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Mehana Volcano Red Ale is the #1 selling Mehana product and earned a Bronze medal in the World Beer Championships. Mehana Volcano Red Ale has a fantastic taste and a clean finish.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
NICU (12) - Oregon, USA - MAR 27, 2007
Blah...I appreciate the fact that my friend brought this back from Hawaii, but I canít really think of much to say about it because it is just so boring.

The one interesting thing about the beer is the deep red color, it all goes down hill from there. Biscuity, "fat tire" flavor mixed with something cardboardy, a little metallic bite (Iíd assume itís from rye) and a bit of "generic hops."

I hate to waste beer, but I really canít bring myself to finish this so Iím going to click "Add Rating" and pour this out. If I find another bottle Iíll try it again in case this was a bad bottle, but at this point Iím not overly impressed...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Strykzone (5260) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - MAR 22, 2015
12 ounce can from Hayduke. Opaque orange brown with a big 4 finger beige head. Sticky lacing. This beer brings toffee, crackers, tart tropical fruit that is almost unripe, and fairly big sourness.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
smroush (83) - Michigan, USA - MAR 4, 2015
Light off-white head; medium amber color, with a slightly cloudy appearance. Mildly sweet; slightly bready flavors; hops are also pretty subdued. Pretty thin body; short finish , slightly sweet and bready. Overall a pretty thin beer, though at least there is some balance between the malt and hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
hayduke (3545) - Eureka, California, USA - JAN 1, 2015
From a can here on the Kona Coast. Poured red ambe with a small off-whie head. No lacing. Nose of caramel malts and some fruit. Medium body Flavor is mostly malts and some light fruit, Sweet finish. Just OK.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mkel07 (3916) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - DEC 20, 2014
Can from Food Pantry Waikiki 191214. Very malty beer this one. Red inged with a lie lying head and not really all that much aroma or flavour.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (6333) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 16, 2014
"not deserving of a WBC bronze, but not bad. more malty than hoppy, so i was left wanting more hops in the taste and aroma, but the carmal malt flavors are quite nice."

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
larryLSB (451) - La Selva Beach, California, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Poured from 12 oz. can. Semi -clear amber with a reddish hue and a huge light tan head, for sure over carbonated. Not sure what to make about this one, as it is my third can from the same 6 pack, and they have all been about the same, with this last can being the least offensive so far (perhaps I am getting used to it?) Nose is somewhat malty, a hint of butter. Taste again has that butterscotch hint, so leaning towards the sweeter end. Oily, slick texture with an abrupt finish. In the Islands, so thought Iíd give it a try.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 5/20
Oakes (13132) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 24, 2014
Dark amber. Aroma has a fair bit of diacetyl, something I didnít notice on tap at the brewery. Taste is pretty buttery as well, maybe a bit fruity but really this is a butterfest. On tap the rating would have been significantly higher, as the beer was moderately bitter and balanced - and most importantly clean.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ClutchMasterson (64) - Aiea, Hawaii, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Pours a medium amber red with a small head that quickly fades. Aroma is of caramel and cereal. Hints of smoke and spruce with a slight metallic twinge. Has that slight metallic hint on the front with a caramel and bread-like flavor. Somewhat dry palate that has a medium bitterness on the back. Overall itís not too hoppy and itís a decent red ale that i could drink again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
pdx76 (651) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 15, 2014
Can - pours bright amber with thick off white head. Nose of malt, caramel, vanilla. Taste is more citrusy then expected, malt, and grass. Finish is somewhat weak. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
pdx77 (1465) - Oregon, USA - JUL 15, 2014
From can purchased at Mehana Brewing. Fizzy light amber. Aroma is caramel, nuts, and a touch of citrus. Taste is fairly sweet, with caramel, toffee, and peanut brittle. There is a hint of citrus bitterness, but not much hop presence. Sweet, nutty finish.

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