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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Ale Camino is named after El Camino Real, The Historic Route 101 which runs along the California Central Coast. El Camino Real translates as "The Road," "The Journey," or "The Way." Tap It Brewing Co. is located just off this historic route in the city of San Luis Obispo, and its where this family-run company brews their extraordinary hand-crafted beers. You can taste the Journey, and the way of passionate artisanal brewing in every sip. Ale Camino is an American style Amber Ale hand-crafted with a blend of malt and hops, which give it a truly unique character. The aroma blends sweet malts, a hint of chocolate, and a light earthy nose that highlights the malty aromatics. Ale Camino has a round and full-bodied flavor, full of sweet malts, chocolate malts, crystal malts, and hop varieties Willamette and Zythos added for minimal bitterness and aroma, hand-crafted together for a rich, complex flavor and aroma. This amber finishes with a clean, semi dry and light hoppy finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle from Total Wine in Roseville, CA. Pours an amber color with a decent head. Not much complexity to it. Medium to thin bodied beer, with a slight caramel flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beertholomeus (1183) - California, USA - JUL 23, 2015
UPDATED: JUL 24, 2015 Pours an amber brown color with a white. Caramel, toffee, toast, biscuit and floral aroma and flavors. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Caramel and toast finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
crossovert (9205) - Illinois, USA - JUL 3, 2015
650ml bottle. Picked up for 1.50. Hazed amber pour. Aroma of crystal malt, hay, and cocoa. Falvor is herbal, some bread, molasses. Pretty mundane.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
allmyvinyl (6341) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 21, 2015
355ml bottle from Ales by Mail. Pours clear amber brown, thin white head. Aromas of pine, malt, toffee, resin. Taste is more resin, light toffee sweet. Oily texture, sweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (22638) - Vasa, FINLAND - MAR 7, 2015
Bottled (AbM). Amber colour, small off-white head, which lasts for quite a good bit. Aroma is nutty, some biscuity and cookie like malts along with caramel and fudge. Also a slight wooden and resiny touch to it, but mostly big on the malty side. Flavour is very similar, but also has some slight toasted and chocolaty notes to go along with it. Balanced and quite tasty amber ale.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (38879) - VestJylland, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2015

Bottle 12fl.oz. @ home.

[ As Tap It Brewing Ale Camino ].
Clear medium amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, bread, nutty, caramel, moderate hoppy. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, nutty, caramel, fruity, bread, dusty nuts. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20141231]

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JonMoore (2019) - Loughborough, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 4, 2015
Bottle - clear amber with creamy off-white head. Aroma of caramel, malts and hops. Flavours are malty, caramel, nutty, some moderate bitterness in the finish. Medium body, thinning at the end, moderate carbonation. Easy drinking and not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (3935) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Tap, amber pour, off white head, nose is caramel, taste is caramel, sweet, hoppy

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
johndoughty (4278) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 22, 2014
Bottle. Bronze with a clear body and small head. Spicy and malty. This is different and I really enjoyed it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
MichaelAwesome (5729) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - DEC 7, 2014
Not really a special one. Offering some malt and loads of caramel with a dull ending. Easily drinkable, sweetish, mediocre with some potential.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
McTapps (5734) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle from Ales by Mail. The beer has got a clear deep amber colour with an low head and medium body. Aroma of hops and caramel. Taste of roasted hops, caramel, malt, barley, vanilla and nuts. Fruity finish. Easy and smooth to drink, enjoyed it.

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