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Redeemer Imperial Red Ale - Boston Beer Works - Canal Street

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Redeemer Imperial Red Ale
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BA SCORE
84
good

12 Ratings
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Ratings: 12
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 9.02%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Boston Beer Works - Canal Street visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ryan1788a5 on 01-22-2014)
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Vonerichs

Illinois

3.56/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Amber and clear. Some minor floaters, but nothing crazy. White head with average retention.

Smells like baby powder, some lilac notes, and toasted crackers.

Really, really bitter. But like a bitter with not much flavor. Tea, powder, herbal.

Super astringent and mouth puckering. Extremely brutal on the palate.

Not a fan. Too much astringency with not enough flavor. Not a good combo.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2014 02:48:28 | More by Vonerichs
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Fettpopps

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

05-13-2014 01:54:12 | More by Fettpopps
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Scottqc15

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

05-03-2014 23:49:53 | More by Scottqc15
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ccurrid

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

04-12-2014 04:41:22 | More by ccurrid
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ncelauro

New York

4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-24-2014 21:09:46 | More by ncelauro
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

03-23-2014 20:56:34 | More by djrn2
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-04-2014 14:17:15 | More by DrunkinYogi
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anaids

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +6.1%

02-19-2014 14:51:49 | More by anaids
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

02-10-2014 16:23:14 | More by kaelingirl
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jwps214

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

02-04-2014 17:45:12 | More by jwps214
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Bjlps

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

01-25-2014 05:02:41 | More by Bjlps
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

3.65/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle poured into a New Belgium globe.

A: Deep red-orange hue with great clarity. Fine-bubbled off-white head retains at a half inch for the duration. Fine bubbled rings of lacing prove to be stubborn and sticky.

S: Hoppy aromas of passion fruit, blood orange, heavily sugared ruby red grapefruit, and pomegranate. Faint whiffs of earthy pine and bark and some green hop oils. Malt base smells of red candy apple coating and a big whiff of chewy caramel.

T: Massive wave of caramel. Hints of candy apple coating. A little bit of toast and crust. Green and oily hop flavors build. Bitter ruby red grapefruit gains a strong foothold. Grassy. Blood orange. Sweet caramel finish with a lingering grapefruit hop bite.

M: Very full in the mouth with a soft creamy texture. Hefty medium body. Soft carbonation. Very smooth. Good.

O: The balance seems precarious at times, as the see-saw tilts one way and then the other between the very sweet caramel malt flavors and bitter grapefruity hops. It still lands perhaps a little sweeter than I'd like, but it isn't a deal-breaker. The creamy-smooth body really works in its favor.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2014 19:00:40 | More by ryan1788a5
Redeemer Imperial Red Ale from Boston Beer Works - Canal Street
84 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.