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RATINGS: 350   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Fall is here and with it our seasonal ale, Red Hoptober. Shining like autumn leaves in a globe glass this beer pours a dark and lovely garnet as it builds a bright, inviting head. The Eldorado hops are bold and present with a distinct, piney flavor while the caramel malt and roasted barley provide a backbone to stand Red Hoptober upright. Centennial and Cascade hops offer hints of citrus, tickling the nose, while the tongue carries a subtle, roasty tone that pairs pleasantly with the warming bite of bitter. Red Hoptober is perfect for shortening days and campfire nights.


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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dEnk (3486) - Den Haag, - JAN 31, 2013
Bottle @ tasting. Aroma has spicy and herbal hops, some pine. Flavour is medium bitter, some caramel malt sweetness and again herbal and plant like hops. Okay.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
morrdt (681) - Dirty Mo’, North Carolina, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Six pack from the Local Harris Teeter Supermarket. Pours a clear dark amber/brown color with almost no head. Aromas of caramel, chocolate, and some citrus. Taste is medium bitter, palate is alive with medium body and a light creamy texture. Well made and easy drinking, a good beer.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brandon1989 (228) - Euless, Texas, USA - JAN 7, 2014
pours a ruby amber color with a medium sized head. the aroma is hoppy, nutty, and pine. the taste is very similar and well balanced.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (465) - Collinsville, USA - NOV 6, 2013
I had this at Global Brew. Pours reddish with a off white head. Taste hoppy, pine, Carmel. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryrpat (82) - Illinois, USA - OCT 19, 2013
Nice fall seasonal. Helpse transition off my summer of ipas. Has hint of fall and just enough hops to add flavor. Nice beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7789) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 16, 2013
On tap at New Belgium (GABF week 2012). Pours with a clear bronze hued body with a large tan head. Aromas are nutty and toasty, sort of victory like malt, maple and grainy with a light fruity notes. Flavors are light coffee, nutty and roasty, grainy, clean. Slightly strong bitterness for what was expected. Fuller carbonation with a relatively dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mora2000 (5359) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 13, 2013
Red with a white head. The aroma is full of pine with some red ale malt. The flavor is fairly hoppy. I get some heavy pine and grass notes as well as some toffee character. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

0.9
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
Terminizzle (9) - Washington, USA - AUG 12, 2013 does not count
Yahoo idea to have to was not want you to the best possible freelance programming and butterscotch, alcohol

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (6172) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 12, 2013
Bottle. Deep dark copper colour, average cream coloured head. Aroma is equally toasty and hoppy. The malts here are toasty with notes of chocolate. The hops are sharp and piney. This is a compelling amber, tasty and rich. I liked it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad (4632) - Olympia, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Reddish amber in color thin head. Nice flavors and finish. Awesome balance this is a very nice easy drinking beer. Lots of hops coming out in this red beer.

0.8
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
wattsdog (17) - Maryland, USA - JUN 17, 2013
This is the only beer i have ever spit out. I said screw after the first sip and i threw the 6 pack in my toilet and pissed all over it. Than i scooped it back out and drank it and was much better. Al ittle bit of acidity which was a big improvement over the Hay taste it orgianlly had. WORST BEER EVER!!!


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