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Rock Bottom Colorado Springs Class V Amber Ale

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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 2.79/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.77/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
An English-style Amber Ale showcasing British Pale and crystal malts. This smooth, medium-bodied Ale is balanced with English-style earthy hops. Class V Amber Ale is easy drinking yet full of flavor.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UncleKorm (1230) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 18, 2013
On tap poured a clear amber hue w/ a medium frothy beige head and some lacing. Medium aroma of grain and malt. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a moderate bitter finish. Tastes are rye, light roasted malt, and lemon citrus. Medium bodied, light carbonation, and a crisp. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackForestCO (978) - Aurora, Colorado, USA - DEC 31, 2010
On tap at the brewpub. Poured a clear amber color with a moderate off-white head that left some spotty lacing. Somewhat muted aroma of lightly toasted caramel malt and some soft earthy hops. Smooth, lightly sweet entry with some soft caramel leads into an earthy hoppiness thatís paired with a toasted maltiness that lingers into the lightly sweet finish. Low carbonation and light mouth feel didnít exactly seem to compliment the style. Overall, it was just sort of an uninspired brew that was definitely more of an English style, which isnít exactly to my liking.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
potbeerjob (1343) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 14, 2009
Draught. Very standard looking, smelling, tasting amber. No head. Sweet molasses and caramel aroma, with fruit and spices. Flavor is lightly hopped and heavily caramel with some spice. Thin feel with a nice little bite at end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 12, 2009
(draft). Clear amber color. Medium off white head. Light malt aroma. Sweet malt/caramel flavor. Short duration. Smooth finish. Slick texture. Moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Headbanger (3880) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - JAN 13, 2009
Draught at Brewery (10/7/08)-Pours an amber brown with a small tight head. Aroma of malt and hops. Taste of the same along with some caramel. This medium bodied brew is nicely balanced and tasty.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RSRIZZO (1960) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - MAR 22, 2008
Had on draught at Rock Bottom. Aroma is very faint but a little malt can be detected. Color is a hazy amber/brown with light carbonation and a very tight thick head. It comes on with a medium body that goes down smooth then a malty flavor that is a little grassy with a light hop flavor and then ends with a good bitterness. After taste is clean but the alcohol seems to show a little. Its a nice Amber.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
chadzter (94) - huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUN 3, 2007
Draft. Pours red amber with a tan foamy head that quickly fades. Sweet caramel malt and brown sugar aroma. Strong caramel malt and slightly bitter hop flavor. Medium bodied and thin palate.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerandBlues2 (12198) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 23, 2006
Draught. Pours ruby-mahagony with a small tan foamy head that mostly diminishes. Sweet caramel malt and brown sugar aroma, fruity hop, apple and cinnamon notes. Caramel malt (meal) and slightly bitter acidic hop flavor. Medium bodied and thin palate.

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