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RATINGS: 1266   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 77   EST. CALORIES: 257   ABV: 8.56%
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Mondo Large Red Ale
From the first day of the first mash of the first recipe in the first space to this oasis 13 years on the road; We have worked hard to walk in the footsteps of our hero brewers. The Esteemed brewer of California’s best Pale Ale, the Noble Brewer of the planet’s only legal Steam Beer, and Oregon’s Rebel Brewer from Newport. Thirteen years down the road, we have found our own voice as brewers but our admiration for the Great Ones has not dimmed one bit. If we walked well down the hero’s path ourselves, perhaps we too have been an inspiration for others. Beer is a Bronze Age business and we feel honored to have left our footprints on its path into history, at the same time leaving our flavors on your buds. Thanks for your trust over the years and we hope you enjoy this specially brewed Hi-Gravity Auburn offering. Beer Speaks. People Mumble! O.G. 1.085 76.92 IBU


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cmacklin (806) - Lethbridge, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 16, 2016
355ml bottle. (8.8% ABV) Pours a clear amber-copper with a large, frothy, long lasting, off-white head that leaves plenty of lacing. Sweet aroma of caramel malt, grapefruit and pine. Sweet, fruity flavour of caramel malt, grapefruit, pine, grass and booze with a dry, bitter, hop resin finish. Medium body with an oily texture and soft carbonation. Excellent. A powerful, hoppy brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
trapped (2143) - New York, TURKEY - JUL 13, 2016
Draught @ Milk and Hops. Slightly cloudy copper red with small foamy off-white head, sweet caramel aroma, medium carbonation, caramel taste with initial sweetness followed by quinine like bitter taste, thin body, long bitter finish. The strange bitterness disrupts the pleasure, could be a lot better.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zubblwump (52) - Michigan, USA - JUL 10, 2016
Dark amber with an impressive orange hue head. Smell is really nice...fresh hopiness with some spice maybe? Taste is more rich, more sweet, more full bodied than i I expected from the IPA-like aroma. I think I like this one.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
radio_nowhere (1384) - Maryland, USA - JUL 9, 2016
Bottle into tulip glass, clear amber-caramel color with tan head. Aroma notes of caramel malt, fruitbowl hoppiness and pine. Taste adds more citrus, resin, toffee, grass bitterness and tad booze. Medium-heavy body, low carbonation, creamy, oily, dry with lingering citrus fruity/pine finish. Great creamy body, nice strong flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
charlotte (5173) - rødovre, DENMARK - JUL 9, 2016
Tap Dark orange colour with small head. Aroma is fruity of pine and hops good hoppy with hint of pine and lemon aswell nice dry bitterness and malty finish.

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
ordybill (1302) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - JUL 5, 2016
Poured from a 12 OZ bottle into a pint glass. The appearance is a clear brownish orange with a small off-white head. The aroma was an excellent blend of grass, malt, hops and citrus. The taste was an excellent melding of citrus, malt and hops. One of the best beers I have had in months. Outstanding.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (8645) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 5, 2016
Draught at Taphouse. Low fluffy white and quickly disappearing head. Clear dark brown body. Sweet and yet dry sour apples lemon pine roma and flavor. Fair amount of hops bitterness. Low carbonation. Long finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
badwhale (419) - Bitterville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 4, 2016
bottle to glass mug. pours a reddish copper color with a tan head. Not much nose to me, but the flavor is full and hoppy, but dominated by a nice malt backbone. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Westchesterco (1790) - mclean, Virginia, USA - JUL 3, 2016
Poured from a bottle it is a clear golden color with a slight head. The aroma is citrus and the taste is a sweet citrus taste with some overtones of white grapefruit. Bitter finish

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olsvammel (5805) - Örebro, SWEDEN - JUL 3, 2016
Sample at a Systembolaget tasting. Fairly mild smell with some light hop notes. More hops in the taste and it is backed by a sweet cookie malt base. Much better taste then smell.


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