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RATINGS: 143   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63/5   IBU: 70   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Bold and bright, our American Red Ale bursts with Pacific-Northwest hops balanced by a blend of caramel and toasted malts. Kettle hops: Cascade, Crystal, Mosaic, Chinook. Dry hops: Cascade, Crystal, Centennial, Citra. Malts: 2-Row, Vienna, C-75, C-120

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CopterScott (250) - Kansas, USA - MAY 27, 2015
reddish amber color with about a finger of off-white head. aroma citrus hops and caramel malts. flavor is citrus, caramel and toast.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
High_in_NM (29) - Los Alamos NM, New Mexico, USA - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle from local Smiths. Wow! Not what I was expecting at all. Pronounced hop profile announced itself as soon as the cap came off. Dark copper pour, medium off-white head, and moderate carbonation. Caramel malts are pretty much buried under a very dry, IPA-ish hop profile. Its labeled as a red ale rather than an amber, but it tastes like a red IPA to me, which aint a bad thing as far as Im concerned. A pleasant surprise. Ill definitely be buying more of this.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jagad5 (89) - - MAR 6, 2015
Nothing to write home about. A bit of a sweet and bitter initial taste that complimented the local cuisine.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
maxwelldeux (4373) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Bottle. Pours a mostly clear reddish brown color with a very small off-white head on there. Nose is quite hoppy... there is some caramel to it, but a lot of grass and some floral notes to it. Taste is slightly bitter, and comes with a malty bite that has a residual sweetness. Really interesting...

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ernesto987 (5876) - Arizona, USA - JAN 17, 2015
Draft at ohso, very clean and bland, some light caramel flavors, very light hops

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OldMrCrow (2434) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Draft at the taproom in Santa Fe.

Deep orange-brown pour with a modest head. Nose brings some of the metallics that previous raters were glad not to detect, along with spicy pine. The flavor is a very fine balance of c-hop drive with sweetish caramel malt backing. Prickly mouthfeel from the abundant carbonation. This (hoppy American red ale) is not a style that I tend to enjoy, but I rather enjoyed this one. It has to be once of the nicest red ales Ive had.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBeerFanatic (1050) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - DEC 13, 2014
Pours deep red caramel with a creamy head. Big fresh hop aromas of pine, grass, peach, caramel and apricot. Big upfront apricot taste with light peach, pine and a balence of caramel. Medium sweet and bitter. Very good beer with a good hop punch.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JK (6046) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - SEP 11, 2014
Good malt and hops. Sweet, like hop juice. sweet, sticky finish. Good palate and tons of flavor for the style.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - SEP 8, 2014
[ Keg ][ 16oz ][ Vinaigrette Albuquerque ][ $5 ][ Mason Jar ][ 9.7.14 ]
>> Chill hazed, deep red tea pour with yellowish foam. Okay retention. Nose is pine, tea, dark bread. Taste is almost all tea leaf, amber tea, bitter unsweetened tea. Tannic, bitter, tea finish. Eh.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerdedDave (1543) - Beckley, USA - AUG 13, 2014
beautiful red color; fantastic aroma - citrusy hops and caramel malt; great, citrusy hop flavor with a nice malt base; medium bodied with bready, caramel notes and toasted malt; very well balanced; an excellent beer


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