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RATINGS: 322   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Brewed and dedicated to the believers of Ninkasi. Rich dark malt complexity is balanced by a plentiful hop presence bringing together perfection in every sip. Who knew believing had so many rewards.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stephen_S (20) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 17, 2013
This beer made me beleive i am not a huge fan of it. Interesting version of it... red and malty but drinks very flat with not much taste. Yea you are drinking the beer but the tastes dissipates so quickly and it goes down so quick I hardly have time to judge if I like it or not? Meh

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Barreras (931) - Diamond Bar, California, USA - DEC 11, 2013
Pours a vibrant orange and copper mix color. Aroma is of dark malt mixed with clean hops. A slight sweetness to the taste, hint of caramel and raisin. The aftertaste leaves a minor happy bitterness that is smooth and easy drinking. A clean delicious beer that has complex flavors with nothing overbearing.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrymel (1477) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 5, 2013
Bottled: unk Pours clear blood orange flesh with a central dome and peripheral etch of light tan foam. Smells of some resiny hops, a bready rye like character and a touch of BO. Flavor is bitter with that nice red beer spicy character (I think this is from Special B malt...). A good dose of sweetened malts, some bits of tea hops and a cinnamon like finish that is longer than anticipated. Medium bodied with reserved carb and a bit of a dry finish. Nice enough beer, but I don’t buy it very often anymore due to the price hike (which is miniscule). Serving type: bottle 12-06-2012

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Haslinger (863) - The World of Beer, Texas, USA - DEC 3, 2013
on tap at the Provisions Market, wonderful dark ruby red pour with a frothy white head. Grassy hops taste with a bit of malt, really well blended, totally tasty beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DocJitsu (824) - Florida, USA - OCT 26, 2013
Pours a vibrant, clear, copper-brown with a tan, sudsy head. Toffee, grassy nose. Smooth, wet mouthfeel. Toasty toffe, sweet fruity flavors with some grassy bitterness. Everything is well-blended.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8349) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 22, 2013
Very strong and good malting. The hops went through a range of citrus to fruitiness as it warmed. Very lacy and large mocha coloured head. A nice take on the style, thanks Len.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BobbyAnalog (320) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 20, 2013
Earthy, pulpy, tilled with dark chocolate notes. This red ale has sharpened horns. One of the better Ninkasi offerings, propelled by a fiery complexity.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dodgrblu (584) - Sacramento, California, USA - OCT 19, 2013
On tap at Whole Foods Whole Lotta Brews Brewfest, malty but not sweet. Decent beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Salmoniform (454) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - OCT 8, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 15, 2014 Pours CRYSTAL-CLEAR red with a nice white head. Aroma is some maltiness (caramel, breadlike) with a strong shot of hops. Initial taste is sweet maltiness trying to come through with a hop bitterness following to balance it all out. Light bodied with good carbonation. This is definitely a hop-forward red ale.

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Frahmo (248) - Idaho, USA - OCT 2, 2013
Out of the variety pack that Ninkasi offers. Rich malty taste with a hoppy finish. Not my favorite red ale.


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