Brewed by Donkey Santorini Brewing Company
Style: Amber Ale
Santorini (Thira), Greece


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RATINGS: 55   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
EchoShine (33) - Athens, - DEC 19, 2012
Popped off the cap and picked up some green grass notes that surprised me at first, but they quickly faded into some funk barnyard notes. Then I start looking up to the light .... seeing a thin cloud with in the body that feels thin on the palate because of some candy sweetness. Appearance is a bit mind boggling to the taste so extra points for that. Otherwise if filtered it may look and smell a bit like a wine cooler (ducks) Just a bit too candy sweet. thinnly sticky. dry finish. The unfiltered is nice and the funk makes up for any lameness. As it warms up to the ending nice little sips of complexity between malts and hops taking over the sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CloakedDagger (1190) - - AUG 10, 2015
Bottle 33 cl. Pours a clear amber with an off-white head. Clean, sweet burned caramel in the nose. Medium body, sweet caramel notes but very clean and balanced with a decent amount of hops so nothing ever gets cloying or anything. Actually a very well made Amber. 100815

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Vighals (2040) - Sørumsand, NORWAY - AUG 9, 2015
# 2000. Gylden brun noe tåkete med lavt hvitt skum. Lukter epler, trevirke og noe mineralsk. Smaker lett syrlig, noe søtlig mot karamell. Toast. Lett kort bitterhet i avsluttningen.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
matku (50) - NORWAY - AUG 9, 2015
Gyllen brun med lavt hvitt skum, lukten av epler malt, en grei øl å ha prøvd

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vestergaard (948) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - AUG 7, 2015
Bottle at the brewery. Pours a hazy golden with a small, white head. Aroma has both pale and toasted malts, hops, caramel, belgian yeasty floral and banana-notes. Taste is sweet and slightly toasty with a fairly high bitterness in the finish. Average carbonation and a light body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (7120) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2015
Bottle shared thanks to trade with Roulas. Pours Cloudy amber brown with a small tan head. Aroma of citrus, orange peel, malt and caramel. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
deanso (6717) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2015
33cl bottle courtesy of and shared with Kermis. Thin white head. Cloudy amber pour. Malty bitter aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Achel (205) - GREECE - JUN 22, 2015
Deep golden-orange colour with an off-white head. aroma is orange, malt, yeast, fruit. Flavour is orange malt, yeast, hop, fruit. Medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (4826) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - JUN 8, 2015
Bottles at the Hotel Majestic Pool bar (5/26-28) & also sampled at the brewery (5/28/15)
Amber colored beer with a beige head. Caramel and toast. Some light hop notes as well. Decent mouthfeel. Solid, but a little overly malty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Douberd (3283) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - MAR 24, 2015
(Santorini Red Donkey) Bottle 330 ml at home, served into a glass tankard, ABV 5.5% Deep red to amber colour on the body, clear at first. Small off-white head, thin, with okay retention, leaving light lacing on the glass. Aroma of grassy hops, light caramel, grains. Taste is also grainy, nutty, some faint metallic notes on the finish, again grassy hops, hints of citrus and fruity touches. Nicely bitter. Medium thin boddy, carbonation is on good levels. Not bad at all, easy to drink amber ale.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AlexGR (163) - GREECE - MAR 5, 2015
amber colour. hoppy beer. sweet and bitter. some malt. a little bitter finish.....

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