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Abita Red Ale is a traditional red ale. It is brewed with British pale and crystal malts, Liberty hops and an ale yeast imported from Ireland. This ale has a rich ruby color, lacy collar, pronounced caramel flavor and is a tad "hoppier" than our other brews. Available March thru June.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 15, 2006
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Now simply known as "Abita Red Ale". Pours a beautiful, clear amber with a creamy, off-white head. Malty, caramelish aroma. Medium body with lots of caramel and some fresh, nutty accents. The good quality aroma hops leave some fruit but only a discreet bitterness. Lovely. 310306

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
saxo (13796) - Hřjbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 7, 2012
Tap @ Shorty’s, NYC. Nice head with good duration. Color is amber. Aroma and taste are caramel, notes of fruits, malt and hops.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - APR 15, 2004
Clear, deep amber body topped by medium beige head. Aroma is medium sweet cherry. Taste is mild sweet, herbal/earthy, some fruity (peach), light grassy. Mild finish. Light-medium body.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Name: Red Ale (seasonal)
Date: 03/23/2005
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

redish amber, whispy off white head, nicely hopped dry malt flavor, nice vienna and biscuit malt character,

Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Score: **+/4
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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhensonb (10690) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 9, 2012
Pours amber with a creamy/frothy off-white head. Aroma of light pitted fruit and mild caramel. Med body. Roasty malt - perhaps a bit roastier than most ambers. There’s a little bit of fruit and/or citrus hop to balance. Sort of the usual amber, except perhaps a little bit more bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tmoney99 (10399) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - FEB 27, 2005
Bottle as part of party pack. Reddidh amber color with large rocky head. Aroma was small with hops and malt. Flavor was mild of sweet and small hops. Small finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocLock (7682) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 16, 2005
Pours copper/rubyish with aroma of caramel malt, hops, toffee. Tastes caramelly, with firm hops and a toffee finish. Somewhat light on the palate. Smooth and quaffable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Ibrew2or3 (6767) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - AUG 8, 2012
12oz bottle pours clear copper with light tan head. The meek aroma is sugary malts, maybe some 20L like crystal malts and little else. The taste is under whelming with floral hops, a touch of roasted malts and a faint mix of sweet malts and biscuit malts. This doesn’t come together for me as the various flavor notes seem to be at odds with one another.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - SEP 14, 2012
On tap for growler fills at Half Time. Pours a clear amber with a thin white head. Sweet caramel on the nose, fruity and buttery. Sweet and grainy. Rather empty and watery. Long sweet malt and toast. Sweet and empty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - JAN 7, 2008
What’s up with the weird ass picture with this one? Bottle courtesy of soonah. Pours amber with a thin white head. Smells malty with citrussy hints. Tastes malty with some perfumy undertones.

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