RATINGS: 80   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
Amber Style Ale. Roasty finishing malts, balanced with just enough bitterness provides a traditional amber ale that is dark red to the eye, but not heavy on the palate. 16 Mile names this premium amber ale for the famous sunsets found at the Breakwater Lighthouse located off of Lewes Beach, Delaware.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gripweed57 (2126) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - AUG 8, 2012
12 ounce bottle. Pours a dark amber, reddish brown color. Small beige head. Sweet caramel apple malt nose with some floral hop notes. Tangy toasted malt flavor. Hints of toffee and vanilla with some dried fruit. Not much complexity, but flavorful. Dryish light bitter hop finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ben4321 (6236) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - AUG 7, 2012
Location: 12 oz bottle from State Line, 8/7/12, Rating 2323, one of those weird #s that I enjoy

Aroma: The aroma is somewhat faint with caramel notes, a little bread, nuts, and earth
Appearance: A nice looking clear auburn color with an inch or 2 of bubbly beige head and spotty lace
Flavor: The taste is a little weak as well, theres some malty, fruity sweetness, but its feels a little off overall
Palate: The body is light-medium, leaning watery, with a slightly chalky feel, and a short, odd finish
Overall Impression: I dont know what happened here, but this one just didnt work for me. It has a really nice looking pour, but that is the peak of the beer, and unfortunately, it goes downhill pretty quickly from there.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
micronaut129 (241) - chalfontborotowntonbergville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2012
Appearance wise, pretty boring. Color is ruby amber and flat. Aroma is light and mostly of malts. Taste finds a mostly malt based ale with little in way of hop flavor and bitterness. I dont think I would prefer another one.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
billtheman (86) - milford, Delaware, USA - JUN 24, 2012
This is an O.K. beer, but not exceptional. 16 in Georgetown De, just some 10 miles from Milton De from where comes Dogfish beer. 16 mile will have to improve if they want to compete with Dogfish. 16 Mile Id drink again, but not my favorite.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 21, 2012
Ugh this was a pretty bad amber ale that was very sweet and had a bit of the metallic taste from the aluminum bottle. Just not very good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
keanex (1799) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a shaker, no bottling date or freshness date.

A: Clear copper/amber body with lots of fine carbonation floating to the light tan thin head. Poor retention but coats the top of the body.

S: Sweet caramel and some mild roasted malts. Malty and sweet.

T: Roasted malts up front with sweet caramel and some mildly earthy floral hops on the finish.

M: Medium to almost thick body with light carbonation.

O: This is just a malty overpriced beer, theres nothing about it that makes me want to buy or drink it again. No thanks 16 Mile, keep to your small area in Delaware, youre not going to do well anywhere else.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jredmond (8096) - New York, New York, USA - MAR 11, 2012
Bottle split with everyone. Pours an amber body. Body is mellow with notes of light malts and grass hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
tke_544 (2) - delmar, Maryland, USA - MAR 2, 2012 does not count
A nice blend of a red ale and a blonde ale. Leaves a nice "hoppy" finish. Great local brew if you live on the Eastern Shore!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sonnycheeba (5907) - Federal Hill, Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 18, 2012
Tap @ brewery. Pours deep amber with medium, creamy off-white head; average retention and some lacing. Aroma is toasted malt, caramel, earthy hops, and faint dark fruit. Flavor is malt forward, average hops, and light esters; dry, slightly bitter finish. Medium body and carbonation with low warmth.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Beerman6686 (6606) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 14, 2011
This poured a clear amber color with a beige head. Aroma was pretty bland malt, light caramel and light frut. Flavor was older grassy hops, light sweetness. Very bland.

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