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RATINGS: 328   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.


AdamGott's rating

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
AdamGott (386) - Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA - JAN 24, 2013
brown/red pour, slightly cloudy with white head - aromas of caramel and raisins - flavors the same with a lingering brown sugar. Nice.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrFecesious (960) - British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 7, 2014
On tap at Darby's. Aroma: earthy caramel, fruity and citrusy. Taste: bitter and a dark sweetness. Palate: gritty, chewy. Long dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
chinchill (1877) - South Carolina, USA - SEP 7, 2014
22 oz shared bottle. Nice clear red-amber color. Rather ordinary aroma but a very rich flavor with enough hop balance to leave a mildly bitter finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (3392) - Nueva York, New York, USA - AUG 24, 2014
The Sampler, Brooklyn tap: Pours dark red with a cream head. Aroma is burnt caramel, plenty of hops, and more variety of malt aromas. Taste is like a double IPA that sat for a while, but more so. The burnt caramel is powerful in this one, as is the toffee. However, it is not really all that sweet as a result of the strong hop bitterness. This really isnít my cup of beer.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
badpuppy69 (220) - orange, California, USA - AUG 20, 2014
Pours a clear amber red with a nice head. Aroma is roasted sweet malt with some citrus hop notes and spices. Taste follows the aroma well and medium mouth feel. Very good!

3.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bpreo (1614) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - JUL 22, 2014
Three years living in Eugene, and this is the first time I have rated this beer . It has a very unique flavor, kind of meaty, rich, salty, juicy. Iím not sure I like it, but itís so different I canít stop from drinking more.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gam (3242) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - JUL 20, 2014
Light pink head rich ruby pour soft carbonation aromas toffee caramel citrus pine honey treacle the flavours burnt toffee pine citrus medium strong bitter treacle grapefruit citrus rind origin syrup rich sugary notes toffee apple lovely on the palate very underrated ale the finish malt richness stands out strong hops lasting pine and bitter taste lovely stuff all round

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hivemind (709) - New York, New York, USA - JUL 5, 2014
Draft at Barcade - Erica, Stiffler, Kayla, Marc. Sat 7/5/2014. Dark dark red/brown, light coffee colored head, one finger. Smells a little roasty and grainy. Tastes ok - gritty, toasted malt, a bit creamy in texture... Short-legged aftertaste which is nice. (Points for sessionability.)

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
One2remeber (145) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Bottle. Heavy malts, caramel nose. More on the side of a strong amber ale than a hoppy red. Hops are floral yet subtle. Strong malt presence with a distinctive maple syrup type taste of burnt caramel. Not my favorite interoperation of a the Double Red Ale style but solid brew.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jredmond (5334) - Manhattan, New York, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Draft at alewife. Pours a murky reddish brown with thick off white lacing. Aroma is faint fruity malt. Mouthfeel is medium with notes of malt, dark fruit, grain and a light dry hop character in the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drsandman (310) - New York, USA - JUN 16, 2014
Pours a deep reddish amber with off white head. Aroma is caramel, dark sweet malt, raisin, prune, hop. Taste is dominated by sweet deep malt but finish is a refreshing hop bite. Med to full mouthfeel, avg carbo.


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