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Lobstah Killah - Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)

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87
very good

74 Ratings
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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 9%
Wants: 9
Gots: 10 | 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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A - wow, solid murkey brown amber body. Nice tan head with some serious retention. I mean the head is going nowhere! Nice lacing as well.

S - Just like a red ale should. Spicy and sweet

T - Sweet molasses and caramel and chocolate. Smokey, spicy and maybe a little bit of coffee. All of it cut by slight citrus but mostly pine and floral hops. Cherry and earthy hops in the aftertaste.

M - Medium/full body with moderate carbonation. Not too sticky, leaves the mouth clean.

O - Seriously great beer. Will definitely be picking up some Lobstahs again soon.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is clear reddish amber in color and has no visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high beige head that died down, leaving a large patch of bubbles in the center and a thin collar around the edge of the glass.
S: The smell is a little sweet and has aromas of toasted malts along with hints of pine resin hops.
T: Following the smell, the taste has flavors of toasted malts along with notes of tea leaves and hints of herbal hops. There's slight bits of sweetness but also hints of bitterness.
M: It feels medium-bodied and a little smooth on the palate with a low to moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and is a very good representation of the style. I would definitely try this again.

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Ruby colored with a decent sized off-white head. Sweet caramel malt aroma with some piney hops to balance it out. Medium bodied with a thick texture and slightly bitter finish. Very drinkable for 8%. I enjoyed this beer and look forward to trying some of their other offerings.

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Lobstah Killah from Somerville Brewing Company (Slumbrew)
87 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.