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RATINGS: 115   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 258   ABV: 8.6%
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• Beer Type: Double Red Ale

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
caesar (4713) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2014
Bottled @ ZZT 9, small sample. Hazy copper color, short head. Very biscuity malty. Bit sweet, malty. Caramel, raisin. Nice stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Benzai (6409) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2014
Bottle @ ZZT 9 thanks to Abijen. Murky dark orange color, small beige head. Aroma of malts, a touch of honey, some sweetness. Taste malts, lightly bitter, lightly hops. Medium to full body, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Abijen (1155) - ’s-Hertogenbosch, NETHERLANDS - APR 5, 2014
Pours a dark orange brown beer with a good white head. Smells sweet fruits, rye. Tastes about the same. Some caramel and honey. Average carbo, medium body and a sticky texture.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
esjaygee (3903) - Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Clear mahogany with a frothy brown creamy head. Aroma of roasted malts, toffee, caramel, citrus, floral hops and some bready malt. Stellar taste of toffee, caramel, citrus, orange, subtle alcohol and a nice hop finish. Excellent brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (5024) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - AUG 26, 2013
4oz on tap at HopCat East Lansing during the Shorts tap takeover. Clear darker red brown color. Thin off-white head. Couple loose dots of lace. Nice tropical fruity aroma, light spicy hop, spicy malt. Bigger body, lighter carbonation. Dry finish. Nice big red ale. Satisfyingly hoppy, bigger red ale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
koleminer20 (429) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - AUG 24, 2013
Draft at HopCat in East Lansing. The pour is a nice dark ruby with a thin white head that leaves a touch of lace. The aroma and taste are both overwhelmed with strong hops, drowning any other smells or tastes out. The finish is a little dry, but good

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mikem409 (1461) - bloomfield, Michigan, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Bottle. Pours dark red with almost pink head. Standard shirts hop aroma. Taste is malty biscuits and honey finish with lots of hop.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BlowOffTube (389) - Michigan, USA - JUL 31, 2013
Really good stuff. Pours a dark red with thin white head. Aroma is pine and sweet grapefruit. Perfect body and big on sheet pine and citrus flavors and hint of caramel. Great stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
wchesser (1003) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 28, 2013
From fishmich-Thanks, Bill! Deep red brown with fast fading head and no lacing. Some caramel, floral, and orange citrus hops on nose. Sweet round caramel malt, then bitter grapefruit pith hops. Full palate, round body. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bwa5879 (537) - Portage, Michigan, USA - APR 24, 2013
Very dark amber to brown pour with half inch khaki brown head. Pungent malt and citrus hop aroma, a bit light. Light foamy mouthfeel. A little oily. Bitter, slightly dry finish. Taste of lots of pine and floral hops mixed with lots of caramel and smokey malt. Great robust flavor, a keeper for sure.

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