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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.19/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09/5   EST. CALORIES: 172   ABV: 5.75%
A blend of Caramel and Barley Malts balanced with Perle and Hallertauer hops makes this amber a downtown favorite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrnkMcDermott (2977) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - OCT 22, 2003
Draft. A good starter ale. Greater fruitiness and hop spiciness that other ambers I've tasted lately. Taste is something close to how Pete's Wicked used to taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
574deadzone (1342) - North Central, Indiana, USA - JUL 14, 2012
On tap. Pours a darker amber-red with a smaller eggshell head that leaves plenty of soapy lace behind. Nose is hoppy, spicy and citrusy, with a little caramel presence. Taste is pretty bitter with a little sweetness. Lighter side of medium bodied with lots of bitterness on the end. Nice amber, plenty hoppy and fairly easy drinking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 13, 2008
On tap at Olde Peninsula brewpub. Copper amber with a thin off-white head. Aroma of caramel, sweet malt and light citrus hops. Taste of caramel, cereal grains, toasted malts and light hops. Carbonated body is balanced with a nice caramel-hop finish. Along with the stout, the best beer at the brew pub.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łódż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - JUN 23, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 1, 2004 A pretty standard amber; hoppy (grapefruit), malt graininess didn’t particularly shine through, but didn’t impart anything unpleasant. This typifies the boring session amber for me. I’ve had far worse beers in Kzoo. I’d like to try more from these guys. OK that was memory and now I found my notes: Medium to full bodied, nice dark red brown. Great malt and hop balance caramelly and toasty - good - damn I love Hallertauer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
timsilvia32 (449) - from Michigan now in Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 16, 2008
Pours a nice red, cream head. Pretty malty, nice floral aroma. Tastes the same, well balanced and clean finish. Has more character than the Killians and Lieni’s of the world.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GTown (127) - New York, USA - JUL 11, 2006
Good amber ale. Red copper color with minimal head and moderate lacing. Carmel and fruit notes apparent. Good amber from a decent brewery/ pub.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Silphium (3191) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - SEP 10, 2006
On tap at the brewpub/restaurant. Murky orange-brown body, medium off-white head. Cerealy, light aroma with hints of caramel. Served cold, which masks much of the flavor profile. Thankfully, as this beer warms, rich layers of caramel, Cheerios, dark fruits, and grassy, bitter hops develop. Light bitter finish. A pleasant beer in all respects.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shendrix (478) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 11, 2008
Caramel with cloves and butterscotch notes. This is a nicely refreshing side to a burger.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
thehoff (596) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 23, 2003
Light amber beer with no pronounced head. No smell. Very hoppy and quite bitter. Tangy and carbonated. OK.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 8, 2008
Tasted 4/26/08. Sampler from the brewpub. Hazy with a dark amber hue. Off white halo of head. Bready nose. Touch of a fruity undertone. Medium bodied with a nice toasty flavor. Mild diasytl. Off dry palate. Slight coffee and moderate grain roast. Not too bad.

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