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RATINGS: 1277   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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La Roja, an artisan amber ale brewed in the Flanders tradition. Deep amber with earthy caramel, spice and sour fruit notes developed through natural barrel aging. Unfiltered, unpasteurized and blended from barrels ranging in age between two and ten months. Truly an ale of distinction.


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4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jar72404 (426) - USA - DEC 11, 2012
Bomber. Pours amber with thin white head. Aroma is sour cherry and pear. Flavor is sour cherry, pear, apple and grape. Delicious.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
s_hartshorne (2003) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle cotteridge piss amber thin head aroma is Rex fruits. Taste nice tart fruits good sour finish. Ok body. Tasty

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Buczer (319) - Pabianice, POLAND - FEB 15, 2015
Bottle, pours copper, hazy with stable off-white head. In aroma notes of sour red fruit, caramel and wood. Medium sourness, woody and fruity notes in taste. medium body, soft carbonation, acidic aftertaste.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
EtTuCthulhu (1205) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - FEB 6, 2015
The appearance is a murky copper color with small off-white ring, and the aroma blends caramel malts, sour pit fruit (predominantly tart cherries), clove, and oak. The initial flavor is mildly sour, mildly acidic, and slightly sweet, but the aftertaste is a mellow, well-balanced slight sourness and sweetness. The palate fuses a slick texture, soft carbonation, a Pickering effect, and a medium body.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
tykechandler (319) - Kentucky, USA - FEB 1, 2015
Это пиво вкусное. я, конечно, рекомен& его всем, что любит хорошую Craft пива!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beers4Abigail (11) - Florida, USA - JAN 29, 2015
Dark brown in color with ruby hues. Low to medium carbonation. Aromas of dark fruits. Flavors of sour cherries, raisins, dried plums.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
bg80 (32) - California, USA - JAN 29, 2015
From 12oz bottle. Acidic, fruity aroma. Pinkish red appearance, clear, rose-like. No head to speak of, no lacing. Predominantly sour, but funky and a little bitter. Light body, thin texture, nearly-flat carbonation, long, strawberry flavor, slightly bitter grapefruity-finish. Not quite sour enough, too funky and bitter for my taste. A little flat overall.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BlackHaddock (4379) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - JAN 28, 2015
24th Jan 2015: shared bottle at the Cotteridge wine meet. Misty amber hue to the body, thin beige topping. Tart and sharp cherry sourness in the nose, same could be said for the taste, a bit ’woody’ but mostly sour cherries. Cheers whoever brought it to the tasting.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RichTheVillan (3784) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - JAN 26, 2015
Bottle at Cotteridge wine convention; hazy copper/red pour with a thin bubbly beige head, tart fruit aroma, taste has caramel, dried fruits, tart cherries, quite good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cfrancis (2591) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 25, 2015
Pours dirty reddish brown with a small white wisp that quickly disappears. Aroma us a woody tartness and sourness with cherry. Taste is a quick oak and peppery sour tartness. Cherry and farmy and woody. Great sour red.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dfinney23 (1953) - Houston, Texas, USA - JAN 24, 2015
Pours brick red with no head. Sour cherry aroma. Taste is sour with surprisingly little depth. Not my favorite JP.


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