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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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Like many of our beers, Red Wheelbarrow (which started out as a pilot batch brewed by brewer Dan Roberts) doesn’t fit neatly into a style category — think of it as a stronger, more hop-forward interpretation of a traditional red ale. Red Wheelbarrow is not, however, a “red IPA” – there is robust malt character (think raisin and fig) on both the nose and palate that temper the abundant hop presence (think citrus fruit). Vitals: Color – Red ABV – 7.0% O.G. – 1.070 Malt – Weyermann Munich 1, Briess 2-Row, Victory, Chateau Special B, Chateau Abbey, Briess C-80 Hops – Columbus, Amarillo, Falconer’s Flight

UDBeernut's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
UDBeernut (1619) - Moving to Jax, Florida, USA - JUN 7, 2014
picked up from my last trip east. deep red, billowing cream hued head. lots of citrus, pineapple, moderate bitterness. some malt. medium to full body.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (1989) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - JUL 25, 2014
Aroma: Bready Malts, Floral, Mild Citrus Appearance: Amber Hue, Passes Mild Light, White Head, Great Lacing Taste: Bready Malts, Piney, Mildly Floral, Mildly Bittering Hops Mouthfeel: Great Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Semi Bitter

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Goodgrief (1770) - Middletown, Delaware, USA - JUL 24, 2014
All of the beers from these guys are so good. Ruby Amber pour, super head and good lacing. Pungent alcohol and caramel aroma. Caramel malts, floral hops with light citrus notes. Nice burn. This thing is perfectly balanced. If I didn’t have to sell my children for medical experimentation, I would drink these fellas beer all the time.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ozarkspops (346) - - JUL 21, 2014
Amber pour. Eggshell colored very thick head. Danky hop aroma and caramel sweetness. Flavor is also dank and sweet. A little vegetal. Crisp medium sweet finish. ---Rated via iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rocbyter (1893) - Waterbury, Connecticut, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Sweet malt aroma with a light amount of hops. Clear red color with a large tan head. Light sweet beginning with a mild bitter finish. Moderately creamy palete.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
agl108 (780) - Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2014
16.9 oz. bottle. Poured deep hazy ruby with fluffy light khaki head. Remarkable lacing. Flavor is some roasted malt with raisin and figs. Also some grapefruit present. Lively carbonation, slightly silky mouthfeel. Dry finish. The overall quality of these Maine beers just oozes from every bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
craftbeerdesign (2167) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 14, 2014
Bottle from Norm’s in Vienna, VA. Pours a murky orange/red with an off white head. Citrus hop nose. Med body with layers of biscuit and citrus hop flavors. Light fruits linger. Strong bitter finish with lingering citrus.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mansquito (3295) - Nueva York, New York, USA - JUL 14, 2014
New Beer Distributors, NYC 50cl ($8): Pours amber with an off-white head. Aroma is mostly hoppy (somewhat herbal, fruity, citrus), a hint of booze, and plenty of malts. Taste is mellow at the front then gets progressively more bitter into the finish and comes off with a nice lingering hoppy aftertaste. The sugary malt backbone provides a nice undertone throughout. Unsurprisingly, everything is excellently balanced. Once again, no complaints.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
MWMBeerguy (83) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Aroma is malty and earthy. Almost like a rye beer though there doesn't appear to be any rye in it. Not much hops in the nose but a hint of flowery hops behind the malt. Hazy copper/red color with a wonderful fluffy cream colored head. A well balanced beer with earthy and slight citrus notes. Must admit my palate might be a bit wonky from the cigar I had just before but it works well with the stogie. Very nice beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
puboflyons (2070) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JUN 27, 2014
From the 650 ml. bottle stamped 042214. It pours a medium amber with reddish hues, a tremendous cream colored foamy head, and good clarity. The first thing I pick up in the aroma is floral and pine hops with a good malt backbone kind of bringing up the rear. The body is medium and smooth. The taste has a durable roasted barley malt quality with a strong bitterness due to all the hops. Got some zing this does.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Scipio (682) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Pours a darker amber with a full, smooth, lingering, off white head. The aroma is fruity, with grapefruit, pineapple, peach, some floral hops, a bit of lemon, and light caramel. The taste is more dry with some bitterness to it. Here I find a healthy amount of pine and grapefruit up front, which than extends into softer fruity notes. These include peach, lemon, and hints of pineapple. Aftertaste is shorter and is grapefruit and pineapple. Medium bodied, slick textured, with above average carbonation. This is another solid offering from the Maine Beer Company.

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