highibus (683) - Vail, Arizona, USA - MAY 13, 2010
3.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Pours a red color with almost no white head. Light aroma of biscuit malt and hops. Flavor is mellow but nice. Biscuity and a touch of bitter hops. Glad to see it is a bit on the hoppy side. Clean hoppy finish.
killjoy966 (676) - Washington, USA - MAR 29, 2010
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 14/20
22 oz. from Fremont PCC. I left this one standing around in the mug for a bit linger than I normally would, though I donít know if that affected its flavor. When itís cold, a lot of the sweetness disappears and I get a weird astringent flavor. After it warms up, most of the malt comes out and commingles nicely with the hops.
BillKismet (3165) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 27, 2010
2.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
A bronzed-bodied ale with an adequate head and exuding a mild-honeyed, red-malt aroma. An array of low to mid-spectrum crystal malt varieties form the backbone, but this beer was still a bit lacking.
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 13, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
UPDATED: APR 15, 2010 3 oz. Taster @ Battle Ground Public House April 4th, 2010. 6.1% ABV. 60 IBUís. Mild head. Clear pretty bright amber red color.Earthy malty floral Cascade hop front. Mild sweet crusty toasted earthy caramel buscuit malty body. Spicy smooth rich hop end. Nice hoppy Red. (4.0 / 5.0)
Laurelwood Public House & Brewery--Free Range Red Ale- Organic-USDA Organic--2010 Release--22 oz. Bottle. 5.90% ABV--60 IBUís. (4.1 / 5.0) Red Ale--Thin fizzy thin lace off white head. Clear bright amber red color flecks with sediment dust. Light toasted floral hop fruit hint front. Dry sweet crisp fully fermented thin toasted earthy caramel fruit body. Crisp balanced hop spice citrus hint dry fruit end. Sampled 2/13/2010. $4.99 Each.
raphael (806) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JAN 23, 2010
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Surprised I havenít reviewed this before as Iíve drunk it a few tiimes. This time a little lighter on the hops than I remember, a little more harmony tween the hops and malt (not necessarily a good thing, And i thought it was a little darker, still attractive, clear, with modest head. Balanced aroma, tween the caramel and the resiny hops, distant smoke. Very quaffable-- smooth edge hops, no darkness in the red. well-crafted.
robforbes (2002) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - JAN 22, 2010
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
pours a clear amber-orange with a small yellowish head, and good lacing.
smell is of grass, malt, and hops.
taste is nutty, malt, some grain, and caramel, ends dry and a little bitter.
beersearcher (2168) - Glendale, California, USA - JAN 1, 2010
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
One of my favorite red ales. Nice amount of hops that are balanced out nicely with a little bit of spice to it.
Gooney (381) - Portland, Oregon, USA - DEC 26, 2009
3.7 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
In keg from brewery - This beer has a great pour, and it looks very drinkable. Very smooth. Not the maltiness found in many ambers. This is a very good beer. Iíll have another!
paiste2002 (175) - Saugus, California, USA - NOV 27, 2009
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
22oz bottle. Pours a clear ruby red with a nice off white head. Aroma is
huge citrusy cascade hops, lightly roasted caramel malt. Flavor is much
the same, citrusy, sprucey cascade hops up front, balanced with a very
nice bready, caramel, nutty maltiness and finishes with a medium sprucey bitterness of the cascade hops. Very nice beer and I donít really care for
red ales, but the nice hopping is what really makes this a great easy drinking beer.
mcbackus (758) - Merritt Island, Florida, USA - OCT 31, 2009
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle from uncle. Pours very clear amber with a large lacy fluffy white head. Aroma is citrusy with plenty of cascade hops nice malt background with a good crystal malt aroma very nice. Flavor is on the bitter hop side with some malt background Very smooth and easy drinking flavor just does not live up to look and aroma. Great session beer though