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Nouveau Rouge - Evolution Craft Brewing Company

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very good

54 Ratings
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11.25%
Wants: 13
Gots: 16 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Evolution Craft Brewing Company visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: THECPJ on 04-03-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

scottDC, Aug 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

thegerm87, Aug 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

tgeorgf, Aug 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

ColForbinBC, Jul 07, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

bonkers, Jun 30, 2013
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3/5  rDev -25%

Burkbom23, Jun 23, 2013
Photo of Vonerichs
3.93/5  rDev -1.8%

It looks flat and is a dingy reddish brown color. There's almost no head but the little head that exists is composed of huge thin bubbles, like dish soap.

It has a really nice nose on it. Juicy sweet cherries, vanilla, brown sugar, sweet tea. It smells very sweet with not much tart.

The cherries and vanilla are front and center. Acidic and tannic tart qualities cut the sweet side of it. The finish is an herbal tea-like bitterness.

The mouthfeel is the only knock, in my opinion. It's thin and flat. I don't need much carbonation for this style, but it's almost non-existant.

It's does really well for the style in the aroma and flavor category. With a little more carbonation it could have been much better. The price tag is still a little outrageous, though.

Vonerichs, Jun 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

DeanMoriarty, Jun 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

BradStokley, Jun 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

billyshears, May 14, 2013
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4.2/5  rDev +5%

750ml, March 2013
Founders Doom glass

A: Pours murky brownish red. Basically flat. There is a little bit, but that is the breaks with bottle conditioning. Maybe a little more time would help it come up a bit. Little collar of slightly off white. Some tiny bubbles coming from the bottom of the glass.

S: Balsamic vinegar. Some tart cherry. Some vinous. Definitely smell the oak. Some vanilla.

T: Up front you get a little prickle of tartness. Some sour cherry pie filling character. Carbonation would help. Mid palate, some oak and vanilla enter in. Tannic dryness. Dry close.

M: Medium bodied because of low carbonation.

inlimbo77, May 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

melliott, May 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

CrazyEasyBartender, Apr 29, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

siege06nd, Apr 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

jacewg, Apr 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

sludgegnome, Apr 20, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

hackomal, Apr 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

acurtis, Apr 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev 0%

bigfnjoe, Apr 13, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

bmur112, Apr 13, 2013
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3/5  rDev -25%

oriolesfan4, Apr 10, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

duceswild, Apr 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

DeutschesBier, Apr 08, 2013
Photo of larryi86
4.65/5  rDev +16.3%

750 mL bottle poured into a tulip

A- A clear bright red with an orange tint and and two finger off white head, second pour was hazy.

S- Tart apples, sour, oak, some vanilla, cherries, brett.

T- Apples, sour cherries, brett, vanilla, oak, slightly sweet, some earthy spices, well balanced, very tasty.

M- Amazing, silky smooth, creamy, medium body.

O- A great sour from Evolution and very well balanced. I really hope I am able to find another bottle. The best beer I have had from Evolution.

larryi86, Apr 07, 2013
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4.55/5  rDev +13.8%

Muddy chestnut brown. Decent hiss when opened but pours very still with no head and no lacing. Apple and somewhat cidery aroma. Brett. Wonderful tart and somewhat sour flavors. Nice balance with the oak. Faint dried cherry flavors. The mouthfeel is really great-very smooth and almsot creamy. I was really expecting something a lot thinner. Very enjoyable and drinkable. Once again my local brewery kicks butt!

lackenhauser, Apr 07, 2013
Nouveau Rouge from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.