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Preservation Series: Imperial Loakal Red - The Bruery

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Preservation Series: Imperial Loakal RedPreservation Series: Imperial Loakal Red

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BA SCORE
86
very good

178 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 178
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.16%
Wants: 8
Gots: 33 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
The Bruery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial Loakal Red is just what you expect, a bigger, maltier, more intense version of our hoppy, oaky red ale. Coming in at nearly double the abv of regular Loakal Red, this beer retains the essence of the base beer with notes of citrus, vanilla and oak, but brings it all to that next level. Definitely a great one to share with friends.

(Beer added by: jvillefan on 02-23-2013)
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3.29/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Deep red. Big head. Off white foam. Lots of surface foam.

Smell - Hoppy and a bucket of caramel. Musty and citrus hops.

Taste - Really caramelly. Hops come second. Citrus. Kinda reminiscent of a barleywine. Musty and slightly bitter.

Mouthfeel - Heavy. Medium carbonation. Slight bitterness.

Overall - Imperial reds just aren't that exciting. This is very imperial and very unexciting. I can't disagree that it's well made though.

Alieniloquium, Jun 04, 2013
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Preservation Series: Imperial Loakal Red from The Bruery
86 out of 100 based on 178 ratings.