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Destinatian Honey Red Ale - Natian Brewery

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Destinatian Honey Red Ale
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 1
Avg: 2.28
pDev: n/a
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Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Natian Brewery
Oregon, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale | 5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 03-27-2010

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2.28/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1.5

Okay, I respect the hell out of these guys for what they are doing. But for a 'honey red ale'... this lands way off the mark.

A - normal reddish copper hue, average head

S - some fruit poking out, but dominated by an overall smoky quality (which I like in my wine... not so in my beer)

T - tastes of an old re-lit cigar... not really any other way to describe it, though there is a little malt coming through, no real sweetness at all

M - good texture but marred by the overall astringency

D - I couldn't finish it... I actually had two sips and tossed the rest.

Again, I am just being fair here; I am not bashing anybody. Like I said, I love these guys, I love what they do, but this brew just tasted 'off' and the overall smoky quality marred what could have been a subtle and rewarding beverage.

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Destinatian Honey Red Ale from Natian Brewery
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