androman (2322) - Maarssen, NETHERLANDS - DEC 26, 2015
650ml shared bottle at home from Bert’s Bierhuis Twijnstraat, Utrecht. Body is opalescent amber, head is very big, rocky, fully lasting, excellent lacing. Nose is fruity sourish, flavor is honey, pine resin, caramel, spices, grapefruit, quinine, tons of hops. Medium sweet, light hoppy bitter. Finish is quickly appearing and long lasting hoppy heavy bitter. medium body, dry texture, average carbonation. Very tasty dessertish IPAish, great one. Ratman197 (14838) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - MAR 27, 2013
Bomber poured a clear redish amber with a lasting creamy amber head. Aromas of carmel, earthiness, grassiness, pine and a hint of citrus. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, earthiness, pine and grapefruit with asmoth dry bitter lingering malty finish. One of the best Reds I’ve had! Gerbeer (3754) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 8, 2013
650 ml bottle. Pours a dark mahogany with red hints and medium head. Aromas of pine, lemons, and toasted malts. Flavors of spruce, citrus and berries, light malts, and bit of sugar. Bitter finish. Somewhat light in body but quite nice summer. fiulijn (20515) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 9, 2014
Draught at Pumphouse, Richmond, BCBenzai (15608) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 17, 2014
Cloudy dark amber to brown color with frothy head. mild aroma of caramel with light fruity impression. Good body, round mouthfeel; strong flavor of caramel and dark caramel, light roastiness, light residual sweetness; it has some lingering fruity touch and floral undertones; strong bitterness; roasted nuts in the final.
Solid beer, well brewed, with an original delicate touch.
Bottle at the "Dean is a cheap bastard tasting cos he let Rene buy a beer from the shop and then asked to taste it for the tick" tasting. Lightly hazy reddish color, medium sized off-white head that lasts for a short while. Aroma is malts, hops. Taste lightly malts, hops, lightly fruity and nicely bitter. Medium body and carbonation.
Oldschool_Mike (368) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - APR 29, 2015
Bottle into pint glass. Pours a hazy brownish red with fluffy off white head. Aroma is sweet citrusy and floral. Taste is citrusy with some nice sweetness. Mild bitterness. Pretty good beer.
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Amber reddish in color, clear with a thin head. Very nice amber ale flavors and finish. This was a tasty easy drinking amber ale. bhensonb (15195) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Bomber from Made in Oregon. Pours dark ruddy amber with a foamy beige head. Aroma is resin over roast malt. Med body or better. Flavor is lightly nutty roast malt, but there’s a lot of hop - mostly resin? - or is it spicy/herby?- anyway it drinks a s--- load better than the vast majority of ambers. Thankfully this amber is far from a drain pour. It’s even pleasant to the nose when the glass is raised each quaff. Good beer. Finishes with lots of hop bitter. Christos (5785) - Arnhem, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2014
(Alameda Rose City Red) Bottle at home, 650 ml, served into a tulip. ABV 6.4%
Deep red to dark amber in colour, clear body, tall and thick head, creamy, light beige in colour. Very good retention, heavy lacing on the glass.
Aroma of hops, citrus, light grapefruit, flowers, nuts, caramel.
Good taste, nicely hopped. Citrus, less nutty than the aroma indicated, grapefruit, pine, floral notes on the finish. Quite bitter there too, with the bitterness lasting for long.
Medium body, good carbonation. Quite dry palate.
Very good. Fatehunter (2567) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - APR 18, 2014
Pours two fingers of head on a cloudy dark red colored body.
The aroma is rich malt, a little lemon, caramel and flowers.
The taste is mild lemon bitterness at first that is quickly balanced out by the big malt bill. Kind of barnyardish overall.
The texture is crisp with moderate carbonation.
It’s a good, bold red ale.