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Northampton Redheaded Stepchild

Northampton Redheaded Stepchild
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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.47/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
Our "adopted" version of an Irish red, surprisingly hoppy.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DiarmaidBHK (4244) - Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2016
Draft at brewpub. Pours Amber with a white head. Leaves a shitload of lacing in the glass. Solid floral hop notes on the nose. Fairly floral on the tongue. Finished clean. It's solid but like most attempts to turbocharge the style the answer is usually bigger hops. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
johnnnniee (3818) - Bedford, New Hampshire, USA - AUG 17, 2013
On tap at the Brewpub Comes to the table a cloudy amber color with a creamy off white head. Malty caramel aroma with a solid shot of resinous hops. The flavor is malty and rich with a huge resinous earthy hop flavor that I really wasn’t expecting. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet slick mouthfeel. A bit hoppy for the style, but hell I’m not complaining it works.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
chriso (7513) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 30, 2012
On tap at Northampton Brewery on 19 April 2010. A hoppy red ale. Much stronger hops than the average red and all the better for that. Good balance of toasty malt and bitter hops. An excellent drop.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ernesto987 (5607) - Arizona, USA - AUG 20, 2011
Best beer of the night. Big hop flavors that are very well matched to big malt amber flavors. Nice bitter malty finish. Both sides of the beer are well balanced throughout the beer flavor. NICE. :)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MaBeer1972 (1839) - Taunton, Massachusetts, USA - AUG 20, 2011
On tap at NoHo. A nice looking amber. Good aromas. Flavors are surprisingly on the hoppy side, but still balanced enough to enjoy the malts. Clean, spicy-hop finish. Very decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BroSpud (2069) - , Massachusetts, USA - APR 19, 2011
On draft at the brewery. Pours a light amber with very little head. Decent amount of hops but pretty much average overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JAF737300 (1291) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - OCT 12, 2007
From a bottle bought at the brewpub. This beer pours deep amber red. Nice aromas of malt that blend into a mouthfeel of sweet malt and bitter hops. Nice balance on the finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
boto (2103) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - MAR 10, 2007
Draught @ Brewpub: This one pours a clear amber color. There was little head and minimal lacing. The aroma is a bit weak. It is lightly sweet, with a bit of caramel malt. The taste is slightly dry, and somewhat malty. Decent enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hophead75 (2012) - Largo, Florida, USA - FEB 27, 2007
sampled at the brewpub. Reddish amber in color. Aroma is american hops, along with a good dose of caramel, and vanilla. Taste is floral hops, a light bitterness throughout the taste with alot of caramel, toasted malt, and vanilla. Lightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 21, 2007
Pours red with a tan head. Smells of earthy hops and spicy with some peppery elements. Tastes mildly hoppy with some light malty elements.

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