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RATINGS: 14   MEAN: 3.6/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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"Red IPA". Beer Camp #65. 11/10/2011/


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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OKplus (787) - Oklahoma, USA - JUN 11, 2013
12 oz served in a Southern Tier tulip. A - Pours a deep amber/red with a massive 3 finger head that looks like tan meringue. Very good retention with plenty of lacing left behind. S - Toasted grain covered in caramel, big bread crust aroma, just loads of toasted malt, some earthy citrus underneath. T - Heavily toasted malted barley, caramel, unknown fruit esters, aggressive grassy hops cover the entire tongue and a spicy bite, hints of pecan skins, grapefruit starts showing up just past mid palate. Finishes with hop bitterness and a raw grain and caramel character that really grabs your attention. M - Medium tight carbonation, hefty side of medium body, feel is smooth and chunky at times. A great take on the style. Very deep malt bill with supporting hops. Very raw but in robust and elegant way. I really liked this one. Serving type: bottle 09-18-2012


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
harrymel (1496) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Pours rusty with a quilt of peanut foam. Nice tea, pine and bitter citrus notes over a scotch like nose. There is a certain herbal quality to this beer. The flavor is assertively bitter up front, again with tea like hops and some english malts. Then followed up with some pleasant creamy sweetness (which is fleeting) and then some lasting ESB character. I like. Medium on full bodied with prickly, moderately hi carb and an off-dry finish. Nice beer. Once annually would be nice. Serving type: bottle 08-19-2012

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
merc7186 (2031) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 3, 2013
A: Deep Amber Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, Decent Lacing S: Caramel, Grainy Malts, Mild Resin T: Bready Malts, Grapefruit Rind, Mild Caramel, Mild Resin M: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Bitter, Mildly Drying, Mildly Sweet Overall, a pretty solid Imperial Red with a really grapefruit rind finish, great malt balance.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldGrowth (2645) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 23, 2013
Tulip at Ruckus Pizza. Good aroma. Sweet. Nutty caramel.citrus. clean reddish brown color good initial head. Faded quick. Spotty lace. Bittersweet flavor. Medium body creamy mouthfeel, bittersweet finish. Nice. Surprised it’s so low. Good beer

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4321) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 2, 2013
12oz pour at Dexters. Filtered brown-orange. Big, creamy off-white/beige head. Quite nice, very familiar territory for SN, somewhat like the Torpedo and Rye merged. Big chewy malt tones, but an even more massive resiny pine-citrus hop bill. Bold, reminiscent of big hoppy American Scotch Ales, a touch amber forward. a touch soapy and brutal at times, but still another winner for SN.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - NOV 22, 2012
12oz bottle from the recent mixed Beer Camp 12 pack. Red, clear, sticky head, Smells super malty. I always expect imperial reds to be super hoppy but this relied more on malts to produce a solid beer. Smells sort of like coffee, yum. Taste has the slightest hint of coffee followed by malts and a touch of hops. This might be the best beer in this mix pack. Solid. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 08-18-2012 05:02:35

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BucannonXC5 (827) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 21, 2012
12-oz. bottle into a pint glass at my house on Aug. 18, 2012 (picked it up in the 2012 Beer Camp 12-pack for $19.99 at La Mesa BevMo on Aug. 18, 2012). Poured a reddish mahogany with 2-3 fingers of chocolate, tan head. Good retention all around on the way down. Smelled bitter, rye hops. Also some light citrus notes, maybe grapefruit. Caramel and toffee malts, and even some light chocolate. Tasted bitter, rye hops. Iced tea. Caramel and toffee malts. Grapefruit, citrus hops. Earthy, grainy. Medium body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Long, bitter finish. A decent beer, but just a tad off in all areas. Close, but not quite there.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cbfobes (2287) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JUN 22, 2012
On tap at Dexters in Madison, pours a dark amberish orange with a nice white head and heavy lacing in the glass, the aroma is much sweeter than I was expecting, sweet malt and dark fruit in the flavor with a slight hop touch in the finish, kind of a weird one here, doesn’t really seem to come together all the way.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Thorpe429 (5012) - , Illinois, USA - JUN 12, 2012
On tap at Churchkey. Served in a mini snifter. Pours a moderate red-amber color with an off-white head and some lacing. The nose carries some citrus hops and a touch of pine atop some bready malt. Flavor has bready malt with a slight bit of toast and amber. Citrus hops and a bit of pine and earth. Medium body with good carbonation. Somewhat bitter. Pretty good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
GT2 (8343) - San Diego County, California, USA - JUN 5, 2012
Tap thanks to argo0 and craftycarl21. 360, thick, white lace atop clear red. Oh no, imperial red ale again.... Juicy hop nose. Taste is tea, cherries, nuts, mild astringency and tannins. Some cherry fruit juice. Finish is a palate wrecker- like sucking on tree bark. Not good within a tasting flight. Had to be abandoned quickly.


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