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Single Batch. Extremely well-balanced with rich malt flavor up front, followed by a hoppy finish. Full-bodied and hearty. Formerly New Amsterdam New York Amber Ale.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sancho (245) - Da Bronx, New York, USA - JUN 24, 2004
Bottled from local Bodega,A nice malty flavor dark color,very easy to drink. crisp finish,a good everyday beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mads Langtved (2244) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2004
A nice malty and sweet beer. Could be a little more powerful, but as it is now it is a good thirst quencher. People went crazy because I started to drink it on the street. What the hell is wrong with that?? Why the fu*k is it not allowed??

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
screwball (1099) - Motala, SWEDEN - MAY 2, 2004
Brownish head with a amber body. Almost no aroma. A little taste of hops and malt. Nice aftertaste that lasts a while.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
willblake (2654) - Bel Air, Maryland, USA - JAN 14, 2004
tasted a long time ago (95/6?)...Bottle. Kind of reddish amber color and large head with giant soapy bubbles that flee the scene quickly. Smells malty, mildly citrus sweet, and a touch hoppy. Pretty full-bodied, but strange medicinal acidic and rancid buttery taste behind the floral and fruit. Dry, acid/bitter finish. Not great, but cheeseburger makes it better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
21iceman40 (1735) - Grafton, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 8, 2003
a maroon copper color to it with a lill head. A nice sweet, hoppy aroma. I though this would suck, but its really good. Smarties in the body, not too much water, most satisfactory as far as a nice relaxing brew. An absolutely solid amber.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Andrew196 (1762) - Katy, Texas, USA - SEP 2, 2003
Amber in color with a brief beige head. Sweet malts, hops, and honey in the aroma. Very plain throughout, but it had a pleasant, crisp maltiness to it that was very refreshing. Probably a gateway beer of sorts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
BBB63 (6557) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - AUG 14, 2003
Picked this one up in a mixer sixer, never had one of their beers before. Medium amber hue with a small rocky head and some lacing. Aroma hinted of roasted malt, nuts, butter, and light pine. Weak taste more hops than malt, acidic with a bit of bite on finish, dry. Thin to medium-bodied, watery and fizzy mouthfeel. Very average beer, would not seek out.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dorwart (2578) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - JUL 21, 2003
Decent head with great carbonation. Color is a medium/light amber with good clarity. Aroma is malty with a trace of hops. Flavor is a little thin but well balanced between the grain and the hops. Slight bitter finish from the hops which is nice a leaves a plesant aftertaste. A good all around beer.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
AceOfHearts (1374) - Mountain View, California, USA - JUN 25, 2003
Bottle. Hard for me to believe the other ratings here, I thought this stuff was awful. Sour flavor that leads into a nasty aftertaste, slimy mouthfeel, weakly fruity aroma, some effervesence that's more annoying than anything else...I just couldn't get into it and now I'm going to have to go downstairs and drink a Celebrator Dopplebock that I had been saving for Friday to wash the taste out of my mouth. Dammit, now I'm going to have to go to the store and pick another one up tomorrow.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
prpplague (247) - Euless, Texas, USA - MAR 28, 2003
nice malty aroma, strong even from an american pint glass.watery thin orange/copper color. hint of a nice flavor and mild hoppy finish. seems like they started with a nice amber and watered it down.

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