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RATINGS: 1308   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78/5   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Nephilium (1680) - Cleveland, Ohio, USA - JUL 16, 2007
A wonderful sour aroma with hints of apples and raspberries. It pours a cloudy reddish-amber with a nice white fluffy head that leaves sheets of lacing on the glass. Starts on a sweet note, with strong oak hints, and with a dry, sour finish. Lively carbonation keeps it from cloying. Another great beer from the folks at Jolly Pumpkin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ebone1988 (1310) - Dearborn, Michigan, USA - JUL 31, 2016
Aroma is tart, woody, tannins, funk, sour. Appearance is red brown, light tan head, clear. Taste is wood, tart, tannins, solid Flanders. Mouthfeel is light body, light crisp carbonation, woody tannins aftertaste. Overall, pretty pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
LearninBeer (469) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUL 16, 2016
The aroma is malt, caramel, clove and a little earthy yeast. Pours a brown/amber with a creamy light brown head mostly lasting. The taste is sour-medium. The body is medium, the texture creamy and the carbonation fizzy, the finish astringent. Overall the buzz outweighs the taste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MetalNHopHead (1332) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - JUN 26, 2016
There are strange and wonderful things going on in La Roja. It pours dirty red with not-white suds. The aromas are funky, fruity, and acidic. The flavor profile is an odd balance of sweet/sour/fermented. Malty caramel, booze-soaked wood, tangy cherry, sweet/tart citrus, balsamic and white vinegar, and funky earth. Itís all so unusual, all so drinkable. Rot can be fun if you let the right brewer show you how.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
HuskerTan (1582) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - JUN 25, 2016
Bottle. A- Oak, cherries, subtle sourness, overripe stone fruit A- Orange brown color, hazy liquid, beige head. T- Oak, caramel, cherries, slightly sour. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, full finish. O- Decent. Reminded me much more of a barley wine than a sour. Aroma was good. Something in the taste that I canít quite place that hurt it a bit for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpar73 (939) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - JUN 4, 2016
At Charlevoix Craft Beer Festival. Reddish brown pour with a tan head. Sour fruit, malt and caramel in the aroma and taste.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
RocknSkol (15) - - APR 4, 2016
Deep Amber with a nice head that leaves great lacing on the glass. Funk and earthy notes in the aroma. Sweet, sour, caramel tartness in the flavor with a tasty, tart caramel finish. Delicious!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Malin_aiisa (790) - SWEDEN - APR 2, 2016
Draft at torst Red brown white head Aroma of Apple, Taste nice of spices and sour fruits Like the texture

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
anstei (1051) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - FEB 6, 2016
Bottle at Erzbierschof Zurich. A light and vineous sour. Beautifully red, slightly cloudy. Very round and balanced, almost quaffable, but also one-dimensional.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Stylurus (19) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JAN 10, 2016
Nicely tart and sour. 750ml had little head produced in the glass. Consumed in Jan-2016 and bottled in Sep-2015. This could make you pucker up with the lemony mouth feel. A great sour beer that is amber red in color.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Schaetzakowski (10) - Wisconsin, USA - DEC 1, 2015
Really enjoyed the balance of the malt and tartness. Have been hanging on to this for awhile and was pleasantly surprised with it.

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