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Red Ale - Taps Brewery

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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 2.94
pDev: 14.63%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Offa on 03-27-2009)
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Photo of Knapp85


2.25/5  rDev -23.5%

The ale had a really nice color to it. A natural looking red. The flavor was a bit on the light side though which was a bummer. I was hoping for a little bit more hops or something. The flavor was a bit watered down. I felt that this brew would be a good one for the novice beer drinker who is just starting out and learning.

03-23-2011 02:03:28 | More by Knapp85
Photo of smcolw


3.23/5  rDev +9.9%

Beautiful, light beige head that forms a long lasting peak. Solidly four fingers thick. The broth is dark amber and cloudy.

Toasted biscuit aroma; modest hop presence. Alcohol in the background.

Round, "amber" flavor. Slightly darker malt flavors. The body is very thin and the carbonation is relatively high--distracting. The aftertaste is short-lived and has an element of cabbage to it. All in all, not a very good amber.

02-06-2011 22:28:52 | More by smcolw
Photo of Offa


3.35/5  rDev +13.9%

This is a decent American-style amber ale, light and malty with some hops character.

Red-brown, it has a medium off-white head steadily shrinking to a ring and leaving only a little lace.

The aroma is malty and musty, rather vague and a bit odd, with old grain.

The taste is better, a definite, basic American red ale, very simlar to numerous basic micro-brew ales I find all over California. It's slightly winey malty with faint, vague fruitiness and cracker in the finish/aftertaste. It has light bitterness and a very light grapefruit-pine hop chracter. Simple, straightforward, and a bit one-dimensional, it's easy to drink and will satisfy someone dying for that basic West-Coast brewpub ale. However, that said, it is a somewhat better-than-average interpretation of West Coast American red ales.

03-27-2009 18:43:46 | More by Offa
Photo of lstokes


2.95/5  rDev +0.3%

Red color, and musty malt smell. It's an incredibly basic red ale--very thin and overly carbonated in the mouthfeel, tastes like thin pine hops and graham crackers, very sweet grain/malt bill and a distinct graham cracker flavor.

If I'm rating it against red ales, it gets a low score, but if I'm rating it against Turkish beer, well, bump everything up a bit, I suppose.

07-12-2011 16:00:43 | More by lstokes
Red Ale from Taps Brewery
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