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RATINGS: 79   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
This Northwest Red ale is malty and full bodied with a deep, rich red color. Proletariat Red reminds us that work is the curse of the drinking class!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bb (8588) - Alamo, California, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Draft. Rich amber beer with a dark cream head. Toasted malt aroma. Toasted malt and light caramel flavor. Medium bodied. Toasted malt and caramel linger with light backing hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tia (1814) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - AUG 21, 2012
Tap. Copper with white creamy head and decent lacing. Smells very fresh- like soap. Not too sweet, nice light hoppiness. Not too heavy, light dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
PorterPounder (7425) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Portland, Or - Johnís Market Place - 22 oz bomber. Medium copper pour, light off-white head, brief lacing. Nutty aroma, some fresh lake water notes as well. Flavor has some ripening vegetable notes, faint toffee, a hint of chocolate. Thinnish mouthfeel. Not impressed.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shadey (2079) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - AUG 15, 2012
On tap at proletariat pizza. Mild toasty flavor. Light body. Okay with the pizza. Blah.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
5000 (6862) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - JUL 23, 2012
Bottle:   Tawny amber, moderate frothy off-white head, spotty lacing.   Soft grainy nose, a little bit of cocoa and nuttiness.   Toasty on the tongue, light pale fruit, nutiness, with that smidgen of cocoa.   A little dry, not as full bodied as I would like but still somewhat smooth.   Finishes bready, toasty, soft nuts and a bit of mealiness.   Lingering dry cocoa like notes after the finish.   Decent Amber, almost coming across as a Brown at times.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Maverick34 (3016) - New York, USA - MAY 22, 2012
Bottled. Poured dark brownish red. Smallish head. Lots of malts and caramel. Kind of watery. Reminded me more of a dunkel or something.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Newk (299) - - MAY 21, 2012
Poured from bomber into a pint glass. Pours a nice amber color with a smaller head. Nice complexity to the aromas of malts, toffee, caramel, and some bitter notes too. Good depth and very aromatic. Medium bodied with a real nice smooth and complete feel. Lacks a slight bit of depth and complexity but is very nice with flavors of caramel, toffee and a slight bit of malts. This was a real good red ale. Very enjoyable and very drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Crit (3840) - Surrey, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 3, 2012
Cloudy light brown,small beige head.Sweet malt nose.Sweet light toasty profile,faintly tart mid,light hop finish

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Alphadelic (2171) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 29, 2012
A surprisingly dry and fruity red with a strong malt background and some powdery chocolate notes. Itís a little weighty for me to find it awesome for a session but itís definitely something I will revisit every now and again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
CampesinoTino (800) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 5, 2012
Bomber. Amber colored as expected with a half-inch of tan head. The aroma has a fair amount of caramel and toasted malts in addition to some orange citrus and earthy hops notes. The taste is along the same lines with an equally strong emphasis on the caramel and bready malt characteristics backed by a more subtle citrus and herbal hops flavor. The body is mildly creamy with moderate carbonation and a malty, candied citrus finish. Pretty decent malt-forward NW Red with just enough hops to balance things out. I could see it paring well with brewpub fare.

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