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Red God - Cambridge Brewing Company

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145 Ratings
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Ratings: 145
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 23
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cambridge Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Longstaff on 10-29-2003)
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

frosted33, Feb 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

DPJ3322, Feb 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

chefdave37, Feb 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

aquazr1, Feb 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

jbh26, Feb 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Wukk, Feb 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

judkinst, Feb 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Dbrag, Jan 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Marco_Gtz, Jan 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

danielfda, Jan 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

jkd03c, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of babaracas
3.33/5  rDev -18%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours a mostly clear red tinged amber, billowing thick cream colored head, big splotches of thick lace on the glass. Smell: big caramel, fruit note, little leafiness and pine. Sweet, malt dominated aroma. Taste: alcohol hit, caramel, dried stone fruit, hops start to cut through the sweetness... pine and a little citrus rind. Sugary. Syrupy into creamy then bails into hop soup and thins out into a bitter end. Bitter, sure, but muted hop flavor and aroma. Not so good.

babaracas, Jan 21, 2014
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.78/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at his tasting.

Pours a clear copper with a foamy khaki head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Tiny dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, caramel, and citrus zest aromas. Taste is much the same with caramel and citrus zest 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 a pretty good beer with a solid citrus forward hop presence.

UCLABrewN84, Jan 20, 2014
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3.73/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

CBC - Red God, poured into a DFH Spiegelau IPA glass.

Look - Pours a dark cloudy caramel amber red hued with a small head and good ropey lacing.

Smell - Piney hops, amber/red malts with some breadiness. Somewhat faint aroma, not bad. Some alcohol in the nose.

Taste - Hoppy and piney with definite alcohol, pretty good balance.

Mouthfeel - Heavy-medium bodied with low carbonation. Hot and boozy. OK drinkability, starts to falter a bit here.

Overall - Not bad, a little over the top. Alcohol content detracts from the quality here slightly.

JMScowcroft, Jan 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

tbryan5, Jan 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

MenardMa, Jan 06, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

mre0683, Dec 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Johncnh, Dec 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

jman005, Dec 19, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

slim2043, Dec 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

dt_gbpackersfan, Dec 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

harsley, Nov 25, 2013
Photo of smakawhat
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a Dogfish Head IPA glass.

A dull but dark copper amber and brown body, opaque with lots of rising carbonation. Head is huge and fluffy creamy, light tan and evenly proportioned with a giant island cap to match, it just will not quit.

Nose is toasty malt, and faint biscuit, but a good sense of orange and brown sugar. Slightly soapy profile though, but a great sense of cookie and brown bread action to match.

Palate is quite interesting. An interesting mouthfeel that at first feels quite light, but then gets bigger and almost fruit juice like bursting. Fruit action takes some mellow tangerine, we may have the fade here, but comes with a nice touch of caramel to go with it. Juice like hints of orange, but there's no bitterness that comes through on this at all either. Sweetness is toned nicley and in control

We may be a bit faded, but still enjoying this, but this beer deserves a revisit for me. A good juicy take on imperial amber with a nice thick malt sweetness, and fruit hop citrus quenching delivery.

smakawhat, Nov 13, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

Denzo, Oct 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.5%

bruindre, Jul 27, 2013
Red God from Cambridge Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 145 ratings.