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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
A smooth English Style Ale boasting the complex flavors of roasted caramel malts perfectly balanced with Golding Hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 10, 2012
Poured into a pint glass. 2.5 A: Faintly hazed medium orange color. Fizzy head fell as quickly as it formed. 3.5 S: Caramel and toastiness are the main attractions here. Pleasant neutral malt sweetness to round this out. 3.5 T: Again caramel and toast. Neutral sweetness. Not a lot of hops, but enough to balance the brew well. 3.5 M: Lighter medium to medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Clean and crisp with a light creaminess. 3.5 D: For some reason I thought this beer would suck ass (just based on the label and twist off bottle), but it turned out to be a solid, quite drinkable brew. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 07-20-2012 05:00:07

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
arkurzynski (2106) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 30, 2012
Bottle. Pale amber. "Pure malt" that smells like adjunct and grassy hops. Flavor is initially a bit of sweet caramel malt and, again, an adjunct corn taste that fades to an herbal/earthen hop bitterness, almost woody. Relatively dry, bitter finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mongoose33 (2) - - JUL 23, 2012 does not count
Shocked it isn’t seen as better by more people. On tap, this is, to quote the late John Denver, "almost heaven."

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BVery (9162) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAY 2, 2012
Bottle. Clear gold-orange pour with a smaller white head. Nose is baked bread and a touch of caramel. Moderate palate - fine for the style. Taste is bread and a bit of caramel sweetness. Easy drinker. Not too bad.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hophead22 (2879) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - APR 3, 2012
12oz bottle. Rating #47. Clear amber pour with a white head. Sweet caramel malt aroma. Flavor is similar, sweet caramel malts. Nothing special. (2300)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mrjaxson (437) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 11, 2012
Mild aroma of being in a bakery at bread-making time. It’s possible to coax a bit of head on the pour, but nothing significant. Light carbonation and a soft gold color. Taste is an easy sweetness and the finish is dry. Could easily consume a few of these.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dionysus (1485) - Arizona, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Bottle pours deep amber, almost copper, with an off-white head. Aroma is definitely malt driven as the name would suggest, showing toffee/biscuit as well as some earthy/grassy hops. Flavor is lightly toasted and bready with some muted grass/flower notes that appear on the backend. Overall body is moderate and finishes with light bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcr (2487) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - JAN 18, 2012
Bottle. Light amber body. Fizzy white head, quickly diminishing. Sweet malts in the aroma — caramel, brown sugar, grain. Notes of grass and a hint of earthiness. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly bitter. Medium body, watery texture, light carbonation. The taste has hints of toasted grain, earthiness. Hops are missing in the flavor. A little lingering bitterness in the finish. Not a lot going on in this beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
JK (5559) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - JAN 3, 2012
Almost no aroma or flavor. Some light caramel, and a light brown color. There is practically nothing here, which means nothing to enjoy.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dragonfly1 (498) - Colorado, USA - OCT 23, 2011
Bottle- thanks John. Color is not quite an amber ale- more golden than orange. Head dissipates quickly, aroma is bready, doughy, with a faint hint of citrus hops. Nice bold start- good amount of caramel sweetness, creamy body, and then a clean, pine-hop finish. Flavors work well together, nice balance of everything. Solid beer.

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