Red Hoptober - New Belgium Brewing
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3.75/5 rDev -0.5%
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a: served in a curved pint glass, the beer is a deep reddish brown in color, topped with a finger of khaki head that retains well and leaves some lace behind
s: lots of nutty roasted malts with a touch of caramel sweetness, earthy pine and some grapefruit rind, leafty and autumnal, a hint of fruit here and there
m: carbonation medium-high, body on the lighter side of moderate, crisp but satisfying mouthfeel
t: surprisingly flavorful at first sip - toasted and roasted malts give leafy, toffee dipped coffee flavors, nutty, some glimpses of darker fruits, well hopped with notes of earthy pine and dried citrus, a good flavor set here
o: an interesting beer that pulls off a nice complexity between hop and malt while not overwhelming, instead maintaining great balance
09-01-2013 21:04:38 | More by blackie
Red Hoptober from New Belgium Brewing
85 out of 100 based on 780 ratings.