RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.88/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A smooth, rich red ale without the bite (5.5% alcohol). This 3-time gold medal winner is a combination of 5 different styles of malts, and several different Yakima Valley hops. The use of ""crystal malt"" in the brewing process imparts a rich caramel flavor. This combination creates a flavor packed red ale like youve never had before!

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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
KimJohansen (10433) - Frederiksberg C, Dnemark, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2010
Cloudy red amber with a tiny off white head. Aroma had roasted malt, caramel and hints of hops. Flavour had roasted malt, caramel, dark fruits and vague hops. Finished somewhat dry and slightly bitter.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
deyholla (10360) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours a deep red with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has bread and caramel with some light fruits and a bit of sweet grains. Flavor has a bit of light fruit with sweet grains and a bit of earthiness.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (8142) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2016
12 ounce bottle .. . i have an aversion to ambers, but this was solid .. . malty sweetness is on point, very little hop bitterness .. mouth is mild but not scared .. a pretty boring beer but a solid amber .. . . The hero is commonly the simplest and obscurest of men.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Ernest (7421) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - SEP 9, 2012
Bottle. Head is initially small, frothy, off-white, mostly diminishing. Body is dark amber. Aroma is moderately malty (caramel, toasted grain, malt syrup), lightly hoppy (apricot), with a note of vegetables (yellow squash, etc.). Flavor is moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly bitter. Finish is lightly to moderately sweet, lightly acidic, lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery/syrupy texture, lively carbonation. A syrupy, raw, vegetal, clumsy affair. Sad.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sledutah (7130) - Utah, USA - AUG 14, 2013
12oz bottle at Barneys Beanery
Clear dark amber with a small beige head and light lacing. Aroma and flavors full of caramel Mild and sweet

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strykzone (6850) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAY 17, 2011
A dark brown, almost black pour with a late forming light tan thick head. The aroma is a bit swampy and funky, even a bit smoky. It also has some pleasant malt. Flavor is grassy and funky. There is some light fruit and in general this beer is sour. Actually, it is the closest to a sour style as any Amber Ale I have had. Certainly not what I expected but it was fun.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Idiosynkrasie (6686) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 26, 2015
355ml bottle. Clear, darkest copper colour with small, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, beige head. Caramel malty aroma. Taste is caramel malty, hints of peach ice tea. Absolutely monotonous.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (6543) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2016
12oz bottle on my daughters patio on 21st May 2016, into a Corsendonk tulip glass. Dark mahogany body, off-white wisp and collar. Malty blend with semi-sweet molasses ruling the nose and taste. Decent, but a bit one dimensional.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
wlajwl (5938) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAR 15, 2013
Aroma is yeast, caramel malts and a hint of earthiness. The flavor is caramel malts, mild sweetness and a smooth finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
altonbrownd (5898) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - NOV 24, 2016
Bottle from Total Wine & More, McLean. Dark amber body with thin head. Nose is malty, caramel, sweet. Taste is of caramel up front, brown sugar, malts and cinnamon and spices. Decent.


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