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RATINGS: 417   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A creamy, flavorful Amber thats smooth and easy to drink. Drop Top is fermented by an American Ale yeast to produce beer with a clean flavor and fruity aroma. The velvet texture is from the use of Honey malt and a touch of milk sugar. The Magnum bittering hops provide soft bitterness, while Simcoe, a newly developed hop variety, adds unique hop flavor and aroma.

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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mikey (503) - farmington, Utah, USA - MAY 20, 2013
A bit of bready malt in the nose, with some vaguely tart fruity character, accompanied by a balanced, freshly herbal hop presence. The taste has a somewhat biscuity flavor up front with some caramel sweetness. Surprisingly tart in the end, although not over the top. Hop bitterness is middle-of-the-road, with a balanced fruity and herbal flavor. Not bad.

2
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
fattybladdy (628) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - JAN 14, 2013
On tap @ Wingers, Elko, NV. Pours a clear medium amber w/ minimal head. Not too much taste to speak of, some malt, but fairly watery and bland. Goes down like a light beer, but surprisingly has a decent aftertaste.

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MikeJslc (778) - USA - DEC 14, 2012
Gold, clear, white head. No detectable aroma. Flavor is neutral malt with some crystal malt sweetness, finish is on sweet side. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Migmar (255) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 30, 2013
Light caramel sweetness detected, not much of hoppiness. Quite disappointingly bland, but nothing offensive here either. Preferable to bulk lagers any day.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ghawener (1578) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - JAN 13, 2013
Bottle: A creamy, flavorful Amber thats smooth and easy to drink. Drop Top is fermented by an American Ale yeast to produce beer with a clean flavor and fruity aroma. The velvet texture is from the use of Honey malt and a touch of milk sugar. The Magnum bittering hops provide soft bitterness, while Simcoe, a newly developed hop variety, adds unique hop flavor and aroma.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (5279) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUN 18, 2013
bottle. Amber with small head. Fairly generic amber ale. Smooth and well balanced though.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fatehunter (2412) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - FEB 16, 2013
A finger and a half of head on a clear, medium straw colored body. The aroma is milled grain, hay and orange. NIce. The flavor is smooth with a mild malt sweet and mild lemon bitterness. The texture is soft with moderate carbonation. Its tasty and sessionable.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
douglas88 (8673) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 16, 2012
12 ounce bottle at the Beerhive. Pours a clear amber color with a medium white head. No nose, I mean youd have to struggle with olfactory greatness to achieve much. Light apricots, biscuit, watery, nothing offensive and very light.

2.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
rickyleepotts (100) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 11, 2013
This beer smells incredible, but does not taste like it smells. It has a nice caramel aroma to it, but is way too carbonated and has a quick drying finish. Those same caramel notes come rushing back when you swallow... but they are dry and weak. This is a good beer for someone that doesnt know what craft beer is. Plus, I love the label. The dog is adorable! I am glad that this is on our 1001 Bottles list, but I wouldnt order it again.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
notalush (5774) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 23, 2012
My wife bought this - Im not sure why - but its in the house, so I guess Ill rate it - clear dark copper - creamy, well-sustained head - nose of lightly floral hops, light caramel sweetness, a bit of biscuity malt - light body - creamy texture - nothing offensive here, but pretty darn boring - some toasted grain, some bready malt - lightly estery on the tail end, with mildly peppery hops - bland, but drinkable.


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