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Yellowhammer Tobacco Road

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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.21/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.15/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
This Imperial Amber Ale stands on its own, but was designed to complement the aroma of a fine cigar. A combination of German Vienna and American 2-Row malts provide a notable backbone and an initial flavor reminiscent of vanilla. The beer is then dry-hopped twice to finish with an herbal character.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (6070) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 21, 2016
Reddish brown, thin beige foam. Smells like caramel, and a bit boozy. Very heavy, rich mouthfeel. Taste is sweet, lots of caramel and toffee, then some rum, boozy notes. Woody, hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nearbeer (4872) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAR 5, 2016
12 oz. Mostly clear copper with a lasting thin film of foam. Nose is sourish tangerine, earthy toffee and dark bread. Flavors are the same mix with some green herb and toasted grain on the finish. Medium-plus body has smooth, near-medium carbonation and seems to have a nod to some peat-smoked malts. I’m not a cigar smoker, but I feel as though I should be after this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iphonephan (6157) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - DEC 5, 2015
From a 13 oz bottle poured at home. Pours a cloudy amber with an ecru head. Nutty aroma. Malty flavors. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - JAN 31, 2015
1/30/15. Amber pour, small khaki head, mild lacing. Caramel on the aroma, a biscuit aspect, that’s about it. The flavor follows suit, sweet caramel and bread, a touch of astringent bitterness coming through. Meh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
edgallow (3639) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Draft sampler pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of malts, spice, floral and pine. Taste is nutty, mrs and resin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Itzjerm (2296) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - NOV 7, 2013
Great aroma for an amber. Nice hoppy smokey aroma. Nice hoppy taste with the aroma. Clear to cloudy with a thin head. Sweet on the tongue very balanced. Nice beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - JUL 4, 2013
Bottle. Poured amber with a frothy off-white head that has some lasting and left good lace. Floral aroma. The flavor found floral hops and a toasted malt backing. Medium body, smooth, and a medium bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thewade (340) - USA - APR 30, 2013
Very bitter, but nice citrusy finish. Imperial Amber ale is something I can compare, but I enjoyed this brew.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BeerandBlues2 (12099) - Escondido, California, USA - APR 19, 2013
Bottle @ home. Pours clear amber to brown with a medium, frothy light tan head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is endol (dirty diaper), earthy biscuit malt, pear and apple esters with floral and pine hops. Flavor is moderate hops and bitterness with dried fruits, caramel and cookie malt, light end oil notes with a sweet finish. Medium body and moderate carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba (5040) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - APR 19, 2013
Bottle thanks to BeerandBlues2. Pours hazy, dark amber with average, creamy off-white head; short retention and spare lacing. Aroma is cereal and cookie malts, floral hops, figs, dates, spice, dirty diapers, and some plastic notes. Flavor is sweet malts forward with supporting floral hops, some grassy notes, dark fruit esters, and light toast; dry finish. Medium body and low carbonation.

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