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RATINGS: 199   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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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!


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
MANdolin (3) - Texas, USA - OCT 19, 2012
Very Tasty! Im a little sick so dont trust my palette on this one! But I am enjoying it. Color = good! CO2 = Good! Flavor = Very GOOD! Aroma = Very Good! I enjoyed! Would definitely drink again!


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pras (512) - Maryland, USA - MAR 7, 2015
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.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
bwa5879 (782) - Portage, Michigan, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Mellow cloudy orange with a very thin haze of white. Bright hoppy aroma of peach, fruit cocktail, pineapple. Average carbonation, dry finish. Tropical and dank grapefruit hop flavor as well as some more fruit cocktail, toffee, and caramel.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
gramity (1530) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 10, 2014
Pours a reddish brown with a huge thick and foamy off white head that leaves tons of lacing. Aroma is several hop varieties, herbs, oak, caramel and malt. Flavor is hop forward with the oak following immediately. A bit of caramel and malt in the finish, but any sweetness is masked by the oaky tannins and hop bitterness.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rejtable (1584) - Ontario, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
Tap at doubletree Anaheim. Pours pretty clear amber no head some lacing. Nose is earthy bitterness. Flavours are sweet malt, some Cheerios, lots of citrus, some wood. Taste medium/light bitter light sweet. Full body with lively carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
slowrunner77 (6546) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
"Nice malty brew that still has a pretty decent citrusy hop bill. Caramel, toast and a little vanilla from the oak in the fore. Had with some awesome bigger brews from the Bruery, so this suffered a bit, but still quite nice. I think Id enjoy this solo and will seek out again."

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DedicatedToFun (3557) - Santa Monica, California, USA - JUL 20, 2014
Tap, amber pour, tan head, aroma of grapefruit, taste is toffee, grapefruit, smooth lovely finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Theydon_Bois (11410) - Tourist Town (West), Berkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle in our Maui appartment, from Laguna Wines, 26/04/14. Clear chestntut brown with reddish hues and a big old beige Mr Whippy head. Nose is bitter hops, blood orange, light sawdust, Caramac bar, toffee apple, smoke, light pastic. Taste comprises bitter tropicana, red grapefruit, light pine intake, oaky twang, caramel malt, light spice. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, smooth on the palate, good dose of hop bitterness in the close. Solid stuff, pretty complex flavour profile with lots going on!

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Clownoisseur (339) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - MAY 1, 2014
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.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (2009) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - MAR 27, 2014
March 22, 2014 - on tap at Bruery tasting room. Brownish orange pour with limited head and lacing. Aroma was malt and hops. Taste was consistent with aroma and had some wood. Finish was fairly clean.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mnoud (292) - Martinsburg, West Virginia, USA - MAR 12, 2014
2014.03.12 - The Bruery Loakal Red - draft at hotel bar Doubletree Anaheim CA. Tulip glass. Pours deep copper to red. Little to no head but some carbonation evident while drinking. Aroma is very pleasant. Just a medium hop smell. Taste is about what you'd expect, and as described. Citrus-y hops and caramel-y malt. You get some oak-y vanilla from the 25% aged part but nothing overwhelming or any obvious alcohol burn. Pretty consistent taste all the way through the drink. Hops without being overbearing. Not very much like other Bruery's I've had but pretty tasty. Palate is basically light. 7/5/8/3/15


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