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47
85
style
Serve in English pint

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unknown

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RATINGS: 12   MEAN: 3.24/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.16/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Red color, medium hop bitterness and flavor, low hop aroma, candy-like caramel sweetness, medium body and low levels of fruity-ester flavors and aromas.

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3.2
Iphonephan (6988) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - JUN 6, 2017
On draft at the brewpub in Champaign. Pours a clear mahogany with an off white head. Malty nose. Flavors of cereal and herbs. Moderately bitter finish.

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arminjewell (9670) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Pour on tap at the brewery, dark reddish pour with white head, aroma brought notes of caramel, toffee, hints of red fruits, slight earth into some grass, touch of herbal notes, slight yeast. Taste is a mix of toasted bread, caramel, toffee, hints of red fruit, slight earth, grass, and herbal notes, finishing slightly bitter, dry.

3.4
edgallow (4211) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 14, 2014
4 oz draft pours deep amber with a white head. Aroma of malts and grass. Taste is malts. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
jandd1983 (4330) - Wentzville, Missouri, USA - MAY 7, 2013
Sampled at Destihl. It pourd a dark copper color with an off-white head. The aroma was of caramel malt, some fruit, cabernet and a hint of tannins. The taste was of some red wine and honey notes to go with the caramel malt. Good beer.

3.6
hayduke (5209) - Eureka, California, USA - APR 29, 2013
From a sample glass at the Normal brewpub. This came in the glass an attractive red color the had a small tan head nose of caramel malts and grassy hops. Medium in body and smooth of mouth feel. Flavor is malty, with good hops in the taste and nice hop bitterness in the finish. Nice drinking.

3.5
Strykzone (7360) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - APR 26, 2013
Samled at Destihl Normal. A red hazy beer that has nice lacing from a tan head. Sweet malts and caramel makes for a sweet beer. Some interesting hops. Grass and citrus. Brightness to them. Very easy to drink this one.

3.2
jonas (7583) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - APR 25, 2013
Sampled in Champaign 11.2012. Light fruity aroma. Slightly hazy dark amber, low head. Dry fruity initially, grassy and light citric hops. Medium body, dry mouthfeel. Mossy aftertaste.

3.5
ajhicks (8) - Conway, Arkansas, USA - JUL 31, 2012 does not count
4 oz. taster at the Champaign, IL brewpub. Pours red with a light head... a very colorful beer that catches the light. Everyone in the group commented on this. The flavor was milder and great as a drink with dinner.

3.2
jcwattsrugger (12420) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - FEB 5, 2012
on tap-pours a tan head that laces and cloudy orange/copper color. Aroma is medium malt-caramel, citrus. Taste is roasty medium malt, wood/grainy, some earthy hops. Drying finish.

3.6
NobleSquirrel (3438) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 13, 2011
Draft at Champaign location. Pours a deep reddish bronze with an offwhite head. The nose is nice. Light fruity hop notes then a caramel note. Some soft fruity esters. On tasting, mild fruitiness and caramel, light malt base. the bitterness is on the high side. Light malt flavor overall. Pretty solid.


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