SanTan Epicenter Amber Ale
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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.98   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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An American dark amber ale; with nutty toffee like sweetness, a drier medium body, and zero to low bitterness.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7890) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 3, 2012
Can. Pours with a clear amber-bronze hued body with a small white head that fades. Aromas are malty, grainy, toasty, lightly nutty. Medium fruity esters. Minimal hop. Flavors are estery, raisins, grainy, toasty and nutty. No hop character and bitterness only to balance. Dry malt character, much more toasted than caramelized (which I appreciate). Medium bodied with a dry finish. Iím surprised that I actually somewhat like this amber ale (a style I donít much care for). Much better than anticipated.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
valpoaj (659) - Valparaiso, Indiana, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Tap pour - translucent medium brown body with a thick whitish head. Aroma is sweet malt, caramel, roastiness...not much otherwise. Flavor is heavy on the roasted caramelized malts, very sweet, and very one-dimensional. Palate is medium carbonation. Not much to write on this one...quite boring, even for the style...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pailhead (5348) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - AUG 16, 2014
On tap: The aroma is lightly fruity with a touch of caramel and faint nuts. Itís a transparent amber with a small off-white head that quickly fades to a thin film outlined by a slightly thicker ring. The flavor starts with light-moderate fruit and a touch of caramel. The finish has light toasty notes and a touch of roasted nuts. Itís light bodied with mild carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1706) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2014
Pours a clear dark amber color with off-white head. Caramel malts and roasted malts on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with a little malt.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (6594) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 21, 2014
Can - Caramel notes on the nose. Amber with a beige head. Caramel and grain with a big roast finish. There are no hops or bitterness, just roast.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
icehawk (834) - Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Can, thanks Josh! Pours a clean dark amber with nice foamy white head. Aroma of bread. Medium/light body with some subtle toffee/caramel flavors. Finishes smooth with some sweetness. Not bad.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
quantumdrs (10) - mesa, USA - JAN 15, 2014
Epicenter is a smooth, malty, amber. Malt of caramel and a little nutty but not too much. Smooth smooth smooth, I really like this amber although my real love is IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Lubiere (10700) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 28, 2013
A reddish amber ale with a thin off white head. In aroma, sweet caramel malt with light nutty notes, grassy hops, OK. In mouth, a sweet fruity caramel malt with light grassy hops, boring. On tap at Chandler location.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JBoan (176) - Arizona, USA - SEP 25, 2013
Can. Pours reddish copper with thin white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, faint floral notes and some bread. Taste is thin bread, caramel and malt. Thin bodied, light carbonation and there are better offerings from SanTan.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DiarmaidBHK (3610) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 15, 2013
Can from AjJís fine foods Scottsdale. Pours reddish with a quarter inch of khaki foam. Not much on the nose. A bit copperish on the tongue. Finishes clean. Eh!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Headbanger (3472) - Aurora, Illinois, USA - SEP 1, 2013
4oz sample 9/1/13 (Copper Blues-PHX)ipours a medium amber with a small head. Aroma of malt, caramel, and toffee. Taste of the same. This medium bodied amber is not too shabby.

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