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RATINGS: 34   MEAN: 2.74/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.74   EST. CALORIES: 158   ABV: 5.25%
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The malt-focused ale uses roasted barley to give it its robust red color and roasted taste with subtle caramel notes for a clean, balanced taste and dry finish

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fuckbudlight (49) - Michigan, USA - NOV 28, 2010
Not much of a red. Has a strange acidity that I liken to that of apple juice (as in, the mouthfeel is almost "juicy" without being fruity). That said, not a very sweet red (which I like), but at the same time, very weak like many of the other beers out of Frankenmuth. Essentially zero head, so light that I thought it was a pilsner, etc. That being said, the beer pairs well with savory/salty foods, which bring out more of the latent charred malt bite of the beer. Definitely not a stand-alone beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Petkus331 (273) - Redford, Michigan, USA - NOV 28, 2010
An aroma of sweet caramel and some roasted malt. Flavor was of roasted malt bitterness, caramel, and followed by a sweet-acidic ending i can only relate to apple juice. the beer was rather light, and could have been a lot stronger. an O.K. beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beaver (1326) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 11, 2010
From a (very fancy) growler. Pours hazy orange amber with a couple of bubbles for a head.

The aroma is sweet nutty caramel malts and toffee.

The flavor is sweet nutty toasted caramel malts with a little balancing bitterness and a touch of fruit. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with very watery texture that washes out the flavors.

Overall, a decent nutty red. Nothing special...but a really sweet (but expensive) growler.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
milljam (682) - Norman, Oklahoma, USA - DEC 8, 2009
Weak aroma....some hints of toasted malt and caramel, but little else. Flavor is pretty malty, with biscuit and toasted malt up front, followed by some hops and a chocolate finish. Body is thin and watery

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