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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.43/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22   EST. CALORIES: 216   ABV: 7.2%
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Devils Head Fire Tower has a commanding view for hundreds of miles. Charged with spotting fires, for more than 70 years. Devils Head Red is a full flavored Ale which commands taste buds for hundreds of miles. The climb to the fire tower is worth the view, and this beer is worth the drink. Please enjoy responsibly (both the beer and the national forest).


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GarrettB (987) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 4, 2014
August 23rd, 2012 - Circling back to my roots, I dry the Pikes Peak Devils’ Head Red: a predictably sweet and malty brew, with a deep, dark ginger complexion, bubbles with a shade of pinkish blush, with a mostly stable balance between a citrus, piney hops and the dark, caramel sweetness of an almost-too-sticky red brew.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ajnepple (1995) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - MAY 3, 2014
On tap at the brewery. Reddish brown appearance with a lacy off-white head. Hoppy aroma of floral notes, herbs, grass, pine, light citrus fruit and a touch of nutty caramel-like malts. Similar flavor, medium plus bitterness, adding a touch of chocolate malt. Medium body, smooth and crisp with a lingering finish.

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
jlocolorado (10) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 3, 2013
Delicious. Best Colorado Red out there!!! Dry malty more than sweet, woody roasted citric bitter, beautiful.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Concealer (728) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Pretty hoppy for a red. Nicely balanced with caramel and nuts. Nothing really stands out.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
UncleKorm (730) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - OCT 27, 2012
On tap at brewery poured a hazy deep orange hue w/ avg frothy off-white head mostly diminishing & excellent lacing. Mild aromas of toffee and biscuit with faint grass notes. Taste is light bitter on the front and moderate bitter on the finish. Flavors of grass, biscuit, toffee, and rye w/ the sensation of being spiced by in the back notes enough you can’t quite put your finger on the exact flavor. Medium bodied, creamy texture, soft carbonation, and a pleasant mouth feel.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
arminjewell (5993) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 11, 2012
Pour on tap at the brewery, reddish orange pour with thin white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, toffee, hints of biscuit and yeast notes, slight earthy and mineral notes, some nice grass notes. Taste is a mix of grass, mineral, biscuit, some slight toffee, hints of yeast and spice, finishing with a hint of earth and mineral, slightly bitter.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
3fourths (7855) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - APR 27, 2012
draft. typical red apple and caramel malt strong sweetness with goopy unfermentable sugars and a mineral / chalk / slate roughness. basically smells and tastes like wort stew with a high hop rate. unsweetneed bakers chocolate oils / fats left on the tongue. ridiculously underattenuated.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrinkEmUpJones (1062) - Georgia, USA - SEP 30, 2011
Beer has a mild caramel nose. The beer is hazy and cloudy red brown in color. The palate is medium with a malty feeling at first but the hops soon come into play. Very well made red beer.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jb43 (1650) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 21, 2011
(draft 6/4/11). Cloudy red/amber color. Medium off white head. Moderate caramel aroma with light hops. Flavor of the same with moderate citrus hops. Avg duration. Moderate bitter finish. Slick texture. Moderate carbonation. Fair lacing.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
onceblind (3933) - Denver, Colorado, USA - SEP 6, 2011
On tap during 2011 Craft Lager Fest. Clear brilliant deep amber/copper, with a creamy khaki head. Delightful caramalty aroma with a good grass hop note backing it up. Great mouthfeel, perfect combo. Delightful caramel and toffee malt combo with a perfect balancing bitterness that carries a grassy herbal note.


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