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Red Squirrel Redwood American IPA

Brewed by Red Squirrel
Style: American Pale Ale
Hemel Hempstead, England


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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.36/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.24   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Cask; Occasional.
Based on a secret Michigan recipe, this original American IPA contains the highest quality malts, combining pale, Munich, Caramalt and pale Crystal malts producing a world class ale which is golden orange in colour, showing complex hoppy aromas with floral and citrus tones with a long lingering finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
wheresthepath (1733) - Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2015
Cask at the Falcon (JDW), High Wycombe. Orange-amber with a moderate white head. Spicy citrus hop is well balanced by caramel and Weetabix malt that gives a smooth rich mouthfeel to this flavoursome beer. Good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
s_hartshorne (2115) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2014
Cask rat ratchet Huddersfield. Amber ok head. Aroma is fruity caramel taste same nice sweet malt backbone dry bitter finish. Medium body. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
harrisoni (14693) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - NOV 28, 2014
Cask gravity Firkin Ale House Folkestone. Clear dark amber lasting white head. Malty grapefruit hop aroma. Its ok not as hoppy aroma as it could be bitter on the finish. Caramel rather than diacetyl. Not great though

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mR_fr0g (4810) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle at home split with Sarah pciked up at the Brewery shop in Chesham. Clear deep orange coloured pour with a big off white head. Aroma is some smoke phenol, piney hops, light cirtus and some tobacco. Flavour is sweetish biscuity malts, decent wet grassy, piney hops. Firm smooth grassy bitterness. Palate is highish carbonation medium sweet. Again that hint of smokey phenol lingers in the back end. Decent English IPA.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fin (8130) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - SEP 7, 2014
Had this in bottle at Bracelands Campsite, nr Coleford, Forest of Dean, Glos, Saturday 6th September 2014 purchased from Jacks, Goring. Pours orangey gold with off white large fluffy head. The hoppiness has waned a little, but it is still there a touch furry and with a little grapefruit. Some toffee and maltiness, pretty good. A6 A4 T7 P3 Ov13 3.3

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shoulderbroken (2476) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 15, 2014
Cask. Malty. Bit of citrus, real ale yeastiness, slightly nutty. Alright. First sip was interesting but then it hurt my teeth. No idea why.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SaintMatty (5779) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2014
Cask (Isis, Sunderland) - Amer in colour. Marmalade, pine and peach in the aroma. Grapefruit, apricot and sultanas in the taste. Nice, but not as hoppy as I was expecting (not necessarily) it would be.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
kufdam (159) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - FEB 27, 2014
Cask at The Bell in Waltham st Lawrence. Amber beer. A lot of treble in this beer. Not enough bass. A bit sweet for the abv. Lemony marmalade hop.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
AdiBeer (1852) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - JAN 25, 2014
Aroma: malt, light hops. Appearance: dark brown, no head. Taste: medium to heavy sweet. Palate: very light bitterness coming up, smokey. Overall: OK APA, nothing special though. Pint at The Harp, London.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
EdKing (2082) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2013
Bottle from the Red Squirrel Brewery Shop and Tap Room. Clear light brown and orange with a medium off white head. Nose is citrousy hop, light pine, nutty malt, light caramel. Taste is tangy pine and green hop bitter, with some light caramel and light nuttiness. Lacks a bit of malt backbone to carry the hop for me, but decent.

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