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Red Wheelbarrow - Maine Beer Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

605 Ratings
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Ratings: 605
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 8.64%
Wants: 15
Gots: 50 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Maine Beer Company visit their website
Maine, United States

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

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Like many of our beers, Red Wheelbarrow (which started out as a pilot batch brewed by Brewer Dan Roberts) doesn’t fit neatly into a style category — think of it as a stronger, more hop-forward interpretation of a traditional red ale. Red Wheelbarrow is not, however, a “red IPA” — there is robust malt character (think raisin and fig) on both the nose and palate that temper the abundant hop presence (think citrus fruit).

(Beer added by: sleestak12 on 10-23-2013)
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Another MBC winner. Not as good as Zoe, their other Red IPA, but still good, especially as it
warmed. Citrus hops with a moderate drying bitterness. Everything MBC brews is top shelf, and Red
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Bottled 9/9/14. Poured into a Waterford highball

A: Dark reddish brown

S: fruity, citrusy hops with a bit of caramel

T: Still getting the citrus hops up front, but a biscuity flavor takes over in a big way with a touch of raisin sweetness

M: medium body with a lot of carbonation

O: Maine does simple beer wonderfully and this fits that trend. Glad I was able to taste it fresh, because that seems to be key with their beers

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Red Wheelbarrow from Maine Beer Company
90 out of 100 based on 605 ratings.