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RATINGS: 18   MEAN: 3.26/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 19   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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This one is pretty self explanatory: It’s RED. A judicious amount of Honey Malt gives this beer its distinctive honey/cherry sweetnes. The malt also contributes to the slightly sour/acidic taste of this beer. There are some hops in there, but the hop flavor and aroma is practically non-existent. This also helps accentuate the sweet character of this beer.

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2.2
Oakes (17697) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 9, 2015
Aiming for de koninck but doing it the wrong way, with high temperature (maybe, I’m guessing), leading to overly estery, phenolic character.

3.3
Ferris (15438) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 7, 2014
Draft - Sweet cherry, perfume and some Belgian yeast. Cloudy reddish orange with. A decent white head. Malty, cherry and a long cherry finish. Odd, but I like it. Like a weak Flemish red.

3.5
j12601 (12000) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 14, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear amber with a thin white head. Malt and a touch of honey and yeast spice on the nose. Medium bodied, fruity malt,a bit of yeast. Fruity malt and yeast into the finish, soft plums and warm musk.

3
kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - NOV 7, 2009

Name: Red Von Boorian
Date: September 18, 2009
Mode: Draft
Source: Brewpub, Elliott
Appearance: clear dark copper, wispy beige head, scattered lace
Aroma: sweet malt aroma, touch of honey sweetness
Flavor: sweet malt flavor, caramel sweetness, lots of wheat character, touch of wheat tartness, fruity esters, well balancing bitterness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 11/20
Rating: 3/5.0
Drinkability: 7/10
Score: ** /4

3.1
onceblind (9706) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JUN 2, 2014
Dark amber with a dark nose of raisin and earthy nougat and some dusty caramel. Flavor is surprisingly light with some dark caramel and honey tones. Kinda indifferent.

3.3
after4ever (8025) - Mukilteo, Washington, USA - FEB 27, 2010
growler. thanks, nena! pours a crystal clear reddish dark brown. loose gray rim. mild caramel and brown sugar nose. creamy medium body with light fizzy carb. caramel, brown sugar, and earthy hop on the mid palate. buttery finish. oops.

3.2
BuckeyeBoy (7701) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 5, 2009
On tap at West Seattle brewpub. Pours out a nice mahogany topped with a small head. Aroma of sweet berries and spice. Tast was of sweet honey, light spice and rich malt. With a tail of yeast.

3.8
riversideAK (6261) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JUL 18, 2010
Nose is rather sweet and super fruity. Very nice. Dark fruits, a touch of spice from the yeast, a little pepper. Enjoyable nose, almost teriyaki-y in a sense. Pours dark reddish brown, thinnish head, brown hues underneath. Flavors of sweet dark fruit, almost cherry like, some toast, a touch of salty notes, lightly spicy. Dry, sweet toasty finish. Really solid, enjoyable beer.

3.4
BrewDad (5328) - Olympia, Washington, USA - MAY 1, 2011
Olympic Club BrewFest – Centralia, WA
Reddish amber in color, clear with a thin head. Fruity aroma with light hops. Loved the flavor of this beer it was easy drinking fruity type beer. The hops are light.

3.4
maxwelldeux (4374) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Draught in a flight at the brewpub. Pours a clear amber color. Nose has some definite bread elements to it, and a bit of sourness to it. Taste is slightly toasty, and is slightly sweet. Not bad.


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