RATINGS: 21   MEAN: 3.17/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
There’s just something about an Ale. Quite possibly the perfect balance of hops and malt, it’s the type of beer just about anyone can appreciate. That’s why we chose this recipe to be the flagship beer to officially launch our brewing company in July 2012. We believe our American ale is a great example of this classic beer style. It has great character, it’s full of aroma and flavor that’s light enough to drink during the summer and hearty enough to drink in the winter. It’s a beer for beer lovers.

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17Beer (355) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 13, 2017
Malty, yeasty bread smells. Pours a pretty orange red brown with a giant dense buff head. Sour rye bread tang with a nioce lingering sour finsh. Slick mouthfeel and balanced all around. Best Thimble Island I’ve tasted so far. I like it.

AdamChandler (5052) - Enfield, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 17, 2017
12oz. Pours redddish brown and hazy. Smells like a sweet caramel and pumpkin beer with nrown sugar. Tastes like a sweet bud with more carbonation. This one is not good.

argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 26, 2016
12oz bottle. Large off-white head atop lightly hazed amber body. Aroma is moderately sweet, lemon, some nut, caramel, light medicinal, grass. Taste is moderately sweet, caramel, earthy, some lemon, medicinal, light nut.

callmemickey (4543) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 12, 2016
Supercarbonated, off-white head, frothy lacing, and a light amber body. generic grainy malts, light grainy malts, some vegetal DMS notes in the flavor. Medium bodied, lively carbonation, mild sweetness.

madnorwegian (234) - FRANCE - JUN 22, 2016
Decent beer, but a little too malty for my taste. Also can taste the yeast a lot which gives it a bready flavor. Not necessarily something I would drink again.

jbruner (4747) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - OCT 24, 2015
Pours a nice golden brown on tap with dissipating tan cream head that leaves light lace. Aroma of good caramel malt and nutty qualities, hint of earthiness. Taste follows, bitty and malty, slightly sweet. Meh.

MayorOfSudz (74) - Massachusetts, USA - OCT 18, 2015
A nice straightforward ale. Well balanced with hops and malt tones. Very drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

cpetrone84 (1810) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 6, 2015
Pour is copperish brown with a fizzy tan head. Nose is heavy sticky malt, hop oil, lots of sugar. Flavor is the same, sweet, sticky caramel malts, sugar, oily hop resin, low bitterness, syrupy feel, moderate carb, rough finish.

rocbyter (2124) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - JUL 26, 2015
Fruity apple aroma. Clear orange color with a small white head. Mild sweet beginning with a bitter finish.

ben4321 (6514) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - MAR 28, 2015
UPDATED: APR 9, 2015
Location: Draft at the brewery, 3/28/15

Aroma: The nose is caramel and earth, with some metallic notes.
Appearance: It pours a clear amber color with an off white head.
Flavor: Polio flavor, leans sweet, but with a light bitterness.
Palate: The body is light-medium, easy enough drinkability, lightly dry.
Overall Impression: Solid enough approachable amber (not brown) ale. Makes sense as a gateway to craft beer, but not super interesting for a craft offering. (Cleaning up the rating, I have no idea what auto-corrected to "Polio" in my flavor description, but I think I’ll just leave it, it’s too weird to fix.)

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