Blackstone Red Springs Ale
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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 3.39/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
An American style amber ale which has its roots in a British ale called a "Bitter". However, this Ale is truly an American microbrewery style, with American hops which have a more floral aroma. Also the finish hops in an American style amber ale are more pronounced. (O.G. - 1.050 IBUs-29)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
pubhunter54 (11) - Flagstaff, Arizona, USA - FEB 28, 2016
A well-balanced American version of a dry Irish red ale. The hops provide a smooth floral flavor and aroma without being pungent. The flavor is a complex mix of spices for an enjoyable aftertaste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
LilBeerDoctor (3772) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 7, 2011
Cask at the brewpub. Pours a clear amber with a thick creamy white head. Aroma of sweet and bready malts. Flavor is certainly malt forward- crackery, bready, slight fruit and floral notes. Mild bitterness in the finish. Ok, drinkable, but not very complex. 6/4/6/3/13 (3.2/5)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUL 31, 2011
Draft. Pours a deep reddish amber with a medium-sized off-white head. Aroma is spicy, floral, grassy hops and caramel malt. Flavor is spicy/bitter and caramel. Slightly astringent mouthfeel. Tasty and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUL 16, 2009
Pours a deep copper color with a tan head. Aroma is caramel, toast, floral, and slight grassy hop notes. Flavor is malty, caramel, some biscuit, and a bitter grassy, almost astringent, hop finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
vyvvy (5885) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 25, 2009
Sampled at Schlafly Repeal of Prohibition festival. Pours copper with a soapy tan head. The aroma has sweet toasty malt, nuttiness and overall clean smoothness. Medium crisp body with light carbonation. The flavor starts like the aroma, but is a bit metallic and medicinal. The finis is very minerally and a touch sour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
kwoeltje (2233) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - APR 19, 2009
(draft at Schlafly Repeal of Prohibition) Dark amber with malt aroma, some hops. Flavor is mostly caramel malt but a definite floral hops presence.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerona97 (2398) - Washington, USA - APR 14, 2009
Dark amber with a beige head. Floral hop and sweet malt aroma. Floral hop and pine taste but finish is sweeter than bitter. An excellent amber with some hop kick.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 5, 2009
On tap at the brewpub. Clear red body with a thin off white head. Aroma is basic malts, caramel. Taste is great sweet caramel body with a floral grassy bitter finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
punkeedo (498) - Covington, Louisiana, USA - MAR 23, 2009
2009 Tap. A lower end amber ale. Surprising amounts of hoppiness that clash with the malts that typically predominate amber ales. Aroma of strong hops with a light maltiness. Dark orange-brown with not much head. Not that great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10883) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JAN 18, 2009

Date: November 08, 2008
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub
Appearance: clear deep red, fine white head, thick spidery lace
Aroma: sweet bready aroma, nice floral hops
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, nice caramel sweetness, bready character, lots of floral and citrus hops, touch of earthyness, light bitter finish
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *4

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