Red Oak Hummin’ Bird
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RATINGS: 39   MEAN: 2.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.43   EST. CALORIES: 141   ABV: 4.7%
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Hummingbird is a light lager or Hell (Helles) similar to those found throughout Bavaria. We use carefully selected Pilsner malt... then it is delicately hopped with imported Tettnang noble hops. Then we add a proprietary lager yeast strain which is not filtered out. Hummin’ Bird is slow cold aged for over one month resulting in a lush mouth feel.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
hamblema (5) - - FEB 16, 2014 does not count
Good good m? Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm Mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm okay. 2 he transcended

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
tbopslt (350) - New York, USA - OCT 13, 2013
On tap at Carolina Ale House, Concord, NC. Clear amber pour. Half inch creamy head. Bitter almost skunky taste. Won't ever drink again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
OldGrowth (2699) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - OCT 13, 2013
Pint at Spirits Pub and Grub. Ok aroma. Sweet. Corny. Little doughy yeastiness. Clean orange gold color. Small head that faded quickly. Little to no lace. Sweet flavor medium body smooth creamy mouthfeel. Sweet finish. Its fine. Sessionable. Good for a starter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 13, 2013
From Beerlicious iphone app: grass aroma with a hint of dough yeast orange hazy color with minimal head light sourness with a short duration light body with slick finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (2948) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 21, 2013
Tap. Golden with small head. Mild lager with nice flavor. A little bit buttery corn maybe?

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Garbageman (443) - Lexington, South Carolina, USA - FEB 7, 2013
From tap in Burlington. Pours hazy golden. Aroma was fresh hop, grain and bread. Taste followed with a bready malt base. Crisp and clean. Needs more hop bite to balance all that grainy taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
durhambeer (2500) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 19, 2012
On draft at Pop’s in Durham. I wanted something light with my food, but I really don’t like regular Red Oak. Got over my fear and found this to be a pleasant, light beer. Subtle hop profile and not too corny. Great with a fried oyster salad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - AUG 15, 2012
On tap at Porter’s, Raleigh. Decent looking beer, a deep golden pour with minimal carbonation. Smell is light fruit and yeast with the very faintest of hops. Body a bit oily, under-carbonated. Some diacetyl notable in the taste, prominent where the hops should be. Not good.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
maxwelldeux (3696) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUL 21, 2012
This one isn’t all that great. Pours golden with a moderate head. Is slightly skunky and just unappealing all around.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
tkrjukoff (4082) - SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2012
Tap at Grey’s. Pours pale golden with a nice white head leaving some lacing. Aroma is grainy, some veggies, dry gras and bready. Flavor is crispy, a bit malty, has some fruityness, grassy and veggies. Quite watery and finishes shortlived with slight bitternes.

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