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RATINGS: 884   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 75   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Often referred to as Burning River Pale Aleís big brother, this stock ale is remarkably balanced for such a highly hopped beer. A rich deep blood red color makes this beer scary enough to be served every Halloween and a few other times of the year.


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4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
WisconsinBeer (710) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - SEP 29, 2012
Bottle. Pours a deep reddish orange color with a medium head. Love the artwork and concept for this beer, nice to have a seasonal that isnít a Marzen or pumpkin beer. The beer itself is remarkably well balanced. Malts are slightly sweet, notes of caramel and a bit of roast. Medium bodied. The hops are....well.....lets just say they fucking nailed the hop profile on this one. Very fresh tasting with heavy notes of citrus and a bit of floral. Probably one of the best "red ales" Iíve had.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
aumentm (100) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Very hopped up beer. It is really red and fun to drink in the winter and fall. A good stock ale with a great label.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7872) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - NOV 19, 2014
Bottle. Berry, orange peel, caramel malt and light alcohol aroma. Amber with large light tan head. Lightly sweet caramel malt and moderately intense bitter grapefruit peel and mild alcohol flavor.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
eaglebones (38) - Michigan, USA - NOV 5, 2014
Bottle. Slightly clouded red color with tall offwhite head. Aroma is fruits and caramel. Nice bitterness up front with hints of citrus and pine. The bitterness is well balanced by the fruity sweetness of the malts. Medium body and carbonation with a crisp finish. I really like this one!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
raphael (894) - Portland, Oregon, USA - NOV 4, 2014
On tap in the Pittsburgh airport, Bar Symon. I smell wood smoke, toffee, black pepper. Clear orange brown with moderate khaki head. Flavors of toasted grain, resin, peaches, alcohol. My mouth likes it a lot. Fine balance of malt complexity with hop edge.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Patrickctenchi (3969) - Coxís Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - NOV 4, 2014
Bottle: Slightly hazed berry-red with a short, thick, vanilla head. Wood, bread, slightly fuit-tangy aroma. Flavour is caramel, wood and earth. Light alcohol and woody bitterness. Pretty nice.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
e303 (112) - - NOV 2, 2014
Bottle to pint glass. Pour is deep copper with an off white head. The aroma is hoppy with some red apples. The taste is a well balanced hop and fruit combo. Not citrus but other fruits. The finish is moderately carbonated and easy. Good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
strongpieman (1529) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - NOV 1, 2014
Draft. Deep copper color, clear, thick tan head. Full body, plenty of hops and balance. Very good all around.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bigrond (1499) - factoryville, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 30, 2014
good beer. Solid offering from a good brewer. Definitely worth a try. THumbs up

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maxbier (364) - Maryland, USA - OCT 29, 2014
Very dark copper color with tan head. Malty, raisin, toffee aroma. Flavor ha a hint of roast, quite malty, some booze, sweetness, hop bitter. Finish is bitter sweet. Hop character is slight pine and tropical fruit. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
miyauchi38 (322) - chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 27, 2014
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