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Franklins Rubber Chicken Red Ale
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RATINGS: 36   MEAN: 3.04/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.03   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This smooth session ale is brewed with Munich, Caramel and Chocolate malt and lightly hopped with Liberty hops.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
solidfunk (5466) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUL 18, 2015
OK. Light coppery aroma with some caramelized malt. Light bitter spur finish. Dark orange pour. Tap at brewpub.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BierMeHoos (352) - Maryland, USA - MAR 30, 2015
On tap at Franklin’s Restaurant, Brewery & General Store in Hyattsville, MD, part of a flight of 10. Appearance is dark amber red to brown ruby clear body. Aroma is strong, with malt and sour dough bread, almost super sour. Taste is earthy, a bit too much for me. Palate like an Irish Red Ale. Its a decent beer, but Franklins has some others that are much better.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (8000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAR 19, 2015
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear browned amber with a thin white head. Grain and malt on the nose. Malty, crisp and grainy. Malt, crisp and grainy. Lingering soft malt.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kraddel (4592) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - FEB 14, 2015
Pours clear dark amber , small white head . Smell is very unintense . Taste is a bit bitter , earthy , caramel . Some ambermalts . Slightly sweet ending . OK

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Iphonephan (4612) - McLean, Virginia, USA - FEB 14, 2015
On draft at the brewery. Pours a clear amber with an ecru head. Nutty nose. Flavors of caramel. Sweet finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (10695) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Northeast Bucket List Trip Beer #4. Keg at the brewery. Pours a clear red with a thin creamy off-white head. Decent head retention. Aroma of toffee and caramel. The taste is toffee, caramel, mild raisin and earth. Medium bodied, mild lingering bitterness. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
WillemsUrenkel (971) - Oldenburg, GERMANY - JUL 10, 2014
4 fl oz. sample at the brewery. Dark red amber in the glass. Malty and fresh hopy at the nose. Tastes dark malty with hop at the start. Gets more bitter and hopy in a malty bedding. Sweet sour background and malt, malt, malt.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
MadRobin (2411) - Silver Spring, USA - MAR 31, 2014
On tap 5 oz. sampler at Franklin 's Restaurant, Brewery and General Store in Hyattsville, MD. Clear, dark-amber red with an off-white head and excellent lacing. Aroma of caramel, white bread, sourdough bread, butter, light pine and mild lemon. Taste of toffee, butter, white bread and sourdough bread. Medium/light body and low/medium carbonization. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 10, 2012
Bottle from the brewer: Pours a clear copper with a thin white head, aroma has light malts and grassy hops, light bodied, mellow carbonation, starts and ends lightly bitter with a clean aftertaste. A fine brew from an exceptional brewer.

1.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 7/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - FEB 4, 2012
On tap at Franklin’s. Pours a moderate amber color with a bit of an off-white head. The nose brings a bit of amber malt along with quite a bit of buttery diacetyl. The flavor has even more buttery diacetyl. Quite off-putting. Medium body with a creamy, buttery finish. Just way overtaken by diacetyl. Quite unfortunate.


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