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RATINGS: 91   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.36   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Deep ruby in color, Red Giant contains caramel malt sweetness combined with significant hop bitterness and leathery aroma, resulting in a balanced flavor profile. Not a singular beer, Red Giant’s complexity offers a new flavor with every sip.


NoiZe's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
NoiZe (2324) - Amersfoort, - SEP 18, 2011
Ruby, amber colored brew. Nice dried fruits in the nose, hops. Flavor is hopped, good malty base. Ok mouthfeel.


2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rbrazell (1570) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Bottled shared at Proof. Amber pour with a small white head. Very one dimensional aroma and flavor of sweet caramel malts with a faint touch of pine . Pass

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Malaclemys (360) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Rocket City Brewfest, milky brown with a tan head. A: fruity, plum , pear, light chocolate. T: grain, chocolate, resin, medium body with a bitter finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nero55 (627) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 21, 2014
Bottle at Rocketcity Brewfest. Cloudy brown with thin beige head. Aroma of malt and caramel sweetness. Medium/heavy body with alcohol warmth, malt sweetness, and some chocolate notes.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
epeter85 (25) - - MAY 16, 2014
I always like the unexpected. This beer challenged my palette. Very complex clashing tastes: cinnamon, sour, bitter and coffee notes. The dark ruby disguises a burst of uncertainty...and uncertainty is the thrill of it! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ziel (76) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 9, 2014
It has been awhile since I last had this, not sure why because I like it. It has just the right amount of hops and still very flavorful yet the 8% alcohol level does not get in the way.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (7897) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 31, 2013
Bottle on New Year’s Eve. Shared with Yanick. Pours amber with off white head. Nose and taste of malt, old fruit, leather and bitter peel. Medium body.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
calm_dreamer (156) - GREECE - DEC 8, 2013
Deep ruby color with a light head. Smells and tastes of liquorice and caramel. The alcohol is nicely hidden but the carbonation is over the top and bites the togue very much. Mild aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tsekouratos (184) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - DEC 8, 2013
750 ml bottle from Cervezalandia shared. Beautiful ruby amber color with a nice white head that lasted only for a few seconds. Aromas of caramel, burnt sugar and hints of honey and licorice. The bottle was a bit old so the hops didn’t stand out, only slighlty biting the edge of the tongue. The taste was great!!! Caramel, sugar, definitely pronounced honey and licorice, and maybe some dark fruits!! The body was full to medium and carbonation was a bit strong!! The alcohol was perfectly hidden!!!! A great beer that I would like to try fresh!

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ladnewton (1373) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 18, 2013
On tap at the Stag’s Head, Manhattan NY on 2nd July 2013. Strongly red with off white foam ring and no lacing. Aroma of roast malts and berry fruits. Malty in-mouth with fruit and biscuit notes. Finish much the same but with some bitterness.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Palme (3163) - Bergen, NORWAY - SEP 17, 2013
On gravity cask @ Blind Tiger House. Looks like it has been on a cask for sure. Cloudy deep dark amber on color and the bubbly translucent top that came in the pour is long gone before I get a chance to sit down at my table. Smells nice. Kinda sweet with licorice and gunpowder. Sorta peppery also perhaps? Smells really nice. Oh, lots of flavors there! Cask-flat of course and the mouthfeel is light oily. Almost salty in a way, lots of gunpowder, oxidation, lots of eastery banana, caramel, red really over ripe fruits and lots of grassy hops in the finish and aftertaste. Lovely stuff. 16.06.2013


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