Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - MAR 17, 2017
This was poured into a becher pint glass.
The appearance was a copper color with a finger’s worth of white foamy head that dissipated at a moderate pace. Subtle sliding lace.
The aroma had a nice strong caramel malt backbone with some toast and then some light grassy hops, somewhat bitter but more just for the balance.
The flavor leads with the sweet malt and then adds in a slight nuttiness. Toast comes back slightly. Nicely blended aftertaste. Moderate semi-dry sort of finish.
On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a fair sessionability about it. Good strength in the smoothness across my tongue. Carbonation felt fine. ABV felt appropriate.
Overall, pretty good amber ale that I could have again if it was distributed in my area. zoucrew102 (1880) - - FEB 13, 2017
Can. Caramel malt aroma with notes of toffee and toasted malt as well as some light hops. Pours copper colored with a thin tan head that has little retention or lacing. Starts with sweet caramel and toffee malt flavors. Finishes dry and smooth with toasted malt and some earthy hop bitterness. Solid amber. tmalaher (304) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 19, 2016
On tap at freshcraft in Denver. Acceptable Amber. Some caramel. Nothing special RobertDale (6477) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - NOV 4, 2016
12 ounce can. Pours a clear amber with a decent beige head. Aroma of malt and caramel. Taste is malt, caramel, some dark fruit, and some citrus. Pretty good. foyle (422) - Wyoming, USA - FEB 29, 2016
Poured from 12 oz can into schooner glass
Appearance: pours a thin off white head that drops quickly with moderate lacing. Color is hazy amber with some streaming carbonation.
Aroma: caramel and sweet barley malt dominate but noticeable earthy hops and a bit of citrus.
Mouthfeel: medium bodied, slick and buttery with a balanced finished.
Flavor: caramel, toffee, pleasant malt sweetness with a nice earthy hop balance.
Overall: very enjoyable and well done in the ESB style.
BeerandBlues2 (13323) - Escondido, California, USA - FEB 6, 2016
Draught at the brewery. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with good lacing. Aroma is toast and nutty malt with leaves and woody hops. Flavor is toast and nutty malt, dates, leaves, light woody hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation. Kevin (2199) - Montana, USA - DEC 3, 2015
Can. light reddish brown body with minimal head. smells of hay, honey and cereal. slight metallic note to the flavors of dough, and pecans. clean background bitterness. kevinator (2217) - The Colony, Texas, USA - NOV 26, 2015
Faint malty aroma with a hint of hops. Pretty crystal amber color. Medium to light weight with good carbonation. Flavors were balanced and hoppy with a grainy background. Block (2727) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - JUL 18, 2015
Amber pour. A little weird flavor. A caramel and malty aroma. Some caramel in the flavor. Sweet yet off putting finish. Barreras (1689) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Pours a light maple syrup color with a maple syrup but malt aroma. Taste is mildly sweet, molasses and dry malt at the forefront. Mildly earthiness leaving a dry simple aftertaste.