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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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Ratings: 98 | Reviews: 38 | Display Reviews Only:
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bkonk10

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-22-2013 02:01:01 | More by bkonk10
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tclang

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

05-11-2013 14:25:30 | More by tclang
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dmorgan310

Panama

4/5  rDev +10.2%

04-17-2013 00:09:48 | More by dmorgan310
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murraymj

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

04-14-2013 00:36:26 | More by murraymj
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blackie

Virginia

3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

a: served in a plastic hotel cup, the beer is a hazy, deep nut amber in color, sporting a thick khaki head with great retention - props to plastic

s: rich malt syrup nose, lots of dark caramelization, heavy toffee, nutty grain sugar, earthy pine tea hops, fruit esters, almost a sweet raw wort aroma at times

m: carbonation brushes with life smoothly across the tongue, weighty medium-full body

t: body loaded with rich, heavily caramelized malts that bring flavors of sweet, nutty grain and thick, raw malt wort, heavy hop flavors come in about halfway - long-steeped, earthy pine tea flavors dominate, pungent and acidic, sugars continue through but dial back a bit as a moderate bittering balances things out a touch,

o: rich and unrefined, lots of pure caramelized grain character, a nice beer that does well as the rustic type, though scores lower as a result, drinks fine

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2013 04:11:21 | More by blackie
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AR_Rios

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

04-01-2013 23:09:28 | More by AR_Rios
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mychalg9

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-01-2013 11:13:40 | More by mychalg9
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macrosmatic

Florida

3.19/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Reviewed from notes. Poured from bomber into a Cigar City pint glass.

A: Pours a clear, deep reddish amber, with a one-finger off-white head, and moderate visible carbonation.

S: Toasted caramel, some pine bitterness, with vanilla and citrus in the background.

T: Follows the nose. Big bready malts with some spiciness. There isn't a particularly hoppy flavor here but there is some hop bitterness in the hang. Overall though, the taste seems thin and not overly pleasing.

M: Light bodied for an imperial-anything, moderate carbonation sensation, alcohol very well-hidden.

O: I bought this on a whim - a new brewery to this area, and it does have a pretty cool label. That said, I'm not impressed with the beer. It was drinkable, but I won't buy another one.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2013 18:41:41 | More by macrosmatic
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Jamison85

Indiana

4/5  rDev +10.2%

03-27-2013 16:32:49 | More by Jamison85
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Klif

Indiana

3/5  rDev -17.4%

03-17-2013 21:52:17 | More by Klif
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4Socialanxiety

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

03-13-2013 22:50:05 | More by 4Socialanxiety
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shamrock1343

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

02-07-2013 23:52:40 | More by shamrock1343
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JDizzle

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

01-31-2013 15:33:19 | More by JDizzle
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smellandsip37

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

01-25-2013 22:10:04 | More by smellandsip37
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

01-23-2013 15:25:10 | More by Tucquan
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MordorMongo


3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

01-14-2013 14:01:39 | More by MordorMongo
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davidhilgen

New Jersey

2/5  rDev -44.9%

11-28-2012 22:43:37 | More by davidhilgen
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Ptomaine

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

10-15-2012 20:04:27 | More by Ptomaine
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liamt07

Ontario (Canada)

3.65/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Bottle from Deloch's in Indiana, 650ml into a tulip.

Unfiltered brown with some redder/ruby hues. Modest retention and thick lace. Nose has berries, a big red ale malt (heavily caramelized), toffee, light citrusk and spicy hops (although perhaps a bit faded). Taste has and earthy, caramel backbone. Moderate sweetness, toffee, citrus and some general hop bitterness. Malt is quite forward, and quite a nice profile displayed at that. Medium full feel, moderate bitterness. A decent red ale, with nice malt character but the hop flavours aren't as forward as I would've desired - still not a bad beer by any stretch.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2012 01:27:09 | More by liamt07
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ZombiesAteMyDog

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

08-07-2012 16:34:31 | More by ZombiesAteMyDog
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mtrain237

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-30-2012 22:12:57 | More by mtrain237
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cwd

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

06-16-2012 17:08:20 | More by cwd
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jdcooper88

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

06-14-2012 23:24:23 | More by jdcooper88
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rmehughes

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

04-30-2012 14:04:09 | More by rmehughes
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

04-28-2012 15:33:10 | More by ygtbsm94
Elector Imperial Red Ale from New Albanian Brewing Company - Pizzeria and Public House
82 out of 100 based on 98 ratings.