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Loakal Red - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

452 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 452
Reviews: 121
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 11.36%
Wants: 21
Gots: 65 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

03-21-2014 01:45:59 | More by mfield14
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BingCrosby7

California

4.21/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A This is a beautiful beer--golden/orange that was reminiscent of an IPA rather than an amber or red ale
S Strong hop on the front end, a bit piney, slightly spicy with an almost coppery (in a good way) undertone
T the hop and the coppery taste is very strong on the initial taste, but the malty backbone rounds out the flavor into a balanced experience. very well balanced.
M this is my favorite aspect of the beer--simply terrific mouthfeel. perfectly carbonated for the flavor profile.
O This is a fantastic beer; very impressive. I think this is in my top two or three from The Bruery.

Serving type: on-tap

03-18-2014 05:59:29 | More by BingCrosby7
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Blahstarr

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

03-16-2014 04:49:38 | More by Blahstarr
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.01/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A-Deep ruby in the glass with a two finger head that leaves nice lacing.

S-Rather malty with caramel. Along with good bit of citrus and earthy hops. Slight oak notes as well.

T-Very similar to the nose; malt and caramel to start. Then a nice hop finish with grass and slight citrus. Mild bitterness. Oak is in there as well, more of it as it warms.

M-Medium bodied, nicely carbonated.

O-A solid beer, worth trying at least once.

Serving type: bottle

03-15-2014 01:39:58 | More by rlee1390
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Willi_BW

California

4/5  rDev +1%

03-15-2014 00:55:07 | More by Willi_BW
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kmanjohnson

California

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

03-14-2014 22:37:09 | More by kmanjohnson
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Yogafist

California

3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

03-08-2014 22:22:35 | More by Yogafist
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spinrsx

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750ml Bottle from the Palm Desert Total Wine for $13

Appearance - Red/brownd colour with an average size beige coloured head. There is an average amount of carbonation showing and there is some great lacing. The head lasted for around 4-5 minutes before it was gone.

Smell - Malts, hops, grapefruit, apricot

Taste & Mouth - There is a below average amount of carbonation and I can taste malts, grapefruit, and hops. There is also some apricot, a sugary sweetness, and a hint of wood.

Overall - Really enjoyed this one. Lots of sweet fruity notes and vibrant hops. The wood is a bit subdued, but still gives it a certain something. Pricey, but worth trying.

Serving type: bottle

03-01-2014 04:21:01 | More by spinrsx
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

02-24-2014 04:20:25 | More by vermilcj
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Samuel906

California

3.44/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a dark red / amber with a thick heavy white head glued to glass. Smell was a bit underwhelming for me, but some crisp hops, smooth caramel and bread hold it together. Taste is very good: chewy caramel sweetness up front, bread and malt in the middle with the oak aging coming through too, and some and some pepper, spice and hoppy bitterness bring up the rear. Feel is thick but a bit soapy. Overall, decent red, not my go to style, but Bruery made it a pleasant experience for me.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2014 09:07:35 | More by Samuel906
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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

02-13-2014 14:26:23 | More by DantheMan75
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California

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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California

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02-07-2014 05:58:31 | More by cornejo
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California

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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California

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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California

4/5  rDev +1%

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California

4/5  rDev +1%

01-25-2014 02:53:37 | More by hbchrisg
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

01-23-2014 04:00:10 | More by DWolf
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Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

01-19-2014 23:13:29 | More by DrewskiWhit
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California

4/5  rDev +1%

01-16-2014 14:48:56 | More by SoCalSuds
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California

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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Minnesota

4/5  rDev +1%

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California

4/5  rDev +1%

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California

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New York

3/5  rDev -24.2%

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Loakal Red from The Bruery
89 out of 100 based on 452 ratings.