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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 285   ABV: 9.5%
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An Imperial Red IPA made with caramel rye malt and many other exotic malts. Made with very generous quantities of Summit and Newport hops, this beer is quite a balanced treat. Our brewers decided they wanted more out of an IPA so they used a Belgian yeast strain giving it a wonderful belgian like aroma.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ansalon (1674) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - JUL 25, 2013
Draft @Mikkeller & Friends. Pours clear amber with a small tan head. Aroma is rye bread, peach, caramel, hay. Taste is caramel, peach, apple, butterscotch. Really very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fonefan (36563) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUL 17, 2013

Draught @ CBC 2013 [ Blue Session ]. - Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013, Sparta Hallen, Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, 2100 Copenhagen, Denmark

Clear medium to dark amber orange colour with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, caramel, sweet malt, moderate to heavy hoppy, fruity, tropical fruit, spicy yeast - hops fruity. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a long duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft, finish feel is light alcoholic. [20130504]

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
marcus (6870) - Sacramento, California, USA - JUL 12, 2013
On tap at the brewpub. Pours reddish amber with a citrus aroma and a craggy beige head. There is a full-bodied caramel malt flavor that is a bit smoky with a dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JStax (3321) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUL 7, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Pours a dark copper with a beige head. The aroma has paper, pine, and tree bark. Some banana also comes out in the taste. Nearly burns in the finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonkeyBra (3558) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - JUL 5, 2013
12 oz. bottle. Pours a deep red with a small, whispy off white head. Aroma of belgian yeast, bubble gum, and nice tropical hops. Flavor is big, full bodied, tons of tropical flavors balanced by a mild sweetness. Fair amounts of spice and bread flavors balance out the sweetness. Pretty nice, deceptively light bodied for the heft and style of this brew.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biggsbowler (394) - Port St. Lucie, Florida, USA - JUN 29, 2013
Bottle, thanks Dave. Pours a murky brown w/ zero head. Smells of dark fruits, floral hops and pepper. Tastes of bubble gum, marshmallow, and more fruit. Overall its very disappointing, Im not sure what they were thinking with this one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (17939) - Malmö, SWEDEN - JUN 23, 2013
Draft @ CBC 2013. Pours an amber color with a longlasting off-white head. Has a fruit ymalty spicy hoppy grapefruit aroma. Fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty hoppy bitter grapefruit finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (16366) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 23, 2013
4th May 2013
CBC. Clear amber beer, little pale tan head. Light sweet marmalade hops with something that tastes like Sorachi Ace - possibly the Summit. Finishes crisp and dry. Nicely joined up.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
_angst_ (3158) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 10, 2013
Draught @ CBC2013. Pours amber with a small frothy offwhite head that quickly dissipates while leaving a small trace on the glass. Smell is sweet, malty and fruity with bread, biscuits, alcohol, caramel, overripe tropical fruits, citrus zest, grass, pine, resinous wood and dried apricots. Taste is sweet, bitter, malty and fruity with grapefruit juice, overripe tropical fruits, sweet bread, biscuits, caramel, alcohol, citrus zest, overripe peaches and dried apricots. Mouthfeel is round, tiny sticky sweet, tiny oily bitter, tiny boozy and medium bodied. Finish is bitter with bread, alcohol, biscuits, citrus zest, overripe tropical fruits and hints of alcohol.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Borup (6472) - Albertslund, DENMARK - JUN 8, 2013
Sample at CBC 2013. Hazy orange clolour with a small white head. Aroma and flavour of spice, hops, fruit, alcohol and caramel.


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