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Red Marker Ale - AleWerks Brewing Company

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Red Marker AleRed Marker Ale

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BA SCORE
75
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109 Ratings
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 15.74%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Riverwarrior on 05-12-2008)
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WaterCzar

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

11-17-2013 22:59:56 | More by WaterCzar
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John_Beeryman

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +8%

07-28-2014 23:48:54 | More by John_Beeryman
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theroguebrewer

Virginia

4/5  rDev +23.5%

07-28-2014 20:33:30 | More by theroguebrewer
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slusk

Virginia

3.36/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

A: This brew pours a slightly cloudy red/amber with a dense light tan head. Good head retention and nice lacing.

S: Nice aroma of caramel and graham with a balanced citrus and mild pine hop. A little bread crust in the background.

T: Caramel and raisin balanced with a citrusy, somewhat earthy hop. A bit of lemon in the finish. Finishes semi-dry. with low aftertaste.

M: Medium body with a mild creaminess. low/moderate carbonation. A little acidity on the tongue and the tiniest bit of astringency

O: The aroma is quite nice but the flavors are a bit muted for the style. The flavor seems to fade quickly. Just not that exciting a brew. Definitely a nice beer though, just not as good as some others in the same style. Almost drinks more like a mild. Having said that, I'd order this in a restaurant but probably wouldn't buy a sixer.

Serving type: bottle

07-01-2014 22:35:49 | More by slusk
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Boone757

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +8%

06-29-2014 21:58:45 | More by Boone757
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Acks

Virginia

3.99/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Cloudy amber color, mid size head with some retention.
S: Hoppy and a scent of caramel.
T: A little sweet, good caramel taste with decent amount of hops.
M: Heavy but smooth, resonates well on the tongue afterwards.
O: Good beer, a lot of flavor without being too heavy.

Serving type: bottle

06-28-2014 14:09:55 | More by Acks
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patre_tim

China

3.89/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Deep brown cherry red filtered brew with lots of carbonation, 2 fingers of beige head. Fine thin lace like lacing.

S: Citrus, sweet toffee, fruity like cherries, coffee, very candy like.

T: Fruity like fruit punch, citrus, light toasted malts, coffee. Light bitter hops linger on the palate as well as fruity notes.

M: Medium body, medium high foamy carbonation, smooth finish.

O: Got this one in Williamsburg, VA, at the cheese factory, drank in Clyde, NC June 23, 2014. Really well done in spite of mediocre reviews.

Serving type: bottle

06-24-2014 01:28:56 | More by patre_tim
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csurowiec

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev +8%

06-18-2014 00:19:06 | More by csurowiec
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +8%

05-26-2014 17:28:28 | More by VeganUndead
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AMCPhD

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

05-08-2014 23:49:09 | More by AMCPhD
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hophugger

Virginia

3.51/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

a nice beer from my hometown. Nice ale flavor but lacking a bit of boldness associated with most ales. Overall, a commendable effort and an enjoyable beer, served well chilled. Flavor tends to lose its appeal as it warms. Bravo for bringing a good beer that is brewed in Williamsburg

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2014 02:00:50 | More by hophugger
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DLS168

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

04-06-2014 16:31:15 | More by DLS168
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brocktune

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +8%

04-06-2014 01:49:36 | More by brocktune
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foghornleghorn22

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

03-03-2014 23:25:03 | More by foghornleghorn22
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JMaxwell

Maryland

4/5  rDev +23.5%

03-01-2014 20:26:56 | More by JMaxwell
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northstar23

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

02-08-2014 04:20:20 | More by northstar23
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chinchill

South Carolina

2.6/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle (no date but purchased 2 days ago) served in a snifter.
An unusual amount of ressure released by uncapping. Pours dark and murky red-brown in color, hazy and with an over-sized, creamy tan head that has excellent retention and leaves the glass well coated with lacing.
Aroma: infected?
Flavor: better than the nose and drinkable, but still poor.
Feel: soft and smooth with high carbonation.

O: possible infected, making 2 out of 3 (all different beers) for me from this brewer. Should re-visit but the lack of quality control discourages that.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2014 19:13:52 | More by chinchill
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ShepardCommander

Virginia

4/5  rDev +23.5%

01-31-2014 04:45:23 | More by ShepardCommander
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ahbaggins

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +23.5%

01-10-2014 20:39:24 | More by ahbaggins
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RollCast

Georgia

3/5  rDev -7.4%

01-02-2014 23:07:40 | More by RollCast
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tard24

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

01-02-2014 09:49:28 | More by tard24
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JandJMD

Maryland

3/5  rDev -7.4%

12-14-2013 21:22:51 | More by JandJMD
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Hanselpb

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +8%

12-13-2013 17:44:43 | More by Hanselpb
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TaylorK

Virginia

4/5  rDev +23.5%

12-03-2013 12:25:59 | More by TaylorK
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farrago

New Jersey

3.55/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

An aggressive pour yields a little around two fingers of off white foam, mostly larger bubbles and it dissolves down to the surface swiftly to leave a spotty covering across the surface, about average stick to the lacing, thin streaks here and there. Reddish brown liquid, more of a metallic orange at the glass bottom and rims, clear and easy to see through, few visible bubbles. The nose offers malt, mocha, hard caramel, scones and pie crust, boozy vanillin notes, mix of red cherry to apricot fruit, turns to mixed unprocessed grains after awhile, lacks some in the length department. Medium-bodied, likewise on the stern side in the mouth not clenched per se but not flowing openly. Dry in texture even without much carbonation and prickle, stunts the flavors a bit. Cocoa, cola, smidge of black licorice to go with the pie crust, challah bread, and pastry dough. Has a mineral water component as well. There’s no real flaws here it is simply hard to warm to, doesn’t offer depth or richness in any one area. Drinkable but you’d likely lose interest halfway through the second bottle.

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2013 18:46:16 | More by farrago
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Red Marker Ale from AleWerks Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.