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RATINGS: 105   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
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“Exit 9 is better known as ‘the Rutgers University exit,’ so we crafted this Hoppy Scarlet Ale as a nod to their school color, scarlet,” says founder/president Gene Muller, a Rutgers Alumnus. Created by Head Brewer Casey Hughes, Exit 9 Hoppy Scarlet Ale is a richly flavored red beer crafted with a variety of domestic and imported malts and a classic American yeast strain. It is assertively hopped with Amarillo, Centennial, Chinook and Citra hops for a bouquet with complex notes of citrus and tropical fruits and an appropriate bitterness in the finish. Hughes recommends it with spicy foods, such as gumbo or curry, as well as alongside rich blue or sharp cheddar cheeses, or just by itself.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
adrian910ss (2277) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 14, 2011
750 ml bottle. Pours a slightly cloudy orange honey color with a medium sized cream colored head. Aroma of grapefruit notes, various hops, tropical fruit and floral hints. Taste of fresh grapefruit, tropical fruit notes, hops and more hops. Very fresh and enjoyable. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RGDave (113) - Lebanon, New Jersey, USA - MAR 14, 2011
On tap at Circa, High Bridge, NJ. Clean lines. Beer pours medium brown, not very ’red’ at all, with a medium head with nice retention. Aroma is hoppy, with pine and earthy scents. Attack is smooth and hoppy, with a full-body maltiness to balance the hops. Finish is just a bit dry with hoppy overtones - nice ale!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
dmac (3754) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 11, 2011
750 ml bottle poured an amber orange body with a smaller to average sized frothy off white head. Aroma of cramel, toffee, citrus notes, veggies, alcohol. Flavor of alcohol, caramel malts, citrus, grapefruit, fruit rind. Medium bodied with soft to average carbonation. Flavor of amber malts, caramel, toffee, grass, hops, dry citrus, crdboard, newspaper, sugar, brown bread. Medium bodied with average to srong carbonation. Interesting but thought it would actually be red not just called red.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
keepersj12 (2561) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - MAR 5, 2011
The irony is most college students are drinking Coors Lite or the Beast. Pours amber with just a hint of red, slightly hazy with a small but lasting and lacing head. The aroma does it for me, floral hops, lots of citrus, pine. The flavor is very nice with a sweet malt start quickly overrun by the hops, bitter with the citrus and light with some tropical fruits maybe. The finish is quite dry with a pepper like burn. The after taste is long and delightful. Very refreshing. This might be my favorite of the Exit series so far.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
someviking (132) - old bridge, New Jersey, USA - MAR 4, 2011
pours an amber color with a nice sized white head. aroma is floral hops and citrus fruits. taste is clean crisp hops. some fruits poke through.

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