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Preservation Series: Imperial Loakal Red - The Bruery

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BA SCORE
85
very good

177 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 177
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 13.16%
Wants: 8
Gots: 34 | 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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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

750ml poured into a Bruery snifter. The brew appears mahogany in color with a yellowish stained cap. A spotty curtain of lace sticks to the glass.

The smell contains plenty of raw oak abruptly contrasted by solvent alcohol and fruity to floral hop aspects.

The taste is harsh with raw oak and solvent alcohol giving way to some fruity esters. It is bitter with pine and grass fading to something more slightly herbal.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. It is boozy and solvent that goes down kinda rough. While drinking this with friends, someone drew the comparison to bigfoot. While not the same, I can certainly relate. This really isnt a red ale, a classification of baleywine would certainly be more fitting.

stakem, Apr 25, 2014
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Preservation Series: Imperial Loakal Red from The Bruery
85 out of 100 based on 177 ratings.