RobertDale (4973) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - MAR 13, 2013
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
12 ounce bottle. Thanks Dallas! Pours a dark copper with a nice biege head. Aroma of citrus, malt, and grass. Taste is grapefruit, caramel malt, grain, and grass. Nice Amber.
Itzjerm (1978) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - MAR 8, 2013
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
This is one of the best ambers I've had funny they call it high gravity. Nice hop aroma. Balanced very enjoyable wish I could get that low gravity brew at home.
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hayduke (4437) - Eureka, California, USA - FEB 28, 2013
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
This was shared with Stykzone via a joint tasting. We of course each had our own twelve ounce bottle as we were 1,500 miles apart. Good old Facebook Chat.This brew poured a dark amber with a big beige head and lots of good lacing. Nose of roasted malts with some nuts. Medium in body with a rich creamy mouthfeel. The flavor is rich and shows some funk and the finish is malty but there is some bitterness. Nice drinking and quite enjoyable. As Faxebook says...LIKE:
Strykzone (6176) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - FEB 27, 2013
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Twelve ounce bottle from Hayduke. We had it together via facebook chat. This pours dark copper with a nice thick beige head that never fully subsides. This beer offers rich malts and some funky earthiness. A bit of vanilla and brown sugar. Nuts, too. This is really rich, sweet, and malty. Not bad.
Beerman6686 (6015) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2013
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
This one poured a darker amber color with a biege head. Aroma was of earthy and dusty hops, and caramel and toasted malt. Flavor was malt forward, with just enough hop bitterness to keep it balanced. Meh.
Cavie (4101) - Arlington, Texas, USA - FEB 2, 2013
2.8 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
Bottle from central market. Pours a clear reddish orange color. Aroma is woody and slightly moldy. Flavor is aged and woody with a fair amount of hops and sweet notes.
djroehler (290) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 23, 2013
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Slightly cloudy, copper colored, little head, lightly creamy with nice malt and slight hop finish. Vanilla, light brown sugar, some nuttiness.
MikeJslc (776) - USA - JAN 11, 2013
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Copper, clear, beige head. Aroma of grainy-sweet malt with a hint of toffee, slight biscuit, spicy and lightly citrusy/herbal hops. Flavor: malty impression with some biscuity and toasty notes, light caramel, moderate hop bitterness, a little spicy hop flavor. Medium-full bodied. Very balanced and drinkable.
madvike (3165) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 13, 2012
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Bottle from early August, so it’s not the freshest - Pours copper with orange highlights. Nose is herbal hops, light citrus, and a dry bready maltiness. A touch of sharpness. Taste is interesting. It’s dry and bready, with a bit of nuttiness, and there’s a little herbal hopping. It doesn’t seem to mesh very well though...it’s a little dry and astringent. I assume the hops have faded after 4 months, leaving just that dry malt base. It’s thinnish, with gentle carbonation. Interesting, but I think I need to have this fresh.
sodakotakid (230) - Belle Fourche, South Dakota, USA - DEC 8, 2012
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 14/20
This beer pours and orangish brown with a large beige head.This beer has a nice mix of malts and hops, there is a bit of citrus and hints of sour fruits. Lots of hops for an amber ale.