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RATINGS: 1727   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This deep amber ale has rich & roasty malt flavors, a big hoppy character, citrus overtones (courtesy of the hops and our special brewers yeast) and modest alcohol.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
FezMonkey (268) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - FEB 19, 2009
Pours a amber brown with a medium sized head. Aroma is of citrus and spice with flavors to match. The more I drank it the more I enjoyed it

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mxtur (266) - Michigan, USA - MAR 7, 2011
Grassy medium nice hazy cigar color. Canít miss the hop and I donít know if I like that. Overall itís a neat beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
lisagirl (264) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - APR 3, 2013
very strong hop profile considering the abv. the bitterness is a little piercing for my tastes, lending to a bit of imbalance. seriously not bad though.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
popephred (264) - Plainfield, Illinois, USA - MAY 3, 2010
Poured from the bottle into a pint glass. Pour produced a dark amber body, topped by an off-whitish yellow head of foam, with some staying power, also being thick and frothy. The aroma is big on hops, like fresh pine. I took some time breathing in the aroma, appreciating the freshness of the hops. This is a dry, bitter ale with a medium body, thin mouthfeel, average carbonation, and a long bitter finish. The appearance and aroma of this ale set me up for something dynamic, which set my expectations higher than necessary. This ale was alright, though itís watery texture and lack of balance made this fall below my inflated expectations.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Verne (263) - Enumclaw, Washington, USA - SEP 1, 2003
Dark amber with a long lasting white head. A nice aroma of malt and hops. The flavor is hoppy. The malt and toasted malts balances this thing out. Iím impressed a great beer that isnít an ultra big beer, just a good session beer. No make that a great session beer. Now if they would just ship a keg of this to Enumclaw Wa.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TH28 (263) - - JUL 6, 2013
Appearance is clear deep amber with creamy off white foam cap. Aroma is hop forward, more pine and herbal. Taste is roasted, toasty malt and gives way to a clean hop bite. The malt character is especially light, lacking the deeper body and viscosity more common with the style. Mouthfeel is light and the finish is a well balance bitterness that leaves a dry feeling on the tongue. An easy drinking, sessionable amber with great aroma, but seems to be lacking richness in malt character

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
thehurt01 (262) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 3, 2007
A 12 oz bottle with no freshness date or made on date. The beer pours a dark copper color with a small light brown head. A smell of wicked strong hops and not much else. The taste is pretty good but lacking somthing. Good carbonation and a nice beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
smashteroid (262) - Alabama, USA - FEB 1, 2009
Iíve seen six packs of this beer forever, but never until today saw a single bottle available for purchase. Wasnít sure what to expect, but itís certainly not one of the better stone brews.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ewestern (257) - Ohio, USA - AUG 25, 2008
Starts with a nice creme colored head atop a deep golden-amber beer. Slightly yeasty aroma that could have been stronger. Tasted flat with some hops, had a watery feel to it and a bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tone77 (256) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 31, 2012
Pours a bronze color. Smell is of hops and citrus. Taste is more malty than the smell, some hops, well balanced. Overall a good quality beer.


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