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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A classic amber ale severely over-hopped at the finish of the kettle boil. Originally a mistake, this is now one of our best sellers.

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3.8
BrewDad (5667) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JAN 13, 2007
[Tap - Old Market Pub]
This was a deep golden yellow with a good head. Had lots of hops tot he aroma and the flavor. Loved the beer this was a great IPA. A good use of malt and lots of hops.

3.6
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - FEB 17, 2006
This is a very nice little APA. A very big grapefruit nose, and also that trademark hoppy funkiness with a nice fresh malty aroma as well. This has a very pleasing flavor on the palate, very well balanced and one of the better beers I tried here.

3.5
11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - APR 30, 2005
Tap. An amber?? From the name I expected an IPA. Deep amber in color, scant off-white head. Malt and hop aroma, much more hop presence than I would expect from an amber ale. Medium bodied. Pleasant hop flavor with adequate malt balance. Fair as an IPA better as an amber

3.1
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - JAN 17, 2005
On tap at the Old Market. This brew’s flavor let me down a bit from the initial crisp big hop nose. Lots of hops in the aroma give this brew a sweet hop start. The flavor however has a big lemon soap presence to it, reminds me of electrasol detergent. Very oily on the palate, this brew had some great potential with all the big hops, but the soapiness really ruined this brew.

3.8
Murphy (1759) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 9, 2004
This one is loaded with spicy hops. Amber ale? Better call this one an IPA. Very fresh hop taste. Hops all over.

3.5
BückDich (5477) - McCall, Idaho, USA - FEB 7, 2004
Tawny, light filtered color. Aroma is freshly hopped almost like an IPA with a nice caramel balance. more hops than afican amber even. good finish, very well built. I approve!

3.6
3fourths (9358) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - DEC 27, 2003
Light copper and slightly murky. West coast hop aroma and in flavor, with a very fresh grapefruit flavor. Slightly bitter, like a light IPA with a sweet peach aroma.

2.7
microdyke (360) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 22, 2003
A dark golden color with a diminished head. A bitterness up front with some sweet caramel to follow. Fair.

3.3
BeaverBrown (245) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 15, 2003
Amber with a small creamy white head. Smells like hops and toffee. Taste hoppy and caramel.


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