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RATINGS: 92   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.28/5   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Hoppys gift to those you like their beers malty. Dark Caramel and chocolate malts lend their deep crimson silkiness, and judicious additions of Nugget and Cascade hops give just enough bitterness for balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (8389) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 18, 2014
"Good blend of malts and hops here. aromatic, dark (for the style), and flavorful. I wasn’t expecting much from this brewery after dumping their holiday ale, so this was a very pleasant surprise. 1/09-had an off aroma...maybe the glass they served in. i’ll wait to have another off one to downgrade...or not.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
illidurit (2270) - San Francisco, California, USA - JUL 10, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Pours deep ruby with an off white head. Smokey burnt caramel nose, light chocolate wafer. Flavor is sweet with dark caramel and toffee but finishes smokey and a bit astringent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (4591) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Draft pour as part of the full sampler at Hoppy Brewing. Clear dark red/amber with off-white head. Aromas of chocolate and floral notes. Tastes of light chocolate, caramel, floral notes. Medium body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
RedSox2004 (1552) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - APR 4, 2014
Clear golden amber with a one-finger khaki head that leavesgenerous lace. Aromas of tangy citrus and roasted malts. Lemon and orange flavors up front supported by modest toasted malts. Light to medium body, moderate carbonation, prickly mouthfeel and a clean finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bb (7915) - Alamo, California, USA - NOV 8, 2013
Bottle. Bronze beer with a dark cream head. Cocoa and caramel aroma with light grapefruit. Grapefruit and cocoa flavor with nuttiness and caramel. Medium bodied. Grapefruit and light pine lingers with cocoa, caramel, and light nuttiness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
baraciisch (2554) - California, USA - SEP 16, 2013
Reddish brown in color... Aroma of caramel malts, nuts... Flavor is rich and malty, notes of toffee, hazelnut, coffee... Not much hop balance... Okay ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beertholomeus (1438) - California, USA - SEP 11, 2013
Pours an amber color with off white head. Malt, caramel, toffee, nut, chocolate and hop aroma. Caramel, toffee, malt, chocolate, hazelnut, biscuit and hop flavors. Medium body and carbonation with a malty finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (14558) - San Leandro, California, USA - AUG 19, 2013
On tap @ Hoppy Brewing. Dark amber pour with a white head. Toasted malt, bread, and some toffee on the nose. A bit of grass and straw. Pretty meh. Flavor is basic amber ale. Bread, toast, toffee, and caramel. Light floral hops, grass, and a mild bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
whicheck (81) - California, USA - JUL 8, 2013
Pours redish brown. Aroma is slight carmel but u can smell the hops and know its not going to be the traditional red. Flavor is pretty balanced. But to me it tasted a little watered down.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jtclockwork (12133) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 21, 2013
Bottle shared with Yanick. Pours dark reddish amber with off white head. Nose and taste of resin, caramel, toasted chocolate grain, charred toast and toasted red fruits. Medium body.

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