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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.87/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 294   ABV: 9.8%
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We took our Cinder Cone Red recipe and doubled it up; double the malt, hops and alcohol. This beer provides a strong citral hop punch the rides on a blanket of smooth caramel malt flavor. To add to this beers nobility we then aged it on Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon wooden cask. Go big or go home! IBU’s: 75


pdx77's rating

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
pdx77 (1030) - Oregon, USA - JUN 23, 2013
On cask at Deschutes Public House, referred to as Little Big Red. Deep amber, came out super foamy from the cask. Hoppy citrus aroma. Mellow caramel taste, with slight hints of citrus hops. Very smooth, with a lingering sweetness.


4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
want1DIPA (205) - - MAR 3, 2014
Bottle pour. Exceptional quality! A nice floral nose with a beautiful blend of wine and hops on the palate!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GothGargoyle (945) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 26, 2014
Slightly reddish brown with a good sized pale head. Aroma is citrus, nettle leaves, hint of caramel & toffee. Medium bodied, well balanced palate of hop and mild maltiness. Taste is toffee, candied orange peel, ruby grapefruit.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrFecesious (800) - British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle share. Thanks Lynn & Kelly. Dec 2013. Clear light amber, minimal cap. Aroma is white wine, wood, citrus. Taste is tart. Quite dry finish.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
BlackEyePA (559) - USA - JUL 17, 2012
I really loved it. It was a double cinder cone, which I happen to love. Beautiful reddish amber color, palate wasa lots of sweet toasted malts, fair hops, well balanced and nice and rich. Overall very very good! try it

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Evolutionary (252) - Ohio, USA - MAR 26, 2012
Red rambler ale on tap at the brewery in Portland. Great smell and reddish color. Sweet first taste and good full mouth feel. Full bodied taste. A mix between an ipa and a red. Interesting. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
glkaiser (1214) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 17, 2009
On tap at Portland taphouse early 2009. Dark, reddish brown with thin head. Smooth caramel malts and big citrus hops. A little oak and dark fruit. No alcohol bite...very smooth for 9.8%.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 18/20
shaunhennessy (2) - Lee’s Summit, USA - FEB 19, 2009 does not count
Delicious Full Bodied beer. Brought home in a growler and kept for a month, still carbonated and delicious

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boFNjackson (4027) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 5, 2009
Tap @ their Portland Public House... This was their winter 08/09 version which said it was aged in Oregon Pinot Noir oak barrels for two months --- Poured dark ruby/amber with an off-white head. Aroma of sweet barley and spices. Thick, syrupy palate and a chewy bitter, sourness to the brew. You can taste the oak from the aging, but it wasn’t dominant at all. Other ginger-like flavors and sweet caramel to complement the dark malts in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beerinmarch (2830) - Washington, USA - FEB 8, 2008
On tap at the Moon and Sixpence. Pours red/amber with a small white head. I’m not sure of the abv of this beer, but I know it was up around 10%. Fruity hops in the nose. Aloohol was well hidden, a touch comes through in the finish, but mostly the fruity caramel malts dominate the flavor. Hops in the finish were floral but not overly bitter but strong enough to balace this out.


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