Brewed by Royal Unibrew
Style: Amber Lager/Vienna
Faxe, Denmark


on tap


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RATINGS: 154   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.57/5   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
Red Erik is a lager made with the great Ceres bottom fermenting yeast and fruit juice.

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dok1 (8) - Caronno Varesino, - OCT 30, 2007
Colour is fantastic at least for postioning and marketing purposes. Pink foam is attractive, too. Wildberry notes, somehow fruity. It’s sweet. Bitterness is low. I think the packaging desing is really appealing.

oh6gdx (26482) - Vasa, FINLAND - FEB 25, 2017
Bottled (backlog). Hazy ambery red colour with a small off-white foamy head. Aroma is sweet malts, some caramel, mild floral and grassy notes along with some some fruits. Flavour is very sweet maltiness with some berries and mild alcohol showing as well.

labeerinthum (831) - Milano, ITALY - JUL 26, 2016
Bottiglia. Il gusto al naso riconosce fragola e frutti rossi in generale. L’intensità olfattiva è normale e la persistenza olfattiva è sufficiente. Il cappello di schiuma resiste poco ed è costituito da bollicine medie. L’aspetto del liquido è opalescente. La carbonazione è bassa. Il colore è ambrato rossiccio carico tendente marrone. Il corpo è snello. Il dolce è pesante. L’amaro è leggero. L’intensità gustativa è leggera e la persistenza gustativa è sufficiente. Le sensazioni boccali finali sono di pronta beva. Il retrogusto è sfuggente. Il palato riporta sentori di miele, crosta di pane, frutta, formaggi, verdure cotte e un debole aroma gommoso.

jesperhammer (4727) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2016
25-JUL-2016, can @home, from Menu. Clear red with a low White head. Fruit, berries. Not a lot of bitterness. Not a lot of malty stuff. Very sweet. Not good.

Grumbo (2838) - Ipswich, Suffolk, ENGLAND - JUN 4, 2016
Bottle a while back, uk import, but source not now recalled. Poured a slightly hazy amber/red colour with a small off-white head. Aroma of malt, sweet caramel, with light fruit. Quite heavy on sweetness. Light bitterness. Medium body, oily texture. Finish is finish and alcoholic.

BKHansen (91) - Praestø, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2016
50 cl. dåse. Rødbrun med lille hvidlig skumkrone. Smagen er sødlig og frugtagtig. Medium fylde og let bitterhed men en okay øl.

nazzty (1376) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - MAY 8, 2016
Very sweet and fruity with dominant fruit juice flavors. Works well as an aperitif.

Bamsen78 (5335) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - APR 8, 2016
Can. Pours reddish amber with airy pinkish off-white head. Clear aroma of some cheap fruit juice, with notes of yeast. Sweetish flavour of cheap juice and inferior yeast, with notes of metal and touches of hops and malt. Bitter, metallic and estery aftertaste. Poor. Now, here’s the important part. Years ago, when I was half my present age, a teacher of mine warmly recommended this beer to me. I lived in Poland at that time and paid what was a small fortune to me to get this beer. Deeply impressed, I genuinely thought the beer was delicious. So much so that when I first visited Denmark a few years later, I asked for this beer in a variety of shops but it was nowhere to be found. Finally, one evening in a drowsy 7-11 in Copenhagen, a young sales assistant kindly explained to me that the beer could not be sold in Denmark because it contained detergent. Well, she may not have known the first thing about beer, or just her English was not good enough, but... it tastes as if she was damn right.

erling1000 (705) - - JAN 10, 2016
A Danish red lager with low white head and with fruit juice and corn. Aroma is fruity, malty, caramel, yeasty. Taste is sweet and light bitter. Light pearly. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

Kosmokrator (849) - ITALY - NOV 17, 2015
Limpido color rosso con sottile schiuma bianca. Aroma e gusto dolciastri, debolmente maltati, con una punta di amarognolo. Corpo lieve, effervescenza media. Birra piuttosto "chimica" ma non eccessivamente spiacevole.

jice (366) - Grenoble, FRANCE - NOV 11, 2015
I found this one in my cellar, which was bought at least 8 or 9 years ago. The date on the bottle states : "26.07.2008" It’s not that bad actually. It has a light smell that says that it’s old, but still drinkable. Red fruits, sweet, alcohol seems higher Not much co2 left

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