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Big Dog’s Red Hydrant Ale

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RATINGS: 42   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A deep mahogany colored brew, rich with caramel malts and a hint of English hops. This is a well-balanced beer with notes of toffee and toasted malt.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Travlr (13413) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Draft at the source. Hazy dark amber brown color, medium tan head. Aroma of lightly toasted caramel. Taste is similar.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5095) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 23, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 13, 2014 Sampled on draft this beer poured a brown color with amber highlights and a medium sized foamy tan head that left a bit of lacing. The aroma was malty with notes of toffee and cherry. The flavor was malty with notes of caramel, cherry and plum. Medium length finish. Medium body and smooth. Solid.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DTM (798) - Winters, California, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Bottle from a grocery store in Vegas. Poured a brown color with a decent amount of head. Tastes almost identical to a Newcastle, but a little more full bodied. Not bad. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
martinrumsam (541) - BARNSTAPLE, Devon, ENGLAND - JUL 20, 2013
Coppery brown with beige head that laces. Caramel aroma taste is hoppy bitter with some toasted malt and caramel. Medium carbonation nice balanced ale

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Barreras (1054) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - JUL 6, 2013
Pours a deep brown color with a caramel, roasted malt aroma. Taste is bitter, hint of toffee, with a smooth finish. A good beer, more like a brown ale than an Irish ale. Overall, a complex tasting beer that was easy drinking.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
decaturstevo (5215) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - MAY 10, 2013
Deep copper/amber pour with creamy off white head and lace. Aroma of caramel and roasty malt along with a good bitter. Medium body with smooth carbonation. Pretty good beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (7030) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 9, 2013
On tap at the brewpub, Vegas. Medium copper body, low white head. Sweet caramel, lightly fruity and hoppy, a likeable session ale.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
pdx77 (1445) - Oregon, USA - APR 28, 2013
From bottle at Freakin’ Frog. Reddish brown color. Grassy aroma. Nice hoppy profile on the flavor. Finishes easily on the palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (5104) - Utah, USA - APR 25, 2013
22oz bottle from Lee’s
Appearance: Pours clear dark reddish/brown with a small fizzy beige head that dissipates quickly, light lacing
Aroma: Toasted malts, nutty and toffee
Taste: Toasted malts, toffee, leather and dark fruit
A nice brown ale, tasty

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drfabulous (4193) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAR 16, 2013
Draught at Holdsteins in a casino on Vegas strip. Malty rye like beer with decent hop profile. Caramel. Drinkable. And light for style.


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