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Knickerbocker Red - Blue Pants Brewery

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Knickerbocker Red
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42 Ratings
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 13.37%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blue Pants Brewery visit their website
Alabama, United States

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: t0rin0 on 11-18-2010)
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Reviews by ncfranklin:
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3.55/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Notes from the launch event on Oct. 2nd, 2010 at The Nook.

A: Very murky brownish-red, somewhat a rust color. Slow rising bubbles. Small tan head.

S: Very feint pine hops, notes of caramel, and a bit biscuity.

T: Balanced. Hops and malt are evenly woven. Not complex, as the flavor remains fairly constant throughout. Finish is slightly sweet caramel.

M: Medium bodied, but quite filling.

D: The balance to this makes it easy down. Not a brew with an overly dominant flavor. I'd personally prefer a little more aggressive hop. Could use some tweaking from this new brewery.

ncfranklin, Dec 01, 2010
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A - deep amber red with a towering overflowing head. Retention is awesome and lacing is among some of the most elaborate I have ever seen.

S - earthy, grass, bread, grainy

T - big caramel malt backbone with a bitter finish that is a bit unexpected. Otherwise this is a typical amber ale.

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Knickerbocker Red from Blue Pants Brewery
79 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.