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Sequoia Red - Kern River Brewing Company

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Sequoia Red
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81
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50 Ratings
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Ratings: 50
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 9.52%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kern River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mcallister on 03-01-2007)
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Reviews by GarthDanielson:
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GarthDanielson

North Carolina

3.85/5  rDev +7.8%

Poured on-tap at the brewery in Kernville into a pint glass. The beer presents with a deep copper/amber color, with a thin, foamy head. Tastes of dark roasted malts and caramel. There is a bit of a harsh aftertaste from the roast, but the beer still maintains a smooth and balanced taste and in-mouth feel. There is a good overall flavor to this brew. Pretty decent for a Red.

12-20-2010 05:53:23 | More by GarthDanielson
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Bottle brought back from the brewery a little over a month ago. Dark ruby in color, with a weak off white head made of big and little bubbles. It comes across as pretty toasty and nutty. It wasn't bad, but I don't think it really did anything that particularly well.

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Pours brilliantly clear and rich sequoia red color, proving it is aptly named. If you don't know the mighty sequoia, its bark is a majestic dark red/brown. This gives me about one inch of a thick lightly tan head that has a few big bubles to break it up. Some good retention and beautiful lacing to boot. Looks like a great red ale. Smells like a classic amber with sweet caramel malts, cookie, walnut, toasty biscuit notes, and a hint of fruity hops in the background. A malt-forward brew.

Lots of those rich malts come through in the flavor, toasty caramel malts bring a nice sweetness, then the midpalate and finish usher in a tannic fruitiness and lightly earthy hop presence that completely balances this out. This is exceptionally well balanced, very impressive. While I personally prefer my reds hoppy, this is a near-perfect example of a balanced malty red ale. Medium body with a very creamy carbonation. A near perfect interpretation of a classic style.

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M: Low carbonation, medium body, and quite smooth.

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Sequoia Red from Kern River Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 50 ratings.