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style
RATINGS: 788   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52/5   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Prohibition Ale is a boldly hopped amber ale that strikes a perfect balance between caramel maltiness and its aggressive hopping.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (19552) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2010
Bottle. Certainly does strike a superb balance between malts and hops. Pours a dark, rich amber hue with a mild, off-white head. Nose is citrus hops and slight, roasted malts. Flavor has nice, earthy hop bitterness and burnt malt character. A few notes of caramel and coffee. Medium bitterness and sweetness. Smooth, rich body. Finish is tasty with warm, roasty malt aftertaste. Flavor could be a bit more robust but overall this is a great beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rlgk (18834) - Gteborg, SWEDEN - JAN 15, 2016
Draught at 3 Sm Rum, Gteborg. Slightly hazy copper beer with a nice beige/yellowish head. Malty caramel aroma, citrus, biscuits, floral notes, some grass. Hoppy citrus flavor, grassy, caramel, biscuits notes. Decent beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (18094) - PCastle, GERMANY - AUG 20, 2015
Klare dunkel orangebraune Farbe, mittelgroe beige Schaumkrone. Der Geruch ist krftig hopfig, harzig, Citrusfrchte. Der Geschmack ist sehr hopfig, bitter, harzig, karamellig, reife Frchte.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (16718) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 4, 2013
On tap at City, San Francisco. A dark amber beer topped by a finger-thick light beige head leaving lacings. The aroma is on the hoppy side, with some maltiness. Caramel too, also in the flavor. Nice bitterness, piney hops and a touch of dark bread. Pleasant carbonation, soft and at an appropriate level. Caramel notes and bitterness in the swallow. A decent beer indeed, but not very interesting. 130804

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16222) - Dublin, California, USA - JUL 28, 2016
On tap @ Speakeasy. Amber in color with an off-white head. Pretty straightforward amber ale here, though perhaps a little bit extra hop flavor and aroma than your typical crappy brewpub amber ale. Nice mix of caramel, toffee, and bready malts with a light bitterness of pine, citrus, and herbal hops. Light to moderate bitterness balance out the sweetness pretty nicely. Its a fine enough beer.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Oakes (16120) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 4, 2003
Dark cherry amber. Caramel, nuts, orange in the aroma. Bitter, rooty body with long caramel notes.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (15454) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2011
Bottle from a long ago backlog. Pours amber. White head. Nose/taste of caramel, lightly bitter hops and burnt toast. Medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (14896) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - OCT 14, 2016
Keg (Gallows Bird, Espoo)
Very rich sweet malty aroma, grainy and a touch smoky wooliness - this seems more like a scotch ale than just an amber ale. Full smooth palate, a bit sweet and heavy. Pleasantly nutty and woody, sweetish too. Finish has a nice dry hoppiness. Kinda nce beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (14678) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - OCT 29, 2015
Bottle @ weekly tasting shared with Dutchdrebus. Clear dark red-brown color with a medium sized beige head. Aroma is malts, hops, resin. Taste malts, hops, resin, hint of caramel, sticky hops, nice bitterness. Decent body and carbonation. Nice one.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bhensonb (14495) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 12, 2006
NIce aroma of citrusy hop with underlying malt. Beautiful copper/amber color with a light tan head. Starts with wonderful hops, mostly citrusy, followed by a thrust of malt, ending with very nice bitterness, possibly with some pine coming past the citrus. Its all in the perception. Theres some sort of tobacco type spice? in the finish? Maybe its a bit of herbal note. Theres something there. Really very good.


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