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Red Ale - Abita Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
78
okay

115 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 115
Reviews: 74
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 14.16%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Red Ale (March – May) is brewed with British pale and crystal malts, Sterling hops, and an ale yeast from California. This ale has a rich ruby color, lacy collar, and a pronounced caramel flavor.

30 IBU

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 10-09-2002)
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California

3.08/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-03-2014 12:35:31 | More by InspectorBob
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

10-19-2013 16:34:12 | More by jaydoc
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Eric908

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3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

07-31-2013 16:27:05 | More by Eric908
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lpstar

California

4/5  rDev +18%

07-23-2013 03:03:35 | More by lpstar
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kingmaker

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +18%

01-26-2013 00:44:39 | More by kingmaker
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micahmye

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

01-23-2013 14:15:10 | More by micahmye
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Florida

3/5  rDev -11.5%

01-06-2013 23:35:13 | More by twax
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CurtFromHershey

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

11-13-2012 17:33:53 | More by CurtFromHershey
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Ohio

4/5  rDev +18%

11-12-2012 00:27:34 | More by leprechaunandfatman
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TMoney2591

Illinois

2.78/5  rDev -18%

Served in a Walter Payton shaker pint glass.

What can I say? This stuff pours a clear pale bronze topped by a finger of dirty off-white foam. You know it's a bad omen when a red ale doesn't even look all that close to red... The nose comprises lightly minty pine, sweet caramel, and a touch of earthy greens in the back. The taste brings in more of the same, but everything pretty much dies near the middle of the palate, leaving a vague earthiness cold and lonely for the duration and a my tongue confused and abandoned. This is kinda sad. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, a mediocre, limp little red ale. 'Nuff said.

10-25-2012 00:59:27 | More by TMoney2591
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Georgia

3/5  rDev -11.5%

10-22-2012 16:56:05 | More by sendbeer
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.35/5  rDev -1.2%

Into a pint glass. Lots of head, foamy. Light, clear copper colored body.
It has a strong malty hay smell, some bread dough too.
Bigger malt bill in the taste, milder bitterness. Lends a little sweetness at first and then dried out by the hops in the latter half.
Medium body with low carbonation.
Nothing fancy but good and easy drinking.

10-20-2012 01:25:20 | More by Fatehunter
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South Dakota

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

10-02-2012 21:27:45 | More by Chucker17
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New York

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4/5  rDev +18%

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4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

06-26-2012 15:11:21 | More by MaxOfMetal
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Red Ale from Abita Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 115 ratings.