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Red Cockaded Ale - Southern Star Brewing Company

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Red Cockaded AleRed Cockaded Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

12 Reviews
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Reviews: 12
Hads: 95
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 15.06%
Wants: 2
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Southern Star Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Pesci on 05-13-2013

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Reviews: 12 | Hads: 95
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12oz can poured into a tulip glass

A- pours a deep ruby brown color with a small cream colored head that retains nicely, leaving some lacing behind

S- big doughy and bready malt aroma up front complimented by some spicy & earthy yeast, piney and resinous hop undertones hide beneath the sweet malt

T- big sweet malty notes up front quickly mix with piney & citrus grapefruit hops, earthy and floral mid-palate, the finish gives more sweet malt with a woodsy cedar flavor on the linger

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Red Cockaded Ale from Southern Star Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.