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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.17   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DedicatedToFun (3303) - 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 (4114) - 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 (4739) - 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 (4739) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (8647) - Hasborn, GERMANY - OCT 29, 2014
Klares kastanienbraunes Bier mit ordentlicher leicht beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch nussig, leicht röstmalzig, Karamell. Geschmack sehr nussig, röstmalzig, leicht schokoladig, Karamell, ok!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oscbert (1067) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 29, 2014
~Bready malt aroma with caramel and toffee, pleasant citrusy, piney hop character. ~Pours a slightly hazy amber color with lasting creamy off white head. ~Biscuity malt flavor with caramel and strong dose of earthy hoppiness. Well balanced, but slightly on bitter side. ~medium bodied medium CO2, lingering enjoyable earthy hop finish. ~Enjoyable Amber. Easy to drink, keeps my palate entertained without assaulting it with flavor. Would be happy drinking a few of these

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (4234) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - OCT 12, 2014
355ml bottle. Clear maber colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white head. Piney hoppy aroma, some citrus fruit, some dried fruit, sweet-ish malty basis. Taste is bitter hoppy, moderately sweet caramel malty basis with a dry, nuttily touch, hints of dried fruit; minimally soapy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (7505) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 8, 2014
12 oz bottle. From alesbymail.co.uk.
Clear amber colour with a small off-white head. Sweet caramel, sweet hops, nutty and woody notes and sweet malt in the aroma. The flavour is sweet malt, mild woody notes and mild hops. A bit boring.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
c0fein (256) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 18, 2014
355ml bottle from Ales By Mail

Red/bronze colour with a small head. Malty sweet aroma but some metal too. Medium bitterness. OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Garrold (1855) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 28, 2014
Bottle from Marketplace Alehouse and Deli, Doncaster. Clear amber. Film of off white head. Sweet, sticky malt. Dried, dark fruit. Some bubblegum. Taste is fruity sweet. Light dry. Light bitter. Palate is sticky. Finish is short, dry, and bitter. A bit dull, really.

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