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RATINGS: 589   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
On a rainy fall day in 2009, my five-year-old daughter Zoe and I were wandering the streets of Bar Harbor and stumbled across the Whale Museum. Zoe loved it. Hopefully we do the same for you. Cheers! Our Happy, Hoppy, Amber-Ale

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rosskyle (627) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 21, 2016
Served on tap at Maine Beer. Red Amber color with white head. Mild sweet malt aroma. Copper malt flavor. Smooth medium body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ClarkVV (6400) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - MAY 2, 2016
Draught at Luckys, 4/8/16.
A glassy, ruddy amber body has a strong blonde tint and a moderate sized, light beige head atop with moderate to strong retention.
Fruity hops give off strawberry, raspberry and very light pineapple-like notes, as the specialty malts mix in to add soft caramel, brown bread and such. Pretty well-balanced between the two, though tending hoppier unsurprisingly, with pine and red grapefruit picking up as the beer warms, especially on the finish. Fresh yeast and no alcohol or flaws.
In the mouth its bitter, not intensely so, but what Ive come to expect from MBC. The fruitiness of the hops here, along with a fair amount of honey-caramel sweetness from the malt is enough to entertain and balance, at least initially. As the pint goes on, breadiness and light sourdough from the specialty malt, as well as pine/resin definitely build up on the palate. Probably a bit too much for me to ever drink more than one, but well-made no doubt. Could use a little less bready-sourdough character (none would be perfect). Tightly carbonated though and clean.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
DialSquare (4800) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 29, 2016
Pint at Giant Eagle in Upper Arlington: copper-amber pour, dirty white head. aroma of resin, pine, nutty. tastes are earthy, herbal, toffee, grain, pine, citrus. even bitter finish. tingly carbonation. I dont typically like ambers, but this is quality.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (3932) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 24, 2016
July 22, 2015. On tap at the brewery.
Clear deep amber with a small off-white head. Aroma is malty and hoppy with toffee, crisp biscuit, notes of red berries, citrus, pine, resin and peach. Taste is light to medium sweet with toffee, fruits and berries, a whiff of roasted malts, piney, light dry bitter finish. Medium bodied, average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mstrcrwly (1000) - New York, USA - APR 18, 2016
On tap poured into a teku glass..amber with a fluffy white head..aroma of caramel,pine,resin,grapefruit.. Tastes like it smells..medium body..good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LouisP (392) - Montral, Quebec, CANADA - APR 17, 2016
Lunivers des bires rousses et ambres au Qubec est loin dtre exceptionnel. a fait du bien dessayer une ambre fort populaire provenant des voisins du Sud. Au nez, cette rousse au gros collet de mousse sent un mlange trs caramlis et floral, cest fort prometteur. Les armes sont assez fidles au got, ou cest trs caramel au dpart, laissant place a une finale sucre et amre. On sent un peu lalcool pour une 7,2%, juste assez pour trouver un certain quilibre entre le caramel, le houblon floral et laspect liquoreux de lalcool. Il en rsulte une bire avec beaucoup de caractre.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drjohnrock (761) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 15, 2016
Poured from 16.9 ounce bottle from Delhi Liquor, tasted on April 15, 2016. Dark brown/amber hue, nice bittersweet aroma with interesting mustiness, good complex bittersweet flavor with finish thats a bit off, but that could be because my bottle was a little old. Still, a really good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bobsmart567 (16) - - APR 14, 2016
Hoppy, but not too bitter. Great taste! Pretty color. One one of my favorites!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkwalking05 (4708) - Arlington, Texas, USA - APR 6, 2016
16.9 oz bottle. Deep Amber with a decent off-white head. Aroma is of fresh figs, pine, grapefruit, booze. Taste is of pine, grapefruit, burnt caramel, resin, and grass.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
stephen57 (34) - Midlothian, Virginia, USA - APR 3, 2016
Outstanding Ale! Very Hop Forward but the malts do balance it out - caramel and some chocolate do come through to the taste! Bottling date on the beer 3/15/16 Thank You! Lately I noticed that some bottles do not have Bottling dates and with hoppy beers that cannot happen! Maine Beer company beers are very special beers and I am ecstatic that I can get them at my local supermarket! [email protected] Creek Midlothian Virginia Find this beer and ENJOY!

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