RATINGS: 536   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Boasting a ruby hue and an exquisite floral aroma, Red Nectar is a robust yet elegant brew with distinctive accents of toasted malt, caramel, spice and residual sweetness. The beer that started it all Red Nectar was considered a strange bird when it was first released in 1987. After all, where did a robust, handcrafted all-natural amber ale fit into the massive flock of American industrial lagers? Answer: it didnt. So it blazed its own trail, helping set the pace for the craft brew revolution. Enjoy Red Nectar for its dazzling reddish copper hue, original flavors and caramel spice accents. (Editors Note: originally brewed by Humboldt Brewing Company as "Humboldt Red Nectar Ale" until their acquisition by Firestone Walker.)

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hotstuff (4921) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - JAN 7, 2016
Rated on 01-05-2016 (Bottle) The appearance is a huge foamy beige head that mostly diminished, light hazy copper body, fast rising carbonation, and spotty amounts of lacing. The aroma is caramel malt, citrus hops, fruity, light spice, earthy, and a tad soapy. The flavor is moderately bitter, sweet, citrus hops, fruity light spice, earthy, and a light malt and hop finish. The mouthfeel is light carbonation and this beer is medium bodied. Overall a quaffable beer, but I have drank and rated better of this style.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ecook90 (32) - Nevada, USA - JAN 6, 2016
I'm not sure if I got an older batch or just not for me but I found it overtly bitter overwhelming any sweetness to be found. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
smith4498 (3581) - Miami, Florida, USA - DEC 28, 2015
Pours hazy copper color with off white head. Aromas of toasted malt and pine. Similar flavors. Medium body with average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tnkw01 (1744) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 20, 2015
Bottle. Deep amber in color with a large off white head. Love the floral aroma and the taste is well balanced with a floral taste. This was pretty good.

   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
sloshgator (726) - Orlando, Florida, USA - SEP 1, 2015
Humboldt Red Nectar is a robust red ale and a nice brew. Nice copper red pour with a mild head that dissipates a little too fast. Not much aroma detected. Taste has a bold maltiness and a nice floral hop profile. Red Nectar is a decent red ale.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
ogre71 (332) - Utah, USA - AUG 2, 2015
This one wasnt for me a little bitter seem to linger on the back end. Dose pour a nice red amber no head.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rdixon77 (2455) - Georgia, USA - JUL 11, 2015
Nice red color. Big sweet, malty nose and taste. Slightly creamy mouthfeel. Pretty good Amber.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BlackHaddock (6629) - Shropshire, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2015
US pint on 25th May 2015 at The Yard House in Irvine Spectrum Centre. Clear body with a red hue to the amber/copper colour (it was very dark inside the yard House: on top an off-white head. Malty and clean flavour, the nose also malty in nature. Mild hop bitterness towards the finish but mostly a semi-sweet malty brew which seemed a little one dimensional overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
andrewje41 (3277) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - MAY 10, 2015
12 oz bottle poured. Pours a dark copper amber color with a huge foam head. Nutty grain aroma. Flavor is quite nice, with some nutty malt, sweet floral hops, and a nice, just hint, of spice. Very tasty, nice looking brew for sure. Enjoyed it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
chucklemation (1503) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - APR 27, 2015
Pours an amber color with a foamy white head. Aroma is floral hops and caramel. Flavor is sweet caramel with lightly bitter floral hops. Enjoyable and refreshing.

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