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RATINGS: 279   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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Our aggressive Imperial Red Ale is a massive mix of smooth malts and West Coast hops that have no patience for the lupulin leery. This crimson beer starts with caramel-like malt flavor that can’t suppress the assertive, citrusy hop finale.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Beersiveknown (2882) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAR 27, 2014
Bottle at home from drinkstore. Dark resinous dank, opaque garnet with fluffy beige head. Fairly bitter, full bodied, gentle carbonation, burnt toast, slightly acrid.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gnoff (7782) - Mölndal, SWEDEN - MAR 27, 2014
355 ml / 12 fl oz bottle at Tant Selmas, Ludvika, on March 25, 2014. Beer Camp #95, 2013.
Clear dark reddish brown color, smallish tan head. Sweet, malty, hoppy, grassy scent, some alcohol and rye. Sweet, malty, grainy, bitter, hoppy, rye taste. Dry, grainy, bitter, grassy, grapefruit zest and pith afttertaste. Smooth mouthfeel, medium high bitterness.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
VictorStr (1268) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2014
Tyckte verkligen denna var kalas. Del sötma i aromen. Bra blandning mellan sötma och beskan i smaken. Beskan sitter kvar ett tag. Döljer akolholen på ett behagligt sätt. Lagom kolsyrad.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vignale (2035) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 23, 2014
Flaska från SB. En ölstil (IRA) jag brukar ha ganska svårt för. Men jag tycker den här är välbalanserad där humle och maltsötma, båda rejält uppskruvade matchar varandra väl. Fin djup doft där karamell, honung, smörkolakok ligger före humlekicken av grape och tallskott. I smaken står de bra tillsammans medan eftersmaken är torrare och beskare och domineras av humlen. Jag uppskattar främst de stora och relativt komplexa nyanserna i maltsmakerna, men gillar även helheten. Funkade riktigt bra till gulasch.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
stefannilssons (1458) - SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2014
Det här var både kraftigt och smakfullt, smaken bar toner av grapefrukt, trä ananas och något odefinierbart underbart fruktigt. Kroppen var stabil med en rejäl beska dock var balansen inte något som man hade hängt i julgranen.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
beer_est_deus (646) - örebro, SWEDEN - MAR 22, 2014
Mörk orange-röd med ett brun-orange skum. Doft: Malt, humle, bark, skog, choklad lakrits. Smak: Humle, choklad lakrits, malt, barr, lite grape.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
larsniclas (5596) - Billdal, SWEDEN - MAR 15, 2014
Bottled from Systembolaget Dark ruby red with a small head. Vinous aroma with red berries and grape-juice. High bitterness. Salty Liquorice, red berries and resin in the flavour.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dazz3 (1552) - Hällefors, SWEDEN - MAR 14, 2014
Bottled. Pours amber with a huge light brown head. Smells grassy hoppy, bread malty, a bit sweet. Tastes grassy hoppy, a bit sweet and funky, roasted malt, a bit sweet with a similar finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Senap (347) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - MAR 14, 2014
Stilig mörkröd färg. En ganska brutal öl. Snäll i inledning, men sen kommer beskan. Hmm.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kryon (1358) - SWEDEN - MAR 14, 2014
Pours dark amber with copper white head Aromas of burned caramel, brown sugar, tropical fruits Taste has loads of burned caramel, brown sugar, tropical fruits. Well balanced with nice highly bitter ending


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