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Marble Red Ale - Marble Brewery

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Marble Red AleMarble Red Ale

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

188 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 188
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 11.41%
Wants: 15
Gots: 23 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Marble Brewery visit their website
New Mexico, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: pokesbeerdude on 01-03-2010)
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2/5  rDev -50.4%

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2.83/5  rDev -29.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

12oz bottle poured into a Harpoon IPA stange. Top right edge of label stamped 12 01 11.

Appearance - Medium dark brown body. Big rocky offwhite head with good retention and low stick.

Smell - Hop heavy at first, before the chocolate malt brings it back down to earth. Great presence and balance of hop and malt.

Taste - A little hop forward. Could cut back a little. Or maybe add more malt. Too tannic, alcoholic, and bitter. I take back what I said earlier... this definitely needs much more malt presence.

Mouthfeel - Astringency kills it. Medium bodied. Can't really get a feel for the carbonation, if any, because the astringency is overpowering.

Overall Drinkability - Really disappointed on this one. Hopefully it was just a bad batch, because I can's see anyone putting this out on the market. Even Budweiser American Ale is leaps and bounds more enjoyable.

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3/5  rDev -25.6%

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3/5  rDev -25.6%

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3/5  rDev -25.6%

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3.1/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Amazingly hoppy for an alleged Red Ale. Astringent and woody flavors followed by a big bitterness. A reddish amber color in the wine glass. Big foamy head. Some hints of roasted malt and a mere touch of caramel with the espresso bitterness taking over. Some kind of medicinal aftertaste.

Big, big hoppy red for the big hophead. This is an attractive and fragrant beer, but so overly bitter on top of the faint malt that I find it undrinkable.

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3.11/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

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3.24/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a a dark amber with a thumbs width beige head and nice lacing. A nice dose of some hops to go along with the expected sweetness; a nice dose of some sugar and caramel next to some grass. That's what you get with the flavor too. Lots of caramel and bitter piney hops. One dimensional in its attack. Medium bodied, maybe a little syrupy type mouthfeel. Overall, want this beer to be more than it is, but really just one dimensional with its bitter piney hops attacking you om top of the caramelt foundation.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a GameWorks shaker pint glass.

Thanks to papollo for this bottle!

This is, I'm sure this time, the last of my New Mexico stash from Paul. What a ride. This one pours a clear deep sunset amber topped by a half-finger of short-lived ecru foam. The nose is rather hop-forward, focusing on the citrus end of the spectrum, with a bit o' frosty caramel tossed in for good measure. The taste echoes the smell, leading with a stiff shot of orange peel; light caramel brings up the rear, rounding things out but not able to really assert itself to any appreciable degree. The body is a heavy light, with a moderate carbonation and a dry finish. Overall, an alright brew, but not really doing it for me.

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Marble Red Ale from Marble Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 188 ratings.