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RATINGS: 95   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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A robust red ale that combines a rich deep malty flavor from our British Crystal malt, with a classic hop bitterness from the large dose of Cascade hops. An aggressive ale brewed for the beer connoisseur.


3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DavoleBomb (1467) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 1, 2011
Review from notes from my trip to Florida. #4 of the night. Poured into a pint glass. 3.5 A: Crimson amber color. Can’t say much about the head as it didn’t come with one. 3.5 S: Caramel and toasty notes. Not much else, but enjoyable nonetheless. 3.5 T: Good caramel flavor with a toastiness again. Moderate bitterness. One again, simple but pleasant. 3.5 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Decently creamy and smooth. 4.0 D: A simple, but decent beer. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 06-01-2011 18:09:06

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Suttree (5041) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - MAY 29, 2011
A little heavier than their Steamboat Pale, and a good deal maltier ( I suppose that goes hand in hand) some malty, caramel notes, and the finish is a little bit more herbal and grassy.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MmmcKay (1051) - Brentwood, Tennessee, USA - MAR 22, 2011
So mistaknly rated this thinking it was the Irish Red. Guess I should have paid more attention. Ooops. Well I can’t figure out how to delete a rating....so I’ll just give it the average.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ibrew2or3 (6779) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAR 11, 2011
Tried on tap at the Florida Brew Fest 2011 addition. It pours deep copper – amber with thin mocha head. The aroma is a modest level of bitter pine hops, caramel malts and a bit of caramel kettlization caramel like candy. The taste starts off on the thin side but likely pretty good for a Pale Ale offering up caramel malts, crystal malts and modest levels of pine hop flavor and bitterness. The malts fade while the hops remain pretty consistent in strength right into the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerFanDan17 (976) - Brunswick, Maine, USA - MAR 6, 2011
Sampled at the Florida Brewers Guild Beerfest, March ’11. One of the best at the festival. Good amber notes with honey, sweet malts, and a good balance of hops.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (7721) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 18, 2011
Draft at Lake Buena Vista location. Poured ruby brownish with nose of caramel malt, hop, pine, peppery notes. Tastes very resiny hoppy, with fruity and peppery finishing notes. Good.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sebletitje (6582) - Enghien, BELGIUM - DEC 15, 2010
Au fût @ Big River Epcot, Floride. De couleur cuivre, mousse est fine beige. Arôme malt, léger caramel avec fine touche de houblon. Palais, note de malt cristal avec un palais qui tend à rester sur l’amertume du houblon. Qcq notes de caramel qui reste doux au palais.Une des meilleures de Big River Orlando, et c’est pas très glorifiant. Même pour une ambre, la bière conserve une approche bien houblonnée.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SHIG (3555) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - FEB 26, 2010
Draft: Poured a reddish brown with an off white colored head. Aroma is malty and hops. Taste is sweet malt up front with a nice tingly hops finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5792) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2009
had at Disney location in Florida.. this one has something .. . leach cat! .. . light malty maple and decent bitterness .. . light pine .. . very nice finish .. . enjoyable and way 2 easy to drink ..

2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
puggy211 (711) - cordova, Tennessee, USA - OCT 6, 2009
Deep copper red wtih about 1/2" of white head that goes away quickly, but maintains the slight moon ring down the glass until the end. Strong aroma of hops a beer that tasted alot like it smelled. It leaves a medium bittering on the back of your tongue


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