maltiness in the fullish body, balance all around. Flavorful and quite pleasant!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
HoppyScallywag (108) - Butler, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Nice bite....little lacking on the palate. I would try it again to be fair. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (15646) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Bottle sample at Top of the Hops Biloxi. Hazy golden color. Aroma of spiced caramel. Taste is light toasted nuts. Interesting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexanderj (3407) - Branson, Missouri, USA - DEC 25, 2014
Bottle; poured a glowing orange amber color. Aroma of ripe fruit, rotty funk, and wort. Pretty sweet flavor; fruity with some mellow earthy spice. Better flavor than aroma

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
twindadplus2 (627) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mrjaxson (349) - .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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bu11zeye (12150) - 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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
JaBier (5454) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (4023) - 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.

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