The sinister stepchild of our Brewhouse Rarities series, this Red Ale has one chain of numbers that we cannot forget: 666.
[Please note: Reading that last sentence in an ’80s horror film trailer voice makes it 10 times more intense.]
6 specialty malts: Caramel 40, Caramel 77L, Munich, Extra-Dark Crystal, Pale Chocolate, Carafa III Special
6 hop varieties: Warrior, CTZ, Chinook, Cascade, Amarillo, Zythos
When we embarked on this Brewhouse Rarities series, our brewers set out to produce beers that are truly “too weird to live, too rare to die.” If the sheer number of ingredients in this Red Ale isn’t enough, it’s also the first beer we double dry hopped. In fact, there are 3 pounds of hops per barrel, which is more than our Double Dog Double Pale Ale.
Red Ale is a balancing act of malt and hop, resulting in deliciously danky and citrusy hop notes on the nose, followed by a sweet caramel body with hints of grapefruit and spice.
Brewer: Flying Dog Brewery
Style: Amber Ale
Alcohol Content: 6.7%