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Dank Imperial Red - O'so Brewing Company & Tap House

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Dank Imperial RedDank Imperial Red

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BA SCORE
88
very good

101 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 101
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.69%
Wants: 7
Gots: 5 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
O'so Brewing Company & Tap House visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kickapoodude on 12-18-2008)
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Reviews by mcallister:
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mcallister

Ohio

3.83/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Great looking pour and beer. Deep reddish burgundy, unfiltered and opaque with a wonderful cascading head that quickly turns into a half inch of thick almost yellow gooey bubbly, viscous head with great lace and retention.

Sweet bready malts at the forefront are followed by citrus fruits and tropical notes. Candied apricots, some light roasty malts, red currant, orange, burnt sugars, and more nice nose.

Carbonation seems a little light and it fits the style well. However I received this bottle in trade and possibly it's older and is turning toward barley wine? Regardless it's tasty. Orange preserves, red currant, cranberry, burnt sugar, some brown sugar, molasses, sweet on the medium finish but not cloying. Some caramel malts and bready sweet malts in the middle and finish. Like this but could use a bit more carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2011 21:44:59 | More by mcallister
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BeerDazed

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

06-29-2014 13:07:00 | More by BeerDazed
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Tone

Missouri

4.11/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, copper color. 5/4 inch head of a beige color. Great retention and good lacing. Smells of strong alcohol, yeast, strong sweet malt, strong hops, and hint of citrus. Fits the style of an American Amber / Red Ale. Mouth feel is smooth and crisp, with an average carbonation level. There is a noticeable bitterness from the hops, and slight sharpness from the alcohol concentration. Tastes of sweet malt, hint of smoke, yeast, strong hops, alcohol, hint of citrus, and a hint of biscuit. Overall, a good strong amber ale, almost to the point of a Barleywine. Good appearance, aroma, body, blend, and complexity. My only complaint would be that I wished the feel was not so sharp.

Serving type: bottle

06-26-2014 14:21:07 | More by Tone
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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.8%

06-19-2014 16:06:53 | More by green_plastic
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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

05-20-2014 03:02:18 | More by HarryHood
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Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +27.2%

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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.8%

04-10-2014 18:34:04 | More by SkinniePost
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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

03-22-2014 20:06:19 | More by krl2112
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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-13-2014 00:39:53 | More by ajzy
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NorthSideSean

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

02-25-2014 01:46:43 | More by NorthSideSean
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Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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TheSSG

Illinois

3.93/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a huge, dense, off-white head that leaves nice lacing. A bizarre aroma; sweet, fruity, almost bubblegummy. Lovely burnt umber color. Starts incredibly hoppy and bitter, but with a rick sweetness. The Brandy/oak is coming through with the malt in the middle, but the bitterness lingers throughout. Finish is lingering citrus rind with brandy and faint oak.

Wow. What a surprise. The smell makes you really wonder what you're drinking. But, from the first sip, this is STUNNING. A GREAT balance and level of complexity.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2014 04:10:37 | More by TheSSG
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-15-2014 06:12:41 | More by mattmarka1
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Fcolle2

Illinois

3.86/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours hazy brown in color with some very light mahogany hues and little light making it through the beer. Head is one finger off-white and retains nicely.

Smell has some rich malty notes forward rich toffee notes along with a floral fruitiness that gives an almost candy aroma.

Taste follows the nose with a rich sweet toffee like malt that persists through the entirety of the beer. Finishes with a mild herbal hoppy bitterness.

Mouthfeel is relatively thick for a red. Heavy body and medium carbonation give this a somewhat thick feel.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2014 00:40:52 | More by Fcolle2
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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

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Wisconsin

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California

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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Wisconsin

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Minnesota

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Illinois

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Dank Imperial Red from O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
88 out of 100 based on 101 ratings.