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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hackobock (1183) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2014
Bottle from Systembolaget. Pours deep red with an off-white small-bubble head. Aroma holds caramel, red frutis, raisin, citrus. Taste is malty toffee sweet, the bitterness coming through in the end leaving a lingering grassy dry bitterness. Medium body and average caronation.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
murran (99) - - MAR 1, 2014
Pours a dark redish brown body with a thick and creamy head. Fresh and hoppy aroma and a rich taste with a hoppy end ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Corrinado711 (78) - - FEB 27, 2014
Bottle. Pours a deep amber with fine setiment with a very thin Carmel head. Aroma of fruity hops, sweet malt. Taste is sweet malts and light booze with a light citrus hop finish. Light Mouthfeel and average carbination.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
StevieT (529) - AUSTRALIA - FEB 26, 2014
Deep cloudy red in colour, rich fruity aroma, strong sharp hoppy flavours. Not what I expected in a red, but still very good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Frovigalning (2908) - Örebro, SWEDEN - FEB 23, 2014
Sample at Systembolaget tasting. Smell of caramel malts and hops in the background, a bit stingy smell. The hops sits in the background and the malts dominate.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigguns22 (624) - Maryland, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Dark amber with a red hue. Tall tan head. Aroma is big full of citrus,pine and hops. A great full flavor beer with malts and tons of hops.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
VsXsV (2144) - Linköping, SWEDEN - FEB 10, 2014
Bottle. Light hazy deep copper liquid with small off-white head. Aroma of citrus, tangerine, biscuit, dried fruit, raw sugar, raisins and grapefruit. Taste is light sweet and medium bitter with notes of citrus, tangerine, bread, biscuit, toast, toffee and caramel. Medium bodied with medium carbonation. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20545) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - FEB 9, 2014
Bottle at Bishops Arms Savoy. Clear orange-red coloured with a small beige head. Sweet and fruity aroma of caramel, hops and grass. Fruity flavour of caramel, grass, hops and licorice. Dry hoppy finish.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Leini (717) - SWEDEN - FEB 4, 2014
Sample at a tasting. Amber with a low head. Citrusy and fruity with red berries. Too thin body and a bit too bitter.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (30689) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JAN 26, 2014
12 fl oz bottle. Pours and golden amber with no head. Aroma is citrusy, dry and slight herbal. Dry and citrusy flavoured. Crisp hoppy. Bitter and dry finish.


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