Peacehammer (624) - California, USA - NOV 12, 2011
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
I had high hopes for this beer before I tried it. It is well crafted, and I love the idea to barrel age a red ale. But I felt that the dry hopping is too much of a contradicting flavor for this beer.
But again. Well crafted
hamilton23 (617) - Alpine, California, USA - NOV 26, 2010
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at the Bruery Provisions. Pours red...go figure. Smells of citrus and some piney hops. Some sweetness. Lots of bitterness at the end...more than I expected. Not much of the oaked flavor in there.
wheresyourball (529) - El Cajon, California, USA - MAY 20, 2013
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
Bottle into tulip. Red pour with medium white head. Nose is caramel, malt, orange, resin. Flavor is citrus, floral, grass, big hops, malt. Dry finish. Good.
pras (512) - Maryland, USA - MAR 7, 2015
3.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 12/20
Enjoyable and as the description suggest, this is a brash one. Pours a nice reddish hue. Citrus hop notes and oak in the nose. flavor is piercingly bitter, with hints of oak. Not much else going on for me, but I certainly enjoyed it.
mattmc1973 (478) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - MAR 26, 2011
4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Poured into a tulip, brownish amber with big fluffy tan head that stays around for a long time. Aroma of big piney and grapefruit hops, toasted caramel malt, and fresh oak. Taste is mildly sweet and nutty, with medium bitterness. Crisp and smooth mouthfeel. Very enjoyable and different beer!
kegbear (436) - Orange, California, USA - OCT 11, 2010
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
On tap at The Bruery. A tastey red with a nice oak character. A slightly sweet bready body noticable hoppyness. I got a growler of this one.
Crispy34 (432) - Texas, USA - OCT 19, 2012
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
The aroma is really sweet with a hint of wood. Almost peachy. The appearance is murky and carbonated. The taste starts off sweet then rolls into the wooden flavor that finishes sour. The palate is different. Overall, an interesting beer, that I would buy fo sho.
madsenbryg (371) - Holstebro, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2011
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 15/20
Smagt hos J & C. Korn, halm, karamel, peber, grape, fyrrenåle, træ, lys rød, uklar, hvidt tæt skum, meget sød, meget bitter, let, tør, meget brus.
Clownoisseur (341) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - MAY 1, 2014
3.4 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
On tap at The Bruery. Pour was a hazy amber/copper color, medium off-white head. Earthy hops, slight citrus, caramel malts. Nice beer but nothing jumps out at me. A bit thick and sweet for what I am after in an Amber.
BobbyAnalog (334) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 17, 2011
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
Certainly earthy, this brew is complex, mightily honest, and chalked full of oak and applewood notes. Loakal Red doesn’t have an aversion to modesty, and the ever changing flavors play bumper cars against your tongue, each new sip you take, to create a verbose experience. It might not blow the lid off of any Best Tasting Beer categories, but what it lacks in taste it more than makes up with its fearless charm and its ornate body. Solid work.