chriso (7533) - London, Greater London, - JUN 24, 2013RedSox2004 (1869) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - FEB 8, 2017
On tap at Capitol City, Downtown location in July 2006. Attractive burnished copper colour. More copper than amber. Plenty of flowery hop presence in the aroma, carrying through strongly onto the palate and lingering into the finish. Hops are nicely assertive but not too dominant - there’s a solid, if not too chewy malt backbone. Mouthfeel is quite light but it’s firm enough and certainly not weedy. A very decent amber - much more to it than many other amber ales I’ve tried, which can be a bit bland. Extremely drinkable and most enjoyable.
On tap downtown. Clear ruby amber with a one finger foamy head and modest lace. Aromas of toffee and bread. Gentle sweetness with a hint of earthy hops. Medium body and carbonation, prickly mouthfeel and a dry finish. GenDV138 (7229) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUN 12, 2016
4 oz pour on draft at Capitol City Shirlington. Clear amber with beige head. Aromas of toast, biscuit, light citrus. Tastes of toasty notes, biscuit, citrus, floral notes. Medium body with a dry finish. altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAY 14, 2016
On tap at downtown location. Nice amber body with slight head. Taste is caramel and wheat. Really nice balance and smooth texture. My favorite of the 5 I sampled. Drjohnrock (761) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 25, 2016
Draft sampler at Capitol Hill location on July 11, 2009. Copper color, sweet malty aroma, sweet malty flavor with enough balancing hops to keep things from getting cloying. Decent brew. bytemesis (8236) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - MAR 22, 2016
Tap. Pours clear reddish Amber, small beige head, good lacing. Aroma is caramel, pine, spruce tips, herbal. Flavor is light plus sweet, light bitter, bit of a perfume note, lingering bitterness, tending to harsh. Medium light body, light acidity. Meh
ttroha (516) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JAN 2, 2016
Tap at downtown location. Pours transparent amber with white head. Aroma of maple syrup. Flavor of maple syrup, very sweet with a bitter finish. Medium bodied with lots of carbonation. My least favorite beer at this brewery. rejtable (2624) - Ontario, CANADA - SEP 27, 2015
Tap at downtown location. Pours light amber, some frothy head and lots of lacing. Nose is quiet, some syrup. Flavours of syrup, cheerios, earthy bitterness. Taste is medium/light sweet and light bitter. Medium body, lively carbonation. mike5326 (1744) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Poured from a tap. Clear copper color, full off white head. Medium malt and C hops aroma. Medium body with a malt flavor and a medium light bitter finish.
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Aroma is malt and hops blended together. Taste is much more hoppy than expected. Amber color and decent balance. chinchill (4937) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 23, 2015
On tap at the downtown brewpub.
Malt forward. Looks very much like their Irish Red but the aroma and flavor are clearly different. This is a touch sweeter and less complex.