A strong amber.
Appearance: Med+ Amber (aka just a shade darker than middle-of-the-road amber, off-white head with long retention, moderately clear.
Aroma: Light caramel, light toast, orange, orange zest, background notes of pine and ash wood (think lighter woods) as well as fresh herbs (thyme, basil), floral aspect emerges as beer warms.
Palate: Medium-low sweetness, medium- bitterness, orange peel, floral, rich and slightly damp earth, medium caramel, light honey, hints of raisin and dried fig, hint of candied peach, light spice, slight alcohol presence that is well-integrated
Mouthfeel/body: medium- body, medium carbonation, smooth, silly towards velvety texture, alcohol enhances rounded quality of mouthfeel.
Finish: long, medium-low intensity eventually dropping to low+ intensity, earth, spice, toast, low sweetness, medium bitterness.