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RATINGS: 388   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14/5   IBU: 17   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Brewed with a half ton of caramelized malts, this bold red ale has caramel and toffee flavors, notes of dried raisins and currants, and a slightly sweet finish.
Color: 30 SRM
Bitterness: 17 IBU
Gravity: 15° Plato
Availability: 24/7/365, Kegs and Bottles


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (12101) - Escondido, California, USA - JAN 5, 2015
Tap at the brewery, 4S Ranch. Pours clear amber with a medium, frothy off-white head, medium retention with light lacing. Aroma is sweet and rich bready malt, dates and faint earthy hops. Flavor is sweet malt, faint hops and light bitterness, dark fruits with a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
thewolf (12080) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 19, 2012
Bottle. [thanks René]
Pours clear amber with a small, creamy beige film head. Aroma has mild caramel, light berries, some cardboard. Medium carbonation, light dry and grainy mouthfeel. Flavour is sweetish, some caramel, light grainy, som mild cheese pops. Mild bitterness. Average.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
DSG (11600) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - JAN 18, 2009
(11/2/08) Draught sample at the brewpub in downtown San Diego. Clear red-amber color. Aroma of malt, some nutty notes, some toasted hints and light dark fruitiness. Sweet malty flavor with caramel, some toastiness, a bit of nuts and light fruitiness. Medium-bodied with strong carbonation.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (11560) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 5, 2008
Pint on tap inside Disneyland. Poured a deeper amber color with a small sized off white head. I had this side x side with a pint of their Oktoberfest, and honestly, other than this being a little deeper in color, I would have a hard time telling the difference. Some caramel, toastiness, and some light citrus.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (11508) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 10, 2003
Got this on draught at the Uva Cafe in Downtown Disney, after pretty much giving up on finding any decent beer in the Disney parks. Pretty amber color with a medium beige head. Nice malty aroma balanced with a faint whiff of hops. Flavor is nicely balanced sweet malt and hops with a light hoppy finish. Worth seeking out if you are at Disney and are sick of only finding Bud.

1.5
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
crossovert (11348) - Illinois, USA - JUL 30, 2012
A sweet and hot mess. Dont know what they were going for but this is poor and i dont recommend it.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Sammy (11177) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 11, 2007
Local consideration at Pizza Port Solena Beach. Some lace, some yeast noted, and some toasted malt. Not all that bad but this style is fairly commonplace and topped by many. Easy drink and beats a macro, not way out of a place in the incredible California beer landscape.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Meilby (10944) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - JAN 18, 2014
Pours clear deep golden/copper with a off-white head. Aroma has notes of malt, toffee and dried fruits. Taste is medium sweet and light bitter. Body is medium, texture is thin to oily, carbonation is soft.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 11/30/2006
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub

clear red, wispy white head, light caramel malt aroma, rich caramel malt flavor with good notes of biscuit and toasted, light hop flavor leading to a light bitter finish,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: *4

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
daknole (10872) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - AUG 1, 2010
Tap at La Jolla. Reddish/amber pour. Aroma has doughy malts, caramel, honey, wheat thins and some lightly grassy hops. Flavor has the expected caramel malt, bready notes, earthy hops. Boring.


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