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RATINGS: 395   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 24   EST. CALORIES: 200   ABV: 6.66%
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Don’t spend this Single Awareness Day alone – grab a beer! This red-blooded cousin of Evil Dead Red Ale, our Halloween Brew, is a beautiful crimson color. Notes of caramel, toast, and bittersweet chocolate balance an intense bouquet of floral hop aromas that we know you’ll fall in love with. The finish leaves a pleasant, full-bodied sweetness on the palate that won’t spread angry rumors about you to all your friends like that one time when I was…ohh…uhh…Happy Valentine’s Day!


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle:   Deep rich Amber, reddish, large frothy beige head, nice lacing.   Malty nose, pale biscuit, very soft hop.   Citrus peel and biscuity malts up front.   Well balanced.   Soft citrus peel and biscuity malts on the tongue.   Surprised for how well rated this is that its not very big.   Its a very moderate, yet well balanced Amber Ale.   Body and mouthfeel are moderate.   Finishes with a sweet citrusy bitterness, candied, with a nice malty/biscuity background.   Without being overly big (African Amber), this one manages to be very middle of the road but clean, tasty, and full of hop goodness.   Not a malty example, but one that is very hoppy without being bitter yet has a nice and well balanced malt background.   Good stuff!


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - AUG 10, 2013
Bomber poured into a shaker. Pours a very dark amber with a ruby hue. Aroma is piney and resiny with a good dose of caramel. Taste is pretty much the same. Hops up front with a strong caramel backbone. Full bodied with a creamy texture. Lively carbonation and a very long finish. Overall, pretty good.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DoublEE (783) - South Euclid, Ohio, USA - AUG 8, 2013
This is great beer! Poured perhaps slightly too cold. Immediate hop aroma upon opening. Poured with a giant, foamy, frothy, thick, light tan head that slowly settles and lots of lace. Color is a clear amber red with some tiny bubble trails. Aroma is a very heady balanced, fresh blend of caramel malt and hop that was mostly pine with a little grapefruit. Flavor’s like nose, slightly roasty (which i love), dominated by the hop and just balanced enough by the malt and carbonic tang. Body/carbonation are faultless. Finish is like flavor, long, and just a tad medicinal. Very drinkable

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
weihenweizen (2201) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JUL 18, 2013
Refrigerated brown bomber poured into an english pint glass. Pours clear dark red with big dense beige head. Herbal hop aroma, medium body, medium carbonation, creamy texture, and little lacing. Taste is caramel malt and evergreen hops. This is good, especially for the style.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mrohia (205) - - JUN 26, 2013
Bottle. Dark brown body, light brown and thick head, decent lacing. Very very malty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MrHangover (3238) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JUN 22, 2013
Bottle, thnx to bytemesis, shared @ Rampkrot tasting. Pours a rich, dark ambber beer with a small, off white head on it, which leaves fairly quick. Incredibly hoppy aroma, full of pines, citrus and other fruity hoppy influences. Flavour is medium bitter, low on body but still very nice. Too bad the hops aren’t shining that bright in the taste as in the aroma, but it’s more malty. Very nice!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kraddel (4567) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JUN 22, 2013
bottle by mrhangover at rampkrot whale tasting . pours dark amber, small to no foam. smell is verry hoppy taste is hoppy, light mouthfeel. OK beer, i like my hops more ’ aromatic’ .

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
77ships (5411) - Antwerpen, BELGIUM - JUN 21, 2013
Thx to MrHangover @ Rampkrot Whale tasting – 65 cl. Bottle sampled. Very dark ruby amber, brown appearance, little head. Big grapefruit, candy sugar nose, quite hoppy, thick pine resin gunk,… Bitter pine resin taste, caramel malts are starting to take over, some age, from Feb. 2013 bottle, bitter herbs, lasting near metallic finish, hint red fruits, bitter lasting finish, uneatable berries,… Sufficient easy to drink body. Not bad all.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kermis (7000) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JUN 21, 2013
Bottle shared at Rampkrot Whale Tasting thanks to Mrhangover. Pours clear brown with a tan head. Aroma of malt, caramel, floral hops, light citrus, pine, some chocolate. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
allesmetkaas (170) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 21, 2013
Bottle from Mr hangover@ Rampkrot whale tasting. Pours dark amber with an off white head. Bitter, malty aroma, with a taste to match


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