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RATINGS: 107   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
jcr (2691) - Jasper, Indiana, USA - MAR 8, 2013
Draft. Deep amber body. Frothy, off-white head. Aroma of husky, toasted grain with light citrus and pine. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter. It finishes lightly to moderately sweet and lightly to moderately bitter. Medium body, watery texture, lively carbonation. A mild amber ale with husky grain in the aftertaste. Unimpressive.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Narnad (1521) - Crystal Lake, Illinois, USA - DEC 18, 2012
Pours a beautiful deep amber color with a very low small white head that fades fast. Aroma has a touch of citrus to the nose with a low Maris or Munich toasted presence. Flavor begins with a citrus hit first, then a dry, light toasted malt flavor takes over. Fairly one dimensional on the flavor but pretty good. Body is light/modest in density with almost zero carbonation and a light dryness to the finish. Overall not too bad for an amber as I typically dont care too much for the style. No harsh grainy/metallic flavors that can be found in non-ideal brews of the style.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AirForceHops (7067) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 25, 2012
12 oz. bottle from a trade. Color is deep, dirty crimson. Smell is Earthy, woody hops with some caramel malts. Tastes just like it smells with a secondary nutty flavor. Medium body, with mild carbonation. Has a hop bitterness that just doesnt work with the Sweetness and wood. Not terrible just not my type of thing.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (24012) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 19, 2012
Cloudy amber briwn color, thick tan head. Aroma and taste both have lightly burnt caramel and toast. Not bad.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
crossovert (12513) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 28, 2012
A pretty good amber actually. THe flavor is a bit weak but the aroma is nice and bready.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chandler0201 (650) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Aroma of caramel, roasted malts and some English hops. Flavor of semi-sweet caramel with slight bitterness on the back end. Very well balanced. About the most flavor you could ever hope for out of this style, well done.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
wmubronco1992 (709) - Coldwater, Michigan, USA - SEP 16, 2012
Bottle. Pours a murky amber. Light tan head with good retention. Mild caramel aroma. Flavor of same. More bitter then sweet. Too much bitter for my idea of an amber.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - AUG 22, 2012
UPDATED: MAY 17, 2013 Guess what, it is amber. Nose is caramel malts, and very light hops, some stoast buscuit malts, toffee, a touch of roast. One demensional. Flavor is caramel malts, toasty, toffee, peanuts, pecans, and an earthy toasty/roasty malt shinanigan. Medium full body. A re-rate from draft. Still has too many malt flavors going.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BrewDad (5328) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUL 24, 2012
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Amber in color, clear with a thin head. This was a amber ale thats for sure but no Barrel flavoring to speck of. Not the flavor i was looking for.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (6519) - Coxs Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAR 7, 2012
Hazy brown-red, quick tan head. Scent is caramel...woody. Taste is slightly nutty, smooth, a little roasted....very pleasant.


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