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6th Anniversary Ale (Dirty Hippie Imperial Red Ale) - Kern River Brewing Company

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95
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96 Ratings
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Ratings: 96
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 8.12%
Wants: 28
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kern River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DarthKostrizer on 03-27-2012)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a pint glass at KRBC, tap and bottles to go available (limited).

L: like a red, small light head, light carbonation, minimal lacing. cloudy.

S: You can smell the resinous hops off the bat. This is gonna be good.

T ; This is like a Citra in disguise. This is an aggressive red ale, not for the feint hearted, but definitely down my alley. Definitely lives up to its Imperial status. If you don't like hop character then I doubt you will like this.

F : Smooth and leaning towards hop bitterness. No overly lingering resin or hops though.

This is a great red ale, certainly not passive in character. I have not tasted the other anniversary renditions, but this is very Citra in character, and I love Citra. Between this, the new Barleywine, and the Knee Deep collab, KRBC has really impressed of late. BTW - I bought my bottle limit (6) and already spoken for with future trades.

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6th Anniversary Ale (Dirty Hippie Imperial Red Ale) from Kern River Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 96 ratings.