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Mermaid's Red Ale - Coronado Brewing Company

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Mermaid's Red AleMermaid's Red Ale

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BA SCORE
81
good

323 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 323
Reviews: 128
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 12.04%
Wants: 6
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 11-15-2003)
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Ratings: 323 | Reviews: 128 | Display Reviews Only:
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Beerswag

California

3.25/5  rDev -9%

04-30-2013 15:38:57 | More by Beerswag
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lsummers

California

3.5/5  rDev -2%

04-26-2013 05:29:38 | More by lsummers
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EagleTalon

Oklahoma

3.75/5  rDev +5%

04-25-2013 04:24:25 | More by EagleTalon
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Lovely85

Florida

4/5  rDev +12%

04-24-2013 00:55:10 | More by Lovely85
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Frankensteineken

California

3.75/5  rDev +5%

04-20-2013 22:55:25 | More by Frankensteineken
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BAsbill

California

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-30-2013 04:21:47 | More by BAsbill
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pathead

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -16%

03-17-2013 23:19:30 | More by pathead
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nzerbe

New York

3.25/5  rDev -9%

03-16-2013 14:34:33 | More by nzerbe
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Bnoise11

California

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-16-2013 14:30:36 | More by Bnoise11
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.41/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a clear copper with a foamy khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Foamy streaks and dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, caramel, and some nutty aromas. Taste is much the same with earthy, herbal hop and vegetal flavors on the finish. There is a medium amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer with a nice smell but the flavors are somewhat dirty in my opinion.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2013 07:09:22 | More by UCLABrewN84
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DaPan

Ontario (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -2%

03-05-2013 01:50:01 | More by DaPan
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Uncle_Jimmy

California

3.98/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance- pours a sparkling orangish red with two fingers of fine white almost pinkish foam. it lingers a bit. Some Lacing

Aroma- carmel and vanilla , some earth/dust a little buttery with a floral finish.

Taste- roasty with some carmel brown sugar in the front. Maybe a bit nutty. I get some clove not much chocolate like they claim but this is a red that takes it malt seriously, and I like that about it. The hops are piney and balance pretty well at the end.

Mouthfeel-medium bodied decent carbonation and good mouthfeel. the butteryness in the smell and taste translate to a slick finish but its not off putting.

Overall- A good red in fact one of the better ones that I have tasted. I think if you want a hop forward red go with the red seal and if you want a maltier red go Mermaid !

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2013 04:37:54 | More by Uncle_Jimmy
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leaddog

Alberta (Canada)

3.68/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance- Pours a copper colour with a finger of bubbly head.

Smell- Caramalts, leafy hops, citrus, a hint of clove.

Taste- Instantly hit with caramalts with a bready touch. Leafy hops, clove, and orange peel come into play near the end. Nice light bitterness as well.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

Overall- A nicely balanced and enjoyable American Amber/Red. Enjoyed the balance between the malts and hops which made it an enjoyable brew.

Serving type: bottle

02-19-2013 03:21:20 | More by leaddog
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Alek

California

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California

3.75/5  rDev +5%

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Grfilwett

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9%

02-16-2013 02:59:48 | More by Grfilwett
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Florida

5/5  rDev +40.1%

02-14-2013 06:06:36 | More by Flashyspoons
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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2%

02-14-2013 05:26:51 | More by cliff1066
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -16%

02-12-2013 15:56:38 | More by JAHMUR
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Devinph

California

3.5/5  rDev -2%

02-06-2013 05:44:46 | More by Devinph
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +5%

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apf

Utah

3.75/5  rDev +5%

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lupercmda

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -16%

01-27-2013 03:16:24 | More by lupercmda
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.93/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - dark amber with an orangish hue, there's a thin, quickly fading white head

S - bready malts, citrusy hop aromas

T - bread, faint cupcake batter sweetness, citrusy hops throughout

M - medium bodied though thin at times, well carbonated

This is a nice though simplistic beer. It's not as full-flavorerd as I would like, but it had a few subtleties such as the batter-like sweetness that made it enjoyable. The hops were very noticeable and their citrusy character balanced the intense maltiness of the beer quite well. In the end this is an easy drink amber ale with a decent flavor profile that you can sit back and enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 12:49:43 | More by tdm168
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California

3.5/5  rDev -2%

01-22-2013 17:23:45 | More by danwho
Mermaid's Red Ale from Coronado Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 323 ratings.