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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.92   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Our signature beer and our best seller, this beer has started more meals and conversations than any other at the Brewing Company! This red ale is a well-balanced beer, not too sweet and not too hoppy with a beautiful copper color and an extremely smooth finish.


3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
anders37 (16537) - Malmö, SWEDEN - APR 23, 2013
Draft @ the brewpub. Pours an amber color with a white head. Has a fruity malty caramel aroma. Fruity malty caramel flavor with weak hoppy hints. Has a fruity malty caramel finish with weak hoppy hints in the aftertaste.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BucannonXC5 (827) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 22, 2011
UPDATED: OCT 21, 2011 Poured from a tap into a pint glass at the San Diego Brewing Company. Color was reddish brown with about an inch of head. Plenty of film left over. Smelled dark brown, light nutty. Reddish. Fairly average and non-descript. Tasted malty with some caramel in there. Nutty. Overall better than the smell. Fairly good aftertaste. It was consistent throughout. Probably average on the carbonation. Decent mouth feel.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Lagunitasfan (1313) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 15, 2011
On tap at SD Brew Co. Clear orange. Light, subtle nose. Again, almost non-existent while surrounded by the restaurant. Taste has hint of vegatable and spice. Juniper berries? Not great.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ghawener (1457) - San Salvador, EL SALVADOR - JAN 6, 2011
UPDATED: AUG 27, 2011 Draft @ San Diego Brewing Company: Part of a 7 sampler set. Tasty, malty caramel notes. Nice. Food Pairing: BBQ Pork Sandwich.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (29207) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - NOV 7, 2010
Draft. An amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of malt and caramel. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, caramel, and fruit, leading to a dry and bret’y finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnnyJ (4305) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 18, 2010
Draft at the brewpub. Clear amber, white head. Sweet malt, caramel, light citrus hops. Average, average.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10735) - Orange County, California, USA - JUL 19, 2010
A: The pour is the standard color for the style: amber. The head is slightly off-white and is a bit creamy in texture. S: A pretty decent nose on this beer, actually. Creamy caramel sweetness with a bit of toasted malt and burnt marshmallows. T: There is a slight buttery quality to the flavor which is a bit off-putting, but otherwise not too bad. A mildly toasty note with the rest of the taste being made up of some semi-sweet caramel. M: Pretty average in terms of mouthfeel: medium body and in terms of carbonation. D: Easy enough to drink, but not outstanding in anyway. Your typical brewpub offering, here.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Snojerk321 (2960) - San Diego, California, USA - DEC 19, 2009
Tap @ SDBC. Pours a clear medium amber / red with a small off white ring. Faint nose of roasted malts with some herbal hops in the background.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 26, 2009
On tap. Clear amber golden with a creamy off-white head leaving a pretty lacework. Sweetish aroma of roasted malt and caramel. Medium body with a smooth mouthfeel, good and solid maltiness with caramel accents. The finish is dry and lightly hoppy. 070709

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 24, 2009
From tap at the brewpub. Pours slight cloudy amber with a small white head. Aroma is light fruity and mild caramlish. Malty and caramelish flavoured. Light sweet flavoured into the far finish. Nice and smooth.


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