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Believer - Ninkasi Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

411 Ratings
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Ratings: 411
Reviews: 172
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.58%
Wants: 16
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ninkasi Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
An Imperial American Red Ale.

Ninkasi website:
"6.9 % alc./vol. 60ibus. Always available in 22 oz bottles, and on draft."

(Beer added by: Cascadia on 06-23-2007)
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4/5  rDev +5.3%

Pretzeloid, Today at 05:37 PM
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3.6/5  rDev -5.3%

A well made beer but one that doesn't all the way jive with my tastes personally. It's brick red with a yellowish frothy head with superb retention from the tap. What I like about it is that it's loaded with caramel red malt favors but remains rather dry compared to other beers in the style. That's the good for me. The bad is that it seems overhopped from a bitterness perspective, and has a lot of body for what it is, making it a real slow sipper for me, and it doesn't warm up all that well. Soapy feeling on the tongue but bubbles are good. Usually I like how hoppy their stuff is, but this seems out of whack a little bit

StonedTrippin, Wednesday at 06:39 PM
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3.9/5  rDev +2.6%

22 oz shared bottle.
Nice clear red-amber color.
Rather ordinary aroma but a very rich flavor with enough hop balance to leave a mildly bitter finish.

chinchill, Sep 07, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +20%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A:poured from a 22oz bomber bottle into a tiny 5.5oz tulip filling it with the deep amber leaving an in of headspace for the light caramel colored head to climb to the apex of the glass. Head dies down to about a quarter of that as it leaves a very bubbley intricately lacing the glass S: Lingering And complex fruity notes of pear and mellow citrus (almost peachy) soar over a presence of caramel and brown sugar, very pleasant hop aroma. T: Very similar to the aroma with an addition of molasses to boot, a very well rounded and firm balance of flavors with neither hop nor malt outdoing the other. Caramelized brown sugar and mellow fruit wash down the tongue harmoniously giving no clue as to the high alcoholic profile, almost refreshing M: bright and bubbley yet not lacking in body this stupendous amber is a exceptional vision on the classic that will certainly get you drunk off your head x_X

toxicmash, Aug 09, 2014
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Believer from Ninkasi Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 411 ratings.