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RATINGS: 701   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Prohibition Ale is a boldly hopped amber ale that strikes a perfect balance between caramel maltiness and its aggressive hopping.


3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Muckrakerr (33) - Muskegon, Michigan, USA - APR 21, 2005
Smells of spruce, pours red and frothy. Medium bitterness, a delight for a hophead like me. A fullbodied amber with lively carbonation and a long finish. A truly great ale.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsquire (3743) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - APR 6, 2005
Muddy amber color out of the bottle with a huge, rocky light beige head that left chunks of foam on the sides of the glass. The nose smells of sweet grains. Caramel sweetness from an abundance of malts, finishing with an almost vegetable green-ness. Decent beer that I bet would be better served with food.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 28, 2005
Deep golden in color with a slight haze and a small white head. Aroma of toasted malt, earthy hops and oranges. Flavor is of bready malt, moderately bitter, with a mild sawdust character and botanical bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjg74 (2831) - Salem, Oregon, USA - MAR 28, 2005
Bottled. Pours a lovely reddish/gold color. Aroma is somewhat hoppy and sweet. A little bit of fruitiness as well. Bitter hoppy flavor right up front. Followed by a malty flavor. Nice balance of malts and hops.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 17/20
asheft (2705) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 18, 2005
Almost clear copper with a yellowy beige head that becomes a textured film and leaves good lacing. Amazing aroma of american hops: pine, orange, grapefruit, bitter apricot, blueberry. Not a whole lot of toffee in the nose, but it comes through more and more with each sip, offsetting very well the piney / citrusy hops flavou. Some coffee notes. The only flaw in this beer was that it was just a tiny bit astringent at the very end. Medium to full body and medium carbonation. Excellent.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tiggmtl (4545) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 18, 2005
Orange-pine-grapefruit hop nose with strong tea-like tannins. Burnished copper coloured body with thin tan head that lasts nicely and leaves some lace. Very tannic flavour with subdued orange-pine hop flavour and fair to moderate bitterness is almost like a lightly bitter iced tea. Medium body with moderate carbonation. Bottle (trade Mar. 2005) enjoyed with asheft and Pitpit. Thanks, DocLock!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
frankenkitty (1981) - Oak Lawn, Illinois, USA - MAR 14, 2005
Bought primarily because of the shifty eyes on the neck of the bottle, this slightly cloudy, amber-colored ale poured with a slowly diminishing, large fizzy head. The aromas were citrusy hops, honey and caramel... "agressively hopped" as ambers go, but not as "over the top" as I expected. Sour fruity flavor with light astringency in a long finish.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (11170) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 11, 2005
Goldena le with a small white head. Flagrant hops and citrus on the nose. Rich malt base with a very elegant hops and grapefruits and pears. Fruitiness is excellent. Good balance. Tap. CNY Brewfest Feb. 5 2005.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 11, 2005
Bottle: Clear reddish orange with a thin head, malty aroma with a big dose of oranges, starts and ends lightly bitter, medium bodied with rich ending.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
aspidites (1272) - manteca, California, USA - MAR 10, 2005
Nice easy drinking hoppy dry amber. More resinous and bitter than usual for style but more to my liking prsonally. Some caramel and crystal malt notes with a touch of roast.


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