Drop Dead Red - Klamath Basin Brewing Co. - The Creamery Brew Pub And Grill

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Reviews: 5
Hads: 16
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
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Klamath Basin Brewing Co. - The Creamery Brew Pub And Grill visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: RedDiamond on 07-19-2008

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Reviews: 5 | Hads: 16
Photo of mactrail
3.49/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Beautiful red, just plain red color in the duvel tulip with a coarse pile of foam. Quite malty with a sweet undertone. Something woody about this. A touch of dank, leafy hop gunk. Just slightly bitter with some sharp aromatic flavors. Some grainy, resiny aromas.

Sort of a wintergreen tang to this with the bitter finish. Sets the teeth on edge a little. Quite a pleasant red ale and plenty drinkable. From the 22oz bottle purchased at Market of Choice on 29th in Eugene. (472 characters)

Photo of Reidrover
3.48/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

22 oz from Grocery Outlet, Salem OR Very dark amber coloured ale her..attractive large tan head. Aroma is quite subdued some hay a little hop nothing much. Taste is strange..very bitter but in a prune juice concentrate sort of way..Plummy. some coffeee but still the prune juice thing remainsPalate is OK but gets cloying in the end. Overall a pretty strange brew. (364 characters)

Photo of flexabull
3.85/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From notes...

Pours a deep dark amber color with a faint white head.

Aromas are slightly dusty with caramel malts and earthy hop notes.

Taste starts out with a slightly sweet brewed tea like flavor. Then settles into some nuts, caramel, and grainy malt flavors. Finish is dry, and a bit dusty and earthy.

Mouthfeel is good, smooth, full, and with crisp carbonation.

Drinkability is also good. This is a solid malty amber ale. Tasty yet drinkable. (451 characters)

Photo of Docer
4.11/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Found a 22oz. bottle along w/ their IPA at The BeerMongers here in PDX.... buddy of mine kept raving about it as he had it on tap at Buffalo Wild Wings...

- Yep... it's a red... dark ruby red and brown... clear... off white head.. frothy and leaving a nice pillow-top of head. Lace all over...

- Rather mild scent... not so sweet... but light oats, grain... barley.. caramel... bitter pine zing from hops... lightly grassy....

- Very well balanced and blended flavors of bitter pine hop, wonderful malt and caramel notes... roasted barley flavor.. rich grain... light citrus sweetness way way back in the background... certainly a fantastic red ale... and very spot on for the style in my opinion. Light tea and brown sugar notes...

- Medium bodied... creamy... tasty, smooth.. slightly dry and chewy.

- Overall this is one damn good red ale... a new favorite in a style I very much like. Get it if you can! (912 characters)

Photo of RedDiamond
3.41/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Who can resist a beer with a great name like that? Besides, when the waitress asks what you want it's lots of fun to tell her, "Drop Dead." This red ale brewed with white wheat is clear dark crimson with a light nutty nose and hops that spend most of their time in the bittering zone courtesy of Cascade and Hersbrucker. Persistent CO2 keeps a soft isle of head afloat.

More nutty than a typical fruit laden red, with a stark woodenness suggestive of a brown ale. (467 characters)

Drop Dead Red from Klamath Basin Brewing Co. - The Creamery Brew Pub And Grill
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