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Declaration Ale - American Honor Beer Company

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Declaration Ale
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9 Ratings
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.13
pDev: 13.74%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
American Honor Beer Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: bsp77 on 08-03-2011)
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Reviews by rsdaugherty:
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3.13/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle into pint glass
A – 1+ finger frothy off white head, reduced quickly to a crown with lacing nearly all around the glass, a clear brown gold 3.5
S – Relatively mild, roasted caramel malts and leafy florals 3.5
T – Caramel malts dominate, mildly spicy; hops give a slight citrus zest, bready with an odd bitter finish 3
M – More than moderate carbonation is perhaps a bit too much, milky mouthfeel 3
O – Squarely in the “decent” category which I do not seek beers out from again. I’m sure AHBC can improve upon this 3

rsdaugherty, Oct 29, 2011
More User Reviews:
Photo of bsp77
3.18/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Nonic Imperial Pint.

Appearance: Clear copper-gold with thin off-white head. No lacing.

Smell: Cherry, caramel, and spicy & floral hops. Smells more like a Vienna Lager with a touch of citrus.

Taste: Very malty, semi-sweet, with cherry, toast, apple and caramel. The light hop counterbalance cuts the sweetness with spicy, floral and citrusy hops. Aftertaste has a strange sharpness to it.

Feel: Moderately high carbonation, light to medium body, fairly dry finish. Feels a little spritzy.

Overall: If it wasn't for the aftertaste, this would have been a fairly decent ale. As is, meh.

bsp77, Aug 03, 2011
Photo of Trashcat
3.25/5  rDev +3.8%

Trashcat, Nov 19, 2014
Photo of Jammies
3.28/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours a reddish orange with a thin layer of foam that quickly dissipates.

S - Sweet and slightly malty

T - Smooth. Only a slight hint of the malts. Surprisingly well balanced

M - Watery and fairly smooth

O - Not bad. Similar to a pilsner with extra malts. i wouldn't buy it, but I would drink it.

Jammies, Nov 26, 2011
Photo of mooseisloose
4.03/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Part of a long ago delivered BOTMC, time to give it a whirl. Popping the top I get a nice waft of balanced malt and hops. Pours into my SAPP a deep amber color with a thin tan head. On the taste this brew hits up front with a thick mouthfeel followed by lots of caramels and some butterscotch all mixed in with a sight hop bitterness to temper the sweetness. Taste actually fades to a nice caramel sweetness in the finish while the hop bitterness fades into the bcakground. This is a very hearty and solid brew.

mooseisloose, May 12, 2013
Photo of M_C_Hampton
3/5  rDev -4.2%

M_C_Hampton, Oct 16, 2012
Photo of PokerGod
3.1/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12OZ bottle poured into a stemmed goblet.

Appearance- Dark copper color with active carbonation pours a nice one-finger head that dissipates quickly, but leaves a nice crown on the beer.

Smell- not a very strong smell of anything to be honest. Grain hints, no hop smell, but maybe some breadiness there.

Taste- A nice taste. Surprising that I couldnt smell much for hops, but they are certainly there on the taste, front and center. The grains are there balancing out the hop bitterness. This beer is listed as a Red Ale but that doesnt seem right to me at all. Tastes much more like a pale ale than anything.

Overall- A decent beer. I wouldn't turn one down if offered, but I'm not sure I would seek it out either.

PokerGod, Aug 14, 2011
Photo of JustinAniello
2.25/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A - Golden brown with a thin head that leaves a lacing that sticks to the sides.

S - Light malt and hops, a little bit of citrus from the hops.

T - Malt flavor with a bit of hop bitterness in the end. All pretty light flavors.

M - Light mouthfeel with a good amount a carbonation.

O - It's not horrible, but could really use something to push beyond just being a very basic ale.

JustinAniello, Oct 08, 2011
Photo of RonfromJersey
2.95/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Light copper body, good clarity, no carbonation streams, topped by two fingers of level just-off-white bubbles.

Slight bready aroma, but not really assertive enough.

Light sweet malt at the tip of the tongue.
Nice hop nip at the swallow. Clean finish.

Bubbly mouthfeel.

Overall a not bad, not impressive ale.

RonfromJersey, Nov 01, 2011
Declaration Ale from American Honor Beer Company
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