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RATINGS: 98   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   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.


2.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Travlr (19553) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - DEC 26, 2015
Draft at Yard House. Clear reddish amber color. Aroma of caramel. Taste has caramel and light body.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (17990) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Theydon_Bois (15562) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Oakes (14671) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (12285) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (10740) - 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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (10734) - 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.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
shrubber85 (9946) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosenbergh (9680) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 20, 2015
Draught at the Kona Brewing Co, Hawaii Kai, HI. Clear mahogany color with a small light tan head. Caramel sweetness, nougat, dark maltiness and sweetness in the aroma. The flavor is sweet caramel malt, some hops, chocolate and nougat. Quite nice! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (8999) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
"all the great malt and hop flavors i expect from a good red...just not BIG enough to be one of the best. tasty brew and a solid effort though. good, not great."


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