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RATINGS: 46   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.86   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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A smooth, rich red ale without the bite (5.5% alcohol). This 3-time gold medal winner is a combination of 5 different styles of malts, and several different Yakima Valley hops. The use of ""crystal malt"" in the brewing process imparts a rich caramel flavor. This combination creates a flavor packed red ale like you’ve never had before!


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Idiosynkrasie (4561) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - APR 26, 2015
355ml bottle. Clear, darkest copper colour with small, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, beige head. Caramel malty aroma. Taste is caramel malty, hints of peach ice tea. Absolutely monotonous.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Onslow (1241) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - MAR 13, 2015
Pour from a 12oz bottle. Clear reddish brown brew with tan head. Aroma of sweet malts, some herbal hops, toffee. Taste is all about the sweet malts - caramel, toffee with a little light toast and bread. A little hops at the end though the sweet malt runs through to the end. Nice enough brew.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
drjay44 (2858) - Salida, Colorado, USA - MAR 3, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Pours a medium, well retained, light ivory head, over a clear dark Amber (SRM 20) body.....nose is toasted malts with biscuit, baked bread, herbal hops, balanced....taste is slightly sweet, with toasted malts, mild hop bitterness, balance to the malts......mouth feel, light of medium body, no alcohol, fizzy carbonation. This is a simple, mild beer. It is well made, but almost utterly boring. BJCP 5/3/13/4/6

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stuu666 (5597) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle at Craig’s. Pours clear deep amber, nose is toffee, light fruit, taste is dry, sweet, light citrus.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (16286) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle at home... Deep brown... Small tan head... Soft sweet toffee fruit.. Soft malts nose.. Dark malts.. Dark roast.. Dark malts... Light bitter chocolate... Dark malts.. Bitter herbal roast

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
nuplastikk (4907) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 4, 2015
12oz bottle. Filtered deep amber-copper body. Creamy,steady beige head. Not enjoyable caramel amber malt aroma. Thick and syrupy, with lots of underlying. Pretty bad. Amateur hour factory crap.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johndoughty (4157) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle. My first from this brewery.A reddish bronze appearance with a creamy head. Unusual malty herb like flavour. Medium body and quite pleasant.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SDalkoholic (2206) - Linda Vista, California, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Bottle from Fresh & Easy: Aroma is faint with caramel malts with a chance of hops. Appeared a dark brownish amber color while a thin patch of foam will flatten out. The flavor is bland with only a minor taste of sweet malt but with a dull bitterness from the hops. Taste like a macro amber recipe.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tomciccateri (1027) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - NOV 16, 2014
Bottle at LAX (Engine Company 28). Pours a densedark amber with little head. Subtle malty aromas. Medium body with solid hop bitterness and supporting maltiness. Well carbonated. Ipfront hop bitterness and flavor. Slightly dry malty finish. Fair.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerhunter111 (9588) - Hasborn, GERMANY - OCT 14, 2014
Rötlichbraunes Bier mit ordentlicher beiger Schaumkrone. Geruch nach reifen Früchten, Karamell, Gewürzen. Geschmack röstmalzig süß, fruchtig, leicht hopfig, würzig.


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