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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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DYCSoccer17 (3498) - Woodland, California, USA - APR 29, 2005
Floral, sweet, hoppy herbal aroma with hints of brown sugars. Almost smells like a bitter. Transparent amber color with a foalmy light tan head and nice lacing. Start is somewhat thin with significantly roasted malts in the middle. Quite toasty. Mild hoppiness to finish. Rather thin to finish. Decent every day session beer, although the burnt toastiness is a little harsh for my palate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biz82 (1328) - austin, Texas, USA - SEP 25, 2005
Clean and clear copper ale sporting a loose tan head. Gassy CO2 aroma with light floral hops. Toffee and spicy hop fruity flavor finishing bitter and clean. Seems more like a British Pale Ale than an Amber. Well balanced and easy to drink.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
barleyPops (1141) - Quad-Cities, Illinois, USA - FEB 1, 2006
another amber ale courtesy of Saarlander, thanks Aaron. Same appearance as the SA Boston Ale, aroma was similiar as well. the difference came in this one being more well rounded in the flavor profile as compared to the SA being more front loaded in flavor. a pleasant easy drinking beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sistinas (102) - Mountain View, California, USA - MAY 30, 2006
Pours a clear dark orange color with a decent-sized head. Smells of caramel and maybe some butterscotch, tastes like hops, citrus, hops, caramel, and some hoppity hops. Finishes dry and leaves a pretty bitter taste in my mouth - not something I could drink all night.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
snowden719 (130) - USA - JUN 1, 2006
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2006 Dark orange/amber color. Medium white head, nice lacing. Very pleasant hoppy aroma, medium bodied flavor with hints of caramel. Medium to high bitterness, with a nice hoppy finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bartzilla (574) - La Mesa, California, USA - JAN 9, 2007
Not sure how this rating slipped under my radar for so long, but I gotta say, this is definitely one of my go-to ales when I need to be in it for the long haul. Crisp, clean, inviting and satisfying. Easy to drink lots of, for many hours and still keep my noggin on my shoulders. Great beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JB175 (1665) - Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 30, 2007
Amber color with a pretty big cakey head. Aroma dominated by grapefruit hops with just a bit of malt mixed in. Taste is of grapefruit hops and earthen/caramel malts. OK, but considering how great their IPA and big beers are, this one disappoints.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
tgncc (3020) - Bellmore, New York, USA - JUN 17, 2009
The aroma is a mix of caramel malts, and earthy hops. The appearance is a dark amber, clear, off-white head. The flavor is earthy, citrusy, caramel. The finish is grapefruit hoppy. Thin/medium mouthfeel. Not bad overall, nothing to write home about.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
GMCC2181 (1554) - Newark, Delaware, USA - JUL 6, 2009
Amber ale??? I thought this was an IPA.... oh well....Cool sketching on the bottle. Poured into a glass... Great nose of citrus hops. Red in color, decent head. Texture was a little on the thin side... a little disappointed. Taste was malty with light hop base... just boring... Sorry I will stick with Stones IPA any day. Skip this one, your not missing much.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 18, 2009
12oz. Bottle: Aroma of hops, grapefruit, pine, and a little bit of pale malt. Poured copper/deep orange in color with a small, tan head that lasted throughout. Clear. Slightly sparkling. Good lacing. Flavor is light to medium bitter and lightly sweet. Tastes of hops, pine, grapefruit, and pale malts. Medium body. Average texture. Average carbonation. Light to medium bitter, grapefruit, pine, and hop finish. It’s lacking something.


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