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Red Velvet - Eagle Rock Brewery

Red Velvet
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10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 18.5%


Brewed by:
Eagle Rock Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: SShelly on 04-02-2010)
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felipe2toes

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4.05/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Out of my growler from the brewery.

Pours a dark copper red with a thick viscous fluffy white head. Lots of sticky lacing.

Smells of grapefruit and malt and pine.

Bittersweet on the palate, with a nice finish. Some caramel notes as well, but not much in the way of rye.

Nice mouthfeel, more chewy than I was expecting, but good. It's a strong beer at 10% ABV, but I still thought it had good drinkability.

Serving type: growler

09-06-2010 00:08:44 | More by felipe2toes
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charlzm

California

3.38/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Consumed May 18th, 2010 at Tony'S Darts Away, Burbank, CA.

Beer is a deep, burnished copper hue with a fine one finger head. Plenty of sticky lacing.

Aroma is sugary (and not much else).

Very caramel on the tongue with piney, resiny and aspirin-like bitterness on the finish. Only hints of rye.

Smooth and interesting, the 10% ABV is not very present in the taste.

Struggled to finish the whole glass. The taste went downhill as the brew warmed.

Serving type: on-tap

05-28-2010 04:57:57 | More by charlzm
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womencantsail

California

2.55/5  rDev -31.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

On-tap at 38 Degrees

A: The pour is a dark amber color with a slightly off-white head and some mild lacing.

S: The sweetness of this beer was quite surprising. Very heavy on the caramel and toffee notes. The rye is well represented and gives off a bit of a spicy aroma. There is a touch of citrus from the hops, but not enough for my liking.

T: The best description I have for the taste of this beer is caramel covered rye bread. Cloying and tooth-rottening sweetness with undertones of rye bread. The only saving grave is a touch of bitterness.

M: Sticky, chewy, and sweeter than candy with a moderate carbonation.

D: Unfortunately, the alcohol has little impact on my perception of the drinkability of this beer. Just way too much sweetness and not enough to balance that out.

Serving type: on-tap

04-15-2010 16:50:58 | More by womencantsail
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Westsidebuddha

California

4.33/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the brewery. Poured a dark red into tulip glass. The smell of rye and grapefruit off the glass. Taste of a slight chocolate and hops. Mouthfeel is definitely interesting with the different taste on the tastebuds. Very nice drinkability with a definite alcohol backend. This was the first beer I had (followed by Revolution and Solidarity). It's listed as being 10.8% abv but I didn't think it would have any effect. It definitely is a strong beer! but with an interesting taste. A very good introduction into Eagle Rock Brewery beers!

Serving type: on-tap

04-12-2010 07:44:23 | More by Westsidebuddha
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SShelly

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4.22/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got a glass at the release.

Cloudy (dryhop? ) darkish amber red with nice whitenhead and lacing, medium retention.

Aroma is light and citrusy, pretty restrained.

Big malty backbon with nice crisp bitterness, coats the mouth in citrus and leaves a nice bitterness.

Big impy red, great hop presence and very drinkable for it's size.

Serving type: on-tap

04-02-2010 02:31:11 | More by SShelly
Red Velvet from Eagle Rock Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.