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RATINGS: 697   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.51   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Prohibition Ale is a boldly hopped amber ale that strikes a perfect balance between caramel maltiness and its aggressive hopping.


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2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Frank (3270) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 14, 2013
The first thing that strikes me about this beer is it’s lovely copper red color but it unfortunately goes down a bit from there. The nose has a nice floral hop presence but nothing too vibrant or striking. This is a bit on the sweet side and well balanced but the finish is a bit metallic which really diminishes the overall experience. The texture is nice and creamy and not too thick as not to be drinkable but because of that harsh bitterness it is hard to enjoy fully.


3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
altonbrownd (3752) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAY 17, 2015
On tap in Palo Alto. Nice caramel body with medium head. Nose is malty, caramel and sweet. Taste also nice and malty. With crisp finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Doghair (287) - Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2015
Great aroma of floral hops. Taste is very well balanced. Malty but the hops come through. Very enjoyable beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeAndrews (30) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - APR 17, 2015
Pours a hazy bubbly amber with a small diminishing fizzy white head. Nicely balanced aroma and flavour of mild hops and caramel malt. Quite carbonated and the body’s a tad thin.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (8316) - Tampere, FINLAND - MAY 11, 2015
Draught at the Speakeasy, San Francisco, CA.
Clear amber colour with a small to mid-size light tan head. Sweet caramel malt, mild nuts and mild hops in the aroma. Sweet caramel malt, mild hops and mild bitterness in the flavour. Clean and nice amber ale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
smboselli (128) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2015
Glad I had it when I visited northern Cali. A tasty brown ale that hit the spot after a long plane ride ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rejtable (1685) - Ontario, CANADA - MAR 13, 2015
Pours light brown some frothy head and lacing. Nose is fruity like peach. Flavours are stine fruit, cereal, some grapefruit. Taste light bitter light sweet. Med body lively carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
JaKeAFC (667) - ITALY - APR 11, 2015
Pint at dinosaur bbq Harlem, NY. Red colot slightly hazed short white head quickly dissipating. Dusty roasted malts with woody tones and hints of caramel with heavy bittering hops. Taste is quitw bitter dusty dry finish average carbonation. Overall the feel is very raw crude, homemade. I guess they intended that way, undefined and wild.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hansvf (270) - - APR 9, 2015
Tijdens het eten (dus al even geleden). Iets zoeter dan ik zin in had, verder prima.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer-yum (777) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 27, 2015
Restrained aroma in a deep brown pour. Full bodied taste tends to the hoppy side with a crisp clean bitter finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
patricks110 (1971) - Alberta, CANADA - APR 7, 2015
A good well balanced amber. Loads of caramel and toffee malts to balance the crisp, heavy citrus hops. Lightly grassy and floral with tons of zesty grapefruit and piney notes. Nice smooth malty flavour profile with a moderate bitterness on the end. Lingering but succinct hop bitterness.


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