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RATINGS: 1183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
toml219 (209) - California, USA - DEC 6, 2013
a very good beer. Poured into a shaker pint. Poured a nice reddish color with a good head

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BrownALEx (283) - Portland, Michigan, USA - DEC 3, 2013
A. Fantastic! Ap. Wowzers! T. Pow! P. Mama mia! O. My God! This beer is B. A. Starts with a great hop burst aroma from a clean clear pour that leaves a ton of lacing. Taste is citrus with a touch of alcohol. Palate starts bitter and turns to sweet malt. This beer has it all. A must must try. Cameron Crazies drive me crazy.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
klaing (116) - Florida, USA - DEC 2, 2013
Good pour, nice red amber with good head and lacing. Smell is soapy hops and caramel. Taste has that initial cloying sweetness which I dislike in red ales, although not as bad as most. A good hopping helps it. Alcohol is sneaky though. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophaze (180) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - DEC 1, 2013
On tap at Wheatberry. Pour a copper reddish color with medium head and lacing. Extremely well balanced with caramel malt taste and great hop presence. Crisp finish ----Hophaze out

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Claves77 (156) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 25, 2013
clear Cu color, medium cream head. strong smell of hops, IPA style flavor. Upfront taste that is more mild than initial bite. Well balanced thirst quencher.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
deaconmike (399) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Poured from a bomber into a pint glass. Clear copper with thick tan head that leaves thick lacing. Aroma is heavy caramel malt, with piney hops. Taste is similar. Not much alcohol noticeable here for a strong ale. Mouthfeel is smooth and a bit thick. Overall, decent beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frahmo (316) - Idaho, USA - NOV 24, 2013
22 oz bomber. Pours a dark amber with a finger of tan head. Malty aroma, with a roasted malty taste to match. Sweet undertones throughout that cling to the palate, hoppy taste throughout with a mild bitter finish. The alcohol is barely noticeable in this one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmohno (1137) - Iowa, USA - NOV 20, 2013
Brownish red, clear, creamy head,good lace. Piney aroma,resin,hoppy. Lots of hop taste, good malt,caramel malts.Toasted. Sweet coconut. Tastey,hoppy,delicious.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (3078) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - NOV 17, 2013
A very nice, bold red ale. Caramelly sweet with a great hop character. Medium body, assertive.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BucannonXC5 (937) - San Diego, California, USA - NOV 13, 2013
Type: 22-oz. bomber Glass: 0.5L stein glass From: My father-in-law Price: N/A Purchased: Nov. 9, 2013 Consumed: Nov. 13, 2013 Misc.: Thought I had already rated this, but that was the Lucky 13 alt Poured a dark caramel copper clear color with 2-to-3 fingers of white head. Good amount of lacing on the sides of the glass. Good retention as well. Best part of the beer by far. Smelled malty floral hops up front. Reminded me of an imperial IPA or DIPA. Earthy, malty, a bit like a strong pilsner. Caramel, bread and rye hops. Tasted pretty close to the smell. Earthy rye hops, heavy malts, caramel, copper, some lemon, pine and a bitter feeling on the tongue after. Medium body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Bitter finish. Not a big fan of this beer. Part of that was expecting something more with it being Lagunitas, but this just didn’t hit the spot. I would not have it again.


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