ThomW (35) - USA - MAR 8, 2003
3.1 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 12/20
Nice full palate makes up for some lack in flavor. Fair aroma and color. Not the best red, not the worst.
Shag (2717) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - MAR 18, 2003
2.6 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 10/20
WICKEDLY charged! Discover the RUSH of bladness. To me not even as good as Killians. This one falls flat as many of Pete's beers seem to do. Its just a beer that isnt so bad you make face, but isnt good enough to really care. I guess if you just want to drink and not think, here you go. Ahhhh Red Rush, did I just say something?
beerluvindave (194) - Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 19, 2003
3.2 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
Fairly good taste for a red ale... somewhat watered down compared to other micros. Good color and head.
boto (1969) - Granby, Connecticut, USA - MAR 8, 2003
2.6 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
A very mediocre beer. Not one of their better offerings. The color is OK, but I excect some roastiness from the malts when the color gets red. Better than a Macro, but that's about it.
Ron (3109) - Rochester, New York, USA - JAN 15, 2003
2.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
I was disappointed by Pete's try at a Red Ale. Too close to Red Dog for me.
Uglyradio (791) - Greenville, South Carolina, USA - JAN 23, 2003
2.7 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 5/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 10/20
Pours a clear amber color with a medium sized white head. The head dissipates and leaves a thin layer around the edge. The beer leaves small amounts of lacings on the glass. The aroma is weakly malty sweet. The flavor is weakly malty with high carbonation and a thin mouthfeel. Finish is slightly sweet. An average at best amber ale, there are much better examples. Drinkable and it is still better than most macro's.
Dorwart (2457) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - JAN 2, 2003
2.2 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 8/20
Nice big head from the pour and lasts for a little while. Decent color of dark orange. Pretty bland beer though. Not much flavor. Additionally tastes a little rusty. Maybe that is where it gets its color from. One of my least favorite Pete’s brews.
ARMed (622) - Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 5, 2003
1.8 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 1/5 TASTE 3/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 7/20
Certainly not as red as I hope hoping. Immediately a dissapoint because the color lacked the desciption of the bottle. In fact the appearance was downright aweful. Murky cloudy brownish liquid with no head and moderate lacing. Slightly carbonated. Fruity flavor with hint of cherries. Not a good beer
thejman454 (56) - cumming, Georgia, USA - MAR 16, 2003
2.1 AROMA 4/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 4/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 8/20
This beer looked like a normal red, but it smelt like malt extract and tasted like mollases.
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - FEB 13, 2003
2.9 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 12/20
Pours with a crisp clear deep amber body topped by a medium thick head with good lace. Slightly sweet and lemony hop aroma with a touch of maltiness. Not what I was expecting from the nose. Sweet and malty flavor with a good hop balance and a touch of fruitiness. Slightly bitter finish. Relatively smooth, medium bodied and surprisingly slightly warming.