TBone (16848) - Pori, FINLAND - SEP 17, 2006
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pale orange, a bit hazy color, small off-white head. Bready malty, hoppy and slightly yeasty nose. Light bread. Light hoppy aftertaste. Balanced as amber ale.
Oakes (16655) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 9, 2008
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
Cloudy orangey-amber. Woody, vaguely citrusy hops mix with earthy, slightly caramelly malts. Dull character. No bright notes of any kind, just vague malts (maybe caramel) and hops (low bitterness) that merely exist, failing to excite the palate.
chrisv10 (16445) - DENMARK - OCT 8, 2016
2.4 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 9/20
Bottle, 5.8%. Clear amber with small off-white head. Aroma is malt, caramel, bread and old hop. Flavour is malt, caramel, bread, medium sweet, hop, old hop, little toasted and a little bitter.
brokensail (16342) - Dublin, California, USA - JUL 17, 2011
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
A: The pour is a clear amber color with a finger of light khaki head.
S: An alright aroma to this one. Some toasted malt and bread notes with a bit of floral and grassy hops. Light sweetness with the caramel and toffee notes coming through.
T: There is quite a bit of grassy hop flavor with just a bit of bitterness. Most of the flavor comes in the form of toffee, toasted bread, and caramel sweetness.
M: Medium bodied with a medium level of carbonation.
O: An okay amber ale, but not really any better than any number of amber ales Iíve had.
jtclockwork (15778) - , New Jersey, USA - SEP 16, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle thanks to drowland. Pours reddish amber. Nose of spruce, malt and lager. Taste of lager malts, spruce and maple. Light fruits.
Theis (15152) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 12, 2016
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Mikkeller&Friends Bottle Shop. Clear amber - offwhite head.
Toasted. Nutty. Tobacco. Light caramel. Light sweetness. Light body. Light citric. Ok dryness.
bhensonb (14771) - Woodland, California, USA - MAR 25, 2008
3.3 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle. Aroma of hop over caramel. Amber color with a huge, frothy white head. Thin to medium body with very mild carbonation. Flavor is kind of bready with fruity/floral hop. Finish is more dry than sweet. Seems more like an ESB, but perhaps the bitter is inadequate for that. Pretty good, but seems bland. Barring the 6% it would be a good session beer.
Ratman197 (14246) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - FEB 25, 2015
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 13/20
Bottle poured a clear amber with a small lingering amber head. Aromas of caramel, fruitiness and light yeast. Palate was light bodied and crisp with a smooth finish. Flavors of caramel and light fruitiness with a smooth lingering caramel finish.
Tmoney99 (14112) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 15, 2005
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap. Dark brown color with medium tan head. Complex aroma of sweet malt. Flavor started sweet and finished with the bite of hops. Good drinkable brew.
argo0 (13892) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 9, 2002
2.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 11/20
Cloudy orange with medium off-white head. Citrus hoppy aroma, very fresh. Distinctly hoppy flavor thatís unexpected for an amber. But thereís a lot of sweetness, too much so.