radioseer (298) - Virginia, USA - SEP 29, 2011
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
(22 ounce bomber - pint glass) Has caramel, nutty, toffee and toasted malt notes. Also has notes of vanilla. Creamy texture and medium body.
radagast83 (4049) - Fairfax, Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2014
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle. Poured a dark amber color with an off-white head. Aroma was light caramel notes, some earthy hops. Flavor was earthy hops, surrounded my a mostly biscuit, caramel and malty body. Drinkable, but not overly refreshing unfortunately.
downender (5844) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - DEC 12, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle from Total Wines, Sterling VA. Deep amber in colour with an off-white head. Easy drinking with some caramel and a trace of liquorice, before a gentle finish. Fine.
Theydon_Bois (6547) - The ’Sham, Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 6, 2013
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle at Christine and Daves, cheers DLJ, 29/11/13.
Hazed dark orange/amber with a moderate off white covering.
Nose is biscuit malt, caramel crunch, brown sugar.
Taste comprises cake mix, brown sugars, light metallic tang, Soreen Maltloaf, thin hop presence.
Medium bodied, fine carbonation, dry finale. A little thin and watery.
ROGUE (2086) - Newark, Delaware, USA - SEP 17, 2013
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 11/20
22oz bottle. Pours a clear amber color with a small light beige head. Aroma of caramel, malt, some nuts, and a few hops. Taste is creamy, caramel, sweet malt, earthy, a touch of citrus, and some nuts, end is bitter and slightly sour. Medium bodied and smooth but light and crisp.
oc4111 (119) - USA - JUN 21, 2013
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 2/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours clear copper with not much of head or lacing. Hint of malt and hops on both the aroma and taste. So so. I’m thinking that ambers are not really my style.
Hopnose46 (6) - Holmes Beach, Florida, USA - JUN 2, 2013 does not count
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 7/20
Nice rich color, aroma and very good flavor. A good amber ale you’ll want to have again and again!
Bediddleby (9) - - MAY 14, 2013 does not count
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
22oz bottle. Excellent Amber, similar to the best English Bitters I've had. Malty to the finish. Fullers London Pride is one of my favorites and this matches it.
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PorterPounder (5110) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 23, 2013
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Tampa, Fl. - Total Wine - 22 oz bomber. Pours a dark amber with a light fluffy off-white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma has some heavy crystal malt accents, a bit of toffee. Flavor has some meatiness to it, a but of caramel sweetness, some light citrus bitterness and some toffee accents. Tastes a little bit like homebrew gone bad. Mouthfeel is thick enough, Needs a bit of work.
GT2 (7721) - Carlsbad, California, USA - MAR 15, 2013
2.4 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
355mL thanks to El_Jefe. Pours clear red amber with a medium yellowish head. Nose is sweet tea, sweet cherry juice box, grenadine, clearly malt forward. Taste is soapy, mildly vegetal, freezer burn veggies, some malt husk and weak unsweetened tea. Not cloying but still not great.
Rosebeerlover (11) - Sacramento, California, USA - FEB 11, 2013
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Initially tasted a bit flat, but while drinking it with the meal, the beer seemed to develop some character.