bartzluke (598) - Oklahoma, USA - AUG 9, 2015
12 oz pour from refrigerated can into beer mug. Amber in color, mostly clear, moderate carbonation, moderate foamy white head. Strong malty biscuit nose, a bit of dough, and a hint of citrus. Medium body with a crisp finish. Taste mimics nose. Sweet with a bready finish. A solid amber ale. chinchill (5075) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 23, 2017
12 oz can in Yellowstone NP.
Clear amber body topped by a creamy bone colored head.
Hoppy aroma for style.
Mild bitterness with relatively hoppy flavor and a typical malt load.
Medium body with medium carbonation.
Skyview (6076) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JUL 12, 2007
Third stop during the ABA Beer Tour ’07 in Bozeman, Montana. Sampled at the Bozeman brewery brewpub on tap. Pours a clear coppery red brew with a creamy off-white head that dissolves to a fine film with good lacing. Aroma of roasted caramel malt, slight citrus hops with a touch of grapefruit zest. Taste is medium bodied, lightly carbonated with flavors of caramel and light orange peel. Finish is slightly sweet with less hop bitterness in the taste compared to it’s scent. A very good balanced amber ale. daknole (11049) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 8, 2012
Amber pour with a shade darker than white head. Aroma of caramel malts and some potent dank and grassy hops. Flavor is bitter and caramel. Well crafted for the style. Terminus (3689) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - SEP 24, 2012
Bottle-sampled at Yellowstone Canyon lodge-september 2012-Pours lite copper hue with some lite lacing. nose is lite carmel musty notes and lite earthy hops. flavors are very similar to the nose lots of carmel and toasted notes yet clean and tasty. a touch of lite hops come in the finish (earthy). very clean carmel and slightly nutty finish. a very solid beer of this style.
beernovice39 (3270) - Idaho, USA - JAN 25, 2013
On tap. Dark amber with an off white top. Scent is pine and caramel. Taste follows with more pine than I am used too in an amber. Davhgbrew (948) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Smooth and hoppy. Had off tap at fiddlers green in Billings, Mt. Full bodied and nicely balanced amber. My first beer in Montana as well...so it’s special. Darkmagus82 (2302) - - OCT 16, 2014
Transfer from BA review on 5-4-14-
Poured from can into a pint glass
Appearance – The beer pours a deep amber color with a one finger head of white billowy foam. The head has a lighter level of retention, fading to leave a tiny level of foamy lace on the sides of the glass.
Smell – The aroma of the beer is mainly of a caramel aroma with light hints of a roasted malt smell mixed within. Some very light floral and herbal smells are there as well helping to balance out the caramel smells.
Taste – The taste begins with a smoother lightly toasted malt and caramel flavor. The caramel flavor gains strength toward the middle only to fade again more toward the end of the taste. All the while the roasted malt flavors remain relatively constant, creating a base flavor for the brew. As the nose would have suggested, some hop flavors come at the end of the taste with a floral, herbal, and earthy hop flavor all making their presence known. In the end, these hop flavors end up mixing with the rest of the flavors to leave a rather smooth and pleasant lightly roasted caramel flavor to linger on the tongue.
Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the average side in terms of thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is on the average side. The mouthfeel is rather nice for the amber ale style while also being great for the easy drinking nature of the brew,
Overall – A tasty and very easy drinking amber ale. While not anything too outstanding overall, it is a good 6 packer beer to share with friends as it is flavorful and very non offensive; good for just about any taste preference.
kyzr (1578) - Montana, USA - DEC 15, 2002
UPDATED: JAN 10, 2004 Re-rate: I have to
add, either this new batch that I had was different than the last batch. Must have been a new keg. The hop flavor was really strong, and I liked it. So I figured it must get a re-rate.
Nice copper color with a medium head that will last. Nice hop flavor with light malt. A little water on the finish, doesn't stick with you very long. jcwattsrugger (12471) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 20, 2010
on tap-pours an off white head that laces and dark amber color. Aroma is light/medium malt-caramel, slight pine. Taste is slightly sweet light/medium malt-caramel, secondary pine hops.