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RATINGS: 90   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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jeremytoni (3011) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - OCT 30, 2008
From the tap poured an amber color with a small head. Nice malty spicy flavor, with a lingering finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
shrubber85 (8603) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - SEP 26, 2008
Tap. Light toffee malt aroma. Hazy red amber color with minimal head. Sweet berry malt flavor. Decent but standard amber ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
carruthm (1401) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUL 10, 2008
solid amber ale, good reddish pour with okay head. lots of malt in the nose and some fruity/caramel aspects to the taste.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
AleDrinker (1089) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JUN 19, 2008
Solid red ale here. Big malty nose and flavor catch my attention. Probably my favorite out of the 12 beer sampler I got at the brewery. Lots of caramel and lightly roasted malts, LOTS! Good stuff.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
elihapa (1532) - Honolulu, Hawaii, USA - JUN 4, 2008
on tap, Yardhouse. Pours a dark ruby color, quite attractive. Smell is of malt and fruits. Flavor is quite interesting: classic red ale sweeter malt + hop balance with fruit, but also features a subtle smokiness that adds character to this brew. Palate is light-medium. Finishes smooth and flavors linger on tongue. Flavors could have been bolder, but nice overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
SQNfan (591) - Wheaton, Illinois, USA - MAY 9, 2008
On tap at the brewpub in Honolulu: Solid amber in color with some rich red tones running through. There were aromas of malt, caramel and a touch of citric hops. This continued into a medium-bodied beer with nice carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
estoppel (1028) - Buffalo, New York, USA - APR 16, 2008
Draft. Reddish body, small head, malty nose with fruity hop notes. Moderately hopped, with a pleasant fruity flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
msante79 (2212) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - APR 1, 2008
On tap at Kona brewpub. Pours a reddish copper color. Aroma is hops and malts with a little citrus. Flavor is hops, citrus and malts. Nothing special

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewDad (5117) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JAN 23, 2008
Taster - Kona Brewing Co. - Koko Marina Pub - Honolulu, Hawaii
2008 – Great Hawaiian Beer Run
Aroma – A light amber ale aroma this was weak.
Appearance – Amber reddish in color, nice head and clear.
Flavor – A light flavored amber ale. I was expecting this beer to give me a buzz on my tongue. Not even. Sorry go back re-brew.
Palate – Semi decent Mouthfeel, nice texture with a dry finish.
Overall – his beer was off and did not fall in the best of category. This was one of the worst I had all night. It still scored well but other beers where soooo much better. This beer was plain.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HazelRah (276) - Summerland, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 28, 2007
Mild malt and hops but not boring either. A good beer with food but nothing too exciting. Par for the style I guess.

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