smaynard6000 (1187) - Apopka, Florida, USA - AUG 22, 2017 edgallow (4218) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 12, 2012
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 12/20
3 oz draft sample pours amber with a off white time. Aroma of malts, grass and grain. Taste of the malts and some bitterness.
On tap. Refreshing in color with small tan head. Subtle malty aroma. Sweet with caramel malt and toffee notes. Light bodied. Nice. Bacchus66 (569) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 25, 2017
Draft, takeover at ADT. Clear amber brown with a full off-white head. Nice malt, bread aroma. Smooth malt flavors, bread, light caramel. Nicely. Slanted finish. Solid if mild amber. hershiser2 (3478) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JUL 18, 2017
Bottle from Total Wine, South Richmond. Pours red with a small beige head. Aroma is caramel malts, light grasses, light leaves. Flavor is nearly identical. Caramel followed by some leafy bitterness and minor grass. Plain but drinkable. ChadPolenz (1828) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - JUL 12, 2017
DOB: 3/24/17ManVsBeer (10680) - Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 21, 2017
2015 BJCP Category: 19A American Amber Ale
AROMA: Moderately strong hop character (citrus, floral). Some malt sweetness. Noticeable oxidation character. 7/12
APPEARANCE: Beautiful deep clear copper color. Large off-white foam retains and laces well. 3/3
FLAVOR: Moderate malty sweetness with caramel and toffee (to a lesser extent). Firm hop presentation with earthy/citrusy flavors and moderate dry bitterness. Caramel taste emerges briefly on the finish before fading away cleanly. Slight lemon sherry flavor due to oxidation. 13/20
MOUTHFEEL: Medium-light body with medium carbonation. Quite smooth and easily drinkable. Feels rather light for 5.6% ABV. 3/5
OVERALL IMPRESSION: Has what you want in an amber ale - just not enough of it. 6/10
TOTAL SCORE: 32/50
Bottle from Harris Teeter, Hampstead, North Carolina. Dark clear amber with a thin head. Has a strong hoppy tropical fruitiness.
Padedze (49) - - MAY 20, 2017
Part of a 4 beer flight at TJ Stone , Washington DC in May 2017. Not a bad beer but not me.
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Pours a dark rust orange-amber with white head. A watered down aroma of caramel and malts. A caramel, fruit, and malt aroma with some grain. A grainy and sweet caramel malt aftertaste. steelhead3686 (270) - Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 8, 2017
This one poops a very rich almost deep red, but it’s clear and clean with a slightly toasted head. It doesn’t have an overwhelming aroma, but what it does have is a nice even blend of malts. The evenness continues in the taste with its lights bitterness and sweetness. It’s a light bodied beer with a thin but somewhat fizzy body. I’m not a big fan of amber ales, but this is one that I could certainly see myself drinking regularly. altonbrownd (5897) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - OCT 9, 2016
Bottle from Chevy Chase Wine and Liquor. Dark red body with medium head. Nose is sweet, malty, plummy. Taste is malts, caramel, plums. Creamy texture, with toasty finish. Pretty good. Larry_Duffman (553) - - AUG 21, 2016
I poured it from the bottle into a glass. It pours a nice red with an off-white head. The aroma is caramel and herbal hops. The taste is caramel, bread, and tea. It’s smooth and easy-drinking. The sweetness is subtle and nicely balanced with a slight bitterness.