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RATINGS: 69   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Awarded a Silver Medal in the World Beer Championships in the Amber Ale category for 1998, this is our flagship ale. It has a nutty malt flavor which is balanced by a citris hop flavor and a classic ale fruitiness. We distribute this ale on draft and in bottles throughout Northern & Central New York.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Odyn (266) - New York, USA - NOV 28, 2008
Orange-amber in color. Fairly sweet and creamy in taste, sort of reminds me of cream soda. Finishes cleanly with just a slight hint of malt left on the palate. Pretty highly drinkable, though too much of the sweetness may be distracting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
VENOM (941) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 27, 2002
Clear light amber. Thick, sticky off white head. Minimal carbonation. Interesting mix of Munich malt toastiness, grassy hops with a kiss of citrus. Medium light body. Dry malt base. Hint of roasted caramel but a dominant toasted aspect. A strange combo of flavors, but nice and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
psark (54) - Binghamton, New York, USA - DEC 22, 2010
New penny color. Light caramel mixed with munich malt base. Subtle fruitiness and honest biterness leave a dry clean finish which make this a session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GTown (127) - New York, USA - SEP 1, 2006
Outstanding amber from an unknown brewery. Appearance is ideal for the style. Hops are just right, and fruit additions are moderate, albeit a nice touch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3737) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 21, 2008
On tap at the Colgate Inn. Pours a deep red/amber with a small white head. Aroma of a nice framboise lambic. Flavor of light fruits, rhubarb, and a nice malt base. A decent beer. After trying this, I was shocked to see the low rating it gets...I thought it was quite good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
PhillyBeer2112 (2758) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - OCT 28, 2007
Draft, 1812 amber at Harry’s, Tallahassee FL. A very nice amber, about as good as the style can be. Featured a grassy peppery hop (Britishy) with a mildly caramelized bready malt with a medium mouthfeel. Reminded me of fresh Bass Ale to a degree. Clean presentation, fresh. Good partner to food and good for sessions.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RblWthACoz (964) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - FEB 5, 2008
Pours a foggy amber with a thin crčme head. Nose doesn’t have much to it really. Sweet and malty. Flavor is bodied, but not a whole lot of character. Well rounded enough, but just no real kicker. Smooth feel with a bit of an almost syrup like edge to it. Nice to drink. A bit too sticky on the feel and lacking in noticeable character, but nice enough to try.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
fredandboboflo (1570) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 21, 2008
On tap. Not all that much to the aroma, some sweet/tart fruitiness, including strawberry. Flavor opens up more, definitely picks up on the strawberry notes, remains sweet, but has that tartness too, and I didn’t get anything syrupy or cloying out of it, remained a pleasant drink throughout. Pretty solid stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
jhliesen (831) - West Melbourne, Florida, USA - SEP 13, 2008
Bottle-hmmmmm, my review will go against the grain with most of the other ratings, of course, my tastes perfer the ambers and oktoberfests. There really isn’t an aroma I could detect. I’m marking this down to the single bottle purchase and that the beer might be a little older than prefered. The beer was a solid copper color with a small head and a slight, consistant amount of carbonation that kept the head refresh the entire time. The beer had a bready taste mixed with caramel and the feel of a pub ale. Produce place 1.49

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Grandpa (327) - Verona, New York, USA - SEP 22, 2006
This is a pretty good beer. A cloudy dark amber in the glass with a large, off-white, tight head that slowly faded. A robust malt flavor was followed by the hops which were not bitter. Good balance, nice lingering aftertaste.

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