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RATINGS: 1139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.72/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 84   EST. CALORIES: 234   ABV: 7.8%
This Special Ale is, in reality, a reconstructed exhumation of the very first ale that we ever brewed way, way back, in 1993. Brewed with a big head, a muscular malty thorax, a silky texture & all strung together with a hoppy sweet nerve sack... yum.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
jerseyjohn71 (281) - corsicana, Texas, USA - JAN 12, 2015
better as it warms up... bitter bomb,,, spruce, spruce, resin, pine, pine ,alcohol, cough drop, woody,[pine tree] red, clear, minimal head, tan foam, very bitter, light sweetness, lightly sour, medium body, full body, sticky, soft carbonation, bitter, long finish,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
vandc01 (232) - North Branch, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Poured from a 22oz bottle into a duvel glass. Aroma - green apple/hard candy smell, very nice. Appearance - Very clear, very red ale. Small finger of head that doesn’t stick around. Taste - Follows the aroma, very refreshing tasting beer. Palate - very smooth, light bodied beer. Lots of lively carbonation. Overall - another solid beer from Lagunitas. Haven’t been disappointed by them yet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TedBell (17) - Utah, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Pours a beautiful copper red color. Nose is sweet with piney citrus. Medium bodied. Grapefruit with pine finish. Pairs very well with Mexican food. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadRobin (2503) - Silver Spring, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Poured from 22 oz. bottle. Clear, rusty copper with a 2-finger khaki head and excellent lacing. Aroma of citrus, caramel and light fruit. Taste is much like the nose with strong citrus, robust caramel malt and light fruit. Medium/full body and medium/high carbonization. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
johnnymusky (676) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 8, 2015
really enjoyed this one...nose and mouth are hops ...caramel...and malt....very smooth....

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
FunMikeG (25) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Caramel, hops, citrus. One of my favorite reds. Starts smooth and gets sweeter as you go. Big and heavy drink full of flavor and life.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jorn69 (1889) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2015
@ Havregatan 150103. Bottle (650 ml) from Systembolaget. Hoppy and caramely with fruity notes, grape fruits and pine needles, sweet, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry and bitter, hoppy and caramely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fillepolo (192) - SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2015
Beer tasted at havregatan 15 jorn69 place. Fruits and toffe. Very nice Beer with a tasty kick

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Hockert (104) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle at home. Pours medium dark red brown with a offwhite head. Smells of apricots, caramel and pine. High bitterness, fruity. Feels like it would be better fresh in the USA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbfobes (2803) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - JAN 2, 2015
Bottle, surprised I haven’t rated this before, I know I’ve had it several times, pours a dark clear amber red with a thick off white head and lots of lacing in the glass, the aroma has quite a bit of hops and citrus at first with the caramel and grain mixed in as well, the flavor has a hoppy front end with a finish of grain and malt, not bad.

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