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RATINGS: 379   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42/5   IBU: 42   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Pure Milwaukee Genius Series 3: Inspired by the energy and audacity of the Fearless Fixed Gear Courier, Lakefront ran smack into this arresting creation. It’s RED, it’s BOLD and it tastes DAMN GOOD. We could go on and on about it, but the fact is, you have one in your hand right now, so crack it open yourself. This one’s got an ATTITUDE.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Onenote81 (1002) - Winston-Salem, North Carolina, USA - APR 25, 2012
Originally reviewed: 4/20/10. Bottled the 3rd week of February, 2010. Poured into a pint glass. Pours a very dense cloudy dark amber with a large rocky tan head on top. This head retains as well as any that I have seen. Lots of sticky lace and webbing clings to the glass. The nose is a bit underwhelming. I expected a sharp hoppy scent, but this carries some mild citrus, toast, and toffee. Nothing stands out though. Like the nose, the body is a slight disappointment. It’s somewhat creamy and smooth, but it’s a little thin. The carbonation level is low-to-moderate. Hopefully the flavor will make up for the shortcomings. Hmm. Not so much. There’s some orange zest noted, finishes a little tart and sour. A nice sweet balance in there with hints of caramel and toffee. Bitterness is low. This really wasn’t what I was expecting. I guess my scores correspond to my expectations. Maybe I need to go into each beer with no preconceived notions (?). Still, it was decent, just underwhelming is all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zgaier (1751) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - APR 19, 2012
Pours amber with an off white head and aroma of malt and fruit. Taste is well balanced, of malt and hops along with notes of fruits and grains with a hoppy finish. Very drinkable, solid brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1821) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - APR 19, 2012
Pours a dark brown applesauce color, with a very small head. Nose is hoppy with a strong pineapple presence. Taste is full of flavor, citrusy with pineapple predominating. Finish is dry and somewhat lingering and bitter. Actually quite drinkable and refreshing. Quaff Score 8 /10

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bshotbox (12) - Wisconsin, USA - APR 19, 2012
a great compromise if you need a quick hop fix, but will not overpower your palate, a well balanced "go to" for a refreshing hoped up red ale

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alobar (3208) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 13, 2012
Pours a dark amber color with no head. Limited aroma of caramel,pine, and resin. Caramel, toffee, and a slight hop ending comprise the flavor. Decent beer.Nothing exceptional.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopscotch (10265) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2012
Bottle… Glowing dirty-orange ale with a large, creamy, off-white head. Great retention. The dusty, earthy nose is of pine, wood and resin. Medium-bodied with vibrant carbonation. The flavor is a perfectly-balanced fusion of caramel, toffee, pine and stale, earthy hops. Short, crisp, clean finish. Not extraordinary in any way, but certainly refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (9452) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - APR 11, 2012
Bottle. Orange caramel malt and pine/orange peel aroma. Hazy amber color with moderate head. Sweet orange toffee malt and moderately bitter ctirus peel/quinine bitterness. Very nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fech (291) - Parsippany, New Jersey, USA - APR 10, 2012
Almost fruity, mildly hoppy american red. Medium carbonation ruby complexion throughout. Tastey.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
queenholly (3592) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - APR 10, 2012
Bottle.Caramel malt, dark fruit, and grapefruit hops aroma, . Hazy amber with a small beige head. Sweet caramel malt, dark fruits, light hop bitterness in the flavor. Medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nsk79 (25) - Lisle, Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2012
Bottle at crosstown pub in Naperville. Pours reddish brown, nice head and lacing. Nice citrus aroma, hoppy flavor with some hints of honey, bitter finish. Nice ale, not amazing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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