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Hot Rod Red - Aviator Brewing Company

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82
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136 Ratings
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Ratings: 136
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 14.72%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Aviator Brewing Company visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Loki on 12-04-2008)
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Ratings: 136 | Reviews: 41 | Display Reviews Only:
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TheWillMitch

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -16.7%

08-01-2014 07:19:50 | More by TheWillMitch
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JohnBender

Texas

3/5  rDev -16.7%

12-22-2013 23:32:03 | More by JohnBender
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baklo

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -16.7%

02-20-2013 23:16:26 | More by baklo
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -16.7%

05-20-2014 14:09:30 | More by jaswilson2
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ToddThompson

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -16.7%

10-04-2013 16:04:18 | More by ToddThompson
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lupercmda

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -16.7%

01-27-2013 02:53:21 | More by lupercmda
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djre4orm

Virginia

3/5  rDev -16.7%

06-13-2013 18:05:45 | More by djre4orm
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halo913

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -16.7%

07-02-2012 00:56:29 | More by halo913
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

10-29-2013 21:24:28 | More by Kegatron
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SFNC

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

07-19-2013 01:41:25 | More by SFNC
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robebo44

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

05-01-2014 23:48:33 | More by robebo44
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cam12

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

07-24-2014 02:49:11 | More by cam12
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

08-04-2014 05:25:23 | More by thatoneguymike
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DeadWalkerAir

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

07-09-2014 18:43:29 | More by DeadWalkerAir
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ncstateplaya

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

05-16-2012 18:05:35 | More by ncstateplaya
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icehawk

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

08-07-2013 17:54:06 | More by icehawk
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Soto

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

10-19-2013 04:14:41 | More by Soto
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egrace84

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

10-05-2013 01:29:27 | More by egrace84
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

04-04-2013 01:04:48 | More by BigTrubble
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Duvel

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

03-08-2013 15:32:59 | More by Duvel
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brandoncun

New Mexico

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

05-23-2014 15:44:44 | More by brandoncun
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GJ40

North Carolina

3.39/5  rDev -5.8%

Sampled in a standard pint glass from a can purchased the same day at the brewery.

Very malty with caramel, breads and biscuits. Not all that much from the hops.

I had an old review I'd had on tap and I liked this one. I don't know if the recipe changed or it doesn't sit well in the can but this isn't what I'd remembered.

09-10-2013 01:00:07 | More by GJ40
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devilben02

North Carolina

3.4/5  rDev -5.6%

Every single f^#@ing can in this six-pack has overflowed from the pour spout upon cracking, resulting in a stupidly over-foamed pour. The beer does have a nice amber color, though, under that ridiculous head. The obnoxiously overflowing pour also filled the area with lovely beer aromas of cereal grains, lemon pith, and a clean yeastiness. In the flavor, sweet caramel malts are subdued by an earthy, dry, somewhat roasty bitterness, but it all comes through just a bit thin. The light texture has some substance and energy, providing a fine complement to the flavor profile. Overall, the overflowing cans pissed me off, but after my rage subsided, I had to acknowledge that this beer is quite nice.

05-20-2013 19:19:04 | More by devilben02
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KajII

North Carolina

3.41/5  rDev -5.3%

[Suggested Glassware: Nonic pint]

The pour was a lightly cloudy medium copper with an average (1-2 finger) light beige rocky head that receded very slowly, down to a moderate film with a medium collar and had excellent sheets of lacing.

The aroma was of a toasted bread malt, light grassy hops and an earthy yeast with notes of caramel, toffee and a mild spiciness.

The taste was lightly sweet and extremely malty with a hint of caramel which was present throughout, with the finish having a decent hoppy bitterness, a touch of spice and a chewy bready ending. The flavor lasted an average time proceeding the swallow, with the hoppy malty taste fading slowly off the taste buds.

Mouthfeel was just past light in body with a watery and slightly dry texture and a carbonation that was just below medium.

Overall I found this brew to have a nice balance of flavors. It possessed a good malt backbone, a light caramel sweetness and a delicious hoppy bitterness, which worked so well together that you could not help but enjoy it...

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09-25-2013 14:17:38 | More by KajII
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patre_tim

China

3.43/5  rDev -4.7%

A: Reddish brown, slightly cloudy with some particles within. No carbonation, 4 fingers of light beige head.

S: Coffee, toffee, dark toasted notes, light lemony hopping.

T: Coffee, toffee, light citrus note, big dull bitter hopping at the end along with some burnt toasted notes.

M: Medium thick, slightly dull resinous mouth feel, low carbonation.

O: Bought in Asheville, NC, drank in Kansas City, MO, Aug 8th, 2014.

08-09-2014 03:54:03 | More by patre_tim
Hot Rod Red from Aviator Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 136 ratings.