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RATINGS: 1430   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.74   IBU: 67   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thedm (5158) - Fort Wayne, USA - AUG 18, 2012
This bottled brew from a bottle shop poured a medium sized head of foamy finely sized tan colored bubbles that were long lasting and left behind a strongly carbonated very hazy dark red brown colored body and a good lacing. The mild aroma was vinous and malt hop. The crisp mouth feel was tingly at the start and at the finish mild vinous hop aftertaste. The thick flavor contained notes of Irish red malt brown malt Cascade hops and malt. Delicious and one I would certainly buy again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (898) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - AUG 17, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a perfect amber color with a light tan head. Aroma is big piney, citrus hops. Nice crisp amber malts in the flavor. Excellent red ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Prolitariat777 (102) - St george, Utah, USA - AUG 14, 2015
For sure a full bodied amber ale. Almost a big red ale. Loads of delicious malts and then come in the hops. Piney and citrus. Great balance f hops and malts. Excellent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brentv (499) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 8, 2015
Pours from bottle a hazy red brown with a very thick off-white pillowy head that sticks to the glass in clumps and doesn’t fade until the bottom of the glass, and even then, retains a bit of its head. Aroma is a rich malty caramely sweetness and the taste follows the same. Some hoppy bitterness, but the malts win the day here. This is almost a barleywine. Full mouthfeel and bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
klk343 (150) - - JUL 15, 2015
Dark red, off white head. Smooth texture. Coffee, heavy malt. Sweet, bready scent. Thick but pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tsd08460 (256) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JUL 7, 2015
Aroma: caramel, citrus, spruce, Appearance: clear dark amber, tan head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, sticky texture, Tasty. I wonder why the 10 year gap in awards for this?

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tightslice (465) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 2, 2015
Bottle from Safeway in Redwood City, CA. Pours a dark cloudy amber with off-white head. Aroma is caramel, vanilla, fruity malts with underpinnings of light hop pine. Creamy / oaty mouthfeel with a bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SG111 (611) - New York, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Tap at the source. Pours red amber, off white head. Hop forward Aroma, tropical notes, caramel malt sweetness. Flavor is mango, papaya, sweet caramel and malt, then brown sugar. Bitter finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
OnTheTrail (111) - Virginia, USA - MAY 22, 2015
One of the examples of red ale I tried. I found it generally enjoyable, and found it added to my preference for this beer style.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
JMCtime (76) - Washington, USA - APR 25, 2015
Bitter-sweet and caramel flavor. Rich creaminess. Okay but nothing special.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BroadestTom (211) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Aroma caramel, floral, spruce, citrus, Appearance red, brown, hazy, cloudy, frothy, tan foam, Taste light sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate medium body, lively, bitter, Overall I would suggest this beer to a friend

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