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Danish Red Lager - Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.

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79 Ratings
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Ratings: 79
Reviews: 19
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 0
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Vienna Lager |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Jason on 06-28-2011

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Pours an amber-red with a slightly off-white, beige head. Lots of nice bubbled, slight lacing left on the glass.
S: Caramel malts on the nose, with some sweet fruits like apples, maybe cherries and a floral honey-like scent to round everything out. An impressive nose.
T: Follows the nose, with caramel sweetness and apple crispness, balanced with honey and a nice toasty, crusty bread character as well.
F: creamy mouthfeel, not overly carbonated, and medium bodied. This is super drinkable.
Overall, this is a delicious beer that is built to be paired with food of all types. I recommend using it to wash down a hearty black-bean burrito with spicy salsa and rich guacamole.

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4.17/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The color was a medium reddish brown with a medium amount of white foam and some lace. The smell of lightly roasted malts and the aroma of soft hops was evident in to aroma. The taste was one of the best Danish Reds i've ever had. Nicely balanced in aroma and flavor. Suttle and not overly bitter or sweet. What a pleasant surprise.

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4.08/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Stopped by the brewery for a sampler and took home a growler of this. Fun place to visit.

A — Pours a clear amber with a fluffy light tan head, light head retention

S — Bready, earthy, floral hoppy notes

T — complex malty flavor, light bitterness, bready, sweet malt, honey, well balanced

M — Creamy, medium light carbonation, smooth with a dry finish

O — Brought home a growler, easy drinker with great flavor

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4.08/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

first time I had this beer was in a bomber that I overpaid for, drank it alone and was not super impressed. tried it again tonight, this time in a 12 oz bottle, with food and found it quite enjoyable, and definitely superior to something like Sam Adams Boston Lager. this is a smooth and easy drinking Vienna style lager, I will drink it again.

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4/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Solid but taste like a west coast hoppy lager, not much Danish about it.

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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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Danish Red Lager from Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 79 ratings.