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RATINGS: 26   MEAN: 2.79/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.78   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!


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3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrnkMcDermott (2748) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Samples provided for review. Malty smell when open, with a little Scotch malt in the bargain. Light brown body puts out a nice fluffy head. Crystal and caramel malts can easily be picked up. ops have a bit of grassiness at the IBU delivery system, but there’s also some pine resin in the edge. I catch a little peat from the malts, some dried fig and just a note of milk chocolate. Finishes with a lingering bit of bitterness.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
deyholla (5975) - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle. Pours a deep red with a white head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has bread and caramel with some light fruits and a bit of sweet grains. Flavor has a bit of light fruit with sweet grains and a bit of earthiness.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sledutah (4117) - Utah, USA - AUG 14, 2013
12oz bottle at Barneys Beanery
Clear dark amber with a small beige head and light lacing. Aroma and flavors full of caramel Mild and sweet

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ajnepple (1685) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - MAR 14, 2014
12 oz bottle from Tipsy’s. Amber reddish and clear appearance with an average light tan head. Mild aroma of caramel, toffee and light earthy hops. Similar flavor, medium sweetness and light bitterness. Average body, creamy and smooth with soft carbonation, easy to drink. Pretty simple, straight forward amber ale.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (1319) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Pours a clear amber with two fingers of off white head. Aroma is slightly spicy and a little caramel. Taste follows. Not a bad beer.

2.5
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Stevesie (295) - - JAN 10, 2014
Bottle to pint. Dark red pour with very little head. Watery nose with a bit of roasted malt. Thin body, some smoke, soapy mouthfeel, bright, lager-like finish. Average at best.

2.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
partywithanM (99) - Kansas City, Kansas, USA - FEB 4, 2014
12oz bottle. Very underwhelming. Pretty but not nearly as delicious. I’d give it a skip.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
J_man (667) - Tustin, California, USA - MAY 23, 2013
Wood and root beer aromas follow directly into the taste (especially the root beer). Clear medium amber with an off-white head. A light dark caramel sweetness balances the dry woody character well along with a little creaminess in the body which is a bit thin overall. The root beer component (which is not bad) shows up again at the end with some lasting sweetness. A decent red ale, this would be a good pizza beer.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DedicatedToFun (2002) - Santa Monica, California, USA - APR 5, 2014
UPDATED: APR 13, 2014 Decent amer ale, on tap at the los angeles beer festival, caramel, delightful, medium amber pour, small white head, sweet caramel smell, caramel finish indeed.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrewBoxer (1769) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 28, 2013
Bottle. Deep brown amber red color. Good tasty red ale. Delicious sweet taste with a good aftertaste ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

1.8
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
GreatLibations (1854) - Last Supper, Arizona, USA - AUG 5, 2013
Deep cherry red on this one. Lingering head with sweet malt on the nose. Thick and malty with a touch of coffee bean and green roots. This brew is very rich for it’s size. Below par.


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