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RATINGS: 1490   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Made from mostly pale malt and some Munich and caramel malts. These add a little sweetness, which is balanced by more hops. The result is a rich color and fruity flavor.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
burgerlicious (308) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUN 28, 2004
The aroma was pleasant. I would barely call the appearance red. It had very little carbonation.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dextolen (151) - Michigan, USA - OCT 6, 2004
Bottle. Poured a cloudy pale amber. I was shocked at the amount of yeast/sediment, which I did not expect in an amber ale. Nice off white head. Aromas were all citrus, mainly lemon. The taste was overwhelmingly lemony, more like an iced tea than an amber ale. Extremely hoppy. I was somewhat disappointed. This is more like an IPA, which would have been fine if that was what I was in the mood for/expecting.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Bigassfish (140) - Naperville/Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 31, 2005
Pours carmely redish color with tall white head. Nice hops flavor

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
OlivierMTL (709) - Quebec, CANADA - AUG 14, 2005
Couleur…ambré !, assez pale sous une mousse blanche et persistante. Arômes timides semblant vouloir retenir les houblons et le caramel. Peu de goût, bien fait mais vraiment rien d’exceptionnel ici Essentiellement maltée, quelques résidus de sucre sous des houblons aux profils citronnés, restant constamment en arrière. Corps semi mince, étalement court. Servi en fût Chez Ashsley’s, Ann Arbor, Michigan, Juillet 2005.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chicagobears (460) - Elk Grove Village, Illinois, USA - JAN 29, 2006
Pleasing look. Amber color with a nice head. Looks better then it tastes. Not much of a WOW factor. Seems to have an abudance of hops and malts, but nothing prominent. I wouldn’t drink more than one at a time. Maybe best for me for an after dinner drink. My wife enjoyed this more, so I’ll likely be trying this again.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KAggie97 (3529) - Ugly, Hot, and Humid Spring, Texas, USA - MAR 4, 2006
Bottle from Sully Thanks!

Pours a nice amber, with a slim head but clinging lace. Aroma is strawberry malt with hops afterthoughts. Bits of cereal interdispersed as well. Flavor is a blunt fruity malt flavor, with touches of hops and bitters. Palate suits. Another quality brew from Bells.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
foutzdj (7) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 14, 2006 does not count
poured a nice copper color with a sweet aroma. Was pretty cloudy with sediment. Flavor is sweet with a hops bite. Palate was fair, nothing special. Good but not the best amber ale

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bu11zeye (12908) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - APR 18, 2006
(Bottle) Pours a clear copper body with a moderate off-white head. Aroma of caramel malt, grass, and light citrus. Flavor of caramel and mild hops.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
awaisanen (1304) - Fond du Lac, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 8, 2006
From 12oz Bottle. Pale, golden hazy pour with a tinge of amber and a white soapy head. Some vegetable aromas give it a smell of sweet corn and grassy hops, but are balanced out by some brown sugary apricot notes as well. Pleasantly malty without being overdone, and contains a nice citrusy orange hops kiss. Final smack of floral lavendar petals and fruity apple blossoms.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chimpscampee (566) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 18, 2006
sweet carmel malty brw with foamy light body. Remined me of lake louie premium larger a bit.


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