Little Red Cap - Grimm Brothers Brewhouse
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3.51/5 rDev -3%
Dark amber body, lots of fine carbonation bubbles rising, good white and creamy head; excellent sheets of foam coating the glass. Malty aroma; slight caramel and honey combination. Decent lightly roasted malt flavors; nuttiness; mild bitterness. Medium-light body; slightly fizzy; crisp, clean, and dry finish.
The beer sports an excellent appearance and has above average aroma and flavors. Nothing overly unique, but good and flavorful all around.
11-02-2013 00:58:03 | More by beergoot
3.75/5 rDev +3.6%
16oz pint at the brewpub in Loveland, Colorado.
This beer appears a clear medium bronzed amber hue, with one finger of thinly foamy, wispy off-white head, which leaves little in the way of lace in the vicinity of the glass.
It smells of bready, crackery malt, a hint of lemon peel, a bit of ash, and earthy hops. The taste is more gritty bready caramel malt, some apple and citrus fruitiness, and earthy, leafy hops.
The carbonation is a tad fizzy, with an underlying foaminess, the body a sturdy medium weight, and somewhat clammy in its smoothness. It finishes on the dry side, the malt losing any bready sweetness, and the hops remaining earthy, and kind of musty.
A rather pleasant Alt, the malt kept tight to the chest, while the fruit and hops put their heads down and do their background jobs. Something to sip on for a while, should that occasion arise, at least until the heretofore undetected alcohol comes into play.
10-10-2013 02:22:48 | More by biboergosum
3.53/5 rDev -2.5%
Thanks to GRG1313 for sharing this one at his tasting.
Pours a clear orange with a foamy bone head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, honey, and caramel aromas. Taste is much the same with a caramel flavor on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer with some solid aromas and flavors.
05-07-2013 03:55:05 | More by UCLABrewN84
3.9/5 rDev +7.7%
Grimm Brothers Brewing in Loveland specializes in German-style brewing, and their altbier style brew is called Little Red Cap. The beer pours a clean deep amber, and features a lingering, small white head. Bready and toasted malt aromas dominate, with just a hint of earthiness noticeable. Rich malt flavors follow from the nose and continue almost til the end where a spicy hop bite greets them. Crisp and clean, Little Red Cap is medium-light bodied and moderately carbonated. A GABF Gold Metal Winner, and a GREAT local example of this sessionable style.
03-09-2013 20:20:54 | More by phishsihq
3.1/5 rDev -14.4%
Pours a burnt amber with a nice size fizzy khaki head. Flavor and aroma both offer a not overly sweet toffee, some pitted fruit, and some bread. A nice crisp mouthfeel. Overall, not necessarily a bad beer but not one I was a huge fan of. I am not very familiar with the style, alt bier, but I'd personally grab an Alaskan Amber over this.
08-19-2012 20:47:37 | More by denver10
3.8/5 rDev +5%
Pours a clear amber, deep red with a small off-white head that lingers.
Smells of slight bready/biscuit and lager sulfur (not out of balance). Also has some subtle earthy/herbal character.
Taste is up front rich, caramel malt that continues through the middle before ending on a slightly bitter finish that leaves notes of cherry and grapefruit. Caramel and slight cherry fruit flavor stand out the most.
Light to medium body and medium carbonation makes the beer quite drinkable.
Pretty nice beer overall. I enjoy the way it balances an interesting malt and hop profile without being overly complex; it makes for a beer you can have multiple of.
06-08-2012 23:55:03 | More by TenHornsProud
Little Red Cap from Grimm Brothers Brewhouse
82 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.