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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.79   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Dark red in color, medium body with a nice hop balance. Our strongest ale, very clean tasting with complex malt character. A west coast adaptation of a traditional amber ale.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
TomDecapolis (4427) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - DEC 28, 2009
Tap at CAH. Pours a translucent golden amber with a medium bubbly off white head. Aroma of toasted malt, caramel, toasted almonds and light hops. Flavor of toasted malt, caramel, peanuts and light hops.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
KimJohansen (10349) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - DEC 13, 2009
Clear deep amber with red glimts and a tiny beige head. Sweet aroma with roasted malt, caramel and overripe fruits. Sweet flavour with roasted malt, overripe fruits, caramel and yeasty. Finished sweet.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34188) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 21, 2009
Bottle 650ml.
Clear medium to dark amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, caramel, berry, light chocolate, light moderate hoppy. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090922]

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
checkmatei1 (765) - Willow Grove, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 7, 2009
Bottle: Poured an amber color with limited head. The aroma was malts with a hint of hops. The flavor was sweet malts, light hops, and easy to drink. Overall, not bad.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Leighton (10419) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2009
I really enjoyed this brew. Poured a nice clear read with a medium head. Mild nose of sweet malts. Flavor rife with malts and only hints of hops. Notes of caramel and maple syrup. Very smooth and pleasant. Nice medium-bodied beer.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Fratto (2589) - Arlington, Texas, USA - SEP 27, 2009
Bottle from the Majestic on Eastchase. Not a lot of aroma, and what is there is stale. Taste is bitter with a little fruit and hay. Very creamy.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Cavie (3746) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - SEP 26, 2009
Bottle courtesy of Fratto. Clear dark red pour. Foamy head. Weak aroma that has rich red malt notes. Taste has a bland upfront feeling with some taste that appears later on. Smooth malty flavors are tasted, without much of a presence of hops. Not bad but fairly bland.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joergen (20493) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 23, 2009
Bottle at Papsø. Clear orange red coloured with a medium sized beige head. Sweet aroma of caramel and dried fruits with notes of hops and rye bread. Fruity flavour of caramel, dried fruits and hops. Dry hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10111) - Søborg, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2009
Bottled. Amber coloured. Unclear. Dense light brown head. Aroma of fruits, sweetness, light spice and caramel. Flavour is caramelly, herbal, light sweet and has some spices. Medium bodied. Dry light sweet bitterness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30631) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 22, 2009
22 fl oz bottle. Pours dark orange to brown with a small off-white head. Aroma is pinewood hoppy with a solid roasted malt note. Sweet fruity, light spiced and phenolic. Dry wooden hoppy flavoured with a nice caramel malt base. Dry and phenolic finish with a slowly appearing bitterness coming through.


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