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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A deep amber ale with pronounced hop bitterness and aromatics, substantial and balanced.

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2.6
Oakes (18517) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 16, 2017
Amber-brown, not much head, aroma is earthy hop but also some phenolic bubblegum...not much, but once you get it on your nose it becomes disproportionate.

2.8
djd07 (15341) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 25, 2017
On tap at RateBeer Best. Pours a dark amber with medium beige head that lasts. The aroma is toasted malt and dark fruit. Medium body, bready malt, caramel, dry finish, decent.

4
Fatehunter (2603) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - APR 13, 2017
Finger of head on a hazy red body. Aroma is caramel, spices and a touch of lemon. Taste is rye, dry grains, caramel and grapefruit. Solid. Texture is thicker.

3.3
anstei (2510) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - FEB 11, 2017
Tap at SF Beer Week Opening Gala. Pours clear dark amber. Aroma is toasted caramel, grassy hops, malty forward. Medium body, strong later bitterness, again lots of malt and long cooked hops. Long bitter palate. Okay.

3
slowrunner77 (12581) - Reno, Nevada, USA - JAN 31, 2017
@RBB Dark amber with a nutty earthy aroma. Slight hops in the back end of the flavor. Earthy caramel, lightly bitter.

3.2
culchiem (4098) - Berlin, GERMANY - APR 18, 2016
Draught at Mikkeler SF. Dark Amber with a frothy head. Aroma is nutty malt. Flavour is bitter nut, English bitter texture. Dry fruity finish.

3.7
Dfonorow (2250) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 15, 2016
On tap at Flavor Bistro - Santa Rosa. Pour is amber colored with a medium tan head. Aroma and flavor of apple crisp, grass, caramel, biscuit malt, and bitterness. Finish is clean and easy to drink.

3
DSG (15119) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 12, 2016
[1/29/16] Draught at Flavor Bistro in Santa Rosa. Cloudy dark amber with a beige head. Aroma of malt, toast, caramel, some fruitiness, earthy hops. Sweetish flavor with malt, caramel, toast, some fruitiness, and a bitter earthy hops finish. Medium-bodied.

3.5
KyotoLefty (10603) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JAN 30, 2016
Tap at flavor. Citrus hop nose, toasty, light caramel,nice rich malt. Reddish orange-amber color. Nicely balanced ESB, good malt, citrus hops.


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