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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.)


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (29683) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - AUG 6, 2008
From tap at Pizza Port, Carlsbad. Pours clear and golden amber with a fully diminished white head. Mild fruity and towards honey herbal aroma. Mild spiced and medium dry fruity hops flavour. Mild malty base presence. Lingering caramel malty finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ungstrup (28448) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - FEB 7, 2004
A red or amber beer with a fine beige head. The aroma is sweet malty with notes of straws, caramel, and hints of roasted bread. The flavor is of roasted malt and good hops - both aroma and bitter - with fruit and caramel notes in the middle. It ends on an OK bitterness. The body is a little thin.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25094) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 13, 2007
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Pours a beautiful, clear, orangey brown colour with an off-white head. Lightly caramelish nose with a whiff of aroma hops. Medium body, lightly sweet caramel malt and then a dry, lightly hoppy finish. 290307

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (18949) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - SEP 26, 2003
Bottled. Reddish amber. Flowery grapefruit aroma. Extremely roasty with clean, hard crystal malt character. Aromatic grapefruiyt finsih with good bitterness.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (15503) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 14, 2009
Bottle. Pours a clear amber color with a longlasting off-white head. Has a malty hoppy caramel aroma. Sweetish malty slightly hoppy flavor with hints of caramel. Has a sweetish malty and slightly hoppy caramel finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theis (12753) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2012
Draught at Ginger Man, NYC. Clear dark red/brown - light offwhite head. Amber malts. Fruity. Chocolate. Nutty. Toasted. High malty. Light watery finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
TBone (11893) - Pori, FINLAND - MAR 10, 2012
Draught@Blind Tiger, NY
Clear red-amber color, small white head. Fruity caramel in the nose. Medium-bodied. Caramel, some American hoppyness, cracker maltyness. Good basic Amber Ale.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 22, 2004
UPDATED: FEB 3, 2005 (Bottle) Pours a clear amber body with a medium white head. Aroma of hops and caramel. Has flavors of mild hops, sweet malt, citrus and spice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (11181) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 9, 2002
Tasting Notes from Fall 2000: Sweet, smooth and hoppy.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11004) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - SEP 28, 2007
12oz bottle-on tap-pours a thin bubbly light tan head and reddish/copper color. Aroma is citrus hops-earthy, medium malt-some caramel. Taste is some bitter citrus hops-earthy/spicy, some fruit, medium malt-some smokiness. OK/mild carbonation. Kind of a red ale cross with a hoppy-light brown ale.


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