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RATINGS: 53   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44/5   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is not your standard Red Ale. This is a very ‘malty’, ‘roasty’ and complex Red Ale. The roasted flavor comes from the high presence of roasted barley. With a very minimal but high alpha hop addition, this Red Ale has become a favorite among patrons.

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3.6
markwise (5441) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - JAN 5, 2012
On draft at Bold City. Pours a deep stout brown with a tan head. Nose is roast, some pine, cocoa, chocolate, and unsweet chocolate with spice and earth. Flavor is similar with roast, pine, cocoa, and chocolate. Medium in body and while not a red ale, still a great beer.

3.3
raradel (343) - Atlanti Beach, Florida, USA - APR 18, 2011
This brew is just not what you expect. Once you understand that it is good. Its is dark and roasty but not as heavy as it looks. It is like a red ale and a stout mixed, which is a really nice combo, especially mixed with a lighter brew like the dukes ( Red Dog!). I would say this is a great surprise, so try it!

3.4
That1Guy (2236) - Colorado, USA - APR 9, 2011
Part of a flight at the brewery. As the description says, this dude is pretty roasty. Probably one of the roastiest strong ales I’ve come across. My favorite of the flight.

3.7
RickRob925 (60) - Macclenny, Florida, USA - NOV 14, 2010
Had this at the Bold City Brewery Tap Room. What a great time. A free sampler for all first time visitors.

3.5
dpjuart (1112) - Indiana, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 31, 2010
Bottle courtesy tarheels86. Pours chocolate cherry cola red/brown with tan, frothy head. Cherry nose with roasted undertones. Flavor is sweet fruit, sorta cherry-esque with chocolaty notes and a roasted undertone. nice body. Not bad.

3.5
beernovice39 (3270) - Idaho, USA - JUN 27, 2010
Draft. A deep dark brown pour with tan head. Roasted malts in the nose. Taste is the same. Very crisp and very good! This is more like a Porter.

3.2
ditmier (1508) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 3, 2010
2010 Bottle - Thanks tarheels86!!! - Pours a dk clear amber with a large sandy hear...apparently the name is a bit of a red herring?? Aroma is malty and grainy, plenty of roast, light cocoa...flavour is sweet and fruity right up front, roasted grains, chocolate...lingering light bitterness...this was totally different than I expected...kinda thin for the abv, and not a real abundance of flavour input, but drinkable and enjoyable....

3.3
azorie (4) - Florida, USA - FEB 25, 2010 does not count
very nice in appearance with some foam, and its nice and red to brownish dark beer. Very sweet beer, nice malt levels, and for its style it is a dcent beer, its about my favorite they have. after a few its a tad too sweet and i like malty beers.

3.8
hopscotch (11101) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 12, 2010
Draft… Deep, very dark crimson ale with a mid-sized, fizzy, off-white head. The aroma imparts lots of chocolate and espresso atop a mild wisp of campfire smoke. Medium to full-bodied and creamy with fizzy carbonation. The flavor provides sweet chocolate and espresso – mocha – and is decently balanced by adequate, but unobtrusive, hop bitterness. Roasted, coffee finish.

3.7
Ibrew2or3 (8614) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - SEP 1, 2009
On tap at Bold City. It poured brilliant clear amber with white head. The aroma is roasty to burnt malts and really little else. The taste is malty sweet mixing with some crystal malts and a modest level of burnt malts as well. It ends with malt sweetness trying to compete with the layers of roasty goodness. Pretty darn roasty for a red ale.


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