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Brewed by Red Truck Brewery
Style: Amber Ale
Vancouver, Canada

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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 3.29/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.14   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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A blend of premium Belgian malts, plus German and Pacific Northwest hop varieties gives this luscious, copper-hued ale a wonderful complex aroma, a rich depth of flavour, and smooth drinkability.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mabel (6723) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
[5988-20131020] Cask. Light orange fruit aroma. Clear, orange body with a quick foamy white head. Citrus bitter hop bite in the flavour. Medium body. Good, quite sessionable. (7/3/8/4/15) 3.7
(Cask Days 2013 @ Brickworks, Toronto, ON)

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ferris (5002) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 1, 2014
Draft - Pale malts and light caramel. Clear copper with a decent white head. Caramel and a woody hop that has a slight bitterness. Not much depth here, very plain.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SardiniaMan (42) - British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 29, 2014
Pours a clear bright copper, fine off-white foam. Aroma of spiced caramel and hops. Taste is lightly spiced toffee slightly floral and herbal, a hint of hops. Nice carbonation, light-medium bodied, moderately hopped... Nice beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lagerboy (1333) - British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 18, 2014
355 ml bottle, Red Truck Ale brewed by the Red Truck Beer Company. Clear bright red copper, fine off-white foam settles and lasts. Aroma of spiced caramel/toffee malt. Taste is lightly spiced toasted caramel/toffee malt, slightly floral and herbal, a hint of evergreen. Average carbonation, light-medium bodied, moderately hopped. Sessional, good local effort. LBW (Lagerboys Be Wary)

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Reimer96 (1342) - Alberta, CANADA - AUG 6, 2014
Caskapalooza @CRAFTbeeryeg! Pours a cloudy amber with a small head. Aroma of caramel and pale malts with some citrus and pine notes. Taste is caramel and a light body not overly interesting.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gerbeer (2002) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 16, 2014
On tap. Pours copper with.moderate head. Aromas of toasted malts and light toffee. Flavors are similar not strong; quite sweet with very light short bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - OCT 30, 2013
Where and how: Cask Days 2013
Aroma malty hoppy blend. Sweet front with hop side end. Nice.
Appearance :
Top: medium rocky off white top.
Base: milky hazed amber.
Palate : clean approach, easy going, sessionable.
Taste: golden malts with milder hop side.
Other notes very pleasant as mild cask ale.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jercraigs (8070) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 25, 2013
2013-10-20. Dark orange body with a small frothy tan head. Aroma is very mild, light fruity hops and mild caramel malt. Flavour is similar with moderate fruity character throughout, light bitterness and a mild malt core. Average to light bodied palate, no carbonation. Just okay. As Red Truck Ale at Session 3, Cask Days 2013, Toronto

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lubiere (10461) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 20, 2013
A reddish copper amber ale with a thin white head. In aroma, smooth caramel malt with good grassy British hops, candy sugar, nice. In mouth, a smooth fruity malt with light tropical fruits, floral hops, nice. Cask Days 2013.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
robinvboyer (3264) - Sturgeon Falls, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 28, 2012
Cask days 2012. Served as red truck brewing red truck ale. Grassy hops, light caramel malts, solid grains. Good mouthfeel, low carb. Lo bitterness, a good quaff. Pretty ordinary amber.


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