RATINGS: 190   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.64/5   EST. CALORIES: 138   ABV: 4.6%
A light amber lager with a hoppy flavor and bitterness balanced by a toasty maltiness.

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   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
PlainsDrifter (96) - Adelphi, Maryland, USA - JUL 5, 2011
Poured a golden amber with a decent white head. Hay and toast aroma. Thin texture, soft carbonation, medium body. Slightly sweet with light malt flavor. This beer is just okay.

chinchill (5449) - South Carolina, USA - MAR 20, 2016
12 bottle fresh from the brewery store. Hazy medium amber body with a good head. Hop dominated aroma with an earthy and spicy nature. Flavor: more like an APA than a amber ale, this brew is more hoppy than malty. Overall: just OK

ChadPolenz (1847) - Lakeland, Florida, USA - MAR 17, 2016
2015 BJCP Category: 2B International Amber Lager

AROMA: Restrained nose with light honey malt. Generic lager aroma. Slight lemony note indicative of oxidation. 7/12

APPEARANCE: Gold/maize hue. Very clear. Spastic carbonation visible. Small, white head; Average retention and lacing. 1/3

FLAVOR: Fairly low malt profile; more dry than sweet. Faint honey or caramel flavor; hint of bread. Minor hop bitterness. Clean fermentation. No flaws. Not bad tasting, but far from delicious. 11 /20

MOUTHFEEL: Light/medium body; crisp throughout. Clean finish. Not especially refreshing though. 4/5

OVERALL IMPRESSION: Better than any macro amber lager, but too mild and generic to be memorable. Easy drinkability, though. 6/10


Quick3Beers (1556) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 14, 2016
A good clean crisp amber, with a good amount if tropical hops. Well-balanced. Good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

kathouse (1942) - LAS VEGAS, Nevada, USA - JUL 28, 2015
A skunky smelling malt lager that has a decent malt body but no supporting characteristics.

Jabah (572) - Bethesda, Maryland, USA - APR 10, 2015
This is the typical amber. Goldish/amber color, with a light caramel sweet taste...semi-bitter aftertaste. My buddy from Tampa brings it camping so we drink it as a "warm-up" daytime beer. Kind of light, not much alcohol. Not bad for a Florida beer, but doesn’t really compare with the premium microbrews out there.

Jay_Dubbz (103) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2014
Drank from 12oz bottle in Tampa FL. Not much to report on as the beer didn't set itself apart in any way. Very malty without a balancing hoppiness that was needed. --you've been Dubbed.

BeerandBlues2 (14403) - Escondido, California, USA - SEP 16, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours clear dark gold with a medium, frothy white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is biscuit and honey malt with light earthy and spicy hops. Flavor is sweet malt, light hops and bitterness with a clean lager character and a sweet finish. Light body and medium carbonation.

Oscbert (1346) - Lincoln, California, USA - JUN 8, 2014
-sweet honey like aroma slight sourness earthy hop. -pours a cloudy golden color with small white creamy head -bready sweet malt flavor with lots of earthy hop flavor -medium body medium CO2 lingering bready earthy finish - good balance, enjoyable. Would be great with spicy food ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

ttoadee (1684) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAR 10, 2014
Medium gold, thin head. Nose = not much(vague malt, hint hops). More sweet than bitter. Middle is caramel malt. Finish is dry, a little bland. The label promised hops in abundance I did not find.

BAMF (78) - Albion, Michigan, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Pours clear yellow with an good amount of White head. Aroma is of malt, straw and grain. Taste is somewhat Skunky and straw follows up with a better grain bread type finish. Mouth feel is thin.

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