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Steve's Back Yard Red Ale - Lawson's Finest Liquids

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Steve's Back Yard Red AleSteve's Back Yard Red Ale

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BA SCORE
84
good

106 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 106
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 10.19%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lawson's Finest Liquids visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: CliffBrake on 01-21-2012)
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Duane_Opfer

Virginia

4.26/5  rDev +14.2%

22 oz bottle poured into a Spiegelau glass. Purchased at the Warren Store on 11/1. Consumed on 11/17. Written from notes.

A - Color of tea or dark plum. Full finger of of light beige head. Quickly dissipates. Distinct lines of carbonation. Splotchy lacing. No transparency. First pour no sediment. Second pour white heavy sediment which actually changed complection of beer to a muddy brown color. Would have given beer at least a 4.5 in appearance off first pour...

S - Midly fragrant. Tea and dark fruit.

T - Black tea, lemon, sour cherry/dark fruit, and nutmeg. Well balanced malt backbone. A nice bitter black tea/sour cherry finish.

M - Crisp and refreshing and tingle throughout mouth. Light bodied and perfect for style.

O - Would have received higher score if not for the heavy sludge which changed complexion of beer during last pour.

11-18-2013 15:04:22 | More by Duane_Opfer
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Mostly clear deep chestnut color with a little creaminess on top that shrinks to a patchy ring. Moderately hoppy nose...sort of dark and piney with a bit of tea, nuts, and malt to balance. Nice, balanced hoppy flavor: zesty, juicy citrus, increasing pine needle bitterness, some caramel malt mixes well with the "darker" hop character. Medium bodied and solidly bitter. I like this more and more as I drink it...

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Big thanks to Steve for sending this bottle my way. Served in a SAVOR wine glass.

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Steve's Back Yard Red Ale from Lawson's Finest Liquids
84 out of 100 based on 106 ratings.