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RATINGS: 119   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.6/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
From the moment you pop the top, it’s obvious Pete’s Wicked Red Rush isn’t an ordinary ale. "Engineered to deliver a heightened effervescence, our American Red Ale is WICKEDLY charged! Discover the RUSH... Get Wicked!

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4.1
StevieMSU (64) - Kentucky, USA - JAN 30, 2002
Great beer, in my college life, I have tried many good beers, but this one has a distinct flavor but maybe just a bit to much caramel..But anyhow it is a great beer to have with dinner...

2.2
Indra (2711) - Suburbia, Kansas, USA - JAN 22, 2002
Sweet aroma. Orangey-copper color. Reasonably lively carbonation and head. Some caramelly sweetness mixed with an unexpectedly fruity, pear-like flavor. A tad of bitterness, but not much. So-so balance and mouthfeel, then. Hmm...it’s okay. I think I actually prefer Killian’s, if you’re into comparing the two. Compared to the excellent (if memory serves) Pete’s Wicked Red that was discontinued quite some time ago, this is nothing.

3
krisbierjaeger (844) - dolores, Colorado, USA - JAN 10, 2002
listen, guys, this brewery is owned by gambrinus, so i doubt if ol’ pete is still wearing the brewer’s coveralls and pulling an all- nighter out in the brewhouse scouring the kettles. gambrinus brings us such lovely beers as corona and moosehead (bitter sarcasm). knowing i was probably in for a mediocre beer, i still ponied up my seven bucks for the red rush-- ’cause i hadn’t tried it, ’cause i believe in miracles and mostly because the crummy booze stores in delaware ohio only carry about a dozen ’safe’ brands. so it’s about what i expected, a beer that was subjected to focus groups consisting of your aunt ethel, morty the plumber, mr. rogers and rex the safety beagle. the ingredients are right, but they’re a tad parsimonious. i couldn’t really find anything offensive about it, tho believe me, i tried. if your choice for an evening’s conviviality was free michelob or red rush at two bucks a pop, you’d pay for the red rush.

2.9
Heat99 (56) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 14, 2001
’slightly malty, thin bodied, bitter aroma, Reddish amber hue.’ Yep, that’s all I wrote...I had a few before I had this one...thank God... Didn’t really care for it too much. (I’m rating this a few days after)

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Aubrey (3516) - Bellingham, Washington, USA - DEC 10, 2001
Goes down easily and somewhat smooth. Sweet, roasted fruitiness. Probably more lively than Killian’s, but still very average. Would’ve expected more out of Slos...

4.3
RunawayUD (30) - USA - DEC 2, 2001
A great beer. I always like Killian’s but this ten times better.

1.6
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - NOV 23, 2001
Pete, what the hell were you thinking?

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THE BEER BARON (275) - Wisconsin, USA - NOV 18, 2001
The best part of this beer was its color. The rest was disappointing.

2.7
jayme9874 (756) - Hamburg, New York, USA - NOV 9, 2001
Pale copper, decent head and lace. Malt start and palate, slightly hoppy finish with an funky aftertaste. It smooth and drinkable but average at best.

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djsun2599 (12) - Ferndale, Michigan, USA - NOV 6, 2001
Not impressed. Used to be a big Pete’s fan. Until I tried a few more hundred beers. Now I think all the Pete’s beers are week and bland. Oh well. Another $6.50 down the drain.


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