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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 100   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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Since 2001. 100 IBU’s.


3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
carruthm (1401) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 16, 2009
tap at henry’s. hides the alcohol well, a medium-dark orange off ruby color

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
boFNjackson (4137) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 30, 2009
Tap @ Concordia Ale House... Poured amberish/red with a thin, off-white head. This was a rich and malty brew. Aroma of malts and dark sugars. Sweet boozy flavors and prominent hops leaving it complex and awarding to drink. Bordering a barleywine here with dark fruit notes and bittering finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
neepsntatties (1208) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 16, 2009
Had this on tap this evening at Laurelwood’s location on NE Sandy Blvd., in Portland. Colour... deep orange-amber with a thin head. Nose... both piney and citrusy hops. Palate... plenty of froth, despite the thin head, LOTS of hops up front which continue to balance well between pine and citrus, resinous, generous malt foundation, nicely coating and a long finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beardface (1517) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUL 22, 2009
Tap at PIB. Clear red pour, small white head. Huge hop aroma, pine mostly but lovely bursts of citrus as well. Some caramel malt in there as well. Flavor is a near perfect balance between pine/citrus hops and the caramel/toffee malts. One of the best imperial reds I’ve ever had.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
stchloe (789) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 22, 2009
Simply taken aback by this beer. A deep red with strong pine and resin notes.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11942) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 13, 2009
(Draught) Pours a clear amber body with a medium beige head. Aroma of pine, earthiness, toffee, grass, and caramel. Flavor of hops (pine, citrus) and caramel malt with a dry finish.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ungstrup (29333) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2008
Draft. A red beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet with strong notes of grass and hops. The flavor is sweet malty with notes of grass and hops as well as light notes of berries, leading to a bitter finish. The body is thin. Imperial?

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 14, 2007
On tap at the 2007 GABF: Transparent bronze with a spotty-lacing off-white head. Fresh, grapefruity hoppy nose has good lightly toasted caramel malt balance. Body starts with good thickness and some sweet caramel sugar with a citrusy bittering hoppy presence toward a drier bittersweet finish. Crisp and drinkable, but could use a little more malty character and not as much sugary sweetness. Hop character is quite enjoyable though.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
goldtwins (4320) - Nesconset, New York, USA - OCT 30, 2007
GABF 2007: I thought this was one of the best Imperial Reds I have had. I told a few people they had to try it. Then it took gold. congrats!!! Poured a deep amber-red color with an off-white head. The aroma was big and fresh with pine and citrus hops. Hints of toffee malt underneath. The flavor was a mix of mildly sweet nutty malt and some fruits. Good amount of piny hops. Very long semi-dry moderately bitter finish. Medium body. This needs to be bottled and sent to my place.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - OCT 21, 2007
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2009
Name: Deranger
Date: October 13, 2007
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewfest, GABF
Appearance: hazy amber, frothy beige head, drippy lace
Aroma: sweet caramel malt aroma with an abundance of earthy hops
Flavor: rich malt flavor, nice caramel sweetness, plenty of earthy hops for balance, lasting even tempered bitterness

Name: Deranger
Date: September 22, 2009
Mode: draft
Source: brewpub
as awesome as it was a GABF,

Name: Deranger
Date: September 22, 2009
Mode: cask
Words: Laurelwood Pizza Place
Appearance: clear dark red, creamy beige head
Aroma: sweet dark caramel malt aroma wily a lot of spicy peppery character
Body: creamy body
Overall: sweet dark caramel, earthy and spicy hops, light bready character, liquid hops, long bitter finish

Aroma: 7/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 15/20
Rating: 3.7/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: **4


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