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RATINGS: 22   MEAN: 3.18/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.09   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A smooth red ale with a sweet, malty taste and colour derived from roasted unmalted barley.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thetmaxx (729) - West Sacramento, California, USA - SEP 29, 2012
Poured from the bottle aquired at Apple Hill. I really enjoyed this beer, it has a really nice balance of malts and hops. I’m done drinking it now, and I wish I wasn’t. I thought this beer was good,

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dodgrblu (562) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUN 10, 2012
4 ounce taster at the Brewery tasting room. Very toasty; nice fizziness and color.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
marcus (6017) - Sacramento, California, USA - AUG 8, 2010
On tap at the brewpub, Pours dark brown with a reddish fringe and a modest tan head. There is a smoky treacle aroma and a smoked malt flavor with a dry finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bb (6697) - Alamo, California, USA - MAR 5, 2010
Bottle. dark ruby beer with a dark cream colored head. light roast and darker malt aroma with chocolate. Caramel and nutty flavor with light chocolate and balanced hops. Medium bodied. Woodsy/piney hops linger with caramel and nuts.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Rosebud butternuts (2396) - Denton, Texas, USA - NOV 25, 2009
bottle thanks to bhensonb. poured brown with an off white head. aroma of grains, coffee, and roasted grain. flavor was dark roast and grains. body light-medium.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
mar (4662) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 25, 2009
bottle thanks to ericandersnavy. deep amber with a cream head. nose is deep roasted malts, coffee and bread. not bad on the palate with a flavor of coffee and a roasted finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SamGamgee (2452) - down the whirlpool, California, USA - JUL 25, 2009
12oz bottle. Dark red-brown with some haze and a lasting off-white head. On the darker side for an Irish red ale. The aroma has a big dose of lightly burnt toast with a light coating of strawberry jam and faint grain husk. Malty yet dry flavor, bready with light roast. Modest hops, but well balanced. Medium-light body with creamy carbonation. This was a bit of a surprise. I wasn’t expecting much out of this random beer that a relative brought over for me from a brewery that I had never heard of, but this is one of the best representations of the style that I have come across. The rich malty flavors but dry drinkability work quite well.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - JUL 19, 2009

Date: July 07, 2009
Mode: Bottle
Source: Roadtrip
Appearance: hazy amber, frothy beige head, lots of drippy lace
Aroma: dry caramel aroma, light earthyness
Flavor: sweet caramel flavor, light bready character, plenty of earthy bitterness
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 5/10
Score: *4

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (9036) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 23, 2009
Bottle poured a clear dark reddish amber with a lasting amber head. Aromas of carmel toasted malt light earthiness and light nuttiness. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of carmel, earthiness, toasted malt and light nuttiness with a smooth lingering malty finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Oscbert (971) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 23, 2008
~Pours a dark amber brown with small off white head. ~Malty, nutty aroma, with some spicy hops. Pleasant aroma, smells like it could make a good meal. ~Mellow sweet roasted malt flavor, some nuttiness. ~Medium smooth feel. Sweet nutty finish . ~A solid brew. Well balanced and enjoyable.


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