Danish Red Lager | Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.

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Danish Red LagerDanish Red Lager
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Brewed by:
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
California, United States | website

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Jason on 06-28-2011

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Reviews: 18 | Ratings: 95
Reviews by gpogo:
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3.54/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A- Light clear red amber body with a small bubbly white head that dissipated to a ring and left just a slight lacing.

A- Clean malt aroma. Sweet with a slight grassy aroma.

T- Smooth clean flavor. Caramel and light toffee. Very light bitterness. Dry finish.

M- Medium light body and moderate carbonation.

D- Quite enjoyable. A bit overpriced, but I am a sucker for a good Vienna Lager.

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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4/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of GRG1313
3.91/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark amber orange with a fast fading white head. Head looks great when initially poured but simply disappears quickly.

Nose is full on Belgian esters; almost too sweet but very full with sweet cooked orange rind appeal.

Mouthfeel is rich but light and bright and inviting. Well balanced with nice carbonation.

Flavor profile is a nice and inviting "malty/yeasty/bitter" brown. Hints of toast, coffee and light bitter chocolate/roast grain.

Finish is a malty bitter, burnt toast/roasted grain bitter that is long lasting.

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Photo of dvmin98
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of BeerGainz
4.46/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of emerge077
3.81/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served cool around 45-50º in a tulip glass.

Bright reddish copper color, dense head of foam, good retention. Arcs of lace around the edges, surface of the foam has a creamy texture and a stained parchment color.

Aroma is malt forward, nutty, lightly toasted bread, vague dried fruit esters.

Flavor is clean and also pleasantly malty, bready with a light plum ester, dry finish with trace hop bitterness. Light and medium bodied with very little sweetness if at all. Pairs well with food. Thanks to WST for this one!

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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of Booner818
4/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MJSJr
4.04/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mrcraft
3.54/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of FridayDave
2.61/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Out of the bottle in the beautiful town of Solvang, CA. This beer should taste better here but it wasn't.
The color is pleasant, not ruby red more orange red.
Not really any smell at all.
Smooth lager taste too smooth really. A red should be different, should give you a reason to drink something different. This one does not.
Feels like soda more than beer.
Overall can't recommend wanted to but can't.

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3.43/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Photo of DijonKetchup
3.59/5  rDev +2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this while visiting my brother-in-law in Santa Ynez.

Poured into an American pint glass. More blonde than red, I was expecting more of a darker (red?) beer, judging by the name. 1/4" head which dissipates towards middle of beer. Smells decent, no off-aromas, but also somewhat nondescript. First taste is odd - almost like cardboard. This beer is as dry as a bone, which makes the bitter stand out even more than it probably should. Taste is of candied sugar, almost Belgian, which would also explain the extreme dryness of this brew. Good carbonation levels, and a tad on the watery side for a Vienna Lager, which should have more body/mouthfeel.

Not bad, nice to see more lagers, but this really wasn't something I will go back to.

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Photo of LilTorr
3.83/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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Danish Red Lager from Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.