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Baird Red Rose Amber Ale

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Brewed by Baird Brewing Co.
Style: California Common
Numazu, Shizuoka, Japan

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RATINGS: 181   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This original amber ale is inspired by the "Steam" style of beer. Whereas a "Steam" is a lager beer fermented at an elevated ale-type temperature, Red Rose is an ale fermented at a lower lager-type temperature. Like a "Steam," Red Rose combines a crisp lager refreshingness with a robust ale fruitiness. A lovely citrus-pine hop character is present from start to finish.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenkiGonzo (370) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 13, 2014
Bottle from Yamaoka. Ruby colour, small head. Spicy, caramel, hop aroma. Flavour has some nice citrus hops along with some spice and malts.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vanvenlo (1319) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - OCT 18, 2014
Grain and Grape bottle (14-Oct-2014)Sweet fruit spice aroma.Brown red,low head&suds lace.Spicy fruit rose flavour.Bitter fruit spice aftertaste.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lunkie (1473) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - OCT 14, 2014
Herbal hop spice aroma. Clear Amber colour good head and lacing. Malt citrus hop herbal flavour. Smooth palate.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Choos (644) - Taylors Hill, AUSTRALIA - OCT 14, 2014
Aroma: fresh hop aroma with a good balance of sweet crystal malt App: amber red and hazy with the yeast added tan head sheet lacing. Flavour: initial hop bitterness giving way to sweet malt Palate: finishes with long hop bitterness ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
beer-yum (602) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 11, 2014
An impressive beer that provides a full bodied well balanced taste in a close to session-able strength.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gurthnar (2179) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle. Aroma malty, honeyish, biscuity. Light citrusy hoppiness. Light diacetyl. Lightly hazy deep amber colour. Balanced taste, caramelly biscuity maltiness up front, resiny hoppiness later, moderate bitterness. Long resiny finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
motelpogo (7054) - Plzen, CZECH REPUBLIC - SEP 13, 2014
on tap at the taproom in tokyo. clear amber with a lingering off-white head, loads of lacing; aroma of caramel and citrus; decent whack of bitterness, gold bricks, pine, floorboards; pleasant

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bulk_Carrier (2277) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - JUN 24, 2014
This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a nice hazy amber to brown color with a decent one finger white foamy head that dissipated within less than a minute. There was some light to somewhat foamy lacing trying to stick to the sides but it slides for the most part. The smell was pretty good as it had a nice blend of sweet caramel malts to sweet citrusy fruits. The taste was mainly sweet through everything combined. There was a pretty good sweet aftertaste that lead to a dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a pretty good sessionability about it. The carbonation seems appropriately styled and was pretty good all around. Overall, well gee. I’ve been having some Amber/Red ales lately and a fair amount of them just have seemed to be on par but this one because of the hoppiness that comes out but still doesn’t come across as overbearing, I’d take this one over a fair amount of other Red ales these days.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sulawang (644) - British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 13, 2014
Visual: 100% Japanese label other than the name,a true import. But I had to go to the specialty liquor shops in Japan to find Baird beers. Pours cloudy iced tea brown with a nice sized foamy head, a thin layer of retention, some lacing, several steady singular streams. Nose: clean, medium-sweet caramel malts. Very nice. (lvl-8)-pungency Attack: creamy-smooth mouthfeel Mid-palate: fizzy-tingly, (lvl-6)-sweetness, (MAIN) caramel malts, light cocoa, almost milky Finish: soft medium bitter pine hops + cocoa finish. Summary: Crazy smooth and easy-sipping. Once again I’m surprised at the fact I finished this beer in under 5 minutes just tasting it.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (8400) - Hasborn, GERMANY - APR 10, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkel bernsteinfarbenes Bier mit schöner Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig hopfig, blumig, Karamell. Geschmack fruchtig, hopfig, blumig, leicht hefig, Karamell.


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