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RATINGS: 94   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39   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.


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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.


4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3293) - Radom, POLAND - NOV 19, 2014
Botled on March 2011. Fajna owijka ale brak na niej zawartosci alkoholu. Przechodzac do piwa to zapach czerwonych owocow, runa lesnego i nieco sosny. W smaku czerwone owoce, marmolada porzeczkowa i silnie korzenne posmaki do tego chmiel wyrazisty goryczkowy. Posmak dlugi i czysty. Alkoholu nie wyczuwa sie. Piwo o glebokiej rubinowej barwie z wielka i trwala pianka oblepiajaca szklo i do konca testowania trzymajacej sie na powierzchni piwa.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ericular (678) - Minnesota, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Sampled at Northgate Tasting. High carbonation, hoppy, with some stout elements to it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (13029) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Draft. Hazy to cloudy reddish amber color. Aroma of bright caramel. Taste is sweet malt and black pepper. A big beer.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
rbrazell (1701) - 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 (387) - 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 (765) - 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 (38) - - 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 (8781) - , 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 (158) - 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.


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