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Petes Wicked Red Rush



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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
From the moment you pop the top, it’s obvious Pete’s Wicked Red Rush isn’t an ordinary ale. "Engineered to deliver a heightened effervescence, our American Red Ale is WICKEDLY charged! Discover the RUSH... Get Wicked!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alenightlong99 (70) - Lockport, Illinois, USA - FEB 25, 2002
Great looking beer with a unique amber ale flavor. Is very close to a pale ale but with a sweetness that is unique to this beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Terminus (3595) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - FEB 25, 2002
UPDATED: OCT 2, 2003 A nice red color and a modest head. A unique flavor with a hint of sweetness. Very much a 'B' beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheBeerCollector (633) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - FEB 13, 2002
Another good offering from Pete’s.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SpecialBrew99 (57) - grand blanc, Michigan, USA - FEB 5, 2002
Good red, but still like Killians better. Has a good flavor and a good smell, but if your in the market for red, you can never go wrong with Killians.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
StevieMSU (64) - Kentucky, USA - JAN 30, 2002
Great beer, in my college life, I have tried many good beers, but this one has a distinct flavor but maybe just a bit to much caramel..But anyhow it is a great beer to have with dinner...

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Indra (2711) - Suburbia, Kansas, USA - JAN 22, 2002
Sweet aroma. Orangey-copper color. Reasonably lively carbonation and head. Some caramelly sweetness mixed with an unexpectedly fruity, pear-like flavor. A tad of bitterness, but not much. So-so balance and mouthfeel, then. Hmm...it’s okay. I think I actually prefer Killian’s, if you’re into comparing the two. Compared to the excellent (if memory serves) Pete’s Wicked Red that was discontinued quite some time ago, this is nothing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
krisbierjaeger (844) - dolores, Colorado, USA - JAN 10, 2002
listen, guys, this brewery is owned by gambrinus, so i doubt if ol’ pete is still wearing the brewer’s coveralls and pulling an all- nighter out in the brewhouse scouring the kettles. gambrinus brings us such lovely beers as corona and moosehead (bitter sarcasm). knowing i was probably in for a mediocre beer, i still ponied up my seven bucks for the red rush-- ’cause i hadn’t tried it, ’cause i believe in miracles and mostly because the crummy booze stores in delaware ohio only carry about a dozen ’safe’ brands. so it’s about what i expected, a beer that was subjected to focus groups consisting of your aunt ethel, morty the plumber, mr. rogers and rex the safety beagle. the ingredients are right, but they’re a tad parsimonious. i couldn’t really find anything offensive about it, tho believe me, i tried. if your choice for an evening’s conviviality was free michelob or red rush at two bucks a pop, you’d pay for the red rush.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Heat99 (56) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 14, 2001
’slightly malty, thin bodied, bitter aroma, Reddish amber hue.’ Yep, that’s all I wrote...I had a few before I had this one...thank God... Didn’t really care for it too much. (I’m rating this a few days after)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aubrey (3509) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - DEC 10, 2001
Goes down easily and somewhat smooth. Sweet, roasted fruitiness. Probably more lively than Killian’s, but still very average. Would’ve expected more out of Slos...

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Axle3380 (95) - montvale, New Jersey, USA - DEC 8, 2001
not impressed. come on pete, next....

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