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Loakal Red - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

484 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 484
Reviews: 122
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.11%
Wants: 21
Gots: 69 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Halcyondays on 09-25-2010)
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3.43/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark golden orange/apricot color with a 1.5 finger white head that settles into a lasting ring.  Streaks of soapy lacing left behind.

Slightly earthy aroma with lots of sweet malt notes, bready yeast and subtle funk.  Hints of toffee, caramel, biscuit and light fruit.  Not as hoppy as expected.

Medium bodied with a dry, resinous hop presence that lingers over sweeter notes into a dry finish.  
More hops than nose suggests. Subtle creamy texture with some faint citrus that gives off some sweetness to balance the  malt presence.  Hints of caramel, toffee and bready yeast but hops are still prominent.  . Decent amount of dry bitterness but still well balanced with above average drinkability.

corby112, Jan 26, 2012
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4.33/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the source.

Pours a murky amber/red hue with a bubbly head that has great lacing and retention.

The nose is full of oak, citrus rind, tangy cedar, and subtle vanilla.

Taste is earthy with spicey oak/cedar notes. Citrus fruit rind and grapefruit pulp as well. Tons of wood, earth, spice, and citrus.

Mouthfeel is on the high end of medium bodied, well carbonated, and spicey.

Simultaneously delicious and interesting.

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Loakal Red from The Bruery
89 out of 100 based on 484 ratings.