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Brewed by Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery
Style: Amber Ale
Barrie, Canada

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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.69/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A few years back, some friends and family formed our own "confederation" to enjoy making some delicious ales. In your hand is our first born Amber Ale. With a gentle malty sweeetness, and a perfectly balanced finish, it has that immeasurable ingredient....soul! Formerly known as: Robert Simpson Confederation Amber Ale

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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Viper666 (3283) - Richelieu, Quebec, - NOV 18, 2012
Bouteille 355ml tiquete sous le nom "Flying Monkeys Amber Ale" mais avec le logo pareil la bouteille Robert Simpson Amber Ale. De couleur ambre ple et claire. Nez de grains de malt sucrs et lgrement rtis, lger de houblon herbeux et aux notes florales avec des notes de caramel, de noix et de miel. Plutt mince en bouche avec un ptillement moyen ainsi quune texture lgrement aqueuse et avec de faibles notes crmeuses. Lger got de grains de malt grills avec quelques traces fruites (agrumes) ds lentre en bouche auquel se rajoute rapidement un ct plus sucr des grains, rappelant le caramel avec des traces de biscuits puis en finale lon retrouve une lgre amertume asschante de houblon la fois floral et herbeux (gazon mouill). Post-got moyen-court et aux notes sches, lgrement amer de houblon herbeux et floral avec quelques traces rties.


2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fombe89 (3108) - Asturias, SPAIN - APR 26, 2017
Botella, @Cimmeria, Oviedo 26/04/2017. Botled: 19/12/16. Color mbar transparente pequea corona de espuma, aromas flojos a caramelo algo desagradable, sabor herbales amargo floja cuerpo ligero.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lowenbrau (4001) - Asturias, Oviedo, SPAIN - APR 15, 2017
12fl oz bottle @Cimmeria, Oviedo. 15-04-2017.
BBD: not seen.
In short: metalic amber lager wannabe.
Did i like it: no way.
Pours little hazy amber with nice off white head. Moderate head retention, little lacing. DMS nose, caramel, malty, little fruity. Light to medium body, average carbonation, crispy texture. Taste is metalic, plain and straightforward, some malty, little bitterness. Lacks complexity, seems more like and industrial amber lager. Poor.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
kaserov (526) - Oviedo, SPAIN - APR 14, 2017
Color dorado anaranjado, translcido, con capa de espuma blanca de dos dedos de grosor (retencin pobre). Carbonatacin media tirando a mnima (dos o tres tubos de burbujas). Textura acuosa. Aroma a grano y caramelo. Sabor que sigue totalmente al aroma, sin matices interesantes. Final acuoso y regusto y postgusto inexistentes. Se acerca ms a una Lager que a una Amber Ale, bajo mi punto de vista. Bebible pero flojita.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Akey (12) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 9, 2017
Solid Beverage. One off for me. Havent had too many products from this brewery.

1.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Turtles (2460) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - FEB 26, 2016
355ml bottle from Systembolaget, Hornstull. Almost clear golden with a small white head, good lacing. Malty aroma, lots of bread, grains, burnt caramel and burnt sugar. Smooth sweet mouthfeel. The taste is malt-focused, bread, bread, bread and some biscuits. Sweet finish, almost no bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
oh6gdx (26415) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 25, 2016
Bottled. Amber colour with a small slightly off-white head. Aroma is bready malts, caramel, some herbs and mild grass to it. Flavour is quite similar, but also has some wooden and mild crisp mild toasted toffeeish notes to it.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
olsvammel (6851) - rebro, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2015
smeSample at rebro l & Whisky 2015. Fruity smell with pale bread. Similar taste. Clean and drinkable.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AnokaBrewer (187) - Anoka, Minnesota, USA - NOV 27, 2015
On tap at the brewery. I am not sure why the score is so low on this beer, other than it may be that it is sweeter than most amber ales that I have had before. It poured a light brown with a tan head. Very good flavor which was kind of sweet for an amber. Sweet finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BreWedge (529) - goose bay, Newfoundland, CANADA - AUG 2, 2015
355 ml bottle at The Moon Room Ottawa. Pours a dirty brown/Amber with a small white head. Aroma is strawberry jam. Tastes are sweet fruit with a slight tartness. Light and effervescent, medium light tart finish. Nice sessionable beverage. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Johnsense (1557) - - FEB 16, 2015
Decent enough alternative to the macros. Amber pour, good sized pillow head. Malt forward, caramel, bready, slightly fruity. Medium body.


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