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RATINGS: 287   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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This time of year in the Rockies, one day can span all four seasons. Morning snow gives way to afternoon sun, sending fresh snowmelt into our rivers and into our mash tun. With a complex malt backbone dry hopped for notes of citrus and pine, it’s almost as surprising as the season itself.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bennet65 (88) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - AUG 2, 2012
I love this beer. more liek a red IPA than an amber id say though. massive hops and good malt base coming thru. lovely stuff

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Stevesie (329) - - MAR 30, 2013
Single bottle. Pours a pretty dark red with a slight tan head. Lots of clinging bubbles and significant lacing. Fresh, clean aroma full of hops and a hint of citrus. Fresh and clean with a hint of malt toward the finish. Lacks the smoke or earthiness of most reds, making it dangerously easy to drink and highly refreshing. What all red ales should aspire to be.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAR 19, 2009
Off the charts aroma of tangerines and clementines. Semi-sparkling nice clear red appearance with a quickly disappearing white head. Slick flavor, not overly sweet with deep hop resin. Mild caramel and toffee with hints of grass. Kind of similar to red seal but hoppier. Very nice. Thanks Brad!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
JohnRMurdoch (3398) - Glasgow, SCOTLAND - JUN 2, 2011
UPDATED: JUN 29, 2011 Bottles @ Blackfriars & from Mybrewerytap.com. Hoppy pine aroma. Medium brown colour with a reddish tinge, not much head. Strong hoppy flavour. Smooth & well balanced. Great one.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
nickel (337) - - MAY 11, 2014
I was impressed by the fruity flavour of this India Pale Ale. On the nose this beer is hoppy and spicy. Recommend to try

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dmalone102 (223) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 27, 2009
This was my payment for doing my sister’s taxes... sweet deal. I’m rating this against the BJCP guidelines for an American Amber Ale. Aroma- Floral hops, some pine, a little bready and some esters. Appearance- Deep amber color, fantastic clarity. Creamy tan head with great retention. Flavor- Hops all over. The sour receptors on the side of my toungue tingle quite a bit. I think the sourness comes from a citrus hop character, it is not unpleasant. High hop bitterness. The malt profile is drowned out by the hops. Palate- Highly carbonated, medium bodied beer. Overall Impression- This is a great beer. I love this kind of hop character. Any points I detracted were because that kind of hop dominance is innapropriate for the style, but those detractions still added up to a 4.2 rating. Great beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Beaver (1337) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 24, 2009
12 oz bottle. Pours a deep reddish amber with a creamy off-white head that retains well and laces the glass.

The aroma is sweet fruity, piney, resiny hops with a little pepper and some nutty malts.

The flavor is sweet caramel malts and fruit with a nice piney lightly resinous hop finish. The mouthfeel is medium to full with smooth carbonation.

Overall, a very nice drinking well balanced beer. It has some great hop flavors.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rking (100) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 29, 2010
Not too many red ales to compare this too, but man, is this a tasty one. Highly recommended!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mhurley (5) - Colorado, USA - MAR 28, 2011 does not count
A wonderfully hoppy crisp red all with American hops that come through in the aroma and flavor. The color is red and vibrant. The flavor of the hops is nicely balanced with a malty caramel flavor. A very enjoyable beer.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DanielBrown (3911) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - JUN 19, 2012
Bottle from Cotteridge Wines, Birmingham. The aroma is fabulous: sweet, smoky and freshly hoppy. Slightly lighter in taste and mouthfeel than I expected; less of a prounced flowery hoppiness, more of a herby, light citrus bloom to the fresh tang. Plenty of orange peel and faint nut from the rye. Balanced and very good.


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