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RATINGS: 50   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Ale Camino is named after El Camino Real, The Historic Route 101 which runs along the California Central Coast. El Camino Real translates as "The Road," "The Journey," or "The Way." Tap It Brewing Co. is located just off this historic route in the city of San Luis Obispo, and its where this family-run company brews their extraordinary hand-crafted beers. You can taste the Journey, and the way of passionate artisanal brewing in every sip. Ale Camino is an American style Amber Ale hand-crafted with a blend of malt and hops, which give it a truly unique character. The aroma blends sweet malts, a hint of chocolate, and a light earthy nose that highlights the malty aromatics. Ale Camino has a round and full-bodied flavor, full of sweet malts, chocolate malts, crystal malts, and hop varieties Willamette and Zythos added for minimal bitterness and aroma, hand-crafted together for a rich, complex flavor and aroma. This amber finishes with a clean, semi dry and light hoppy finish.

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle from Total Wine in Roseville, CA. Pours an amber color with a decent head. Not much complexity to it. Medium to thin bodied beer, with a slight caramel flavor.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
joe19612 (2817) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - MAR 5, 2017
Bottle. Pours a dark brown colour with a thin white head, aroma is light and hoppy with hints of orange, the taste is medium bitterness with malt coming through with a dry bitter finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maekchu (3764) - Hirakata, JAPAN - FEB 9, 2017
On tap at Tap It. Light earthy, slightly floral malt nose. Light reddish/brown color, off-white head. Mild roast malt, quite earthy, touch of caramel, moderate bittering, and a very small and dark fruit note. Sweetish finish. Thin-medium body. Overall, balanced and tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
astanford (45) - California, USA - JAN 26, 2017
bread, hay, resin, brown, frothy, light body, lively, chocolate, earthy, citrus, floral,

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bulldogops (2490) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - SEP 21, 2016
Rating #2195 - 2015.11.29 - 6pack from CBI - this was a backup for the CBAC in 2016. Clear amber/toffee coloured pour with a bubbly white head. Aroma has a hint of malty sweetness, and a strong citrus/floral hoppy aroma. Medium carbonation. Bubbly, dry mouthfeel, medium-bodied. Light bitterness in the finish, quite smooth. Hoppy punch and a marbley-malty sweet note. Delicious.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (12499) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 16, 2016
Bottle at home. Pours clear amber, nose is burnt toffee, caramel, earthy, taste is sweet, toffee, bitter, chewy, dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
marcus (9970) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 14, 2016
Pours amber with a thick beige head a d a fruit and toffee aroma. There is a smooth roasted malt aroma with a dry finish.
Earlier Rating: 3/12/2014 Total Score: 3.9
On tap at Capitol Beer &Tap Room. Pours copper with a thick beige head and a nutty toffee aroma. There is a earthy chocolate and molasses flavor with a slightly bitter finish. Complex and tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kaser (6069) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 1, 2016
A little bland but it isnt bad for an amber. Flowers and fruit, cereal. Had this on draft at Tap It brewery as part of a flight.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
patricks110 (2468) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 27, 2016
Boring and bland. Pours a mellow golden amber with a thin off white head. Mild hops, mild malts, noting much going on here. Clean and refresing with a big a bittenress to satisfy me taste.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrTipple (4321) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2016
Grain and cereal malts, caramel, biscuit, marmalade. Clear, dark brown, small, creamy, beige head. Light bitter. Light caramel, grain malts, some molasses and fruits, light chocolate. Very nice Amber, lovely aroma, OK palate. Keg at Colonna & Hunter, Bath.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (11461) - Reno, Nevada, USA - FEB 24, 2016
Tap @BeerNV. Standard looking amber, aroma malt heavy with caramel and light nuts, slight citrus hops presence in the flavor as well. Not bad.


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