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RATINGS: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 200   ABV: 6.66%
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Released shortly before Valentine’s Day, My Bloody Valentine is the red-blooded cousin of our Halloween specialty ale, Evil Dead Red. Caramel-sweet malt is delicately balanced with floral American hop varieties for a truly unique drinking sensation. A deep mahogany red color and a big, aromatic hop profile are the signatures of this seasonal ale.


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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
conway (1126) - - FEB 21, 2014
Bottle. Dark amber/ruby with a persistent fluffy light tan head. Aroma is excellent. Spicy floral hops, caramel and candy. Taste has an unfortunate rubbery note at first but that fades a bit. Piney hops, orange peel and Smarties candy. Deep caramel finish. Thick chewy palate and relatively light carb. Awesome.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ughsmash (7001) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Bomber. Poured rich blood red with a short-lived beige head. The aroma picked up semi-sweet biscuit and caramel notes with nice dank floral hop accents.. a kiss of peppery spicage on the back of the nose. The flavor found sweet caramel and bready malts at the core, with fresh floral and lesser herbal bitterness around.. sweet-ish on the finish, yet dry, with great balance. Medium-bodied with moderate carbonation.. sweet, but it had enough fresh, tasty hops to cut through and balance it out.

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OPIE788 (259) - Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Bottle. Copper/red color with little head. Bitter hop that mostly covers up a burnt sugar flavor. Wish it was the other way around.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DougHnut70 (58) - Livermore, California, USA - FEB 19, 2014
From a bomber into a tulip on Valentine’s Day of course! Pours a dark, cloudy red that has a bright red shine when light shows directly through it. Smells sweet like Sweethearts candy with the sayings mixed with a great IPA. Complex tastes of honey, pine, citrus, roasted malt, tiny bit of some tasty roasted carmelized malt throughout drinking. Starts sweet, goes malt, and vice versa. Very VERY smooth, medium carbonation. Now I’m sure it’s the best red/amber ale(s) - maybe because I can only get a few bottles once (or twice if you count Evil Dead Red) a year. This year I bought half a case because I felt greedy when I saw it. If you see this - highly recommended.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zach8270 (3217) - Henrietta, New York, USA - FEB 19, 2014
(bottle - 22 oz) Copper pour with a thin head. Bitter hop aroma with some light caramel notes under it. Flavor is pretty much the same. Bitter hops without the citrus that I’ve been enjoying. More bitter and dry with some light caramel hints.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2024) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - FEB 19, 2014
2/19/2014. 22 oz. bottle. Pours redbrown with a tan head. Aromas are caramel, malt, dried fruit. Very hoppy for an amber, but in a good way. Long bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (1653) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 18, 2014
22 oz bomber pours brown with a white head. Aroma of caramel, floral and toffee. Taste is sweet malts and a hoppy finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Aquitard (26) - - FEB 16, 2014
Dark red tan head. Hops caramel. Slightly thick. Overall very good beer for Valentines Day.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Chadski4 (69) - Los Angeles, California, USA - FEB 16, 2014
Very light hop aroma. Chocolate dominates both color and flavor - maybe too much. Clean finish with fairly high carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tongan77 (114) - Ventura, California, USA - FEB 15, 2014
From bottle to glass! Pours a mahogany color with a thin head. Aroma is of malts. Taste is of chocolate and malts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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