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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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Dacrza's rating

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dacrza (982) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - MAR 28, 2014
DATE TASTED: March 3, 2014... GLASSWARE: Kisatsky’s Tavern pint.. OCCASION: a Strat and Game of Thrones night... APPEARANCE: intimidating dark amber body; thick, creamy, beige two-finger head that proudly sits a good duration... AROMA: beautiful balance of caramel malts and bright West Coat hops; low citrus, more aromatic and flowery...PALATE: good beer/head mix in the sip, with the creamy viscosity rounding full-bodied impact...TASTE: a BIG pale ale, as old and well-intentioned as the 18th amendment itself; big pine cone bite, warm and malty late... OVERALL: I came back to this beer a decade after I introduced it at a house party (it was wildly successful that afternoon)--and after taking it to a poker night, I found a similarly positive reaction; strong, demanding pale ale that gently shakes the teeth and smooth out the throat; the caramel especially sweetens the end...


3.4
MarcoDL (4974) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 22, 2017
Draft. Amber color. Aroma of caramel, amber and some nuts. Taste is about the same, with bitter pine. Solid.

3.7
SVD (1991) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 18, 2017
Glass at 24 uurs van Maastricht 2017: Amber beer, small head. Aroma is malt, caramel, citrus;. Taste is the same, some nuts. nice

3.9
rumore (540) - Rimini, ITALY - MAY 9, 2017
From the tap at FOB, Rimini, Italy. Pours somehow hazy and dark red with fluffy brownish foam, fine. Aroma is an enjoyable mix of caramel, resinous, hazelnut, terrain. Body is medium-dense. Taste is sweet at first, with some bitterness coming up. Finish is not particularly long

3.8
the_beergery (83) - - MAY 7, 2017
UPDATED: MAY 10, 2017 Poured from a bottle, it appears hazy and unfiltered, with a deep amber coppery tone topped of with a very thin head of white froth, which dissipates quickly, leaving thin lacing, but reappears on swirling. Aroma is strongly caramel malt, together with hoppy notes of resin, florals and some fruit. Taste starts off lightly sweet, with notes of caramel, resin, florals and some fruit, then earthy undertones of bread, biscuit and dough, before finishing with bitter, though fairly abrupt. Carbonation feels quite lively, a bit too much for my taste, but strangely enough, it is paired with a rather thin and watery feel, especially towards the end.

3.7
Bov (12636) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - JAN 14, 2017
from the Barrel - hazy dark amber beer with a moderate head retention; aroma of prunes and caramel; light spicy; some malt sweetness and a late decent bitterness; aftertaste of marzipan, red fruits and spices, a bit earthy; light residual sweetness

3.8
vinivini (2446) - Gomel, BELARUS - JAN 11, 2017
Deep amber, medium off-white head. Good lacing. Lots of honey malts, melon, tropical fruit. Light to medium body. Dryish on taste. Caramel, melon, vinous, medium grassy bitterness. Good

2.9
Gurthnar (5880) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 10, 2016
Tap at Zly casy. Buttery and slightly roasty. Not bad, but lacking in hoppiness in all respects and also struck by diacetyl.

3.8
rusos (751) - Stupava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - DEC 10, 2016
On tap, zlý časy. Amber colour, white head. Aroma hops, pine, caramel, molasses. Taste is caramel, piny hops, citrus fruits. Bitter aftertaste. Good one.

3.7
MelvinKalksma (1536) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 6, 2016

Aroma:
Medium/heavy aroma of malts, caramel, orange, pine, bread and hops.

Appearance:
Turbid/opaque dark orange/dark brown beer with a slight/medium beige head.

Taste/Palate:
Starts medium sweet with malts, caramel, orange and pine; ends sightly bitter and dry with bread and hops.

Overall:
This beer is rather intense, complex and balanced. The aroma is way more outspoken than the taste, such a shame. Great appearance however and a good beer overall.

3.8
AleMonger8 (3) - TAIWAN - DEC 4, 2016 does not count
33cl bottle shared with 3 friends. Thin white head. Hazy amber pour. Light bitterness. Easy drinking.


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