Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - JAN 19, 2017 JCapriotti (1379) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 11, 2007
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Hazy red body, off-white creamy thick head.
Interesting aroma... fruity hops that almost have a bright, fruity brett character. Maybe it isn’t brett, but it is a fleshy, tomato-like thing that maybe I’ve noticed in a bretty beer. Fizzy body, fleshy fruit hops. Some toasty malt. It isn’t too bad, but just not in my alley. The flavor is kind of old tasting, but I’m not sure it was there to begin with. That and the fizziness makes it awkward.
This was poured into a becher pint glass.
The appearance was, obviously a rugged malty dark red to embittered brown color with a thick finger and a half’s worth of white foamy head that roamed around the glass. Rich semi-thick foamy lace presented itself nicely around the glass.
The aroma started with fresh bitter piney hop oils. Floral and herbal and earthy hops flow into a rugged malty arrangement. Definitely has that "green" hoppy bitterness about it, with leaves, somewhat dry.
The flavor dryly keeps the hops over top of the malts, full and fueling a dry malty rich aftertaste. Quick dry finish.
On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a decent sessionability about it. Good level carbonation. Fulfilling dryness hits my tongue.
Overall, pretty good amber ale with a bit more hops than expected. NordicV (2344) - Malmö, Sweden, SWEDEN - DEC 28, 2016
Bärnstensfärgad öl med ett kompakt smutsvitt skum. Doft och smak av citrus och karamell samt lättare örttoner. Balanserad beska. trapped (3147) - New York, TURKEY - OCT 14, 2016
Bottle. Murky reddish brown with small frothy beige head, hoppy aroma, medium bitter caramel taste, thin body, long bitter finish. Interesting mix of hops and caramel. stephenswjr (6) - - AUG 21, 2016 does not count
Not much aroma. Great red color. Easy drinking. Overall a nice red beer with a good finish. kevinsenn (2209) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 5, 2016
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Growler from brewery. Fruity hop aroma. Slightly fruity, malty, barely bitter finish. A little floral.
chris0r (23) - SWITZERLAND - NOV 15, 2015
Clear dark amber color. Nice bitter aroma with some caramel. Medium Body with more malt than hops. Not bad joejames (510) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 5, 2015
Bottle to shaker glass, pours cloudy deep amber, 1+ finger dense khaki head, some lacing but awesome retention. Aroma of caramel and wildflower fields. Taste is somewhat sweet but has a nice earthy bitterness that balances. Medium bodied, lively carbonation, creamy mouth feel. Finishes bitter. Tasting notes of herbs, caramel, toffee, plum and roast. A nice amber ale. airrick2003 (872) - Louisiana, USA - OCT 20, 2015
Appearance: pours with a large beige head, the beer is a hazy and dark amber color, settles into a dense head
Aroma: faint biscuit, alcohol, faint grain, almost whisky
Taste: very balanced sweet and bitter taste, malt sweetness is slightly smoky and spicy, the bitterness is mild, some alcohol is evident
Palate: soft carbonation, full mouthfeel, syrup aftertaste
Overall: not a bad beer, more malt than hops, the alcohol is noticeable but not overbearing, smokey
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Clear, Mahogany color with medium-sized , off-white head. Caramel and hoppy citrusness i n aroma . Great balance of sweetness and bitterness in taste. Medium body , smooth texture. I really enjoyed it. Weevo (175) - Indiana, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Bottle, pours mahogany with a thick white head. Molasses and slight citrus aroma which follows through to the pallate. Did enjoy this one
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