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Single Engine Red - Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant

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30 Ratings
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Ratings: 30
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.68
pDev: 6.52%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant visit their website
Alaska, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
46 IBU

(Beer added by: megahurts4 on 08-05-2011)
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

valleytrash, Jul 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

pathead, Jun 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

snohojimbo, Mar 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

beefington, May 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

drinkAK, Jul 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +8.7%

Ryan1423, Jan 16, 2012
Photo of ccrida
3.89/5  rDev +5.7%

Appearance is tawny brown with a small white head.

Smell is caramel malt, lightly sweet, a hint of herbal hops.

Taste is nice, clean amber. Gold caramel without being to sweet.

Mouthfeel is on the lighter side, just a touch sticky.

Drinkability is pretty solid. The herbal hops trend towards grass compost (faintly), but nevertheless it's solid.

ccrida, Jun 02, 2013
Photo of megahurts4
3.8/5  rDev +3.3%

Denali Single Engine Red
On tap at The Reluctant Fisherman in Cordova, Alaska

Appearance: light brown, medium head, and some good lacing.

Smell: nutty and malty.

Taste: malty grain, slight nut, and a faint hop.

Mouthfeel: medium.

This is a decent brew. The final note is a malty sweetness. It has plenty of body.

megahurts4, Aug 05, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

williamjbauer, Oct 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

BraveMountie, Aug 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

wrentmore, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of LiquidAmber
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a nice medium red amber with a healthy two finger white head that dissipates to a thick film and light lacing. . Aroma of light apple and stone fruits, mild brady malt. Flavor follows with dominant, somewhat estery light fruit and mild biscuit malt, finishes with a light hop bitterness that is slightly astringent. Light to medium bodied. Flavor is somewhat mild, but a pleasant combination of fruit juice and sweet malt. A bit thin and could use some more malt presence. Mildly hopped. Tame for a red ale, but pleasant and refreshing. Glad I tried it, but lean towards more robustly malted and hopped red ales.

LiquidAmber, Jul 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Reswald, Oct 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Mikexw, Apr 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

strongaf, Jun 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

hoppyhelena, Oct 18, 2012
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3.68/5  rDev 0%

A- Red-brown with a thin off white head. Retention is mediocre.
S- The aroma is pretty mild but it is of toast and caramel. Slight nutty presence to it.
T- It's got a little more oomph to it than your average red ale. Good toastyness to it. Malty through and through. For a beer that is allegedly 46 IBUs, very little hop presence is picked up.
M- Body is a little thin and there is some low low carb.
O- It's a good red ale that just needs a little more body and carbonation to it.

jsprain1, May 31, 2012
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3.65/5  rDev -0.8%

Poured from 12oz can into a pint glass.

Appearance: darkish amber-orange hue; this could almost qualify as a nut brown ale in color. Body is haze-free with a pretty strong effervescence and a finger of pillowy tan foam with good retention. Pretty attractive!

Smell: nutty, bready and a little biscuity with a bit of sweetness underneath. Again, we could be looking at a nut brown here. It's nice, though.

Taste: sweetish with a lot of bready and biscuity character. Hops are earthy with a fairly high bitterness. Not bad for the style, but a little too biscuity for my taste.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good level of carbonation and a pretty decent creaminess.

Overall: this is a good beer for the style and, while it doesn't suit my palate exactly, is pretty drinkable. Definitely worth a try.

flagmantho, Jan 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

krome, Aug 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Fabiand, Dec 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

JMBSH, Oct 12, 2013
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kscaldef, Jul 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Iowacraft, Jan 27, 2014
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3.49/5  rDev -5.2%

Appearance is a brown red color with a one finger head.
Aroma is yeasty and malty but in a good way.
Flavor is bready, malty and watery but also somehow in a good way.
Not complex or balanced by any means but I could probably drink 20 of these and enjoy myself on a hot summer day.
Reminds me of a sophisticated bug light.
Mouthfeel is nicely carbonated. No bitterness or lingering flavors here.
Strange beer but I'm glad I got a chance to try it.

zookerman182, Dec 19, 2013
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Single Engine Red from Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant
83 out of 100 based on 30 ratings.