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RATINGS: 141   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.25/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Our flagship beer is 5.5% alc. Deep amber in color, and slightly cloudy, this beer is remarkably smooth. We "dry-hop" this ale in the conditioning tank meaning fresh hops are added after fermentation to steep and add a subtle fruity nose. The yeast for this beer was custom created and cultured for us by a lab in Oregon, insuring a one-of-a-kind experience found in no other micro.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
after4ever (7354) - Brier, Washington, USA - MAY 5, 2012
12-oz. Thanks, B! Pours a cloudy medium amber with a loose off-white head that falls quickly away, leaving light drippy lace. Nose shows some sweet caramel and faint hints of aluminum and CO2. Creamy medium body with lively carb. Toasty caramel mid palate, with not too much else happening there. Nice little understated amber, a tiny bit on the sweet side.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dekester1 (349) - Neenah, Wisconsin, USA - APR 23, 2012
Poured a cloudy orangish amber with minimal head and lacing. Aroma was of sweet malts and piney hops. Taste had both malt and hop (piney) on the front side with a moderate hop bitterness finish. Palate was pretty good - good dense viscosity. Overall a nice amber in the vein of Sam Adams Boston lager.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madvike (3172) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 5, 2012
Bottle - RB ate my rating on this beer--I swear I rated it. Luckily I have an awesome memory and remember I gave it a 3.8. Came off as very biscuity, with a nice herbal hopping, light citrus note, and a smooth malty finish. Would definitely drink again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
XmnwildX12 (2079) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - DEC 31, 2011
UPDATED: FEB 11, 2012 Had a nice amber color in the pour and everything else was similar to most other amber ales.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BucannonXC5 (1331) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 23, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 21, 2011 Poured from a tap into a pint at Lucia’s Wine Bar. Color was orangeish like a Hefe with about an inch of head. The slight lacing held strong throughout. Smelled citrus, mainly orange. Lemon comes in there, too. Tasted orange with some wheat and other kinds of citrus (lemon mainly). Very refreshing, unlike your normal ambers. Mild carbonation. Nice mouthfeel. Very low carbonation and a smooth finish. Not a bad beer overall. I could have had this all night and been fine.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 17, 2011
This beer is really pretty decent, but still nothing much to it. I like some more complexity.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nuffield (3978) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 24, 2011
I appreciated that this was unfiltered, which made it interesting to look at and anticipate, though it’s still an amber, so although it was drinkable and decent, the hops were much less pronounced than the commercial description would have you believe. Bottle. Thanks to Darren for bringing the bottle home with him.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
undsioux7 (870) - Eden Prairie, Minnesota, USA - JUL 17, 2011
Not the greates amber but not too bad either. Some caramel malts but not much for hops. Pretty basic with some grassy and grainy notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
arminjewell (9210) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JUL 9, 2011
On tap at American Legion, Hastings MN. Pours dark reddish orange with whtie head, aroma has notes of toffee, earth, some grass and biscuity flavors as well. Taste has rich sweet toffee notes, some earthy grass, slight sour grain, touch of biscuity bread, toast. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - JUN 13, 2011
Got this from France 44 as an extra to my order. Aroma and appearance are average. Nice malty beer with some heft that doesn’t fade completely into sweetness. A little spice in their as well. A nice BBQ beer for summer in my book.

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