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Prohibition Ale is a boldly hopped amber ale that strikes a perfect balance between caramel maltiness and its aggressive hopping.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (10000) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 17, 2010
Tap at Saint-Ex. Amber color, thin white head. Aroma of fresh hops and butterscotch. Full bodied, good malt/hops balance. Very drinkable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lubiere (9865) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ratman197 (9648) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 19, 2005
Bottle poured a clear amber with an off white head. Aromas of sweet malt, carmel and a hint of citrus. Palate was a little on the thin side. Flavors of malt, and carmel with a mildly bitter finish. This is hardly what I would call boldly hopped!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (9042) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JUL 16, 2010
Amber pour. Light head. Hoppy and caramel aroma. Flavor is hoppy, caramel, biscuit, citrus. Good stuff.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopscotch (9037) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 1, 2002
Good beer. The aroma is lightly malty and heavily floral. This clear amber ale has a medium sized, creamy head. Excellent lacing. Mostly diminishing. The flavor is very malty up front and fairly bitter on the backside. Fizzy. Medium bodied. Watery mouthfeel. Medium length, slightly bitter and a very very dry, crisp finish.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
SirADNielsen (8963) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 28, 2013
Bottle @ home, picked up at Wilburís Fort Collins. Pours a dark reddish brown appearance with a light brown head. Caramel, bitter herbal hoppy, slightly aged aroma. A touch fruity, roasty caramel malty, nutty, earthy, light paper, light minty flavor. Tastes a little old, unfortunately.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (8848) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 7, 2004
Poured a darker and cloudy amber color with an averaged sized head. Somewhat hoppy and citric. Sweet.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
maeib (8627) - Wootton, Northampton, Northamptonshire, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2010
Bottled New Yearís Day evening session at home Bought at Bellingers Garage, Grove. My only new beer on NYD and it was the weakest of the evening in competition alongside Christoffel Bier, Greene King Strong Suffolk and Girardin Gueuze Black Label. It pours amber with a short-lived off white head. It has a nice fruity hoppy nose but the sweetness from the malts are definitely evident. Taste is quite sharp fruity bitterness. Again an over effect of sweetness from the caramalt. Ok but needs mellowing out.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8520) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 19, 2010
On cask at Rattle íNí Hum. Decent choice for cask as bitter and malts makes it a drinker.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (8357) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - SEP 4, 2009
Tap at Rattle N Hum. Deep amber pour. Creamy off-white head. The nose is lovely. Light orange peel and a little bit of pine as well. Lightly biscuity with a touch of crackery character and some soft biscuity malts. Moderate bitterness with a lot of fresh, juicy citrus on the back. Excellent balance. More APA than amber, but this is a great sessionable ale.


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