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RATINGS: 168   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21   IBU: 9   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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This ruby red amber ale strikes a pleasing balance between malt and hop influences. Easy to drink, great with food or as a stand-alone refresher. Red Menace is out to revolutionize the world of amber ales ~ one pint at a time! Join the party ... 4.8% ABV 9 IBUs Malts: 2-Row Pale ~ Crystal 75L ~ Victory ~ Special B ~ Aromatic ~ Rye Hops: Bravo ~ Chinook ~ Willamette ~ Columbus Original Gravity: 12° Plato

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (37271) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JAN 30, 2011

Bottle 12fl.oz.

Clear medium to dark red brown amber color with a average, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, caramel, dark berry, wood - tobacco, funky licorice - lakrids konfekt notes. Flavor is moderate to light light heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration, wood - tobacco, tea, dark malt, vomit notes, funky licorice - lakrids konfekt notes. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20110111]

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
gsmitty80 (1902) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 4, 2010
This was a nice and robust red ale that poured a deep red with alot of head and. Easy drinkable with a bite.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
coolpop (1394) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - DEC 2, 2010
Bomber. Way overcarbonated -- the thing erupted all over the counter upon opening. Pours a reddish amber with a medium-sized dense light tan head. Lots of caramel, grain, some fruit, a nice spiciness, some floral and citrus hops. Medium mouthfeel. Nice take on an amber.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 2/20
isermaja (4) - , Washington, USA - SEP 5, 2010 does not count
First beer I have opened and poured down the drain after a couple of sips. I like hoppy beers and I like ambers, but this was neither. The bitterness was so overwhelming that is was hard to taste much else.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
muteprint (176) - Olympia, Washington, USA - AUG 17, 2010
22 oz bomber. Unlike any amber I’ve seen. Pours a dark brown with a red tint. Caramel malty taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RickTStiles (813) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 3, 2010
pours hazy dark red with a creamy white head and some lacing. aroma i simple malt and a bit dank. medium-light bodied, taste is hops with some creamy notes and vegetables. finishes mildly hoppy. meh.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnysmoke (101) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 30, 2010
Deep reddish-amber color with a thin tan head. Good lacing. Hops and malt on the nose. Bigger than what I was expecting....good hop flavor (grapefruit and pine) mixed with nice sweet caramel malt tones.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAY 13, 2010
Red Menace Big Amber Ale--2005 12 oz. Bottle. 5.75% ABV. 45 IBU’s? (4.25 / 5.0) Tight lacy head. Clear bright rich dark amber color. Malty mild toasted floral fruit hop front. Dry sweet crusty biscuit caramel chewy mild fruit body. Dry mild earthy hop spice end. Smooth tangy & tasty. Sampled 7/19/2005. Red Menace Big Amber Ale--2005 22 oz. Bottle. 5.75% ABV. 45 IBU’s? (4.5 / 5.0) Thick pour. Mild lacy head. Clear rich deep amber red color. Malty floral toasted hop front. Rich smooth malty toasted sweet biscuit caramel bottle conditioned mellow yeast ester fruit body. Clean mild hop spice end. Sampled 3/24/2005. Red Menace Big Amber Ale--2007 12 oz. Bottle. 5.75% ABV. 30 IBU’s? (3.5 / 5.0 ) 6-Pack $6.99. Foamy mild lace off white head. Clear bottle conditioned sediment flecked bright thin amber color. Mild hop fruit estery front. Crisp mild sweet fruity mild biscuit clean caramel body. Infected yeasty hints. Over Aged? Mild hop spice citrus ester fruity clean end. Fizzy. Sampled 3/23/2008.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oldrtybastrd (3222) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 7, 2010
Pours a medium amber/brown color. Aromas of caramel malts, minor hops, and a touch of wood. Flavor is burnt caramel, fruit and a smooth roast finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lukeherinckx (134) - mount pleasant, South Carolina, USA - MAR 7, 2010
Big hoppy, malty aroma. Dark amber color with a short lived off white head. middle of the road maltiness and a slight hoppiness. not much of a finish either. very middle of the road

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