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Well, we tried naming this beer Scarlet Fever, but the Feds would not approve our label because it was also the name of a disease. Since we’re plumb out of time and other great name ideas, we’re calling this West Coast hoppy red ale, Red Fish. Columbus, Chinook and Cascade hops give the beer a robust piney nose. Two-row, crystal and cara-red malts give the beer a malty background and a 7% abv.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BillsmafiaCO (9) - New Jersey, USA - APR 14, 2014 does not count
Very nice, especially for packing a whopping 7% ABV. Hoppy but very good taste, and I tend to frown on super hoppy brews. Will buy again and often! Great Jersey beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (5207) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAR 29, 2014
Tampa, Fl. - Total Wine & More - 12 oz bottle. Pours a sparkling medium copper with a long lasting, but thinnish off-white head. Aroma has some sweet candy-like notes, a touch of cherries, Flavor is mellow, with some fruity cherry like accents, a touch of nice subtle bitterness, some toffee-like sweetness. Nicely textured mouthfeel. Pretty decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jayb0 (984) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Very enjoyable. I usually stay away from any beers with "red" in the name. They tend to be weak, middling attempts to do something different or maybe "Irish". FF is just making a good, hop-forward amber with their typical eye on balance and complexity. Nice from start to finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8096) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 20, 2014
a nice citrus bitterness, orange body and thick lace ring. Mild hoppy aroma. American style red but still lots of malt. OK drinkiness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
retinadoc (120) - - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle. Appealing, above average carbonation and hoppy aroma. Interesting reddish color. Very tasty hoppy ale, well balanced and not too strong or astringent hop flavor, like some microbrew IPA’s. Slightly bitter finish. A very pleasant surprise!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AR (1000) - Georgia, USA - MAR 1, 2014
This is a typical red ale. It is predominately hoppy, but a good malty presence. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
WillRunForBeer (426) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Bottle. Pours red gold with a clingy white head. Aroma of caramel malt, raisin, bread, grass and pine. Well balanced with caramel malts on the sweet side, grassy hops on the bitter side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NoLedge21 (11) - Florida, USA - JAN 29, 2014
Has the kind of balance between malts and hops that make Dogfish Head IPAs so great. Light to the nose. Some pine I’d say. Dark amber with thick head when I poured it. Truly enjoyed it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bkurtz (725) - PERU - JAN 27, 2014
Poured a hazy amber/orange with fairly large head. Grapefruit and orange aromas. Nice balance of sweet citrus and bitter hops. Very enjoyable amber ale, one of the best.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suprchunk (1956) - Crestview, Florida, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Deep red colored pour. Big off-white head. Plenty of lacing. Aroma is huge malt. Taste is huge malt. Very nice beer.

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