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Grizzly Paw Rutting Elk Red

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Brewed by Grizzly Paw Brewing Company
Style: Irish Ale
Canmore, Canada
Serve in English pint

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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.84   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BunchABeer (30) - Red Deer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 8, 2015
Pours a red-copper colour. Aroma of malt with hints of chocolate. Mild malt taste with chocolate notes. Thin body with a sweet malt finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MadRobin (2292) - Silver Spring, USA - FEB 13, 2015
On tap 3 oz. sampler at the Grizzly Paw Brew Pub in Canmore, Alberta. Clear, rusty orange with a tiny off-white head and fair lacing. Aroma of citrus, caramel and red apples. Taste of caramel, citrus, apples and a hint of vinegar. Medium/light body and medium carbonation. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerAndPonies (109) - Medicine Hat, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 9, 2015
341 ml bottle from a six-pack from Sobeys Liquor, served in a tall, stemmed goblet. Love the name: Rutting Elk...it doesn’t get more Canadian...except, perhaps, for Tree Brewing’s Thirsty Beaver...and Molson Canadian, natch. Pours a deep reddish-amber cola-ish shade, with a fairly creamy-looking tancap that leaves lace patches. Nose holds toasted malt, mildly sweet, with some Big Three Cs (cocoa, coffee, caramel) notably present, and a little aromatic woody hops. Just a whiff of vinous fruit, too. Taste is pleasantly berry-ish, with soft, warm mulling spice accompanying, and a malt toast backbone supported by light cocoa and coffee, and the caramel’s not overwhelming, leaving plenty of space for the subtler elements. Has a moderately chewy mouthfeel and sweet/dry/brief finish. A shade less complex than similar ales, but well-balanced and a pleasure to drink.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryanhunter_4 (55) - La Crete, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 28, 2014
Poured from tap at bears den in banff. Pours an amber with minimal beige head. Strong caramel aroma. Malty taste but a bit watery. Drinkable.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Luvystypotables (965) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - DEC 24, 2014
Mild aroma of malt with hints of cocoa. Pours a reddish copper colour. Mild malt taste with cocoa undertones. Watery feel with a sweet malt finish.

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
markas101 (1979) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 1, 2014
Grizzly Paw Brewery, Canmore, AB, Canada. Deep brown red. Caramel aroma. Mild flavour. Alright, not amazing.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bahumat (132) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 3, 2014
This is nice! Very vanilla marshmallow caramel to it, lovely and sweet. Good session scotch ale. On tap at Craft beer market.

2.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fiveacestx (720) - Texas, USA - JUL 24, 2014
On tap - rusty color with lacing. Light roasted aroma and a buttery taste. Malty body and thin.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (13272) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 20, 2014
Red-amber, vaguely malty nose, mostly chewy amber, crystal malt, light bitterness, pretty basic.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
AgentAle (994) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 30, 2014
Aroma is caramel, toffee, slight roasted maltiness. Taste is lightly roasted malts with some light roastiness. The malt profile finishes fairly flat unfortunately. Light bland bitterness on finish. Appearance is amber/copper with a thin pearl head that retains poorly.


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