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RATINGS: 75   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.01/5   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This ale is brewed with the finest quality pale, caramel, and lightly roasted malts. This complex combination of malts, contribute to the deep red color and malty flavor. This is balanced with the flavor, bitterness and aromas of three varieties of hops. The IBU’s are around 35. Top fermenting ale yeast is added to create this well rounded beer.

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2.8
ozzy70 (1211) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - SEP 6, 2017
Draft sample at GNBF. Poured amber with an off white head. Aroma was caramel, grass. Taste was mild bitter, caramel, malty, earthy.

2.7
DandyWolfFloyd (1212) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 23, 2016
Aroma - biscuit batter, some caramel, mild hops. Appearance - the body is a hazy amber, with very fine sediment. There is good nucleation. The head is 1 3/4" and beige. Taste - the has combination of malts - some caramel and some biscuit. Hops are mild, feel like East Kent Goldings - very session UK beer natured. There is a mineral quality to this as well. Slightly sweet, but mostly tannic. Palate - on the lighter side of medium body, texture is a little thin, the carbonation is soft, the finish is tannic.

3.2
gregwilsonstl (2575) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 8, 2016
Amber brown. Medium head. Sweet caramel. Malty. Nutty. Pecan’ish. A rather expensive "gift" from David!

3.1
edgallow (4312) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 19, 2015
12 oz bottle pours amber with a off white head. Aroma of grains, caramel and some citrus. Taste is malty and sweet.

3
Travlr (25528) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 10, 2015
Draft. Clear amber color, tan head. Aroma of caramel and citrus. Taste is mostly caramel malt.

3
Austin_Ripper (66) - Iowa, USA - JUL 9, 2015
Deep amber color. Smells like carmel, roasted grains, along with some of the hops. Taste is a mild bitterness followed by a mild biscuit taste. Nothing that really stands out about this one. Not great, but not bad.

3.1
ajnepple (6830) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 4, 2015
12 oz via bottle at Mickey’s in Des Moines. Light to mild hop bitterness and mild malt sweetness with light notes of caramel, toffee and toasted grains. Light to medium body, pretty clean and easy to drink. Not bad.

3.5
MadShaolin (100) - - APR 23, 2015
Like a scotch ale with some substantial hopping. Cola, licorice, burnt sugar - these big flavors are balanced out by the hops. Good beer to start off with ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
bookman10 (1152) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - JAN 2, 2015
On draft at Old Chicago. Pours a reddish-amber with minimal head. Aroma of malt, some hops. Flavor was very sweet, lots of malt, not a whole lot to really distinguish it. Not terrible, either. Went well with my calzone.

3.1
johnnnniee (4374) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle from MrBarleywine, thanks for the opportunity! Pours a reddish amber color with a decent sized off white head that slowly dissipates. Aromas of caramel, toffee, earth, light brown sugar and fruits. Somewhat grassy aroma as well. Carmel and toffee with light fruitiness dominate the flavor. 35 IBU’s but I can’t find any flavor from them. Medium body light to moderate carbonation. Not horrible, but not great either.


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