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Wicked Weed Tyranny Hoppy Red



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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
This ale is a nod to the Northwestern states. Brewed to 6.6% abv and 45ibu this is a robust sunset red colored ale. The use of multiple varieties of crystal (aka. caramel) malts gives this ale a huge amount of malt depth. Malt flavors of toffee, caramel and sugarcane bring a sweetness to the large amount of hops used in this ale that is hard to achieve. This ale has a juicy fruit like hop flavor and a dank evergreen and grapefruity aroma. Recommended pairings, burgers, spicy food, vinegerette salad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nate (4186) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 8, 2016
Sampled at WW upstairs (5/17/15). Nice hop aroma with caramel and toffee notes. Medium coppery amber clear with thin head. Medium body with medium carbonation. Nice caramel flavor, with a bitter hoppy finish and some spicy rye after.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (2328) - Georgia, USA - MAR 31, 2016
Thanks Carl! Solid, not amazing red IPA. The brett version elevates this beer a ton. Ether way, nice solid caramel body, plenty of piney and dank hops. Some grapefruit aspects. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
drowland (7887) - Georgia, USA - MAR 21, 2016
3/20/16. Bottle thanks to Carl. CORRRRALLLLL!! THE BOTTLE, CORRRRALLLLLL! Amber pour with a small khaki head. Mild hop aroma, fruity, pine, citrus, loads of caramel and toffee. Lightly sweet flavor, juicy fruit hops, citrus, pine, plenty of caramel, doughy, bready. Not bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bacterial (2822) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - FEB 17, 2016
Taster pour at 5 Points Growler shop in Athens. Reddish amber in color with a white head. Hope, but balanced with some malty sweetness. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
JimKal47 (1) - Jamestown, North Carolina, USA - JAN 11, 2016 does not count
I’ve found few beers that I enjoy more than this one. Pours a dark amber with a two plus finger head. Nice lacing. Mouthfeel and taste are just outstanding.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (6574) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - DEC 24, 2015
12 ounce bottle from brewpub bottle shop. Red in color. Hoppy overall. Some amber notes. Light malt. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gachupines (1248) - USA - DEC 3, 2015
Reddish color with a thick off white head. Assume is piney hops. Flavor is pine hops with big semi sweet malt in the finish. Bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chinchill (4269) - South Carolina, USA - DEC 2, 2015
330 ml bottle served in a lager glass. Label describes this as a red IPA at 7% ABV and displays a bottled date of 23 Sept. 2015. Looks as expected and as hoped: reddish amber body with visible carbonation topped with a very durable light tan head that leaves patterned lacing. Aroma & Flavor: Closer to an IPA than to a typical amber, this does have low bitterness for an IPA. The flavor is quite a bit more malty than a typical IPA. The hops create suggestions of citrus fruits and spruce trees in the aroma. Feel: near full bodied with soft, medium+ carbonation. Nicely smooth yet lively.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jasonp (1573) - Ashburn, Virginia, USA - NOV 29, 2015
Bottle, purchased in Raleigh. Pours a hazy amber with tiny unfiltered particles floating and a light beige head. Citrus, pine and toffee/bread in the nose - medium strength hop aroma. Nice flavor and balance on this one - grapefruit, pine sap, tangerine, toffee and bready malt. Pleasant level of sweetness with ample, clean hop bitterness. Full, round and creamy on the palate with moderate fine-beaded carbonation. A rock-solid PacNW style hoppy red.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TylerGreenDC (792) - - NOV 28, 2015
Draft. Brewery now lists IBUs at 55. Arms of stinky cheese. Dense lace. Flavors of grapefruit, orange and a washed-rind cheese, quietly bitter throughout. Finished with some milk chocolate.... and green onion?.Nothing like what you’d expect from a red ale.

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