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RATINGS: 137   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Bold and bright, our American Red Ale bursts with Pacific-Northwest hops balanced by a blend of caramel and toasted malts. Kettle hops: Cascade, Crystal, Mosaic, Chinook. Dry hops: Cascade, Crystal, Centennial, Citra. Malts: 2-Row, Vienna, C-75, C-120

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mensch (289) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - MAY 6, 2013
Letís be clear; this is a red IPA. I know, itís not pale so, IRA? Really nice clean reddish-brown color. Lots of citrus and pine in the nose with only a little onion. Much better carmel malt characteristics than most. Wonderful hop flowery flavors and bitter finish with more pine resin. Thereís really no such thing as a íred ale" style. Even so, this is the best Red Ale Iíve had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kavu (3308) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 18, 2015
10oz on tap @ Draft Station, Santa Fe. Pours clear deep amber with a medium head. Aroma is fruity and piny malts. Flavor is full malts, fruits, pine and hops. Quite nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Livendadream (176) - New Mexico, USA - SEP 13, 2015
UPDATED: OCT 29, 2015 Btl pours hazy,ruby red color with a big fluffy off white head that lingers leaving lots of lace on glass. Aromas of pine,citrus, pie crust, and brown sugar. Tastes of cookie dough, grapefruit,resin, and fresh hops. Medium body, silky mouthfeel, above average carbonation, and a smooth slightly bitter finish. I never really enjoyed reds until I tried this one. Truly an amazing beer. The malty backbone is balanced perfectly by the clean hop bitterness, making this quite enjoyable. The fresh hops really come through in both aroma and taste. This is now one of my favorite local brews. Yeah my opinion is biased, so what!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dr_Fellini (984) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - AUG 17, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a nice amber, light reddish color, with an off white head. Wonderful hop character, piney, citrus, on top off a toasty amber malt backbone. Another solid Marble beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BelgianBeerGal (3500) - Panama City, Florida, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Bottle picked up in Las Cruces at Kelly Liquors. Straight from the bottle after a hot, windy, dry run. Huge aroma of sappy, resiny pine with a hint of sweet malt. Nice mildly bitter flavor that keeps it a nice amber ale and not over-the-top into IPA-land. Nice and refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CopterScott (216) - Kansas, USA - MAY 27, 2015
reddish amber color with about a finger of off-white head. aroma citrus hops and caramel malts. flavor is citrus, caramel and toast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
High_in_NM (25) - Los Alamos NM, New Mexico, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle from local Smithís. Wow! Not what I was expecting at all. Pronounced hop profile announced itself as soon as the cap came off. Dark copper pour, medium off-white head, and moderate carbonation. Caramel malts are pretty much buried under a very dry, IPA-ish hop profile. Itís labeled as a red ale rather than an amber, but it tastes like a red IPA to me, which ainít a bad thing as far as Iím concerned. A pleasant surprise. Iíll definitely be buying more of this.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jagad5 (89) - - MAR 6, 2015
Nothing to write home about. A bit of a sweet and bitter initial taste that complimented the local cuisine.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maxwelldeux (4219) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear reddish brown color with a very small off-white head on there. Nose is quite hoppy... there is some caramel to it, but a lot of grass and some floral notes to it. Taste is slightly bitter, and comes with a malty bite that has a residual sweetness. Really interesting...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernesto987 (4965) - Arizona, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Draft at ohso, very clean and bland, some light caramel flavors, very light hops

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldMrCrow (2215) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Draft at the taproom in Santa Fe.

Deep orange-brown pour with a modest head. Nose brings some of the metallics that previous raters were glad not to detect, along with spicy pine. The flavor is a very fine balance of c-hop drive with sweetish caramel malt backing. Prickly mouthfeel from the abundant carbonation. This (hoppy American red ale) is not a style that I tend to enjoy, but I rather enjoyed this one. It has to be once of the nicest red ales Iíve had.

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