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Exile Red - Evolution Craft Brewing Company

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10 Reviews
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Reviews: 10
Hads: 77
Avg: 3.61
pDev: 25.21%
Wants: 2
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Evolution Craft Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Boone757 on 03-14-2014

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Reviews: 10 | Hads: 77
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Photo of therealJAYZ
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tigg924
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear amber with 1/2 inch head and moderate carbonation.. Taste is caramel malts, light hops, and dark bread. Above average for the style. A quality beer that I would not hesitate to pick up again.

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Photo of briandaube
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of dcbeers
3/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Skabiski
4/5  rDev +10.8%

Photo of tclipse
3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Bdel34
3.52/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hophugger
3.15/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ConradKenney
2.5/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Very light body. Taste was pretty bland if you ask me.

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Photo of JamLand
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of erialbill
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Rizzy17
3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zp6167a
3.92/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tone77
3.48/5  rDev -3.6%

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a mahogany color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, some light malts. Taste is balanced, caramel malts up front, some hops at the finish, easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

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Photo of deansellers
3.95/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of LakerLeith
3.5/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beejay
3.7/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: A red amber color, and a white head.

S: Slightly bready and a touch sweet. There is a subtle fruitiness as well as flora notes.

T: Bready with a slight biscuit note, lightly fruity with a note of caramel, and the finish has a touch of a bitter cling.

M: medium body, with mid to high carbonation. Slightly dry..

O: Overall not a bad beer.. I was a little skeptical with the aroma, but the flavor won me over.. I could rock a few of these.

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3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of smakawhat
3.25/5  rDev -10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass.

Classic deep brown chestnut colored body, with red hues and hints all through the glass. Fairly clear. Head is a big soapy three fingers khaki and tan color, with a light top and sudsy lacing.

Malt action has a bit of nice grainy quality, but some off putting noticeable character. Sticky stanky yeast a little and gummy. Some mild sense of bile, with toasty light brown bred aromas. Not much caramel sense on this either.

Palate improves just enough. Mild light bodied and slightly wet character. Caramel and light bodied mild syrup comes out just a bit but hints towards grain and simple toast on the finish. Almost wet but not too bad.

Palate is saved by a bit of imperfect aroma on this brew, but as for the classic red American ale, there's not too much going on, but fairly drinkable to go, but not one I feel like returning to.

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Photo of slusk
3.48/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L: Pours a clear red with an off white head

S: Balanced malt and hop aroma. Earthy hop. Somewhat yeasty, leathery, woody. Some light English notes.

F: Tastes pretty much like it smells, a bit of an English flair. Bright malty flavor with a wee bit of a currant flavor. A little bit of a woody or oaky note, but not too much.

F: Medium light body, medium carbonation. finishes semi-dry.

O: It's an OK beer. Drinks more like a brown ale for me. Pretty decent.

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Photo of HattedClassic
3.52/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours a slightly light tan head that dissipates quickly. The beer itself is a clear dark brown amber with some red notes.

The beer smell is very malty with a bit of hops to it. The malty notes come off as caramel and slightly burnt. The hops do make an appearance in the nose but are very light when compared to the malts.

The beer taste is just as malt forward as the smell with strong caramel notes and light hop notes. However, the hop notes are a bit stronger and are bitter. The hops come more at the end of the drink, rather than at the beginning.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied and smooth. The body feels a little thick.

Overall, a decent beer and taste more like a very heavy bitter than anything else. The taste is certainly unique when compared to other beers of the same style. I'd recommend to try at least once.

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Photo of MurphyMacManus
4.16/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BGsWo22
3.5/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Hearneator
3.6/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of drtth
3.79/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The beer pours out into a Duvel glass a clear mahogany color with a 1/2" light tan head that recedes to a ring and light layer of foam with an island of foam towards the middle. Sipping creates a couple of partial arches of foam and some scattered small patches.

The faint aromas include lots of caramel from the malt riding on a background of earthy hops.

The flavors include caramel from the malt with some background earthiness from the hops along with a touch of bitterness.

The mouth feel is medium bodied and reasonably smooth with the light carbonation. The medium length finish begins as the sweetness from malt slowly turns dry and the earthy hop bitterness puts in a stronger appearance before moving to the back of the palate and fading out, leaving light dryness behind.

Overall this is a good but not outstanding beer that's worth trying and reasonably tasty. I certainly wouldn't turn down a second one if offered. That said I'll probably not be buying more because I have a reasonably long list of beers to buy again and this one doesn't quite make my personal cut.

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Exile Red from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.