Double Mountain Red Light District

Formerly brewed at Double Mountain Brewery and Taproom
Hood River, Oregon USA
9.4% · Belgian Strong Ale · 2 Ratings · 30 IBU · Special Release ·
RLD completes the trifecta of our foray into the dry Trappist yeast. The brew’s reddish color is derived from addition of roasted caramel malts and its alcohol sweetness from the late addition of 200 lbs of wildflower honey. This is the strongest of the three beers and the honey sweetness lingers more than its nipelly cousin, giving more depth and some fig fruitiness. Should you try all three beers of the series late in the evening, you may find yourself window shopping down the wrong street in Amsterdam.

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Aroma is one of beer's most complex features. Aroma is propelled by lively CO2 and dampened by pillowy heads - especially nitrogen foam.

Malt
caramel bread hay cereal chocolate coffee nuts toast roasty

Hops
resin floral grass spruce citrus herbs

Yeast/Bacteria
dough barnyard cheese basement aromas leather earthy leaves

Other
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Appearance is how a beer appeals to the eye and includes notes on color, the liquid's visual texture and the head -- the beer's foam top.

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Head
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Taste is what can be appreciated with the tongue. It's easy to mistake aromas for tastes -- the tongue only senses sweet, bitter, sour, salt and umami.

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Bitter
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Other
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The palate includes touch sensations on the lips, tongue, gums and roof of the mouth.

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Texture
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Carbonation
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Finish
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