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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   IBU: 47   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
This American Amber Ale is a medium bodied beer with good hop character. The aroma is moderately hoppy, moderately malty, and lightly yeasty. The beer’s texture starts off crisp and effervescent, and becomes a little thicker – and perhaps even chewier – toward the finish. Goes great with a barbecued burger, which brings out some of the beer’s woodsy and earthy notes.

Awards: Gold Medal GABF 96’

zoucrew102's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
zoucrew102 (1421) - - APR 14, 2013
Aroma is slightly hoppy with mostly malty notes. Pours light amber colored with white head that clings to the glass. Taste is earthy and malty to start. Finishes slightly hoppy with a hint of bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
emacgee (4613) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Pours a soft and hazy light copper amber with one finger of soft khaki tan head. Nose is meh, malt dominant with a light sweetness and hints of toasty grain. Flavor is a bit rough on the edges with a lightly toasty note and slick metallic hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Westmeister (2129) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAY 25, 2014
What a disappointing mixed 12 pack. Another barely marginal beer. Fruity, chalky, light earthy hops, touch roast.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fidelis83 (2270) - Clinton, Iowa, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Clear dark amber pour with a thin, soapy beige head. Aroma is toast, nutty notes, over ripe tree fruit, a little toffee and spicy hops. Flavor is roasted nut skins, caramel, spicy and grassy hops, and some planty and bitter citrus hops to the finish. Light body with a syrupy, slightly astringent feel and medium, sharpish carbonation. Not bad overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (4111) - Xalapa, MEXICO - MAR 25, 2014
Not bad but neither too flavoury. Quite thin and decent to drink. Enjoyable with a movie it is.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dogbrick (11610) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 16, 2014
Pours a clear dark amber color with a medium foamy white head that diminishes slowly. Sticky rings of lacing on the glass. Aroma of malt, hops and fruit. Light-bodied with flavors of roast malt, earthy hops and fruit. The finish is sweet with a caramel malt aftertaste. Average overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
UncleKorm (1228) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Bottle poured a clear light amber w/ a medium creamy beige head slowly diminishing to a thin cap w/ some lacing. Medium malty aroma. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a light bitter finish of short duration. Tastes are toast, cereal, and brown sugar. Light bodied, watery texture, and soft carbonation.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
wlajwl (5834) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Aroma is caramel malts and mild earthiness. The flavor is caramel malts, earthiness bordering on dirty and a tangy finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (4351) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - MAY 28, 2013
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear amber color with a smallish white head. Nose is a little toasty with a bit of bread in there. Taste is quite malty with the toasting elements coming through. Not a huge fan of this.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dodgrblu (732) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAY 4, 2013
12 ounce bottle from Total Wine Sacramento, grassy, nothing to this one. Slight breadiness on the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BVery (9668) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Bottle. Orange amber pour with a smaller head. Dusty earthy nose. There’s actually a little hop profile on the taste - not bad. Palate is so-so.

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