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Sweetwater Dank Tank Red Hot Mama - SweetWater Brewing Company

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Sweetwater Dank Tank Red Hot Mama
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BA SCORE
85
very good

100 Ratings
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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 9.55%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
SweetWater Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerDawgs on 10-12-2013)
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Reviews by shand:
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shand

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

10-28-2013 01:54:17 | More by shand
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oberon

North Carolina

3.53/5  rDev -6.4%

Pours into an impy nonic a clear rich deep bronze with a tight one finger light beige head atop.Aromas are quite muted with some floral and resiny hops and brown sugar coming thru,again muted.A nice fuller feel with moderate carbonation.Herbal/grassy hops stand out on the palate with underlying citric tones,sweet alcohol and some doughiness as well in a sweeter finish.The hops kinda go in different directions and not all in the right ones,a little off kilter but not bad.

11-09-2013 22:21:31 | More by oberon
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tbryan5

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

11-24-2013 11:52:21 | More by tbryan5
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mte1972

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +6.1%

12-30-2013 15:12:19 | More by mte1972
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TKEbeerman

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

12-18-2013 01:21:50 | More by TKEbeerman
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

05-04-2014 10:08:34 | More by williamjbauer
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cjgator3

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-12-2014 01:16:54 | More by cjgator3
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Keith_R

Georgia

2/5  rDev -46.9%

10-12-2013 03:35:23 | More by Keith_R
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sonofliberty2

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

03-06-2014 23:24:42 | More by sonofliberty2
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Jaycase

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

03-02-2014 01:19:07 | More by Jaycase
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Pookie

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.1%

11-17-2013 16:29:24 | More by Pookie
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CUbeerfan

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

07-15-2014 00:29:38 | More by CUbeerfan
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

4/5  rDev +6.1%

01-01-2014 18:55:07 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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n2185

North Carolina

3.53/5  rDev -6.4%

A: Pours a clear, dark copper with a finger of off-white head that fades into a frothy ring with good lacing.

S: Caramel malts along with some sweet, citrusy hops up front. Earthy pine aromas follow along with a little vanilla.

T: Caramel malt flavors are strong here as well with grapefruit, citrus rind, and resinous pine hop flavors. The finish is earthy and lightly bitter.

M: Medium body and carbonation, this beer is slightly sticky feeling from the heavier malt presence.

O: A solid beer overall and bordering on a barleywine more than a red ale or IPA. I'd like a bit more hop presence and a bit less sweetness, but it's still enjoyable.

11-05-2013 05:07:49 | More by n2185
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u2carew

Massachusetts

3.43/5  rDev -9%

22oz bomber
A) Pours with a finger thick, tight, creamy, beige colored head. Settles slowly. Deep ruby in color. Weak lacing on the drink down.
S) Subtle caramel notes. Hints of spruce and citrus. Overall not very aromatic.
T) Classic red characteristics - caramel, slightly grainy. Add to the mix a noticeable alcohol. Lingering piney notes in the aftertaste - a bit astringent.
M) Medium body. Dry. Alcohol warmth.
O) Overall an okay brew. The finishing hop characteristics are a bit too bitter, almost as if the brew has turn to the "dark side". Could be the case since the release date was Oct. 2013 six months ago.

04-13-2014 23:33:37 | More by u2carew
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

11-17-2013 23:50:07 | More by EgadBananas
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user785335

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-12-2014 13:44:29 | More by user785335
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100200300

Georgia

3/5  rDev -20.4%

11-08-2013 19:29:35 | More by 100200300
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OnryAndMean

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-16-2014 23:24:58 | More by OnryAndMean
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Immortale25

North Carolina

3.81/5  rDev +1.1%

Poured into a New Belgium goblet. No freshness date.

A- Wow this is one dark red ale. Pours a medium brown color with a 1/2 inch light tan head that retains a bit before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a bubbly center patch of surface foam. Non-resilient lacing leaves a thin ring behind.

S- Somewhat citrusy hops bounce off a sweet cereal grain malt structure.

T- Kind of hard to believe this is 80-some IBUs since the bitterness is there but is not very harsh and doesn't linger long. The malt is definitely there too bringing toasty notes to round things out. Very strange because it's balanced...but in a boring way. I kind of wish one of the flavors would jump out and wreak some sort of havoc on my palate but instead everything is neutralized and tame. Plus, there's this metallic aftertaste that I'm not digging. Still, the alcohol is very well masked.

M- Thick and tight with medium-low carbonation and a fullish body.

O- While certainly drinkable, this beer needs some extra character. I usually love hoppy red ales but this left a little to be desired.

12-05-2013 04:15:40 | More by Immortale25
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DerrickW

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

01-16-2014 00:16:13 | More by DerrickW
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ThickNStout

Georgia

3.61/5  rDev -4.2%

22oz bottle from Sprayberry Bottle Shop (Marietta, GA). 6.49. No bottling date but this just hit shelves a couple weeks ago. Served in a Sweetwater snifter.

Pours deep ruby hued chestnut with a half finger of beige head. The head fades to a wisp on top and a thin halo that leaves decent lace.

Smells of pine, tropical and citrus hops with sweet bready, caramelly malt. Nice.

The malts are more apparent in the taste than they had been in the aroma but the hops are right there up front. Oranges, mild mango, citrus rind/zest and faint pine mixed with sweet bread, brown sugar and caramel. Very little alcohol presence considering that it's close to 9% abv.

Medium body with fairly light carbonation. Sweet hoppy finish.

Another hopped up Dank Tank from Sweetwater. There might not be anything original or outrageous here but this goes down very easy. I had no problem drinking the entire bomber in a short sitting. Enjoyable if not stellar.

10-23-2013 03:13:48 | More by ThickNStout
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hopkrid

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

11-17-2013 01:25:23 | More by hopkrid
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Maltyduo

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

02-01-2014 04:27:08 | More by Maltyduo
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crbnfbr

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

12-20-2013 10:06:40 | More by crbnfbr
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Sweetwater Dank Tank Red Hot Mama from SweetWater Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.