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Homework Series # 1 - Hoppy Red Ale - Ballast Point Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

69 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 69
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 8.68%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Ballast Point Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 04-08-2013)
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Hotrod88

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3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

08-28-2013 22:05:23 | More by Hotrod88
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Ballast Point Tasting Room and Kitchen.

Clear dark red-brown with a vey nice beige head. A little spotty lacing

Feel: medium to medium-full body; smooth for style; Medium carbonation.

Smell: hmm. not as expected and a bit dank, but a clear hop presence.

Taste: lightly spicy, moderate-high hoppy; faint malt backbone.

O: interesting but not relatively strong among BP's offerings.

Serving type: on-tap

06-28-2014 23:53:24 | More by chinchill
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22oz bottle. Deep clear copper with a rich off-white head. This retains with a smooth creaminess that drenches the sides of the glass with thick sticky lace. The aroma smells of fresh pine and green citrus, with a malty combo of burnt grains and sticky sweetness behind it. The taste is similar, with a fresh blast of citrus and resin that sits against a backbone of sweet caramel and toasted graininess. Pine and bitterness really stick hard in the finish. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and prickly on the tongue but then more oily and smooth underneath which combines with a well hid ABV to keep this drinking pretty darn easy. This is a nicely done American Amber with the type of aggressive hop character and an equally assertive malt presence that I really go for in the style. I’m glad I picked this one up.

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Homework Series # 1 - Hoppy Red Ale from Ballast Point Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 69 ratings.