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RATINGS: 495   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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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 allÖ 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 didnít. 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. (Editorís Note: originally brewed by Humboldt Brewing Company as "Humboldt Red Nectar Ale" until their acquisition by Firestone Walker.)


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - OCT 26, 2004
Appearance: bright, dark ruby color, a lovely jewel, aided by an enormous head, off-whitish shade, nearly cocoa, honeycombed with lace. Aroma: fresh, yeasty, citric, slightly sour, tasty, too. Taste: smooth-going at first sip, untroubled, and tasty. Minor-key fruit factor. Adequate malt, excellent balance. Delicious, but mild enough, too, to enter the session ale field. Every sip and swallow is itís own reward, flavor returns and is enjoyed again and again.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rentalman (103) - British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 24, 2004
(Draft) Red dark golden color with a small white head. Slightly hopped aroma but smells really clean with not a lot of hints of what is to come. Malty flavor with a small aromatic hop bite. Really quite floral. Needs a bit more hops.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ricardowess (25) - Sedona, Arizona, USA - OCT 6, 2004
I have dreams about this stuff... hoppy, copper colored ale. Full flavored, balanced - damn, thinking about it makes me want another!

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Saarlander (1686) - Saarlouis, GERMANY - OCT 1, 2004
Got this one as a single at Trader joes, money well spent, nice flavor, hoppy, flowery, good finish, no aftertaste, but thatís ok too! Would drink again!

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ubiquibeer (140) - Cleveland, USA - SEP 10, 2004
Donít get a chance to drink this often since I moved from California, but it will always hold a special place in my heart. Beautiful amber color, malty with a good dose of hops in the aroma, a rich malty citrus hop flavor, and a smooth, clean, and bitter finish. Nice

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jasonp (1555) - Leesburg, Virginia, USA - SEP 5, 2004
Pours a fiery amber with a dissapating off white head. Aroma is floral and malty. Taste is of caramel malt, citrus and floral hops. Moderately sweet with a bitter aftertaste. Bold and full bodied-very satisfying. Nice lacing. This is one of the better ambers Iíve had. Very well balanced- recommended.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
guzzler67 (1491) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - AUG 21, 2004
Reddish, amber appearance with a small head. Floral, malty nose with a sweet caramel aroma. Hops were the first to hit the tastebuds, follwed by a wheaty, fruity balancing flavor. Nicely carbonated with a dry, slightly bitter finish.

2.4
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
SDalkoholic (2141) - Linda Vista, California, USA - AUG 18, 2004
Canít really put my finger on the reason I didínt enjoy this beer. It made me quiver few times when i was at the end of my cup and made me regret going half on the 6 pack. I know lot of people love this beer and rave and rant about it but this is just my honest opinion.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madsberg (10140) - SÝborg, DENMARK - JUL 28, 2004
Bottled: Red/orange coloured. Clear. Has an thin off-white head. Is malty and light spicy in the aroma. Has some fruity notes. Hops, malt and some fruits are present in the flavour. Is light bitter, dry and fruity in the end.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierchik (95) - lakewood, California, USA - JUL 27, 2004
red-copper hue, leaves a delightful bittersweet linger in your mouth & a sweetish/spicy aroma...good brew


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