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Lobstah Killah - Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)

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87
very good

68 Ratings
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 9%
Wants: 7
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew) visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
It wasn’t always his temperament, but they were the ones ... the ones that went looking for him after all. Today is a new day. Lobstah Killah Imperial Red Ale is a special blend of Maris Otter and other malts balance a resiny mix of Columbus, Cascade and Simcoe hops. Our hoppy imperial red ale is the beer of choice for imperial decisions.

(Beer added by: beerman999999 on 05-02-2013)
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3/5  rDev -22.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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Massachusetts

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05-31-2014 22:48:24 | More by Boston_Steve
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Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -10%

08-30-2013 02:02:54 | More by bccrosley
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Maine

3.5/5  rDev -10%

03-04-2014 01:14:13 | More by CSeavey64
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -10%

06-02-2014 15:57:15 | More by Cath
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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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08-11-2013 01:42:44 | More by djrn2
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smcolw

Massachusetts

3.63/5  rDev -6.7%

Small head but it leaves an excellent blanket of lace. The color is dark amber with lots of haze.

Upfront I get evergreen smelling hop. There's a bit of toasted malt in the background.

Toasty and very dry malt. Thick dark brown toast just shy of being burnt. Strong bitter hop kick--straight out bitterness without other "notes". Full bodied and lowly carbonated. Nearly astringent.

06-01-2014 18:36:08 | More by smcolw
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dahlen22

New Jersey

3.65/5  rDev -6.2%

Appearance: Standard for this type of beer which is reddish color with a decent head.

Aroma: Biscuits and caramel malts with some grassy hops.

Taste: Similar to aroma. Malty biscuits and caramel with a grassy hop taste and some buttery oils as well.

Overall: I bought this because I liked the "Lobstah" rowing away angry. That being said, I do not normally buy Irish red ales as they seem average in many ways, however, this Imperial version of the style was good. Light and refreshing for a hot day in June, and the 8% abv is appreciated (not by my wife), and was hidden well. If you want to try something different, this imperial red was a interesting twist on the classic red ale. Cheers!!

06-09-2013 19:42:36 | More by dahlen22
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North Carolina

3.74/5  rDev -3.9%

Served on-tap at Bukowski Tavern in Boston, MA

A: Pours a clear deep garnet red in color with some light to moderate amounts of visible carbonation and some copper + amber highlights. The beer has a finger tall beige head that slowly reduces to a very thin film covering the majority of the surface of the beer and a thin ring at the edges of the glass. Light amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of toasted and caramel malts along with some lighter notes of grassy hops.

T: Similar to the smell, this beer is pretty much all malts without being too sweet - I tasted flavors of toasted and caramel malts. Very light flavors of grassy hops that balance out the sweetness from the malts. Light amounts of bitterness which fade quickly.

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Enjoyable but a little strong at 8% ABV to be called easy drinking or sessionable - the alcohol is pretty well hidden. First beer from this brewery and it was likely a good one to start off (saw a bunch of different places in Boston that had an offering from them on tap).

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Lobstah Killah from Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)
87 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.