RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
An American classic noted for its malt sweetness and hop spice with a smooth dry finish. Best American Lager in the country. Gold Medal Winner Great American Beer Festival 1997 and 2000. Silver Medal Winner at the World Beer Cup in Rio de Janeiro-1998.

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beerguy101 (5364) - Newark, California, USA - SEP 19, 2010
Sampled on 9/19/2010. This amber pours a medium amber color from a 12oz can. Small to medium sized white foamy head, decent retention and nice lacing. The aroma is fruity, caramel and sweet. A medium to light bodied amber. The malts are caramel and sweet. The hops are herbal. A little sweet and somewhat nutty with some hop bitterness. Decent carbonation. Mouthfeel is full and round. Finish is clean. Aftertaste is slightly bitter.

3.6
CaptainCougar (7634) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUL 14, 2010
12oz can, sampled on 6/7/10: Pours a transparent dark copper amber with a stringy-lacing off-white head. Has a semi-sweet toasty caramel malty nose with some grassy hop notes. Starts with pretty good fullness and sweet chewy caramel maltiness well-balanced with some grassy hop bitterness before a smooth lightly doughy finish. A good dark lager.

3.4
wheresthepath (2436) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAY 23, 2010
[355ml can from Beers of Europe] Pours amber-brown with a thick cream head. Slight fizz, but a smooth mouthfeel. Smells malty. Taste is initially metallic, but that soon fades to leave sweet malts with the taste (but not the bitterness) of American hops - lemon and pine. A little oaky vanilla in the background develops into a sweet (but very short) honey finish. A very pleasant, easy drinking beer that tastes great - I could happily chug a few of these!

2.9
jeremytoni (3085) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2010
From a can poured an amber color with a small amount of head. Light sweet malty flavor with a quick finish.

2.6
JohnRMurdoch (5209) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - APR 28, 2010
Can from Beers of Europe. Apple aroma. Medium brown colour. This is a new concept in beer for me. It is not like a lager or a bitter. Sweet malty flavour Aftertaste not great. Good artwork on the tin. Overall this one is interesting rather than good.

2.6
daknole (11049) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 1, 2010
Ho hum. Another amber lager. Amber color. White head. Malty, lightly hoppy. Yada yada. Tick tock.

2.7
thewolf (12992) - Kolding, DENMARK - FEB 4, 2010
Can. [thank you, papsoe]
Pours a nice clear amber with a small, creamy, off-white head. Aroma has some resiny hops, grapefruit and wet caramel sweetness. High carbonation, light watery palate. Flavour is sweet, caramel. Nowhere near as hoppy or bitter as the aroma would have lead me to believe.

3.2
Papsoe (25054) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2010
Can 35,5 cl. Pours a clear amber with an off-white head. Sweet caramel aroma. Medium body, sweet roasted malts, toffee and caramel and dusty American aroma hops leaving a discreet bitterness. Basically like an Amber Ale. 020210

3.1
yespr (49173) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - FEB 2, 2010
12 fl oz can, courtesy of Papsoe. Pours clear and golden orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity and hoppy. Light fruity and crisp hoppy. Lingering fruity and light malty finish.

3.2
degbert (1776) - Austin, Texas, USA - JAN 28, 2010
From a can. Good, but not great; the color was a gorgeous amber shading almost to burnt orange, but the flavor and palate failed to follow up on that promise. Light head, no lace, easy drinking, mostly unobtrusive and unremarkable. It’ll be nice in a can this summer.


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