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Bullfrog Red Star Belgian Ale



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RATINGS: 19   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
A hearty amber ale loaded with fruity, caramelized malt flavors and balanced with the distinctive spice of our Belgian ale yeast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 1, 2011
From a bottle that is likely 3 years old. Brown-amber, a puffy off white foam. Aroma is dark pit fruits, caramel, toffee, some alcohol spicing, definitely a bit old. Taste is similar, cherry, fig, caramel, toffee, probably held this one too long.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DJMonarch (9179) - Northwich, Cheshire, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2009
From the Bottle at Indulgences Etc, Denver 23/09/2009 Some hop aroma. Golden amber coloured and bitter with some alcohol present. Crisp and slighty dry wheat finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - OCT 4, 2009
On tap at the brewpub 6/8/08: Pours a transparent copper bronze with a well-lacing white head. Estery caramely Belgian yeasty nose has a touch of light fruity notes. Body starts fairly full and biscuity malty sweet with some Belgian yeasty complexity and light fruity flavors before a semi-sweet peppery clove finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (11602) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 8, 2009
750ml bottle. Walking up from the ’cellar’ I decided to open this on the porch since I don’t fully trust some corked bottles. I’m sure glad I did. This let out a huge pop followed by a long stream of beer. This one also kept creeping out of the bottle and was almost impossible to pour. Took a long time, but settled into a deeper and hazy amber color. Aromas of yeast, breadiness, earthy, and toasted caramel. Tastes of yeast, some fruitiness, caramel, and lighter earthiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bhops (433) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 4, 2009
Markus again. Thick diminishing head, dark amber color. Aroma of dark fruits and sweet maltiness. Flaovr of dark candied fruits, alcohol. Slightly sharp. Good belgian.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bu11zeye (12756) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 6, 2009
(750ml bottle) Pours a cloudy amber body with a medium beige head. Aroma of mustiness, minerals, subtle apple, light leather, and yeast. Flavor of caramel malt, fruitness, and yeast with nice carbonation and a dry mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - DEC 11, 2008
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. poured a caramel/amber with a thick frothy off white head. aroma of caramel, fruits, and an earthy undertone. flavor had some caramel as well, spices, and a touch of raisins. mouthfeel had some dryness as well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
blutt59 (6511) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 9, 2008
bottle, thanks to bu11zeye, golden orange pour, with a nice cherry and fruit nose, no lace, flavor is an intriguing salty, sour mix of apples and strawberries, well conmstructed

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - DEC 7, 2008
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2009 Bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Picture sent in to be uploaded... Pours with a huge, creamy off-white head and a hazy brown body. Good lacing. Aroma of caramel, fruit, light funk, citrus and honey. Taste is fizzy, a bit sour with dark fruits and a bit of metal. Fizzy and dry mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ilovedarkbeer (2715) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - DEC 7, 2008
bottle thanks to bu11zeye. Dark amber colored pour with a big creamy white head. Nose is spicy Belgian yeast, brown sugar, and alcohol. Taste is a mouthcoating combination of tart cherries, metal, and some other unknown fruit that lingers.

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