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Jamaica Red Ale - Mad River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

417 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 417
Reviews: 248
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 13.02%
Wants: 18
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mad River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
IBU: 45.3
Malts: 2-Row Pale, Crystal 70/80, Wheat, Black Patent
Hops: Columbus, Chinook, Cascade, Willamette, Summit

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-23-2001)
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Ratings: 417 | Reviews: 248 | Display Reviews Only:
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SeanPH

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +4.2%

Great beer nice hop malt blend

08-29-2014 02:21:51 | More by SeanPH
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afsdan

Colorado

4/5  rDev +4.2%

08-28-2014 05:22:04 | More by afsdan
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OldSmaug

North Carolina

3.8/5  rDev -1%

08-28-2014 00:51:32 | More by OldSmaug
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chossboss

Oregon

3.8/5  rDev -1%

08-15-2014 03:53:29 | More by chossboss
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cardinals22

Illinois

2/5  rDev -47.9%

08-10-2014 23:11:33 | More by cardinals22
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Erik-P

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

08-06-2014 03:25:46 | More by Erik-P
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kmanjohnson

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

08-03-2014 18:58:33 | More by kmanjohnson
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JoelClark

Idaho

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

08-03-2014 18:46:18 | More by JoelClark
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chinesebeatle

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

08-01-2014 21:57:36 | More by chinesebeatle
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irthesteve

California

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

07-29-2014 19:28:58 | More by irthesteve
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bigbluebeerguy

Kentucky

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-23-2014 23:02:49 | More by bigbluebeerguy
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mcdsports

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-16-2014 04:09:13 | More by mcdsports
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scripna

Florida

4/5  rDev +4.2%

07-11-2014 00:31:56 | More by scripna
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humblepie


5/5  rDev +30.2%

07-10-2014 03:42:58 | More by humblepie
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paulish

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

07-09-2014 02:08:54 | More by paulish
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Gabriel_Vaughn

California

4.51/5  rDev +17.4%

A good local beer I tried at the bar- just picked up a sixer today. Well, looks like a red ale however the appearance is a tad bit cloudy. It smells phenomenal. One of the best brews I have ever taken a whiff of. Taste is far from modest, a strong, almost stout flavoring. All in all this is a fantastic red ale, shouldn't be long before I'm out.

06-30-2014 19:02:08 | More by Gabriel_Vaughn
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mrcraft

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

06-23-2014 01:35:37 | More by mrcraft
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mpenske

California

4/5  rDev +4.2%

06-17-2014 00:52:06 | More by mpenske
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Kelpie17

California

4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

06-08-2014 05:25:56 | More by Kelpie17
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GRG1313

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

06-07-2014 05:47:29 | More by GRG1313
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Vlaminck

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

06-07-2014 02:14:39 | More by Vlaminck
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Furlinator

California

3.44/5  rDev -10.4%

Pours a hazy brown with red tint. The 1/2 inch white head fades to just a thin ring on top and leaves spots of lace. There is visible floating sediment.

The smell is of buttered biscuit, molasses, faint citrus with a floral finish.

The taste is of bread grains, sweet toffee, honey, orange and some hop bitterness on the back end.

The texture is light bodied with medium carbonation.

Less hop dominant than most red ales I've encountered. This is a decent effort overall.

05-31-2014 02:27:18 | More by Furlinator
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HamdenHector

Connecticut

3.26/5  rDev -15.1%

A: Deep amber; caramel head isn't long lasting; no lacing

S: Roastiness, alcohol, brown sugar; not getting any hops

T: roasted malts; almost no bitterness

M: Light carbonation; smooth

O: not really my style, but it goes down easily; nice beer if you want something malty;

05-26-2014 23:49:25 | More by HamdenHector
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Latarnik

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-26-2014 18:53:54 | More by Latarnik
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sebaastionb

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.2%

05-12-2014 00:31:43 | More by sebaastionb
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Jamaica Red Ale from Mad River Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 417 ratings.