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RATINGS: 35   MEAN: 3.45/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 246   ABV: 8.2%
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A bodacious, sticky, double red with luscious caramel and malt notes and deep layers of hops.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wchesser (1244) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUL 26, 2013
Can. Deep Amber. Nice nose of caramel and pine and citrus hops. Full bodied and flavor follows nose with sweet then bitter clean finish. Solid...a notch below G’night though.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beaver (1342) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 18, 2013
12 oz can. Pours ruby amber with a medium pillowy off-white head that retains well and laces the glass some.

The aroma is a little subdued - sweet malts, piney resiny hops and some alcohol.

The flavor is sweet caramel and toffee malts and some fruit with a big grassy resiny (almost tarry) bitterness in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, a decent imperial red. I like G’Knight and some of Lagunitas’ offerings better.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ratman197 (10216) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUN 24, 2013
On tap at Colorado Plus poured a clear reddish amber with a small lasting amber head. Aromas of carmel, earthjiness, citrus and light pine. Palate was medium bodied and smooth with a dry finish. Flavors of carmel, fruittiness and light earthiness with a smooth dry lightly bitter lingering fruity finish.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
notalush (4999) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 21, 2013
Can - amber ale? - why isn’t this listed as an american strong ale? - anyway, pours a moderately hazy dark red - frothy, well-sustained head - nose is mostly a potent mix of hops - resinous, citric, piney, fruity, peppery - some sticky malt sweetness underneath - more pleasant than I am making it sound - soft carbonation, full body - simple flavor - mostly just sticky caramel maltiness, followed by potent peppery and woody hops with a light bit of alcohol in the finish - it does what it sets out to do, I guess - okay.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BrewDad (5040) - Olympia, Washington, USA - JUN 19, 2013
Amber in color, clear with a thin head. Easy drinking Amber ale nice malt ad hops balance. Good tasty big beer with lots of alcohol.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
travita (4160) - Frisco, Texas, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Tap at the brewpub. The look a light white head, reddish in color. The smell is fruit, malt, toffee, grassy, hops, and ok. The taste is toffee, malt, fruit, hops, and ok.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3927) - Arlington, Texas, USA - JUN 6, 2013
Deep amber red in color with a decent beige head. Aroma is dough, citrus, caramel. Taste is malt, caramel, citrus, booze.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Steve_0 (2874) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 22, 2013
On tap at Wynkoop. Pour is deep amber with a frothy cream head and great lacing. Big sweet fruits, grapefruit, orange, pineapple, caramel, grapefruit, light bread, and a touch of toffee in the aroma. Taste is citrus, orange peel, biscuit, light grass, weed, candied fruits, caramel, and grapefruit with a medium bitter finish. Sticky mouthfeel with high carbonation. Damn decent red ale.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Alemax (16) - Louisville, Colorado, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Deep red color. Nose of sweet citrusy hops. Rich hops at the start followed by a Ritchie sweet malt character.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 8/20
sdadamo (1) - - JAN 27, 2013 does not count
Excellent presentation 8% alcohol smooth flavor. Strong hoppy flavor. Only available in restaurant


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