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Detroit Beer Co. Grand River Red
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RATINGS: 6   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Petkus331 (210) - Redford, Michigan, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Aroma is of cooked malt and some bread yeast. Appears reddish brown with thin off-white head and minor lace. Tastes of slightly charred malt with a pinch of chocolate. Palate is filling, fizzy, and heavy. Overall, solid.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
firstsip (331) - Michigan, USA - JUL 6, 2014
Tap at brewery. Very dark ruby. Scattered head. Fruity nose. Tastes of rich malt, fruit. Solid red.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
umich03jm (1767) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - APR 6, 2013
UPDATED: APR 8, 2013 Tap at the brewery on Tigers Opening Day 4/5/13. From memory. Pours a deep dark red color with a small creamy head that fades very slowly. Aroma is packed with caramel malt and just a hint of chocolate. Taste is very malt, definitely more like a scotch ale than an amber. Good caramel malt flavor, very light chocolate notes. Smooth finish. Thick and creamy mouthfeel. Tasty scotch ale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alextricity (509) - Michigan, USA - MAR 20, 2013
Appearance: Likely this beerís best feature. Has a really nice, deep amber color, and the lacing is phenomenal. Hard to judge it completely accurately though, seeing as how I had it in a plastic cup. Smell: Not much to it. It smells like the style, but has something sort of "cheap" about it. And that goes on in the flavor.... Taste: Itís not BAD. Itís just not great. I didnít like it so much my first few sips, but I dug it a little bit more as I finished up. It has a ton of malt, but itís definitely not of the highest quality. I almost get a gravelly taste. Certainly doesnít taste "pure", though I donít think itís terrible... especially for being a beer brewed in Detroit. As far as made-in-Detroit beers, this is one of my favorites... though that isnít saying much.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1062) - Georgia, USA - NOV 21, 2012
Clear Ruby color with thin lacing. Medium malt nose with hints of nature. Nice bread palate feel with a slight citrus finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mikem409 (1475) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - OCT 28, 2012
Tap. Pours murky copper with thin head. Malty aroma. Taste is hop and malt basic red


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