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The Future Is Now - Gigantic Brewing Company

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86
very good

32 Ratings
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Ratings: 32
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 10.42%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gigantic Brewing Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: artoolemomo on 09-30-2013)
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UCLABrewN84

California

3.6/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle I brought to share at the DTLA bottle share held at Beer Belly in Los Angeles, CA.

Pours a hazy copper with a foamy tan head that settles to wisps of film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, earth, citrus zest, and herbal hop aromas. Taste is much the same with earthy citrus zest flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that has a much better hop presence in the aroma.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2013 23:04:00 | More by UCLABrewN84
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Stephen_Purdue

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

06-23-2014 00:21:18 | More by Stephen_Purdue
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle: Poured a deep amber color ale with a medium size foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of citrusy and piney hops is well balanced against a huge caramel malt backbone. Taste is also a well balanced mix between a huge caramel malt backbone and some citrusy hops with some piney notes also noticeable with a bitter aftertaste. Body is full with good carbonation and no apparent alcohol. Solid hops forward amber ale.

Serving type: bottle

06-05-2014 19:59:30 | More by Phyl21ca
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beernads

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

03-26-2014 18:49:26 | More by beernads
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Kylemif

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-22-2014 19:16:47 | More by Kylemif
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coz

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

03-09-2014 06:03:11 | More by coz
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Tuckersmth

California

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

01-13-2014 05:21:40 | More by Tuckersmth
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fitius5150

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

01-12-2014 21:43:03 | More by fitius5150
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LiquidAmber

Washington

4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Dogfish Head pint glass. Pours a a medium to dark bronze amber with a fine one finger ivory head with great retention and lacing. Aroma of caramel malt, nuts, citrus and lightly floral hops. Flavor is malty; rich biscuit and caramel malt, lightly nutty and grassy with tea and citrus hops. Finishes with lingering earthy biscuit malt and nice hop bitterness. Medium bodied with light creaminess. A nice malty red ale with good hop elements and rich flavor. The malt bill is sitting on the border of old ale territory.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2014 04:52:42 | More by LiquidAmber
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Niceroad77

British Columbia (Canada)

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

01-08-2014 03:16:11 | More by Niceroad77
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CookstLiquor

British Columbia (Canada)

3.69/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This was poured from a 650ml bottle. It pours a rich amber/copper colour. Rich caramel malt notes are complemented by citrus hop notes. Taste is like a mouthful of citrus zest. Big hop bitterness, but also some nutty, caramel malt notes. Medium bodied.

Serving type: bottle

01-06-2014 23:20:44 | More by CookstLiquor
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ncelauro

New York

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

12-30-2013 01:08:12 | More by ncelauro
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johnnyboy76

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

12-26-2013 03:43:33 | More by johnnyboy76
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bumchilly25

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +4.2%

12-21-2013 07:37:07 | More by bumchilly25
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Fcolle2

Illinois

4.26/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours brown in color with hues of amber and some light making through the slightly hazy body. Some sediment floating around but not off putting.

Smell has some great big caramel malt notes forward followed by some lighter toffee aromas. Decent amount of herbal hoppy note midway through. Nicely balanced with some great malt aromas.

Taste is great and follows the nose. Big semi sweet caramel malt forward with some light almost undetectable flavors of cherry. Mild herbal hoppy bitterness dominates the mid section of this beer and persists along with some good toasty gran flavors into the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel is great medium body and moderate carbonation give this a fluffy soft feel. Mild bitterness a good amount of hoppy oils and resin.

Overall awesome beer. A little hoppy for an amber but it does it well.

Serving type: bottle

12-12-2013 02:09:34 | More by Fcolle2
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Boozecamel

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

12-08-2013 01:46:24 | More by Boozecamel
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nygannon

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

12-04-2013 07:07:45 | More by nygannon
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largadeer

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

12-03-2013 03:25:10 | More by largadeer
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

11-29-2013 04:18:02 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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EspressoGuy

British Columbia (Canada)

3.08/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

"The malty and caramelly flavors of an amber ale melded with the hoppy punch of an IPA" - description on label.
A: beer bottle brown; opaque
S: not much; some floral/tropical hops
T: simple, creamy, mellow malt with distinct hop piney-ness; noticeable bitterness at the end; this is much more hop dominant than malty. The taste loses something by trying to be too much of everything. IMO.
M: crisp, medium bodied
O: Tastes like they through a bunch of styles together to see what it was like. The result is not a beer I would buy again. It's not bad but I'd rather go for a more focused beer that knew what it was supposed to be and did it well.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2013 02:00:56 | More by EspressoGuy
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Nage37

California

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

11-23-2013 03:02:31 | More by Nage37
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BigJYoungblood

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

11-22-2013 07:28:18 | More by BigJYoungblood
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Spikester

Oregon

3.73/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Clear reddish brown with about one inch of white head. Moderate lacing.
Smell is bold piney hop and grains. Some leather.
Taste is piney grapefruit hops with a semi sweet malt base.
Mouthfeel is dominated by long bitter dry pine resin finish.
Overall an unusual beer. Worth a try for those who appreciate something different.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2013 05:15:06 | More by Spikester
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GRG1313

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

11-19-2013 05:34:17 | More by GRG1313
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mactrail

Washington

2.73/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Darkish amber with burnt orange coloring in the wine glass, with a thin but creamy head. Retention is not so great but plenty of spritz in the mouth.

Murky flavors like an herbal tea that has steeped too long combined with a fizzy seltzer water sensation. This is a rather unpleasant style of Red/Amber that seems to make the bitterness stand out along with the dank hops. Some roast malt taste but very dry and woody, astringent even.

My least favorite Gigantic brew. I call it undrinkable. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Bine & Vine in San Diego for seven bucks.

Serving type: bottle

11-14-2013 01:50:41 | More by mactrail
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The Future Is Now from Gigantic Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 32 ratings.