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RATINGS: 1198   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


UDBeernut's rating

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (2472) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - FEB 28, 2012
22 oz bottle poured into pint glass. Label pays homage to Sierra Nevada, Rouge, and Anchor Steam. a: dark amber hue, 1/4" off white head, reduces to a light lacing cap. Lacing also rings the glass. s: the first thing through my mind was, "This beer has Chinook Hops." Big pine, slight grapefruit. t: nice caramalized malt backbone, hint of chocolate malt. Piney and grapefruit from hops slightly overpower on the back end. m&d: medium body, light carbonation, slightly sticky mouth. ABV is hidden well.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
AndyW68 (1336) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 29, 2016
Clear copper pour. Aroma is grain and fruit. Taste is sweet roast malt. Sticky. Enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hershiser2 (1797) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - APR 26, 2016
Bottle from Kroger.Pours red with an inch of frothy beige head. Heavy hop aroma: lots of citrus and pine. Taste is citrus, slightly burnt malt, light bread. Aroma is better than the taste.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (4337) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 26, 2016
Pours medium amber brown with red hues. Aromas of piney hops, faint berries. Flavors of hops, rich malts, and a touch of raspberry. Medium body, lightly creamy with nice bitter finish.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wlajwl (5376) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - APR 25, 2016
Aroma is a complex mix of citrus, fruit and malts. The flavor is citrus/fruit, hops/hop resin, spices, malts, mild tropical fruit and a bitter/warming alcohol finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
fraternie (972) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2016
Amber body, medium head. Lots going on, with caramel malt that shows tropical citrus notes as well. Hints of warm rye bread add nuance. This finishes with a blast of dry, bitter hops that overwhelm the rest, although the heat is covered well.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
coachd (477) - Missouri, USA - APR 22, 2016
Nice hoppy malty aroma, very balanced. Light crimson color with a dense white head. Taste is hoppy on the verge of bitter yet sweet enough to achieve good balance like it has in the aroma. Great slick palate with a slight tingle of carbonation on the tongue. This was great, I just wish it were easier to find.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bubblehouse (1133) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 20, 2016
Pretty good. Surprisingly easy to drink for the high abv. Pours and amberish red.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tstamba (669) - Maryland, USA - APR 17, 2016
Taster... This is an impressive imperial amber ale... Another winner from lagunitas!!!

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dorkenstein (318) - - APR 15, 2016
Pineapple, mango, passion fruit aromas, with some soapy hops and caramel in there too. Taste is mango, pineapple, caramel, brown sugar. There is some grapefruit rind and rye spiced hops in the finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rondphoto (3550) - Lakeside Park, Kentucky, USA - APR 10, 2016
bottle @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Aroma of hoppy malt. Clear medium amber color, smooth off-white head, stripes of lace. Taste is typical light IPA - caramel malt followed by hops on a medium fizzed swallow. Pure and unadulterated. And pretty good.


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