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Colonial Red - John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House

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Colonial Red
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Ratings: 6
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 6.1%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: plaid75 on 07-11-2007)
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New York

3.48/5  rDev +1.2%

Reviewed on 7/17/08. On tap. Pours a dark amber with a small head. Aroma of sweet malt, flowery hops. Flavor of roasted malt, also oddly enough some cheddar Goldfish crackers. An odd-flavored beer but it was pretty drinkable and refreshing.
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12-20-2008 19:48:34 | More by LilBeerDoctor
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New York

3.7/5  rDev +7.6%

Poured a dark, rich ruby color with a solid tan head atop. Since it was a cask, the head retention was fantastic. Aroma was not overly strong or noticeable. Slightly bready.

This is a very well-balanced red ale, and has quite a rich and smooth feeling to it. Much thicker than you'd expect from this genre, but welcomed nonetheless. Bready malts, and a very slight grassy hop profile make this one interesting enough to go back to. One thing I've noticed is JH pretty much has red beers down pat.

07-17-2007 14:37:29 | More by BBM
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New York

3.45/5  rDev +0.3%

Poured a deep amber hue with a finger and a half creamy tan head. There was very good retention and good lacing.

The smell was rather subdued and featured a light caramel malt.

The taste consisted of a solid sweet caramel malt with some fruity elements. A decent hop presence dried the beer toward the finish.

The mouthfeel was a bit on the thin side, though aided by the cask serving.

Overall a servicable red ale.

07-11-2007 15:49:05 | More by plaid75
Colonial Red from John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House
- out of 100 based on 6 ratings.