Filed under: Amber Ale (pint, shaker), Anheuser Busch | Tags: beautiful, brilliant, caramel, copper, faint, little head, little hops, low craft, low strength, lower quality, quick finish, quiet, smooth texture, some lace, some malt, weak, well designed label
Style and Glass: Amber Ale; shaker
ABV, Volume & Calories: 5.3% in 12 fl oz. estimated at 150 C
Purchased at: Super Saver Pennington, NJ for $1.08
Aroma: quiet, faint, caramel. 5 out of 10.
Visuals: well designed label, beautiful, copper, brilliant, little head, some lace. 4 out of 5.
Taste: weak, some malt, little hops, low strength, low craft. 3 out of 10.
Palate: lower quality, smooth texture, quick finish. 2 out of 5.
Overall: About what you’d expect, but not nearly as bad as American Lager. Will likely repeat, as it is quite affordable and not bad at all, not a favorite, high value, low craft. 13 out of 20.
Filed under: Amber Ale (pint, shaker), Green Flash | Tags: bitter hops, clear, deep red, effective, good strength, grapefruit, high quality, hops, impressive, long bitter finish, persistent white head, simple, sticky lace, sweet malt, syrupy texture, well balanced, well crafted
ABV, Volume & Calories: 6 % in 12 fl oz. estimated at 160 C
Purchased at: Circle Liquors Super Saver, Pennington, NJ for $2.50
Aroma: impressive, hops, grapefruit. 10 out of 10.
Visuals: simple, effective, deep red, clear, persistent white head, sticky lace. 5 out of 5.
Taste: well balanced, sweet malt, bitter hops, good strength, well crafted. 10 out of 10.
Palate: high quality, syrupy texture, long bitter finish. 5 out of 5.
Overall: a great IPA derivative, I would have it again in a heartbeat, it’s a favorite, high value, well crafted. 20 out of 20.