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RATINGS: 15   MEAN: 3.4/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Imperial Red brewed for Septembeerfest with Australian galaxy hops.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Danyel (1128) - Colorado, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Tap at Flat Tail. Pours brown with orange hues and white head. Aroma of black pepper, spice and citrus. Taste is medium-bodied, low carbonation, a bit oily, bitter throughout. Overall, good.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Salmoniform (1074) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - NOV 9, 2014
Tap to glass. Murky copper hue with off white head. Aroma is rye, toffee, grapefruit, citrus oil. Mouthfeel is great with a medium body and crisp carbonation. Taste is dry sweet with a spicy finish. Overall this is a nice brew.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bpreo (1819) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - NOV 8, 2014
A pretty strong, American Strong Ale. 8% alcohol, and that is all you will remember.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bu11zeye (11975) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 27, 2014
(22oz bottle) Pours a hazy amber body with a medium off-white head. Aroma of caramel, nuts, florals, and citrus Flavor of caramel, roasted malt, grass, citrus, and nuts with a bitter finis

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Strykzone (5148) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Bomber from Hayduke. This is very brown and opaque. Lots of carbonation floats up. A nice creamy beige head. The aroma is something I am having a difficult time identifying. Rye and chocolate is the best I can do. Tons of rye in the flavor. Lots of malts, too, but tons of rye. The rye brings spice and a lot of it. Too much rye. There are hops in here but I am having a hard time finding them The rye is almost cloying. I like rye in a beer but . . . Throw some pastrami in with this and you have something.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hayduke (3504) - Eureka, California, USA - OCT 3, 2013
This was a 22 oz bottle. Strykzone (Dave) had one in Wood River, Illinois and I had mine. We opened together and discussed on Facebook Chat. Poured a rich dark amber with a good sized beige head and very thick lacing rings. Medium plus in body with a smooth yet lively mouthfeel. The flavor just screams rye with earthiness, citrus, and floral hops. There is a hint of bitterness in the finish but again the rye spice is dominant. Generally an excellent rye beer with just a hair too much rye.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Mora2000 (5856) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 13, 2013
Red pour with a white head. The aroma is full of red malt and grass. The flavor is similar with a lot of red ale malt, grass, pine and resin. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blutt59 (6049) - Dallas, Texas, USA - OCT 5, 2012
bottled, thanks to the blackswan , for this, garnet amber color with prickly, hot metallic caramel flavor, toffee finish

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dimenhetfield (2487) - , Florida, USA - SEP 23, 2012
Bottle poured into glass. I can’t remember who brought this one. Reddish tint and god sized fluffy head. More hoppy or malty..... I’d call this one a tie. Not a bit red fan but this wasn’t too bad.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
thirdeye11 (5644) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 30, 2012
(22oz bomber thanks Blackswan for the mustache ride) clear deep amber, soapy white bubbles. Nose of rich caramel, honey and hops, nice mix of the two. Taste of bitter grapefruit, caramel, dry, bakers chocolate. Dry bitter finish.


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