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Big Island Red Giant Ale


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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.7/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Our sun will be a Red Giant in 5 billion years, this beer is a Red Giant now. Brewed with rich, light and dark caramel malts and a full dose of American hops, it finishes with dry hop and toffee flavors.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx77 (1339) - Oregon, USA - JUL 16, 2014
On draught at Big Island Brewhaus. Maroonish amber color. Aroma is toffee, sweet caramel, dark malt, and tart citrus. Taste is toffee, candi sugar, roasted malt, grapefruit, and lightly tart citrus. Big flavors in the finish, with lingering sweet caramel and lightly bitter hops in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
beernbourbon (1297) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Tap at the source. Pour is red with a thin white head. Aroma and flavor assertively hoppy with notes of resin and pine. A sturdy lightly sweet malt component and a light mineral component. Full body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jonas (5622) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - OCT 7, 2013
Tap at the brewpub. Berry & hop aromatic nose. Red amber, creamy amber head. Nice berry, fruity, hop aromatics. Fullbodied chewy , mellow mouthfeel. Berry and hop aftertaste Tasty!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
decaturstevo (5002) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Amber pour with creamy white head and lace. Aroma is caramel malt and citrus. Caramel malt, resiny hops, light medium finish. Medium body with good carbonation. nice beer

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lubiere (9904) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 7, 2013
A hazed reddish amber ale with a thin light mocha head. In aroma, biscuit malt with smooth citrusy floral hops, resinous and smooth. In mouth, a smooth sweet biscuit malt with tropical fruits, floral hops, very nice. At the REAL gastropub, Zwanze day, Dec. 1 2012.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Aubrey (3431) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - DEC 21, 2011
Draft at brewery: Rich and flavorful beer. Lively carbonation; medium to full bodied. Big notes of nuts, caramel, toffee and toast. Slightly warming alcohol. Snappy hops. Has some Scottish ale qualities.


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