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Shark Attack Double Red Ale - Port Brewing

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BA SCORE
85
very good

651 Ratings
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Ratings: 651
Reviews: 293
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.37%
Wants: 29
Gots: 46 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Floydster on 03-07-2008)
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Photo of smcolw
4.4/5  rDev +13.7%

Cloudy, reddish dark amber color. Great ring lace from a modest head.

Pleasant fresh floral hop aroma.

Hoppy red with a yeasty base. In short, the toasty malt takes a back seat. Very spritzy. Mild bitter aftertaste.

smcolw, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of Stagga_Lee
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Stagga_Lee, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of Eden
2.68/5  rDev -30.7%

Eden, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of p4nch1to
4.56/5  rDev +17.8%

p4nch1to, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of thomda11
3.92/5  rDev +1.3%

thomda11, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of hbchrisg
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

hbchrisg, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of MakeMineADoubleJack
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

MakeMineADoubleJack, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of ryanflc
4/5  rDev +3.4%

ryanflc, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of joeseppy
3.56/5  rDev -8%

Pour is a muddied burnt orange with an off-white frothiness that stays awhile.

Aroma is scintillating caramels and hop. Malt is much more prominent edging on Barleywine territory.

Taste has a decent hop bite followed by a candied sweetness. Alcohol has a noticeable contributing factor.

Mouthfeel has a creamy texture and the mouth is overcome in the onset but wanes quickly. More so a full bodied beer.

I'm personally not digging the boozy sugary aspects, but hey that's me. Has the imperial appeal that does have its fan base. Kinda reminds me of Palate Wrecker in some way. Nice abv that toasts this overall experience. Decent brew nonetheless.

joeseppy, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of jgarvis
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

jgarvis, Sep 02, 2014
Photo of Syraquse
4.52/5  rDev +16.8%

Syraquse, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of Phoodcritic
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Phoodcritic, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of Dizzy242
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Dizzy242, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of Docrock
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Docrock, Aug 27, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -5.9%

gppittjk, Aug 23, 2014
Photo of SUBER
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

SUBER, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of For_those_near_death
5/5  rDev +29.2%

A translucent copper colored beer with a red head, like my girlfriend. The aroma is sweet-hop tied to some grassy flaves. The overall palette is somewhat malty, but still with strong notes of hops. The alcohol % is a plus. Subtle bitterness derived from the English Challenger hops with desired qualities from the Crystal Malt give it a 'must buy more' note on the white board. But folks, basically its a Belgian golden ale brewed with lots of hops, and heard that it was created for the brewers' wedding celebration. I live on the coast near great white sharks, and this beer has nothing to do with all that, except the hint of blood.

For_those_near_death, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of davegray
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

davegray, Aug 17, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

ralphw56, Aug 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -16%

mousebeer, Aug 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Lucnifter, Aug 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

PG2G, Aug 10, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

sharkboy, Aug 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

richard_stanton, Aug 07, 2014
Photo of Arch578
4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Arch578, Aug 05, 2014
Shark Attack Double Red Ale from Port Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 651 ratings.