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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.1   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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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.


2.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Oakes (12743) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 16, 2001
Medium chestnut colour, some caramel and earthy malts. Nothing really wrong with it, but nothing right either. Iíve had a hundred beers just like it.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
argo0 (11568) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 3, 2005
(GABF05) Crystal clear light borwn body with beige head. Aroma is medium sweet, caramel, nutty, some chocolate. Taste is medium sweet, nutty, caramel, some chocolate. Light-medium body. Nice for what it is.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10886) - 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

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
hopdog (9018) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 18, 2007
12oz bottle acquired in trade with doclock. Opened to a very loud pssst and proceeded to pour all head. Poured a medium orangish color. Aromas of caramel and roasted nuts. Tastes of the same. Thin body. I found this one to be really boring.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (8774) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 8, 2004
UPDATED: JUL 10, 2004 Nice ruby red and beautiful creamy head. Various flavour including chocolate malt and a total of 5 malts. A couple of hops there to give a bittersweet aftertaste. Medium mouthfeel. Sweet side would work in Canada. Bottled version was very fresh and better with more generous hops to keep it going over some time.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (7934) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 1, 2004
Draught at the brewery, straight from the tank! Dark red amber with a good size head but it didn't stay around too long. Nice subtle earthy, roasty aroma. Flavour is well balanced malt and bitterness with a hint of toffee hiding in it at times. Good session drinking beer.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (7920) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 15, 2006
Bottle from Patís. Pours a great clear ruby shade, with a sizable frothy khaki head. Aroma of cabernet, slight brown sugar and nuts. Tastes caramel malty, nutty, with a walnut/hazelnut, and a good deal of cabernet grapey flavor. Medium palate with decent balance and complexity. I like this one a lot more than most, and I consider it a top tier red ale, one of the finer examples of the style that I have yet quaffed.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - NOV 30, 2003
Thick creamy head. Superb processed malt, reminds me of Dunkels I had in Spiz. Clean, with good character, once again lovely roast.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (6200) - Newark, New Jersey, 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 Iím 80.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blankboy (6181) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 26, 2006
Bottle. Pours a clear dark ruby with an average size diminishing off-white head. Aroma and flavour of caramel malt and grain. Light to medium bodied. Eh, itís alright but not really my thing, itís kind of bland and I need more hops in my Ales.


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