Red Car Big Red Ale
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RATINGS: 11   MEAN: 3.08/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.96/5   IBU: 11   EST. CALORIES: 172   ABV: 5.74%
Our Big Red Ale would certainly meet the nod of thirsty mechanics in the Torrance Shops after a day of heavy repairs to the Big Red Cars. The 125 acre site was built in 1912 just blocks from here. A fine

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bb (8542) - Alamo, California, USA - JAN 3, 2013
Draft. Copper beerw ith a dark cream head. Malt aroma. Malt and light citrus flavor. Medium bodied. Citrus and caramel linger with light cocoa.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BMan1113VR (7917) - Los Angeles, California, USA - NOV 21, 2011
On tap at the brewpub. Pours with a muddy bronze hue and a scant off-white head. Aromas of cereal, brown sugar, molasses, fruity, toffee and a hint of roast. Flavors are fruity, nutty, bread and light roast. Thin with very lively carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jonno (2517) - JAPAN - DEC 29, 2010
Bottle @ the Roxy. Solid malt heavy amber. Reminds me of James Squire Amber with a slightly hoppier finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dogbrick (11602) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - AUG 23, 2010
UPDATED: SEP 4, 2010 Sample at the brewpub. Pours a clear brownish-amber color with a medium thin off-white head that recedes steadily. Sticky patches of lacing on the glass. Caramel malt aroma with a bit of hops in the background. Light to medium body with sweet malt and caramel flavors alongside a lightly bitter hop flavor. The finish is sweet and malty and does not last long. Average brew overall.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Saarlander (1686) - Saarlouis, GERMANY - NOV 30, 2008
On tap at red Car last night. A drinkable brew, lots of malt, abit too sweet for me, but that’s ok on occasion! some caramel, abit sticky, but not bad, drinkable for sure.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brewsmith (148) - Torrance, California, USA - NOV 27, 2008
On tap at the Red Car Brewery. A deep red color with a small head. Clear. Aroma is a little carmely and a little hop aroma. Taste is clean and balanced. More rich caramel and a hint of roast in there. Very drinkable. Not overly sweet and drys in the finish. A nice beer, but I want a little more caramel and hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tangentrider (144) - Alabama, USA - JUN 4, 2008
Smooth mahogany ale, with prominent malt (caramel?) and a hop undertone. Finish is mild molasses with a bit of hop.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcwattsrugger (12198) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - JAN 16, 2008
on tap-pours a light tan head and deep red color. Aroma is sharp crystal malt-sweet. Taste is sharp crystal malt-sweet, faint citrus hops (Willamette). Medium body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BückDich (5464) - McCall, Idaho, USA - JUN 12, 2007
Tap @ Brewpub: Dark mahogany, no head, light lacing. Nose of toffee and butterscotch, some vague caramel and clean marris otters, light hops, sweet body. The flavor is a bit more bitter, but balanced and now with a caramelly palm sugar finish. Decent.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BeerLimey (2154) - California, USA - SEP 2, 2004
Dark reddish brown, decent head formation. Lightly toasted aroma. Sweet caramel malt palate, touch of grainy roast, sweet finish.

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