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RATINGS: 189   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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Our take on the classic European amber lager. It has bright reddish highlights and a pronounced bready malt aroma reminiscent of its Austrian counterparts. The flavor plays slightly toward caramel and toasted lager malt but remains balanced and drinkable with a clean finish perfect for a summer session.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
obguthr (5488) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - DEC 17, 2015
Tea, honey, pecan, dried leaves nose. Clear orange, medium head. Honey and pecan, honeycomb cereal finish. Mildly sweet, far from cloying. Light body, easy carbonation. Very enjoyable.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Claves77 (221) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 27, 2015
Lager smell with slight sweetness. Mild. Amber color with little carb. Even taste with smoothness on front of tongue.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Reimer96 (1743) - Alberta, CANADA - NOV 22, 2015
Pours a clear reddish copper with a frothy tan head. Aroma of sweet caramel malts, light nuttiness and a clean floral lager yeast Aroma in the background. Taste is much of the same with a smooth malty base complimented nicely by a smooth clean and crisp finish. Sierra Nevada is a brewery that brews excellent beers to style!

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MunBro (942) - St. Albert, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 18, 2015
Tried at Craft Beer Market YEG. Sierra Nevada tap takeover Nov 18. Toasted caramel malt flavour with some caramel and grain flavours. Easy drinking!

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
Nik925 (786) - USA - NOV 15, 2015
So much maltt. Very solid beer, will made. BUT so what? Kudos to then for making such a fine beverage but it gets no points on the above measures. Appearance is a high point. Malt is non offensive. Everything else is non offensive. Really minimal flaws but leaves nothing positive to say. So um, there is my rank.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
poisoneddwarf (2249) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - NOV 13, 2015
12 oz bottle, thanks brenn79. Aroma is dough, chalk, caramel. Pours slightly hazy orange with a medium beige soapy head with good retention and a little lace. Taste is sweet, biscuity, spicy, toasty, clean. Body is a little thin, but itís not a detriment. Possibly the best example of this style Iíve ever had.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (974) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 30, 2015
Sweet caramel malt aroma. Deep brownish amber with a modest off-white head. Malty caramel taste with medium bodied feel. Clean refreshing finish. Quality brew.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (9999) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 24, 2015
12 oz bottle. Bottled on 8/10/15. From a trade with IslandHaole. Thanks Dan!
Slightly cloudy amber color with a small white head. Caramel, fudge, bready malt and mild hoppy dryness in the aroma. The flavor is dry hops, mild bitterness, bready malt and some dark sugary sweetness. Decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Prufrockstar (1902) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - OCT 20, 2015
Bottle from Fall pack. Clear orange-amber pour with fine-bubbled white head, poured into a Sierra Nevada pint glass. Minimal lacing. Gently toasted grain accompanied by moderate honeyed sweetness. Short lightly bitter clean finish. Overall: First bottle I had I found really disappointing. Tonight, though, this is doing the trick. Not a style Iím ever likely to love, but right now itís hitting the spot.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5741) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - OCT 18, 2015
Copper/gold pour with large foamy white head. Aroma is light sweet malt and floral hops. Flavor is dry malt and a touch of bitter. Medium body with good carbonation. solid beer


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