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Red Rocket Ale is a bastardized Scottish style red ale that traces it’s origins to our homebrew roots. This full bodied and hoppy brew finishes on the palate with sweet, caramel malt flavors. 2009 California State Fair - SILVER 1999 Great American Beer Festival® Other Strong Ales or Lagers - SILVER 1998 Great American Beer Festival® Other Strong Ales - SILVER

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 4/20
Jayturcot (7) - - MAY 18, 2014 does not count
Hopped up (American style?) amber ale. Not overpowering hops but very strong. Red in color, but bitter in taste. Very different the fat tire that preceeded this and is actually lending more points to Fat Tire. Disclaimer : not a fan of hops.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarpa (762) - FINLAND - MAY 14, 2014
Bottle 355ml from AbM @ home. Pours hazy dark amber with a beige head. Sweet malty caramel aroma, some hops. Sweet, resin malts, bitter, caramel flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (6776) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 7, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkel rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch malzig fruchtig, reifes Obst. Geschmack nach reifen Obst, malzig, trocken, fruchtig, Dörrobst.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (2728) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 5, 2014
bottle at home from ales by mail
hazy dark amber with a dark beige head, lots of pine and dank hops. full bodied, moderate carbonation, sticky toffee apple malt balanced well by resinous pine hops and some citrus pith. just how i like my american ambers. good stuff.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cthomas2390 (211) - Colorado, USA - APR 29, 2014
Very nice reddish brown pour, head quickly disipates. Citrus, resiny hops meld into a great toasted caramel malt flavour. Body is rich, with loads of sweet bread that is backed by a prominent bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
badpuppy69 (207) - orange, California, USA - APR 28, 2014
Pours a brownish red with a minimal head. Aroma is Sweet roasted malt and some citrucy hop notes. Taste follows the Aroma well with some spices upfront and hop notes lingering on the backend. Medium mouth feel. Awesome Brew!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BrownALEx (262) - Portland, Michigan, USA - APR 24, 2014
Pretty damn good. Great bold taste. Nice malt/ citrus nose. Palate lingers with a wonderful bitter finish. Must try. I’m sad that Bear Republic is pulling out of the great state of Michigan. Lucky for us we have many great beers to drown our sorrows in. Maybe we’ll see you again Bear......

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigguns22 (623) - Maryland, USA - APR 12, 2014
A very good beer with enough hops and malts to enjoy both worlds. Dark amber with a red tint and medium cream colored head. Aroma is hops and brown sugar. Hoppy,sweet and just good beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
EyeAmBaldman (187) - Illinois, USA - APR 4, 2014
Pours dark brown with a one finger off white head. Aroma is all citrus and hops. Taste is kind of like a Scottish Ale on steroids. It’s a dark ale with a ton of hop taste. Bitter on the back end. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SilentJo (68) - Chocowinity, North Carolina, USA - MAR 27, 2014
I like this one. The aroma is mostly hops, which made me leery to try it, not being a fan of happy beer. But the taste is nicely balanced between hops and malt. You get the hop flavor at the front, but it smooths out at the finish. Each sip intensifies this. Slightly stronger than I prefer but I was pleasantly surprised by this one.

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