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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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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hophead22 (2880) - Redlands, by way of Wisconsin,, California, USA - NOV 14, 2010
Tap at the brewery. Rating #13. Dark amber with a nice tan head. Aroma was light hops with a bit of caramel maltiness. Flavor was light hops again with a bit of rich malt to round it out, very drinkable and quite delicious overall, a highlight of the day. (1426)

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AmEricanbrew (5840) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JAN 10, 2011
Clear dark amber color/ viscous ivory head. Awesome fruity, spicy, citrusy, juniper, pine sap, lumber mill green chain aromas. medium bodied with soft co2. Fresh floral hop, caramel flavors with spicy fresh juniper, spruce wood- very good

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (11074) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 31, 2011
Capped 750 from Beverages 4 Less in Santee.nPours clear dark ruddy copper with a 3 finger creamy off-white head. Aroma is very citrusy/grapefruity/hoppy. Flavor has a lot of oak, some mild roast malt, and a very great deal of citrus/grapefruit rind. Very nice.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
dionysus (1448) - Arizona, USA - FEB 17, 2011
Thanks to daknole. Bottle pours amber with a khaki head. Aroma shows notes of caramel, strawberry, oak, and light citrus. Flavor shows the same with additional notes of vanilla, toffee and sage. Overall body is moderate, soft, and finishes lightly bitter. Extremely well balanced and interesting.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TomDecapolis (4477) - Milton, Delaware, USA - MAR 16, 2011
Tap at Provisions. Pours a reddish amber with a medium off white creamy head. Aroma of caramel, dark fruits and nuts. Flavor of toffee dark fruits, nuts and citrus notes.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mattmc1973 (477) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - MAR 26, 2011
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!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Peacehammer (621) - California, USA - NOV 12, 2011
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

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
drunkenpolack (319) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - FEB 2, 2012
Loakal pours a dark red color. The head on this beer is crazy as you can see. It took over my glass. A really good mixture here of hops and oak. Hops give off a citrus, grapefruit and pine aroma. On the other side is the oak and a hint of caramel. Really nice and inviting. The taste is pretty complex for a red and has a lot going on. It’s still nicely hopped and it gives off a good amount of bitterness. But there’s aspects I didn’t pick up in the aroma. Vanilla, earthiness, and spice. Then bring in the nice backbone of oak and caramel and you have the a perfect marriage of all the ingredients. Nothing gets in the way of each other and they all come through nicely. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, slick and sticky.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoeTheYounger (1144) - Lake Arrowhead, California, USA - FEB 6, 2012
On draft at The Bruery. Poured a golden reddish color with fluffy white head. Aroma was caramel and hops. Taste was fresh pure hops with a nice touch of oak on the finish. I’ve had this many times now but something about this was way better than any other time having it. Super Fresh!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pwn3d (1961) - Manhattan, New York, USA - APR 5, 2012
On tap at barcade. Fresh hoppy tang.. Rich and very floral. Like a full bouquet of hop slapping you n00b ass across the face.


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