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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.95   IBU: 21   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An exclusive Alehouse offering, this full-flavored amber ale has a smooth, malty-sweet aroma and a steady hop balance. Unfiltered.

Malts:
2-Row Pale Barley, Caramel, Chocolate

Hops:
Nugget, Willamette


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bnoel09 (416) - Elk Grove, California, USA - APR 1, 2011
Sample at the Sacramento location. Color is a dirty, rusty reddish brown. Aroma is malty with light spice. Flavor is smooth and malty. Not as sweet as most Ambers but it is really well balanced, has sort of a rye flavor. Overall a very good amber ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zymurgeist2 (961) - Redwood City, California, USA - JAN 2, 2011
On draught at the Oakland Airport. Pours a very hazy burnt orange with tan head of small, tiny bubbles. Lots of rich malt and wheat on the nose. Medium-full mouthfeel with chewy biscuit. Taste is heavy malt that is slightly sweet and taste lingers around the mouth. I might be a little generous on the score as it is pretty darn good for an airport beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JaBier (4831) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - SEP 7, 2010
Sample at the brewpub in Berkeley on 8/8/10. Hazy amber/copper pour with a thin off-white head. Aroma of crystal malt and a bit of roast. Light crystal malt flavor with a teeny bit of hop.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
IrishBoy (3805) - Bakersfield, California, USA - AUG 19, 2010
Draft! Nose of caramel, light candi sugar note. Cloudy brown with a small beige head. Flavor is caramel and a little roastiness with a hint of vanillin.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
riversideAK (5591) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JUN 5, 2010
Toasted bread and doughy yeast aroma, some light fruity hop aromas. Pours dark amber, cloudy, unfultered, decent creamy white head, light lace. Flavors of doughy yeast, toast, caramel, lightly acidic hops. Almost chewy mouthfeel.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sledutah (4314) - Utah, USA - MAY 7, 2010
On tap at Pyramid in the Oakland Airport
Appearance: Slightly hazy dark amber with a small off-white head and nice lacing
Aroma: Sweet malts, caramel
Taste: Sweet malts and caramel
OK, but nothing to write home about

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Rusty (1536) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - APR 25, 2010
On tap at oakland airport. Hazy amber white head aroma caramel malt hops. Flavor the same. Just ok.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
theisti (3185) - Leawood, Kansas, USA - JAN 13, 2010
6 oz sampler pour at the Seattle location of the brewery. Pour is a hazy brown copper orange with a smallish off white head. Aroma is malty sweet, some dark fruits and minimal toast and roast - overall pretty mild. Taste is malt forward, same character as nose. Palate is unfiltered, thin to medium bodied. Straight forward and nice enough amber.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jjuf1853 (1231) - Land O Lakes, Florida, USA - OCT 22, 2009
Draft. Pours a fairly cloudy copper orange color with a white head. Nice aroma with roasted malt and a bit of caramel. Unfortunately just a so-so flavor that was pretty restrained and a bit odd.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Papsoe (25089) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2009
On tap. Hazy orangey brown with an off-white head. Roasted malts and a little nuts in the nose. Medium body, nuts and roasted malt before some dry hops in the finish. 250709


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