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As distinct as the ruddy lava butte that inspired its name, this ale pours mahogany red and has a rich toffee flavor from caramel malt and roasted barley. Amarillo and Tettnang hops give every sip balance and subtle bite.

Malt: Caramel, Roasted Barley
Hops: Amarillo, Tettnang

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maxwelldeux (3691) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear dark amber color with some reddish notes and a very large frothy light tan head on it. Nose has some moderate toffee notes coming off it, balanced with a fair amount of grassy hops to offset it. Taste ends up being just a bit sweet, up front, but has some hoppy bitterness throughout, which was a pleasant surprise for the style.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gerbeer (1833) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 11, 2014
650 ml bottle. Pours a reddish mahogany with light head. Aromas of raisins, sweet malts, and pine. Flavors of grapefruit, pine, and light toffee. Bitter grassy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skmikeg (936) - Poway, California, USA - MAY 8, 2014
Pours a reddish amber with a one finger off white head with nice lacing. Aroma is of toasted malts, caramel, sweet malts, pine, and some citrus. Taste is similar to the aroma with the addition of some toffee and grassy hops. Has a medium body with a slighty creamy mouthfeel and a semi bitter, medium finish. Overall, a tasty, well balnaced amber ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
bpreo (1652) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - APR 30, 2014
This may be the best Red Ale I have ever had. This beer has such great flavor. Definitely try it and buy it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frahmo (316) - Idaho, USA - APR 16, 2014
Nice reddish brown pour from a 22 bomber. Nice smooth sweet malt flavor with a hop kick. Felt like almost a brown and almost a red. Not bad at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
stevoj (2235) - Boise, Idaho, USA - APR 15, 2014
Bomber from Albertsonís. Pours deep amber with small but creamy head, lots of lacing. Hops come through in the aroma and stronger on the palate, almost IPA strength. Malt body balances well with hop attack. One of the best ambers Iíve tried.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
coreyc1221 (260) - Truckee, California, USA - APR 10, 2014
Strong pins and amber malt aroma. Farmer rd hue with a frothy tan head. Not much flavor at first but follows with a bit of carbonation and a creamy malt after taste. Like most general reda. Not much start, pretty good finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
dwyerpg (4579) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - APR 6, 2014
Quite a bit of hops for a namer ale and also sweeter than malty. Itís even a bit too much in the sweetness for my taste. Overall, a pretty good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thegreenrooster (3241) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - APR 5, 2014
Pour is a hazy red with a average white head. Aroma is a decent caramel malt with pine hops. Flavor is an earthy malt with more of those pine hops. Kinda a thin mouth feel after the swallow but the malt and hops are present after the beer goes down. Way better than your average amber ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
andrewje41 (511) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle pour. Copper red color with a nice piney, hoppy aroma. Overall, I am very impressed with this. Very smooth, while full of flavor. Slight bitter finish. Tasty.

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