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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.12/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
Aviator Red is a full bodied, malty red ale brewed from the finest ingredients available anywhere. We use a blend of six of the highest quality malts to give Aviator its rich malt flavor and signature ruby red color. We select only the best hops to balance the robust malt flavor to arrive at a beer with a very drinkable finish. We brew Aviator Red to please the palates of our harshest critics - us! We hope that wehn you enjoy a fresh Aviator Red that you will join us in a toast to our friend Red.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mabel (7712) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 9, 2009
UPDATED: JAN 2, 2011 [1873-20081205] Cask. Beery aroma has lots of yeast grains and multigrain characteristics. Slightly hazy, dark red brown body with quick off-white bubbles. Heavy yeast multigrain malt flavour. Boozy medium-full body. Booziness is fine but the rest is heavy. (6/3/6/3/12) 3.0
(@ Mr. Goodbar; Buffalo, NY)

[3525B-20101228] Tap. Some grainy malt in the aroma. Slightly hazy, dark brown body with long-lasting creamy off-white head. Grainy flavour has a little toasted buttery malt and a nice sweet aftertaste. Medium body. Perfect for sipping while watching Canada beat the Czech Republic 7-1 at the World Juniors!! (6/3/6/3/12) 3.0
(@ HSBC Arena, Buffalo, NY)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
ChainGangGuy (4595) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 28, 2008
Appearance: Pours a garnet-hued body with a bubbly, off-white head. Smell: A simple, straight-forward aroma of dark caramel and toasted grains. Taste: Dark caramel maltiness with a slight sweetness. Lightly astringent toasted graininess. Earthy hop character and medium bitterness. Finishes dry. Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation. Drinkability: Eh, it’s just an average red at best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 12, 2008
UPDATED: NOV 20, 2011
Date: October 11, 2008
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party
Appearance: clear brown, fine beige head, bits of drippy lace
Aroma: lightly sweet caramel malt aroma with a nice bready character, light earthyness
Flavor: sweet caramel malt flavor, nice bready character, well balanced with earthy hops
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: ** /4

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
unclemattie (4358) - Georgia, USA - OCT 12, 2008
12oz bottle. Deep reddish-mahogany. Aroma of mercurocome, very medicinal. Old hospital. Sweet sugary malt. kinda syrupy. lots of caramel, some toffee. Very sweet. I prefer a red more dry.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
alexkeil (20) - New York, USA - APR 30, 2008
Finally Buffalo has a beer it can call its own again...one of my favorite beers, drinks easy, great aftertaste, a malty alternative to the hoppy beer varities. Red is best on tap in Buffalo at the Lafayette Tap Room or Century Grill.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BEERGUY007 (206) - Scotia, New York, USA - MAR 29, 2008
You know, it is what it was supposed to be, but I guess I just don’t like Irish reds. It reminds of of Sam Adams Irish red, didn’t really care for that one either. very dark red, off white color head. Malty, just can’t put my finger on what i don’t like about it, but it wasn’t my favorite.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SoBloHero (56) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 12, 2008
A good local brew, usually drink it draft. Has a decent head that dicipates quickly. Nice full flavor that is long lasting. Good to drink during the summer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (7342) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 12, 2008
Bottle. Appearance: Ruby cola brown, off white head. Aroma: Nutty malts, a bit of hops. Palate: Medium. Flavor: Nuuty roasted malt, chestnut, even a hint of chocolate and caramel. A bit of fruit somes in as it warms as well at some citrusy tasting hops. Overall: This gets bumped up a few points for being a Buffalo NY classic. I hope I can still drink this when I’m 80.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
redlight (2318) - Orlando, Florida, USA - JAN 10, 2008
Caramel malts with just a slight toastiness on the nose. Pours dark amber, red color. malty, roasty, with some caramel malts, toasted malts, toffee, with slight hints of citrus hops, nice red.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerlord (217) - tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 20, 2007
deep ruby color with a white head, slightly hoppy boquet with some malt present. Malth flavor well balanced by hop bitterness, medium to light mouth feel. Pretty good beer.

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