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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.38/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 192   ABV: 6.4%
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A Pacific NW style red ale brewed with the highest quality Crystal malts and copious amounts of Nugget hops. The Rose City Red will win you over with its red tinted color, amazing aroma and complex flavor. A perfect brew for contemplating the return of the roses.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fiulijn (14978) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 9, 2014
Draught at Pumphouse, Richmond, BC
Cloudy dark amber to brown color with frothy head. mild aroma of caramel with light fruity impression. Good body, round mouthfeel; strong flavor of caramel and dark caramel, light roastiness, light residual sweetness; it has some lingering fruity touch and floral undertones; strong bitterness; roasted nuts in the final.
Solid beer, well brewed, with an original delicate touch.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nakedwhendrunk (2196) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - FEB 21, 2014
The appearance has a dark red colored body with a one fingered white foamy head that dies within about a minute to a slightly foamy cap coating the top of the body. Lacing is sticky against the sides of the glass. The smell has a rich caramel maltiness with a slim roasty nuttiness pervading my nose. The taste mainly sweet through the caramel malts and nuts, however, a decent bittering effect starts to come across in the flavoring as it warms. There is a malty nutty aftertaste with a dry bitter malty finish. On the palate, she sits about a medium on the body with a decent sessionability aspect to it. Carbonation comes across really smooth for the style and is pretty good to me. Overall, this is a pretty good American Amber/Red Ale that I would have again

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
olr1984 (1087) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 15, 2013
22 oz bottle pours a light brown with a large tan head. Bready aroma. Sweet malts but with a hop finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (6702) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 18, 2013
22 oz. bottle, pours a dark amber / brown with a small beige head. Aroma brings out dry earthy malts, some slight caramel undertones, and a considerable hop profile. Flavour is very well-balanced, with tons of dry earthy, bready malts, and a great hop punch without being too overbearing. Highly drinkable and sessionable. Finishes dry and earthy. Great stuff.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lagerboy (1257) - British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 14, 2013
Bomber. Mostly clear medium copper, big rocky creamy off-white head slowly settles and lasts. Roasty, herbal hop aroma. Herbal hop forward taste, some citrus, bittersweet roasted malt hidden behind, some caramel hints emerge as it warms. Unbalanced. Average carbonation, medium bodied, moderately hopped. Finishes dry and bitter. NFL (Not For Lagerboys)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle:   Darker side of Amber, moderate frothy tannish head, nice lacing.   Soft bready aroma, a little grainy, slight pine like hops.   Malty up front, a little bready, citrus peel, pith, minor sweetness.   Seems well balanced.   Could stand to be a touch sweeter.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Less malty on the finish, more like a Pale Ale in its pith and peel bitterness.   Not bad, if it were a bit more maltier and sweeter it would be spot on!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrFecesious (1011) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 24, 2013
On tap at sunset. Cloudy reddish brown. Decent lacing. Aroma of sweet mud, citrus, hops, nuts, caramel. Taste is straw, caramel, nuts, hops. Nice dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11255) - Woodland, California, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Bomber from Made in Oregon. Pours dark ruddy amber with a foamy beige head. Aroma is resin over roast malt. Med body or better. Flavor is lightly nutty roast malt, but there’s a lot of hop - mostly resin? - or is it spicy/herby?- anyway it drinks a s--- load better than the vast majority of ambers. Thankfully this amber is far from a drain pour. It’s even pleasant to the nose when the glass is raised each quaff. Good beer. Finishes with lots of hop bitter.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (11085) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Bottle gushes upon opening it. Amber pour with a tall off-white head. Nose of floral hops, pine, citrus, and bread. Some green apple, toast, toffee, and water. Flavor is somewhat sweet and malty with floral and pine hops. Kind of watery. Some toast, toffee, bread, and green apple.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gerbeer (1837) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 8, 2013
650 ml bottle. Pours a dark mahogany with red hints and medium head. Aromas of pine, lemons, and toasted malts. Flavors of spruce, citrus and berries, light malts, and bit of sugar. Bitter finish. Somewhat light in body but quite nice summer.

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