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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Thereís just something about an Ale. Quite possibly the perfect balance of hops and malt, itís the type of beer just about anyone can appreciate. Thatís why we chose this recipe to be the flagship beer to officially launch our brewing company in July 2012. We believe our American ale is a great example of this classic beer style. It has great character, itís full of aroma and flavor thatís light enough to drink during the summer and hearty enough to drink in the winter. Itís a beer for beer lovers.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
callmemickey (4255) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 12, 2016
Supercarbonated, off-white head, frothy lacing, and a light amber body. generic grainy malts, light grainy malts, some vegetal DMS notes in the flavor. Medium bodied, lively carbonation, mild sweetness.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madnorwegian (148) - FRANCE - JUN 22, 2016
Decent beer, but a little too malty for my taste. Also can taste the yeast a lot which gives it a bready flavor. Not necessarily something I would drink again.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jbruner (3999) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - OCT 24, 2015
Pours a nice golden brown on tap with dissipating tan cream head that leaves light lace. Aroma of good caramel malt and nutty qualities, hint of earthiness. Taste follows, bitty and malty, slightly sweet. Meh.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
MayorOfSudz (74) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 18, 2015
A nice straightforward ale. Well balanced with hops and malt tones. Very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
cpetrone84 (1810) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 6, 2015
Pour is copperish brown with a fizzy tan head. Nose is heavy sticky malt, hop oil, lots of sugar. Flavor is the same, sweet, sticky caramel malts, sugar, oily hop resin, low bitterness, syrupy feel, moderate carb, rough finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rocbyter (2077) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Fruity apple aroma. Clear orange color with a small white head. Mild sweet beginning with a bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ben4321 (5697) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAR 28, 2015
UPDATED: APR 9, 2015
Location: Draft at the brewery, 3/28/15

Aroma: The nose is caramel and earth, with some metallic notes.
Appearance: It pours a clear amber color with an off white head.
Flavor: Polio flavor, leans sweet, but with a light bitterness.
Palate: The body is light-medium, easy enough drinkability, lightly dry.
Overall Impression: Solid enough approachable amber (not brown) ale. Makes sense as a gateway to craft beer, but not super interesting for a craft offering. (Cleaning up the rating, I have no idea what auto-corrected to "Polio" in my flavor description, but I think Iíll just leave it, itís too weird to fix.)

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Jeffsayyes (51) - - JAN 29, 2015
I think I love American Ales. Easy to drink and a good bit of flavor, a little bitter. Got my bottles from a very good alcohol store, Bottlerocket, in Norwalk. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fishonmyplane (505) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - NOV 29, 2014
A well-balanced ale that lies somewhere between a brown, an amber ale and an altbier. Some nutty flavor, crisp hops, caramel malt. A good middle-of-the-road flagship beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jow (3453) - New York, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle late night while doing some reading. Pours copper with decent head. Nose is caramel and some herbal. Tastes of caramel, floral, sage, spicy pepper, and toast. Juicy palate. Not a brown ale but a fine beverage.


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