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RATINGS: 110   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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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.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PorterPounder (5934) - 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.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jw0406 (870) - atlanta, Georgia, USA - MAR 27, 2015
12 oz bottle pours a reddish color with a white head. Aromas of grapefruit, sweet malt citrus. Medium bodied very nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
shadey (1970) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 29, 2015
12oz bottle. Dark garnet pour with nice thin head of tight bubbles. Aroma is rich caramel with a touch of hop bitterness. Flavors are well blended and rich. Nice bitter finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (1870) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Draft at Milkboy. Slightly hazy orange copper pour with an impressive frothy white head. Lots of lace. Good carbonation. Spicy caramel flavors. Honey pecans. Dark amber fruit - apricot pits, dried peaches, dates, golden raisins. Good bit of hoppy spice in the mix that dries out the finish quite a bit. Warms to a thicker body than expected. Not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (4963) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2015
Nice caramel aroma with bunches of nuts and earth and a touch of fruits. Rich brown coloured body with hints of amber and a bit of a thin tan head. Medium to Full-bodied; Strong caramel flavour with a rich, sweet and sticky malt with a bright almost fruity finish. Aftertaste shows a well-balanced flavour with the malt coming through strongest and a thick sweetness from caramel and fruits balances out the malt nicely. Overall, a very nice amber with a good profile and decent complexity. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased by Ken from my hockey team and sampled after a game on 15-October-2014 - Thanks Ken!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Underdogs88 (236) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Piney hop aroma with slight hints of citrus. Moderate amounts of on the nose. Appearance is Amber with an average white white. Average head retention. Flavor has strong hints of pine and grapefruit. Malt flavor is moderate with notes of biscuit, caramel & plums. Mouthfeel is medium with medium carbonation. Overall, it's a good American red ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
skmikeg (1145) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Pours clear reddish amber with a one finger off white head with nice lacing. Aroma is of toasted malts, caramel, pine, sweet malts, and some light spicy hops. Taste citrus, pine, caramel, sweet malts, toffee, nutty malts, and some light tropical fruits. Has a medium body with a semi creamy mouthfeel a semi dry, moderately bitter, medium-long finish. Overall, a pretty nice, hoppy amber ale.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nittanytide (245) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 2, 2014
Poured copper in color with a thin, white head. Bready aroma. Taste is bready with a little bit of grapefruit on the back end. Smooth finish.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
coyforce (618) - Virginia, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Flavor is smooth and very weak as far as an ale goes. Aroma is mildly fruity and weak. Color is a nice amber.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bubbleflubber (1914) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JUL 19, 2014
On tap at Dockside Willie's, this pours brown-amber into the glass with a wispy head that leaves sparse lacing. The nose is woody, earthen hops. Caramel and a touch of citrus in the mouth finish with a nice lingering bitter. Medium-bodied, this goes down well in summer, yet is substantive enough to provide complexity.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WheatKing (1319) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 13, 2014
Copper white head. Nose is pungent wood/pine/onion/garlic/mango and crystal malt. Flavour is reversed with malt at the forefront. Pretty sticky palate, slight bitterness mixed with caramel on the finish. Nice punchy amber, love it!


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