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RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.67/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 188   ABV: 6.25%
Don’t be fooled by Daylight Amber’s easy going name. It is a bit more aggressive than the name implies. Daylight Amber has the upfront bitterness of an IPA, but that bitterness fades into a malt body influenced by caramel and toasted flavors, which are more typical of an Amber Ale. Too firmly hopped to be a pure Amber and too malty to be a considered an IPA, Daylight Amber represents the best of both worlds.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Bottle from Nugget in Vacaville CA. I was surprised at the amount of hop. There was a good amount of hop, but it did level off towards the back end. Great flavor and nicely balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Fatehunter (1951) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - MAY 5, 2013
Poured a finger of head on a clear, but dark amber colored body. The aroma is a strong lemon and orange smell blend. Pretty good. The taste is moderately bitter moving to a sharp bitter finish. There is a burnt malt note at the very end too, which makes for an interesting finish. The texture is soft and bubbly with moderate carbonation. I like it, it’s a bit different that most amber ales.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (20883) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2013
Draft @ SF Beer Week Opening Celebration 2013, Concourse Exhibition Center, San Francisco, CA. Pours an amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty hoppy weak piney caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel hoppy flavor with piney hints. Has a fruity malty caramel finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
joeneugs (4872) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 13, 2013
On draft at the 2013 SF beer week opening celebration. It pours a clear amber color with an off white head. the aroma is mildly dark fruity with some rye and a good piney hop balance. The flavor is clean and dry with spicy malt and hops. Strong flavor, very nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dodgrblu (701) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 21, 2013
5 ounce sampler at Flaming Grill Cafe; the commercial deScription is spot on. Thin, replenishing head, good effervescence. But for the ABV, very sessionable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (11472) - Escondido, California, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Tap. Pours hazy amber with a small, frothy off-white head, short retention with light lacing. Aroma is toast, biscuit and caramel malt with light spicy and earthy hops, and light fruity esters. Flavor is malt dominant with medium hops and bitterness, light fruity esters and a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bnoel09 (565) - Elk Grove, California, USA - JUN 25, 2012
On tap at the brewery. Dark reddish amber pour. Aroma has some bready and caramel malt notes with some floral hops. Flavor matches the aroma well - good malty start with some nice hoppiness towards the finish. Solid amber.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (8296) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 1, 2012
On tap at Pangaea, Sacramento. Pours amber with a nice beige head and a bready aroma. There is a hearty raspy red malt flavor and a slightly bitter finish. An excellent session beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlackEyePA (573) - USA - FEB 25, 2012
Man I really liked this one. Great mouthfeel and brown amber malt. Loved it. This one is well balanced and so good. Wanted more.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (13224) - Woodland, California, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Tap at Sacramento Brewers Showcase. Pours brown with a beige smear. Aroma is mild brown sugar. Med minus body. Flavor is brown sugar with some overpowering bitter. Sharp and clean.

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