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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   IBU: 33   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Available Yearóround 1/2 bbls (22 oz bottles coming soon).

A portion of the net proceeds from every Menís Room Original Red sold goes to helping support the families of our military vets through the VA Puget Sound Fisher House and Ft. Lewis Fisher House.

The Mens Room Original Red is brewed for The Mens Room Radio Show on 99.9 KISW The Rock of Seattle.


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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GarrettB (1239) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 18, 2012
June 30th, 2011 - The Elysian Menís Room rounds out Elysian offerings, deviating from the Greek mythology I learned to love during my time in Seattle, and instead decorating their bottle with the kind of wryly strange sign Iíd expect to see in any number of Seattleís quirky bars. As another pale ale in Elysianís line I sort of wonder where it fits, and whether or how the hop profile will set it apart from other brews coming out of Elysian. I believe it does. It begins with a great, consuming and growing head, which has more in common with a Belgian golden ale than it does other APAs, and the lacing runs a beautiful fishnet stocking pattern down the side of the glass. The aroma is generically malty, but chilled and caught behind the head - thereís a clean styrofoam type of aroma, but not likely what the beer actually smells like. A light body greets the palate, casting the classic flavors of an amber around palate, but a nice hop body as well to keep the caramel sugars at bat. It tastes almost like a double IPA with a bit of amber and red, and an insistence on using alcohol and sugar to strengthen the brew. The first sip is better than the last though, as the beer progressively loses its character. I donít know why, but it tastes just a bit plain after that first sip wears off.


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (13680) - Orange County, California, USA - AUG 28, 2015
On tap @ Seattle Tap Room. Amber in color with white foam. Has a decent bit of citrusy hop character to it, mostly orange, with some pine and herbal hop qualities as well. Slightly earthy on the tongue, which comes across kind of like wet dirt. Some sweet caramel malts, citrus, and a touch of fruity esters. A bit of a husky bitterness to it as well.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
mjg74 (2854) - Salem, Oregon, USA - AUG 19, 2015
Bottle from Smoker Friendly. Medium amber in color. Malty nose with a little fruitiness. A bit of bready hoppiness as well. Bready up front with a bit of spicy hop character. Decent brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
altonbrownd (3978) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - AUG 16, 2015
Bottle from Chevy Chase beer and wine. Hazy orange body with slight head. Nose is hoppy, sweet. Taste is nice and hoppy and caramel. Warming finish.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Spab (2847) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 8, 2015
12 oz bottle from Rockhead. Pours a lightly cloudy amber colour with decent-sized off-white head that leaves a little lacing. Aroma is caramel, lightly toasty grains and light citric/herbal hops. Flavour is malt-forward with big caramel, some toasty graininess and a fairly mild citric and herbal hop notes. Average body. Donít see this as an APA, but itís a servicable amber ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (8795) - MŲlndal, SWEDEN - JUL 11, 2015
On June 25, 2015. At Elysian Capitol Hill in Seattle, Washington.
HAzy amber color, off-white head. Malty, herbal taste. Herbal aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel, medium low bitterness. Malty, herbal scent.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Prufrockstar (1530) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 5, 2015
Bottle at a 4th of July party. No idea what it looks like because (1) it was dark, and (2) itís a party where the proper glassware is the bottle itself. Didnít know the style in advance, but I assumed nondescript amber ale - toast, grain, caramel, indistinct moderately bitter hop profile. Overall: a completely forgettable beer, okay for chilling with friends.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
biirusaikou (1340) - - JUN 30, 2015
Draught at Nakanoshima. Dark caramel, bitter citrusy hops, hints of red fruit, bitter finish. More a hoppy amber, pretty decent anyway.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
Poolieo (42) - Washington, USA - MAY 27, 2015
Everything about this beer is just fine. Nothing is great. The name is cute but that's about it. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mitchh200 (21) - - MAY 24, 2015
Has a roasty and floral aroma. The appearance is reddish brown and slightly cloudy. The head is somewhat frothy. the taste is not bitter but somewhere in the middle. This is a medium bodied beer with a slick texture. The carbonation is average and the beer finishes on a bitter note. Overall this was a surprising red ale not bad but I thought the hops were a bit overpowering for a red ale.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (39393) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2015

Bottle 12fl.oz.

[ As Elysian Mens Room Original Red ].
Clear medium to light orange amber color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, sweet malt, caramel, toffee, earty - nutty notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, nutty - earthy, sweet malt, caramel - toffee. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20150116]


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