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RATINGS: 93   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Lavaman Red Ale is a malty, red ale with strong caramel notes and a subtle chocolate malt flavor. The pronounced maltiness is balanced by the delicate blend of Pacific Northwest hops resulting in a smooth, full-bodied beer.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (16428) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 23, 2013
Draught at Kona Brewing Company - KoKo Marina Pub, 5.5% ABV
Beautiful amber (dark) color, with creamy head. The aroma is mild, some caramel and paper. The mouthfeel is quite smooth, it has caramel flavor, some yeast character, correct bitterness. Another beer that happens to be quite anonymous.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AmEricanbrew (6331) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - DEC 24, 2012
Clear amber color with lasting ivory head. Caramel, pale malt, chocolate aromas. Smooth medium body. Mild caramel, chocolate, pale malt, floral flavors-easy drinking--not bad.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7635) - NUNEATON, CONF N, Warwickshire, ENGLAND - SEP 17, 2012
Several mugs@BarAcuda, Hanalei, Kaua’i,27/08/12. Shining red, fizzy, cold with little head. Red jelly, berries, maybe cinder toffee aroma. Tunnel-like berries, chocolate orange, bit of barrel, generic nutty hints. Bit soapy. Alright.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
improvjock (325) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 7, 2012
Tap. Pours a reddish amber with good off-white head that leaves nice lacing on the glass. Not much in the aroma...mostly malty. Flavor has hints of cherry, sugar, and malts. Somewhat sweet, but not overly so. Well balanced.

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Bcoble003 (266) - Aiea, Hawaii, USA - MAY 17, 2012
A wonderful red tinted beer and also smooth to drink a fine red ale to enjoy on a summer day in Hawaii.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gooney (389) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 30, 2012
On tap at Castaway. Red with minimal head. Minimal aroma. Malt character greed with more sips. Fairly nondescript. Not great. Not bad. Easy to drink. This is probably a good intro to microbrews for the Bud/Miller crowd.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerBoxer (232) - Sacramento, USA - FEB 25, 2012
Aroma is slightly spicy and pepper. Flavor taste a little watery. Reminds me of a big brew in quality. Not so good

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
patricks110 (2076) - Alberta, CANADA - JAN 24, 2012
Had at the Brewpub in KONA!!! The pour is a bright amber red in the body with a thick two finger yellowish head. A hop forward nose with a nearly nonexistant caramelly malt and a bit of citrus fruit. My first taste was a bit too grainy with a lightly citrus hopped taste. An aftertaste of light bitterness and an unusual herbal note. Overall, this is an okay brew.

2.4
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
tjbender (4) - - JAN 4, 2012 does not count
Had it on tap at a hotel in Maui. If I had to describe it in a word, that word would be "average". The best thing it has going for it is its striking red appearance. It was definitely an eye-catcher. There was a slight hoppy aroma to it, but it was very faint. Taste was below-average. A very slight sweetness upon the beer initially hitting the tongue, but that quickly gave way to overpowering bitterness, with a very bitter finish. That might be some people’s cup of tea, but it’s definitely not mine.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
m4rest88 (387) - Beverly Hills, California, USA - DEC 27, 2011
On tap at my hotel Aroma is malty so is the flavor with hints of barley at the end Pours an amber hue with a small head Good brew!


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