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Shark Attack Double Red Ale - Port Brewing

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Shark Attack Double Red AleShark Attack Double Red Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

694 Ratings
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Ratings: 694
Reviews: 300
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 27
Gots: 50 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Port Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Floydster on 03-07-2008

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Photo of Bone53
3.44/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bomber

Appearance: Hazy rich amber color with an enormous beige head

Smell: citrus, caramel malt, smokey leather

Taste: Caramel malt, slight citrus, and a musty yeast character, smokey leather

Mouthfeel: Medium feel; Its entirely too carbonated and dry for me from start to finish

Overall: This is not the red ale im accustomed to. The hop and malt varieties dont work together, which are all over the place. It also has a gritty and very dry mouthfeel; Overly carbonated. I love a great red, such as Nugget Nectar and lagunitas, but this is far from those. I thoroughly enjoyed Mongo, but im very dissapointed with this offering. It was actually hard for me to finish

Photo of scuttlebutt21
4.12/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of kidzord
4.08/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ricp215
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dcmchew
4.22/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Hazy amber with a really big fluffy beige head, leaving a lot of messy lacing on the glass.
Smell of sweet citrusy hop and rich caramel maltiness, candy, peach, some pineapple, pine, faint alcohol.
Rich fermenting tangerine, pineapple syrup, candied grapefruit, bit of mango and maracuja. Sweet caramelised malts, honey, hints of toffee and toast. Pine towards the finish, spicy leafiness, nice and bitter.
Pretty long finish and a nice intense aftertaste, with some prickling hop, lots of citrus peel, caramel, candy, hints of tropical fruit still around. Medium body, prickly carbonation.
A really by-the-book amber ale, lots of Westcoast hoppiness, rich malts, nice and balanced.

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.08/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Rhettroactive
2.97/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 2.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Murky and overcarbed. Wish it were better.

Photo of Blazer22
4.1/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kendollkaff
3.79/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of stomioka
3.76/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of RyanK252
3.81/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Bottle poured into a nonic pint glass

A: Pours deep reddish brown amber with a frothy tan head that hangs around and laces well.

S: Caramel malt sweetness, some dank hops, and some light pine and citrus.

T: Roasty malt, toffee, light coffee, some pine and citrus, with a slight fruitiness on the back side. Hides its alcohol well.

M: Medium body, moderate carbonation.

O: Maybe not my favorite, but not bad.

Photo of Professor_Yeesh
3.44/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Oldmankeebler
2.06/5  rDev -46.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

If your a hop head this is a great red ale for you, I just don't like hops that much.

Photo of Marius
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CO_GD
4.16/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jaemeno3
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TEKNISHE
4.35/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of double2chin
5/5  rDev +29.2%

Photo of Zetcha7x
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of stvschreck12
4.44/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of Shnanign
3.72/5  rDev -3.9%

Photo of ironchefkook
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of HaveUSeenMyCellar
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of stimulus
4.04/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of fafnir
4.2/5  rDev +8.5%

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Shark Attack Double Red Ale from Port Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 694 ratings.