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RATINGS: 89   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18   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 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (15770) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (13138) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 8, 2014
Dull reddish-brown, thin head. Light aroma and palate balancing dry, tobaccoey hop notes with mild caramelly malts. Unexciting but balanced.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (11126) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2014
Keg at Duke’s Beach House, Lahaina, 26/04/14. Clear reddish amber with a moderate off white swirl atop the glass. Nose is toasted malt, light toffee notes, mellow fruit, hint of orange. Taste comprises toasted bread, very light smoke, toffee, less fruit than on the nose, biscuit malt. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, semi drying close. So so, Ok for style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (10700) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 1, 2014
A reddish copper ale with a thin mocha head. In aroma, sweet nutty malt with light grassy hops, faint mineral notes, OK. In mouth, a nice nutty caramel malt with light grassy hops, pleasant and nutty. On tap at Koko location.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (9461) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 10, 2007
On tap at the Kona Brew Pub on Oahu. Poured a deeper orange / copperish color with a small sized head. Aromas of floral hops, light citrus and malts. Tastes the same hoppiness with some toasted malts and light caramel. Light lacing left on the glass.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (8973) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 7, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 21, 2010 Sample at the brewpub in Kailua. The beer pours a dark amber color with a medium off-white head that recedes steadily. Short strings of lacing on the glass. Caramel malt and citrus aroma. Light body with flavors of sweet malt and caramel along with mildly bitter hops and citrus. The finish is earthy and malty and does not linger long. Slightly above average overall.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
shrubber85 (8323) - 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DruncanVeasey (7379) - 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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DuffMan (7363) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - FEB 13, 2014
On tap @ Kalapaki Joe’s in Kauai. Red-orange hue, average white head. Sweet caramel malts with a papaya-like hoppy fruit character and a moderately bitter finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - JUN 24, 2011
Draft: Pours a clear deep copper amber with a spotty-lacing off-white head. Has a lightly sweet toasted caramel malty nose with a touch of earthy hops. Starts with good fullness and sweet toasty light caramel flavor with decent bittering hop balance before a smooth slightly drier finish. A pretty true to style and drinkable red ale, but nothing exceptional.

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