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Red Betty IPA - Central City Brewing

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Red Betty IPARed Betty IPA

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BA SCORE
86
very good

73 Ratings
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Ratings: 73
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 11.78%
Wants: 1
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Central City Brewing visit their website
British Columbia, Canada

Style | ABV
English India Pale Ale (IPA) |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: smcolw on 12-07-2013)
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Photo of utopiajane
4.1/5  rDev +7.3%

Pours a hazed orange with a sweet sunshine highlighted glow. A fat head of cream colored foam falls slowly and clings to the glass. Nose is grapefruit and sweet orange. A sweet subtle bit of brown sugar for malt. An earthy light pine and spice. Taste is fantastic! This beer has the grapefruit in all it’s glory. From the pith to the peel. The tartness of it . Then to back it up is a sweet bright orange. It’s a west coast style malt with a touch of caramel and biscuit for weight that comes through as this beer warms. Finishes dry and with that earthy pine and spice. It has a moderate bitterness that does not eclipse all the flavors that want to linger at the back palate but slowly pushes them aside until you are feasting on a lingering bitter that is simply wonderful.

This beer drinks like the label .It’s like coasting on a bike . It’s fruity, it’s got a big flavor and a big finish it’s a pleasure and it could give plenty of the best IPA’s a good run for their money.

utopiajane, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of schnell
3.25/5  rDev -14.9%

schnell, Yesterday at 02:59 AM
Photo of Budnick224
4.72/5  rDev +23.6%

Budnick224, Saturday at 11:09 PM
Photo of russwilliam
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

russwilliam, Sep 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

broadway848, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of jyacco15
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

jyacco15, Sep 05, 2014
Photo of vermilcj
4/5  rDev +4.7%

vermilcj, Sep 03, 2014
Photo of tubeman
3.85/5  rDev +0.8%

tubeman, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of ktenneydenver
3.12/5  rDev -18.3%

ktenneydenver, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of Bnoise11
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

Bnoise11, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of nodder
4/5  rDev +4.7%

nodder, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of Raziel313
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Raziel313, Aug 25, 2014
Photo of Schwegler
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Schwegler, Aug 24, 2014
Photo of SawDog505
4/5  rDev +4.7%

SawDog505, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of wlynch
3.52/5  rDev -7.9%

wlynch, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of JakerLou
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

JakerLou, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of keags_beer
3.96/5  rDev +3.7%

keags_beer, Aug 12, 2014
Photo of chefdave37
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

chefdave37, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of docrtaylor
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

docrtaylor, Aug 08, 2014
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.56/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Produced 5/22/14.

Pours a murky dark orange-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy patches of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, candied citrus zest, and pineapple juice aromas. Taste is much the same with citrus zest and grapefruit juice flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an pretty good beer that is tasty, but there is a slightly better hop presence in the smell to me.

UCLABrewN84, Aug 04, 2014
Photo of diehlio
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

diehlio, Aug 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

IanCH, Aug 02, 2014
Photo of let8it8grow
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

let8it8grow, Aug 01, 2014
Photo of ocelot2500
4/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear amber color with a white head that leaves little bits of lacing.

Smells of earthy hops and toasted malts.

Tastes of a good dose of earthy hops coupled with solid malt backbone. Hops lead off with an earthy and grassy feel to it. Moderate amount of bitterness is washed away by caramel malts and toffee notes. More hops come towards the end and leaves a lingering pine note.

Mouthfeel is medium-full with a smooth amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is a nice English IPA with full fleshed out hops.

ocelot2500, Jul 29, 2014
Photo of MickeyHops
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

MickeyHops, Jul 28, 2014
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Red Betty IPA from Central City Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.