anders37 (16788) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 4, 2008
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Draft at the brewpub. Pours a clear reddish amber color with a small off-white head. Has a malty hoppy caramel aroma. Sweetish malty hoppy caramel flavor. Has a slightly sweetish malty caramel finish with some bitterness in the aftertaste.
ajm (1066) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 20, 2008
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap at Concordia Ale. Great color and nice aroma of malt, sugar, light hop and apple. A fine specimen of red - not IPA or Amber. distinctly sweet and balanced.
DialSquare (2692) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 26, 2008
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
tap. sampler from Laurelwood Public House in Portland. gold orange color. piney hops and light malts on the aroma. tingly piney hop taste. citrus bitter finish. pretty good.
boFNjackson (4140) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 13, 2008
3.1 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Tap... Poured red with a hint orange and a beige head. Aroma of earthy, leafy malt and hops. Well carbonated and a lot more hops in the initial flavor than amber ales (which is nice). Other sweet, candy-like sugar-malt notes before the dry, hoppy finish.
kp (10886) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - AUG 13, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2009
Name: Free Range Red Ale
Date: June 21, 2008
Source: Tasting, Cellar Party
Appearance: hazy red, fine beige head, streaks of lace
Aroma: sweet caramel and bread aroma with lots of earthy character
Flavor: bready malt flavor, touch of crystal sweetness, lots of earthyness, dry caramel, long bitter finish
Name: Free Range Red Ale
Date: September 22, 2009
bottle rating is spot on with the draft version at the brewpub
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
hopdog (8952) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 8, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12oz bottle. Poured a deeper and cloudy amberish color with an averaged sized of white head. Lots of small suspended floaters. Aromas of toasted caramel and some citrus. Tastes of caramel, citrus, and a little bready.
stchloe (793) - Portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 1, 2008
3.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Even more wonderful organic beers. This time a red with a significant roasted barley taste. All in all one of the better red ales.
Ungstrup (29367) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 20, 2008
3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Draft. An amber beer with a thin brown head. The aroma is sweet malty with primary notes of caramel. The flavor is sweet amlty with notes of caramel, leading to a dry and slightly bitter finish.
bitbucket (2159) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - JUL 5, 2008
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
On tap at Laurelwood Public House. Pours clear coppery amber with a lacy white head. Pine and toffee nose. Medium body and moderate carbonation. Sweet taste of citrus, caramel, bread. Softly bitter finish that slowly dries out.
ChainGangGuy (4386) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - JUN 26, 2008
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Appearance: Pours a clear, red-orange body with a wispy, white head.
Smell: Faint, dry caramel maltiness to the aroma with a woody hop character and a touch of pine.
Taste: Dry caramel flavor at first, though a subtle, sugary sweetness eventually emerges. Earthy woodiness, light pine. Medium hop bitterness. Dry, lightly bitter finish.
Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Medium carbonation.
Drinkability: Why, what we have here is an acceptable amber ale.