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RATINGS: 32   MEAN: 3.37/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32/5   SEASONAL: Spring   IBU: 110   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Red Cockaded Ale is named after the Red Cockaded woodpecker, an endangered species that makes it home just miles from the brewery. Portions of the proceeds from the sale of this beer are donated to the Friends Of Texas Wildlife to help raise awareness of this species and other Texas Wildlife. This beer is deep red with a generous dose of malted rye and English crystal malts, giving the malt profile a sticky caramel property and substantial earthiness. The beer also has massive late charges of Pacific Northwest hops, as well as being generously dry hopped, making this beer intensely hoppy, displaying citrus, pine and resin in both aroma and flavor.

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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
onceblind (7863) - Denver, Colorado, USA - DEC 28, 2014
Hazy dark Amber with a thin light beige head. Sumptuous dark Amber nose with a touch of earthy floral hops. Lovely flavor with dark bitter caramel and brown sugar with leafy and floral hop resins. Amazing.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
dlihcsnatas (639) - Texas, USA - JUL 21, 2014
Hazy brown brew with a thick tan head that stics to the side of the glass. Smells of pine and caramel. Taste is simular with the addition of a dry resin. Good bitterness that does allow the caramel malts to show through. While this is a really great brew it does come with a bigger sticker price than most. Would knock down my overall due to price but since a portion is going to help our wildlife I cant complain too much and will stick to my original overall score. I do love being outdoors and think everyone should do thier part to take care of our wildlife and stop trashing up the place.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
degbert (1722) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 16, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 10, 2013 Can. Pours a gorgeous deep, rich red-brown with a high ecru head. Nose is intensely herbal and floral -- dry lavender, sage, and rosemary. Hops punch is vibrant all the way through, but never out of balance; the toffee malt adds a perfect counterbalance. Easily one of the best of its style Ive ever had. Love me some Conroe beer, I do.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ozarkspops (368) - - JUN 22, 2013
Mild hazy deep amber. Thick khaki head with good lacing. Sweet caramel and bready malty aroma with earthy, floral, and dank hops. Medium to thick body. Yeast flavors. Much malt, caramel, and good dank and earthy hop flavor. ---Rated via iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (2596) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 23, 2014
Pours a nice clear red color with off-white head. Pine, some caramel malt, citrus, and resin on the nose, very hoppy; follows onto the palate. Very good DIPA, plays around with being a hoppy amber too.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jgb9348 (5808) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - SEP 15, 2016
Deep dark amber coloured body with a thick, 3 centimetre tall tan head. Aroma of pungent resinous and piney hops with a good deal of malt as well. Medium to Full-bodied; Strong malty and hop flavours at first with a big resinous and hoppy finish with a noticeable alcohol bite and a pungent earthy, nutty and caramel finish. Overall, a nice and strong beer - full-bodied with a big flavour profile and a nice rich flavour that lasts! I sampled this twelve ounce can purchased from The Charleston Beer Exchange in Charleston, South Carolina on 30-April-2015 for US$2,37 sampled on the train from Washington to New York on 18-June-2015. 12oz Can, 30-April-2015, $2.37, Charleston, SC 8,4,8,3,15

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rougeau13 (2660) - Richmond, Texas, USA - MAY 16, 2013
Can. Dark, clear, red-amber with an off-white head and substantial lacing. Aroma of pine, florals, toffee, and citrus, but somewhat mild. Taste is well balanced; nice bitterness and solid malt backbone. Theres almost a weird cocoa flavor. Medium bodied and a little dry. Good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
blutt59 (6516) - Dallas, Texas, USA - MAY 30, 2013
Canned, dark amber orange color, lots of lacy foam, piney grapefruit aroma, smooth bitter grapefruit flavor, malty caramel, leathery very smooth with a soft finish

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (17588) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - JUN 1, 2013
Tap at Hay Merhcant, Houston, 21/05/13. Reddish amber with a good sized frothy off white head. Nose carries a good pine bite, hops, bitter grapefruit, caramel malt, tropical fruits. Taste comprises bitter hops, pine, orange pith, bitter grapefruit, caramel malt, light booze. Full end of medium bodied with fine carbonation, hop bitterness in the finish. Good stuff.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jkwalking05 (4627) - Arlington, Texas, USA - MAY 31, 2013
Amber red in color with a decent beige head. Aroma is of bread dough, caramel, nuts, citrus, and pine. Taste is caramel, toffee, light roasted malt, and pine.


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