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RATINGS: 462   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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A striking ruby hue and spicy floral nose punctuate the pleasant sweetness of this brew. Crystal malt coalesces with the earthy flavor of Willamette hops. A hauntingly beautiful combination.


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1.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 3/20
hopsessed (37) - Kansas, USA - AUG 17, 2011
One sip, drain. My first thought: Maybe this one is WAY old, because it def tastes oxidized (cardboard). Then I realized that this one had JUST recieved new branding and that was impossible. Tastes like sugary cardboard. I really hope this was an off bottle. That was just about terrible.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmr (6) - - SEP 15, 2014 does not count
Bottle in Boulder Colorado A: Dark reddish brown - 1 finger of an off-white/tan head- not much carbonation - good lacing and legging S: toasted sweet malts - fruity raisins/dried fruit - toffee T: brown sugar - slight hops Body: sweet - earthy

3.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TThumper89 (8) - Otsego, Michigan, USA - SEP 7, 2014 does not count
12oz. Bottle into a beer mug. A striking ruby hue and spicy floral nose punctuate the pleasant sweetness of this brew. Crystal malt coalesces with the earthy flavor of Willamette hops. A hauntingly beautiful combination. Good, mildly malty sweet, refreshing summer beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Block (1400) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - AUG 17, 2014
A smooth and sweet beer. Some reddish malt flavors in the middle. Finishes sweet. Light.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
liquidbread86 (39) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 12, 2014
Nice red ale. Good balance of hops and malt. Exceptionally refreshing; good for a hot day.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
flip_soeperman (598) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 6, 2014
Really dark red burned sweet beer. Almost like a burned caramel aroma, with sweetness, not cloyingly, but sweet. Not a very nice beer to drink.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
swesson (230) - Highlands Ranch, Colorado, USA - JUN 15, 2014
From a bottle. Pours a light ruby red, creating a medium-white head. Nice lacing up the glass. Smells of sweet caramel, hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
chickenflea (336) - Oviedo, Florida, USA - JUN 13, 2014
12 ounce bottle. A truly beautiful beer with small tan head over a clear deep red body. Head leaves the building rapidly. Excellent noble hop aroma for an amber. Love Willamette. Malt aroma is not neglected. Smells almost like a Maris Otter malt. Lots of good caramelly sweetness. Excellent balance in the beer with the sweetness gradually overtaken by the hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium and lively. The bitterness lingers into the aftertaste. I want to take another sip to start the whole trip over again. A very nice American amber.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
sfontain (802) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 11, 2014
12 oz bottle, Kroger Bridge St. Ruby pour, white head, light lacing. Aroma red fruit, floral, spicy, cola, bubble gum. Flavor caramel, spicy; moderately sharp bitterness. Medium body, medium carbonation. Well done red amber, modestly above average in just about every way. Solid and pleasant.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Valgreen (657) - DENMARK - MAY 6, 2014
Bottle @ Home. BB 30.05.14. Clear dark amber, medium off white head that settles quickly, some lacing. Aroma, malty, old hop notes, caramel. Taste, malty, caramel, a little spicy, some hop. High carbonation. Oily mouth feel. Light bitter aftertaste.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nekronos (3633) - Xalapa, MEXICO - APR 17, 2014
NIce and quite good to drink. Easy fetaures and not so creamy shape but well brewed it was.


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