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RATINGS: 20   MEAN: 2.82/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.8   IBU: 38   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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This deep ruby red color comes from both German and British malts. It is generously spiced with local hops to have lingering bitterness and a romantic hop bouquet in the Northwest tradition.


2.7
   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frozer (112) - Illinois, USA - MAY 9, 2013
Not much as far as aroma. Clear red hue. Flavor is grainy with some hops. Clean finish saves this one but not the best.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dogbrick (7971) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAR 10, 2013
Sample at the brewpub. The beer is a hazy reddish-amber color with a medium off-white head that diminishes steadily. Partial rings of lace. Aroma of roasted malt and hops. Light-bodied with flavors of caramel, roasted malt and hops. The finish is sweet with a short caramel malt aftertaste. Average overall.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30908) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2012
From tap at the brewpub as Red Ale, 5.7%. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is mild fruity, hoppy and light toasted malty. Roasted, light fruity and crisp hoppy. Bitter and dry malty finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rosenbergh (6682) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 6, 2010
Draught at Rock Bottom, Seattle, WA, USA.
Dark amber colour with bubbly off-white head. Caramel, malt, sugar and some roastiness and mild hops in aroma. Roasted malt, nuts, caramel and bitterish hops in flavour. Balanced.

2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
gracefullypunk (667) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 12, 2010
Pours peach red with very little cream head. Sugary, slightly funky aroma. Very sweet initial taste ends with a metallic aftertaste.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
AmEricanbrew (5800) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - FEB 5, 2010
Clear copper color/ fleeting head. Caramel sweet, leafy hop aromas. medium body. Mild spicy caramel, leafy hop flavors. Nicely bitter finish.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dwyerpg (4528) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - OCT 13, 2009
Very little malt aroma. This might be better than the pale ale. Some caramel that grows. Flavor is solid and tasty for an amber.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BuckeyeBoy (2692) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 11, 2009
On tap at Rock Bottom Seattle location. Pours out a amber topped with a sand head. Aroma of light malts and some floral hops. Taste was more of the malt along with some light nuts.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jbrus (4992) - Delft, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2009
Tap@Brewpub. Malty aroma. Reddish brown colour, off-white head, good lace. Sweetish, light bitter, nutty, hint of grapefruit. Easy going Amber.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alexanderj (3311) - Branson, Missouri, USA - APR 5, 2009
On tapt at RB. Color was reddish orange. Not much aroma, a little bit of bread and fruit. Flavor was pretty bland, but not outright bad. Red malt, fruit and bread. Not a great beer.


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