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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3/5   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
A strong deep golden lager with a decided malty sweetness on the palate. Just enough hop bitterness to compliment the malty richness and higher alcohol content.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OhioDad (2492) - Hilliard, Ohio, USA - SEP 10, 2006
22oz bottle via trade with kenb - Thanks Ken! - Pours amber and cloudy with a nice tall offwhite head that stays well and laces better. Aromas of caramel malts, light cherry, and some citrus hops. Flavor is caramel malts, with some definite citrus, grapefruit, and a little peach, there is also some vinous note there too. Some strange lactose element on the finish leaves a sour aftertaste. Medium body average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
hopscotch (10992) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - SEP 8, 2006
UPDATED: NOV 6, 2006 Bottle... NTB Ernesto Festo 06... Cloudy peach-colored lager with a mid-sized, frothy, off-white head. Excellent retention. The nose is a bit Flemish with a tangy bite of lemon. Not real familiar with this style so maybe the bottles off or maybe not. Either way, I enjoy acidity in just about everything so no complaint here. Malty, tangy flavor with mild sweetness and moderate acidity providing a funky sort of balance. Full-bodied with light carbonation. Fruity, lactic finish. Strange brew... again, it may be an off bottle. Kudos to kenb for the bomber!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (10458) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 15, 2006
Thanks to Ken B. for this one. Pours hazy coppery orange with 2-finger off-white head. Aroma of cherries, caramel malt, fruit, hops. Tastes hoppy with solid caramel malt up front, giving way to some tart red winy vinous cabernet notes. Decent complexity.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - AUG 12, 2006
Had this one at a shithole in the town of newport called Uptown Pub, Fine Ales. They have a great selection of Siletz. orange amber color. white head. tastes like a light schotch ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kenb (1102) - Oregon, USA - AUG 5, 2006
UPDATED: SEP 20, 2006 22 oz bomber. Sort of a spicey sweet and sour hoppy thing in the malt going on. Perhaps some ginger flavor. It works and is quite tastey although 1 bottle is enough in one setting. I must try this again someetime as it is quite different and very good. All of Siletz brews are quite unique I will hand them that!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
harlequinn (2744) - Tacoma, Washington, USA - MAR 27, 2006
This beer had an interesting kind of citrusy, husky earthiness going on. Unbalanced, but out of everything else I tried, this was the only decent sample that was not infected. Lightly spicy and zesty in the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (13015) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 10, 2006
(Bottle, courtesy of Reid) Pours a cloudy amber-brown body with an averaged-sized off-white head. Aroma of citrus and florals. Flavor of lemon, lime, malt, apple, and ginger.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
11026 (1772) - Alabama, USA - NOV 17, 2005
Bottle. Pours a clear, ruddy orange color with a decent head comprised of varying sized bubbles. Good lacing. Aroma is light, sweet and fruity. Lighter bodied with moderate carbonation. Strange underlaying sourness which detracts quite a bit from this beer in flavor and overall. Fair hop bitterness in the finish with an initial malty sweetness. I just cant get over the sourness. It seems like light lemon herbal tea?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - AUG 4, 2005
Clouded amber appearance, creamy head formation. Lightly baked, cinammon apple aroma. Very sweet flavor, touches of cinammon apple, lightly syrupy, a little spicey, mild bittering balances out the finish. Interesting and tastey for sure, sweetness just a little heavy for my taste.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (12102) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 16, 2005
Poured a medium and hazy amber color with an averaged sized off white head Aromas of citrus, yeast and caramel. Tastes of pears, caramel and hops. A little sourish tastes.

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