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Great Lakes Rally Drum Red Ale

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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.3/5   IBU: 45   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Rally Drum Red Ale is an American Red Ale, a modern non-traditional style borrowing heavily from characteristics associated with more classical styles such as “pale ales” or “bitters.” This unfiltered copper-colored ale is brewed with a blend of Harrington 2-Row Base Malt, Crystal 77, and Special Roast malts, yielding a toasty layered complexity. Cascade and Simcoe hops add bitterness and aroma.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kassner (1507) - Wexford, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 29, 2016
On tap at whole foods. Nice dark or anguish amber. A little cloudy. Good balance and I like the style

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
weihenweizen (2892) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - APR 22, 2016
On tap at P&P Charleston. Clear Amber with medium beige head. Aroma is herbal hops, medium body, lower carbonation, and a little lacing. Taste is piney hops , some slightly roasted hops, and bitter finish. Not my thing.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Nate (3998) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 9, 2016
On tap at Brunzies (7/18/15). Mild grain mash aroma an not much else. Coppery amber clear with thin lacing off-white head. Medium body with medium carbonation. Clean ale with mild grain and caramel, neutral hop bitterness. Nutty sweet finish and light bitter after.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
DCLawyer (2395) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - MAR 9, 2016
4oz draft. Amber with small lite tan head. Bread and grains, caramel malt. Flavor is off, with some wet cardboard. Nope.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
pkbites (836) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 3, 2015
Deeper amber pour with frothy off white head. VERY hoppy. On tap at RAYS in Milwaukee. Try it. You’ll like it.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JStax (4581) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Draft pour. The beer is a clear amber with a white head. The aroma has vanilla and toffee notes. The taste is moderately sweet. Medium body and medium carbonation.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
LinusStick (3156) - Moon Twp, suburb of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 19, 2015
A good middle of the road beer. Aroma was burnt caramel, stale beer and earthy hops. Pour was a nice dark gold with a one finger off white head. Taste was a little disappointing. Thin and watery...almost like a Stone Arrogant Bastard with less flavor. Decent carbonation. Drinkable at best

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (6841) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Light barley aroma freaky consistency. Hazy amber pour with good head and lacing. Crisp barley finish. Tap at whole foods.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
obguthr (5309) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JUN 13, 2015
Cherries, some twigs aroma. Clear copper, thin yellow head, good lace. Dried leaves, dry, potpourri,. Medium body, moderate carbonation. Not a fan, perfumey.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OsuStu (194) - - APR 25, 2015
Draft. Red amber with a white head. Significant lacing. Aroma is caramel, prune, and grass. Toffee, raisin, a bit of bitter hops, nutmeg. Filmy finish.


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