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RATINGS: 172   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   IBU: 9   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
This ruby red amber ale strikes a pleasing balance between malt and hop influences. Easy to drink, great with food or as a stand-alone refresher. Red Menace is out to revolutionize the world of amber ales ~ one pint at a time! Join the party ... 4.8% ABV 9 IBUs Malts: 2-Row Pale ~ Crystal 75L ~ Victory ~ Special B ~ Aromatic ~ Rye Hops: Bravo ~ Chinook ~ Willamette ~ Columbus Original Gravity: 12° Plato

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bulldogops (2342) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - AUG 27, 2016
Rating #2002- 2015.09.27 #CraftTakesSeattle Day 4, Beer 104 - Draught at Taproom Pours a ruby amber with a white cap that recedes to a ring. Aroma has a hint of malty sweetness, and a strong citrus/floral hoppy aroma. Medium carbonation. Bubbly, dry mouthfeel, medium-bodied. Light bitterness in the finish, quite smooth. Hoppy punch and a marbley-malty sweet note. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9790) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - MAY 20, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear browned amber with a thin white head. Soft malt, a touch of toast on the nose. Medium bodied, soft toast, a touch of malt, very light hops. Gentle malt and toast into the finish, soft bitterness. Crisp, easy, clean.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kramer (6313) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 17, 2016
Tap. Pours a clear dark copper body with a one finger foamy white head that left some nice lace. The nose has a bit of crystal malt under the toasty and lightly husky malt. A minimal touch of floral hoppiness. The flavor is on the sweeter side with the crystal, but not crazy. Toasty and husky, minimal citrusy hops on the finish. Mouthfeel is light-medium bodied with fizzy carbonation. A touch sticky on the back end. About on par with most other Ambers, maybe a touch hoppier than most though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
DuffMan (9747) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 8, 2015
Bottle. Orange-tinted gold, average white head. Bready malt, caramel with fruity undertones. Watery and bland.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
maxwelldeux (4358) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - MAR 24, 2015
Bottle. Pours a hazy dark amber color with a moderate off-white head on there. Nose is of stale grass and toasted caramel. Taste is slightly bitter, but has some sweeter and bready malts coming through. Unremarkable for me at all.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
beastiefan2k (3717) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - MAR 6, 2015
12oz bottle, stamped BB 5.22.15. Interesting a 9 ibu amber, so a non hop-centric Amber that isn’t supposed to be an Irish Ale, don’t see too many of those. I guess that would be an English take on an Amber. Also, 4.8 abv, 9 ibu beer that is a "Big" Amber, what? Either way, pours a clear orange/copper body, completely clear throughout, must be filtered. Small head but leaves a moderate lacing. Aroma is some fruity hops, surprisingly. Looks like its mostly (if not all) super late additions. Then slightly fruit yeast. Has a fruity tropical thang going on but not overly hop-centric or yeast centric. Weird and interesting. Flavor is... surprising. At first, I am all like, what happened. A fruity malt biscuit flavor starts and then abruptly ends. Then a hoppy and de-bittered flavor. Ends light yet slightly stick. I eventually realize this is an Americanized mild with hops but no bitterness. That makes me really appreciate the beer. I like it more than the score I am giving it.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (15432) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 8, 2015
On tap at Hale’s, pours a clear copper with a small beige head. Aroma brings out gentle bready malts with a subtle hop component - pretty bland and lifeless though. Flavour is about the same, bringing out bready caramel malts balanced with fruity hops. Not a whole lot to this, but it’s balanced decently enough. Okay, but not my thing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (13526) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 8, 2015
Draft - Light caramel and pale malts. Clear copper with a decent white head. Light toast malts and caramel with a touch of bitterness. Average.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 1/20
Travlr (22482) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 22, 2014
Unanimous choice for a drainpour by five tasters at the brewpub in Seattle. Seemed to be flavored by added syrup. Not a nice beer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
jsnicholas (545) - Woodinville, Washington, USA - JUN 13, 2014
Bottle: (12oz). Hazy Red. I was having trouble coming up with a way to describe the taste that I did not like on the tail end and another rates called it metallic. I have never thought of that as a flavor, but it does a pretty good job of describing it. Not need to try again.

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