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Keweenaw Red Jacket Amber Ale

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RATINGS: 57   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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Medium bodied and lightly hopped, this Oktoberfest-style ale is brewed in tribute to the Red Jacket Mine of what is now Calumet and to the glory days of the copper industry in the Keweenaw Peninsula.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
doubelknv3 (968) - Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Amber with white head, clear, mild carbonation, lite lacing. Caramel, mild earthy, and mild floral aroma notes. Lite bodied, flavor like aroma, watery, mild bitterness, ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
blackflag321 (461) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Straight from the can in deer camp. Malt and caramel on the palate, but not much taste beyond that. Probably should try it again in a glass.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Gridfather (26) - - NOV 24, 2013
9/22/12. Poured from can into pint glass. Stiff, lingering head. Mild aroma. Beautiful, copper-red color. Taste starts smooth with fruit and spice, tickles the palate and then gone. Flavor vanishes into barely identifiable aftertaste. Meh... A disappointing Oktoberfest. This is the first I heard of this brewery located in the UP. At least the beer only contains the classic 4 ingredients. Would not order another. ---Rated via the Gridfather

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bookman10 (621) - Osseo, Minnesota, USA - JUL 15, 2013
Pours a reddish-orange, with smallish head. Aroma is grassy and a bit sweet, with a hint of hops. Flavor a bit watered down, but tends toward the sweet malt, with some fruit and some hops. Just a bit on the metallic side (courtesy of the can?). Not terrible, nothing too special, either.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
johnnyoski (426) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - MAY 2, 2013
12oz can. Dark copper color with an average off white head. Sweet malt and caramel aroma. Toasted malt and nut flavor turns sweeter with a caramel finish. Dry texture with average carbonation. Nothing stands out but nothing wrong with it either.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bpar73 (408) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - APR 13, 2013
Draft. Reddish golden pour with a medium sized off-white head. Malty and a bit sweet with notes of nuts, bread and hints of citrus. Nothing spectacular but very drinkable.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
mnmike (1015) - Minnesota, USA - APR 5, 2013
Straight from the can. Watery taste but stronger on the hops. Balanced all around.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Thanks, Steve! Gushy pour from the can, difficult to contain. Bad label, like hipsters reclaiming the proletarian ethos from an earlier era but no irony (thankful in one sense, depressing in another). Decent enough appearance once the brew settles down, but the aroma is tart and vegetal in a way that suggests the roil was courtesy of an infection. Chewy and sweet malts in there, but this one’s a bit fucked.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
umich03jm (1767) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - FEB 17, 2013
Can. Pours a clear golden orange color with a small foamy head that lingers a bit. Aromas are caramel malt and grassy hops. Taste is decent. Malt and hops balance nicely. Finish is a tad metallic and stale though. Overall not bad. I like everything but the finish.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BVery (5930) - Burnsville, Minnesota, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Can. Clear reddish orange pour with a small spotty head. Dusty caramel and some unbalanced hops - not a great beer but it’s okay.


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