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RATINGS: 276   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   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.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Vignale (1979) - 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 (1446) - 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 (577) - 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 (5526) - 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 (1515) - 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 (321) - 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 (1325) - 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

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jorn69 (771) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2014
@ Ölprovning på Havregatan 7 mars 2014. Fruktig och maltig, citrus, karamell. Torr och besk avslutning.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rlgk (10061) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Hazy red/amber beer with a nice offwhite head. Hoppy caramel and bread aroma, berries, hay, fruity, citrus, nuts, floral notes. Hoppy fruity flavor, caramel, rapes. herbal, grapefruit, floral notes. Nice hoppy beer with alcohol well hidden.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ktwse (1836) - SWEDEN - MAR 12, 2014
Pours deep reddish amber, almost mahogany with fairly tall off-white head. Aroma of resin, caramel, light butterscotch, some citrus. Taste is initial caramel sweet followed by resinous bitter balanced with underlying caramel. Lingering bitter finish. Body is medium and creamy with soft carbonation.


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