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Elector Imperial Red Ale - New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House

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Elector Imperial Red AleElector Imperial Red Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

98 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 98
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 15.7%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House visit their website
Indiana, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Viking on 01-31-2003)
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Reviews by Viking:
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Viking

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Dark, hazy copper. Not much head, but faint lace remains throughout the 'live' of the imperial pint. Big, bad aroma of grapefruity and herbal hops. Though the hops take charge, there's also plenty of malt - caramel mostly - to add balance. Flavor is full of hops and rather bitter, but does not overpower the malt. It becomes rather well-balanced after the brew warms a bit (initially served a bit too cool for my tastes, especially after a properly served English cask ale). Medium bodied, smooth and oily mouthfeel. Finish is nice and oily, leaving a nice layer of hoppy goodness coating my palate. Aftertaste of grapefruity hops.

Serving type: on-tap

01-31-2003 18:24:57 | More by Viking
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A - Clear golden red beer with a short off white head and significant lacing.

S - Flat, muted nose, with a mild hop vegetal note.

T - Crackery malt, with a strong hop bitterness.

M - Clean, clear, crisp brew with significant bitter line that builds.

O - Simple, straightforward red ale. Nothing too complex, but pleasant and drinkable.

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Appearance: Pours a hazy amber, with a thick, foamy head; nice persistence and quite a few strands of lace

Smell: Toffee overwhelms, with vanilla and herbal tones in the back; a hint of pine

Taste: Toffee and vanilla, up front, with apple and a husky, grainy bitterness building in the middle; subtle hints of pine blend with the sweeter tones to bring together the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied with moderate carbonation

Overall: I am less than enthused about this beer; way too sweet for my palate and the mouthfeel is too thick, as well

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Elector Imperial Red Ale from New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House
82 out of 100 based on 98 ratings.