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Dawn Of The Red I.R.A. Ale - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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Dawn Of The Red I.R.A. AleDawn Of The Red I.R.A. Ale

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BA SCORE
86
very good

81 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 81
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.68%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 01-03-2014)
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Reviews by snaotheus:
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snaotheus

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3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle poured into a large mug. 159 G 0020 2013 and JAN 09 13 16:36:59 are both printed along the bottom edge of the bottle. Not sure, but I would guess it was bottled on January 9th 2013 (more than a year ago), with a best by of 150 days after that (more than half a year ago). So...take this review for what it's worth (which is very little, even under the best conditions).

It's a pretty beer. Big creamy looking head, beautiful rosy/amber color, lots and lots of carbonation. Clear. No sediment or haze at all, despite an ungentle and thorough pour. Smell is amber/red more than Imperial (or India, whatever they think the I stands for). Fruity, bready, slightly yeasty, little in the way of hops except a moderate grassy aroma. Smells good, but not phenomenal.

Taste allows more of the hops through. There's a little citrus rind bitterness up front, and some piney bitterness as it finishes off. Still lots of fruitiness, some of the bread. Tastier than I was expecting.

Mouthfeel is pretty dry. Not sticky or thick. Overall, this is a good beer.

Serving type: bottle

02-01-2014 04:22:17 | More by snaotheus
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Dawn Of The Red I.R.A. Ale from Ninkasi Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 81 ratings.