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75% American Red Ale, 25% Ale Aged in American Oak Barrels. A brash American Red ale, dripping with citrusy Centennial hops, mellowed by a touch of oak. Aromas of toffee, citrus, crushed herbs, vanilla and fresh-sawn oak. Complex!


3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wnoble (1251) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 3, 2012
Bottle from Kasey!. Pours red. Nutty rich and caramel malts in the nose along with some sticky orange and resinous like hops with some spicy citrus and floral notes. Flavor is again oranges, floral, grass, spicy hops, with rich malty flavors and noticeable oak barrel and just a hint of vanilla. Full body and a completely dry finish. Nice twist on a west coast red. Enjoyed.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
b3shine (5847) - Indiana, USA - SEP 2, 2012
750 ml bottle to oversized snifter. Looks good; a hazy amber with white lacing. Smells and tastes solid; semi-sweet, malty, and woody with a good mouthfeel. Nice.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
rbfishstick (141) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 31, 2012
Enjoyed on tap at Sugar Maple. Pours a brownish red with a large white head. It has a mild, hoppy nose and the taste is very hoppy and dry with a hint of plums. Dry finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
1FastSTi (3341) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 23, 2012
Tap at Sugar Maple. Pours to a red body with a thin tan head. Aromas and flavors seemed to be your typical imperial red ale type. Malts mainly. I didnt get the complexity of herbs or vanilla or oak. Mostly just a hoppy amber ale. The palate was medium bodied. The alcohol was more apparent than Id had hoped.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
deekyn (1254) - San Francisco, California, USA - AUG 14, 2012
A - orangey amber with high fluffy white head. S - strong aromas of citrusy hops, soapy up front. Interesting sweet passion fruit hi-c sugary drink. Hint of a brewed tropical fruit teas. M - medium bodied hoppy brew. Low carb. T - sweet fruit drink up front, passion fruit tea. Soapy light bitter dry citrus hops on the palate. Lingering bitter hop end. O - great red, slightly average brew. 6-

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Huhzubendah (2660) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 3, 2012
Bottle shared by drabmuh. Thanks Matt! A: The beer appears brown / amber in color with a huge head that leaves tons of lace, even after a moderately slow pour. Over-carbonation perhaps? S: The aroma is of hops, pine, and a slightly sweet malt. T: A good tasting beer, with a few different interesting flavors taking place. The taste profile consists of hops and pine, with notes of oak and fruits. Overall, a nice, enjoyable red ale. M: Highly carbonated, with a medium-thin body. D: Tasty beer. Id drink this again. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 12-20-2010

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kappldav123 (5167) - GERMANY - AUG 1, 2012
Bottle sample at Sour&Bitter May 2012. Beer in the glass looks good, copper coloured. Hoppy-soapy aroma. Starts mild, dry, almost a bit washy. More and more dry and hoppy. Bitter background. Finish with some grasy notes. Quite balanced. Not bad!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hallinghansen (2107) - Odense S, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2012
Bottle @ Sour & Bitter. Hazy chestnut body with a small offwhite head. Aroma is malt, caramel, spices. Flavor is caramel, malt, hops, wood.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bs476 (80) - - JUL 22, 2012
UPDATED: SEP 17, 2012 Excellent red color with crisp ale character mashed with light oak. Definitely one of my favorites! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ratman197 (10220) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 24, 2012
On tap at Hops and Pie poured a clear reddish amber with a lastingamber head. Aromaof oak, carmel, tofee, lig fuittiness and light vanila. Palate was light bodieand crisp wit a dry finish.Flavors ofoak, carmel, toffee, vanilla and lght fruittiness with a crisp dry lingering oak finish.


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