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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ibrew2or3 (6521) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - JUN 6, 2013
22oz high shoulder bomber pours with a clear amber body with deep ruby red hues and supporting a tan head. The aroma offers up some roasted malts, anise like black licorice and light citrus and earthy hops. The taste is all over the place yet somehow still cohesive and harmonious. I get roasted malts, some dank shallot and garlic earthiness and then a pleasing degree of citrus hops to about midway. All of the flavors go so well together. This is really hitting the spot today.


2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HughConway (745) - Washington, USA - FEB 19, 2014
Bomber bottle. Pours reddish brown, head. Itís malt everywhere. Malt, malt, malt. Donít care for it.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bule (572) - California, USA - DEC 31, 2013
22oz bottle pours a reddy brown color with a bit of head. Very malty aroma. Malty flavors with a sharp bitterness that mellows with some time to sit.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
monk191 (722) - California, USA - OCT 21, 2013
A nice, if not particularly unique red. Pours a beautiful red with a thick tan head. Smells like hops and some caramel. Taste is simple but balanced, with some nice hops but without a bitter finish. Had on tap at the brewery. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
el_guapo (28) - California, USA - OCT 12, 2013
Smells malty and slightly hoppy. Tastes like it smells. I like this one. Light grapefruit notes and a little heat on the backside.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
russianmunkee (15) - California, USA - OCT 7, 2013
For me: yes. mmm tasty. Nice body and hoppiness. 'Imperial hoppy red ale'. Yum.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jtclockwork (7107) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 4, 2013
Bottle. Pours muddy reddish amber with tan head. Nose and taste of resin, sweet caramel, red fruits, pine and grapefruit rind. Medium body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Landmonger (153) - USA - AUG 24, 2013
Poured into a pint glass the beer looks really nice with a white head deep red in color, malt up front on the aroma, taste is also malt with some sweetness, some citrus and mild bitterness. Very nice

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 23, 2013
22oz bottle. Large beige head atop crystal clear copper body. Aroma is moderately sweet, spicy, caramel, some grapefruit, light orange. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, caramel, light spicy, alcohol, astringency. Medium body, some resin, stickiness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DTM (780) - Winters, California, USA - AUG 15, 2013
Part of the sampler at the tap room in Concord CA. Aroma of caramel and spice. Love the malt backbone on this one. One of my favorites of the day. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fatehunter (1076) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - JUL 27, 2013
Poured one finger of head on a hazy, rust red colored body. The aroma is rich roasted malt and dry grain. Up front and nice. The taste is moderate bitter mixed with moderate sweet. Some grapefruit and big malt. The sweetness comes back though... a bit too much. The texture is thicker with moderate carbonation. A big, bold ale. I thought it was too sweet though.


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