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RATINGS: 284   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.94/5   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 155   ABV: 5.15%
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Maybe youíre not in the mood for a raspberry flavored, low carb, ice, dry maltsicle, and you certainly arenít in the mood for a Rotgutzen. You are, however, always in the mood for a Pinstripe. Brewed with caramel malts and Liberty hops, the Pinstripe has a slight fruity finish and dance.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Sham (1844) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 26, 2006
Darker amber with a small head and stringy lace. Caramel nose with a some bitter and citrus notes. Good dose of caramel malts in the flavor with some bitter hops. Malty finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JUN 16, 2006
12 oz bottle. Clear orange color with thin white head. Not much nose other than a combination of subdued malt and sprucy hops. Aroma belies the flavor, which is a pleasantly well balanced ensemble of malty caramel and fruity, flowery hops. Pretty good.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ElGaucho (2393) - Minnetonka, Minnesota, USA - MAY 14, 2006
Draught at Beer on the Pier Chicago. Malt liquor aroma. Slightly hazy light amber with a a good-sized off-white head. Attractive. Doughy malt flavor that is pretty thin. Fairly non-descript beer; very average.

2.1
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 17/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - APR 19, 2006
A tannish amber color with medium froth and ample residual effers. Itís a very tasty brew of medium nectar weight. Nothing really definable other than itís smooth and flavorful drinkability. Crisp and refreshing. No skunkiness at all. Overall; a good everyday brew.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
YourDarkLord (1800) - Urbana, Illinois, USA - APR 10, 2006
Bring tattooed with skulls and Grim Reapers, I love the labels SKA uses. The beer inside, however, isnít always as agreeable. This poured amber with a small white head and lots of bubbles. The aroma was somewhat sweet, fruity, mild hops. Had a nice bitterness to it but wasnít anything special.

1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Crash (532) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - MAR 28, 2006
Plain red ale. Poured light red with no head or lacing. Not much taste!

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cornfield (5570) - Oak Forest, Illinois, USA - MAR 21, 2006
On tap: Nice creamy beige head, but thatís the highlight of this uninspured ale. Thin with light, sweet malts and a slight taste of cherries, it fizzles out completely on a watery note.

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2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
stoutchap (422) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 21, 2006
Coppery pour, no head. Bland. A little malt, maybe some hops, but who really cares if it doesnt reach out and grab you?

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
RAYBOY01 (2012) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 26, 2006
Not much going on here...very little nose of any kind. Light, bland, thin flavors...some lightly roasted malt...virtually no detectable hop bitterness. This is really a pointless waste of calories for me. Love the label art, though.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gws57 (1275) - Saint Charles, Illinois, USA - FEB 25, 2006
Found this one bottled in Belvidere, Illinois. A great amber ale, in my opinion. Deep reddish-brown clear pour with a thin white head, maltiness in the nose and balanced with some apple, pear, and hops. I thought this was the best one of the night from this brewer.


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