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Boasting a ruby hue and an exquisite floral aroma, Red Nectar is a robust yet elegant brew with distinctive accents of toasted malt, caramel, spice and residual sweetness. The beer that started it all… Red Nectar was considered a strange bird when it was first released in 1987. After all, where did a robust, handcrafted all-natural amber ale fit into the massive flock of American industrial lagers? Answer: it didn’t. So it blazed its own trail, helping set the pace for the craft brew revolution. Enjoy Red Nectar for its dazzling reddish copper hue, original flavors and caramel spice accents. (Editor’s Note: originally brewed by Humboldt Brewing Company as "Humboldt Red Nectar Ale" until their acquisition by Firestone Walker.)


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GranvilleTim (1459) - Granville, Illinois, USA - JUN 4, 2013
Amber pour with a light beige head. Aroma is caramel malt, slight fruit. Taste is caramel and a light fruitiness. Very tasty. Nice lingering aftertaste. A good easy-to-drink deliscious beer. OK lacing.

3.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (3093) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Pours clear, red-brown with a busy, dark tan head. Aroma is malty, caramel, flowers, berries. Taste is sweet, malty, creamy berry. Slight floral hoppiness. Very tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MadIndian (2306) - Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 28, 2013
Bottle from SJ. Nice easy drinking brew with notes of bread, toffee, caramel malts and hop. The finish has a mild spicey bite and sugary sweetness to it.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
boozedude (1620) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - MAY 26, 2013
bottle into glass, clear reddish amber pour, small white head. light floral aroma. taste is brown sugar, nice lingering floral finish, light but not watery, malty and hoppy flavors..good shit

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
monk191 (728) - California, USA - MAY 23, 2013
A very nice beer. Pours a beautiful red color with a thick tan head. Smells like raspberries. Taste is subtle and creamy, with a smooth finish. Had on tap at Billcos. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
DavidWoodruff (387) - Windsor, California, USA - MAY 21, 2013
Aroma: Roasted malt and caramel. Appearance: Reddish brown with a thin white head. Flavor: Roasted malt with a firm, but moderate hop bitterness. Palate: Medium bodied with a short, malty dry finish. Overall; Clean flavors, but little complexity.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
b3shine (4465) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 21, 2013
Bottle to half-pint glass (shared with the Mrs.). Looks good for the style; a transparent amber with off-white lacing. Smells and tastes solid; sweet and somewhat hoppy with notes of caramel and toasted malt. Average on he palate. Solid beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mjteeters (37) - Issaquah, Washington, USA - MAY 18, 2013
Mixed six from Total Wine. Ruby color with mildly foamy head. Caramel notes with fruity aroma. Sweet/bittersweet flavor with an easy but lasting finish. Nice beer.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (5054) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAY 18, 2013
12oz bottle. Clear ruby red color. Nice thin khaki head. Decent spread of lace. Medium body. Nice smooth lighter carbonation. Lightly dry texture. Good floral hop aroma, toasted malt, light spice. Good light bitter taste, less sweet. Just a light hint of toasty metallic. Good, refreshing amber - red ale.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (1094) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 15, 2013
12oz bottle shared. Poured deep ruby red almost mahogany. Aroma is malty goodness. The flavor is complex believe it or not. Nice medium malt backbone and some spiciness to it. There is some caramel in there as well one of the better ambers i have had.


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