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Mosquito Red - Great Black Swamp Brewing Co.

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Mosquito Red
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great Black Swamp Brewing Co. visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Brenden on 04-25-2013

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Appearance: This beer pours a light red color and is topped with ¾” of white head that tends to linger.
Smell: The aroma of this Ohio red ale is of malt a few hops and I think a little yeast. It has me intrigued.
Taste: This red ale has a nice basic taste to it, good malt backbone with a little hop presents and a good dry finish a lot better than I was expecting.
Mouthfeel: A bit on the thin side, with a good typical red ale dry finish.

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Treo in Sylvania, this one can be found all year both in bombers and on draft at restaurants in the Toledo area.

It's a pale reddish color, going on the side of copper but with a ruddy hue. The head is nearly pure white, a cap about a half finger tall. Lacing is left spottily and somewhat lazily on the glass. Most of what remains after a few moments is a thin foam that sticks to the edges.
A good balance of malty and hoppy, it's what one would expect for a "middle-of-the-road" style like this one. Breads and caramel mingle with mild hops bitterness, mostly floral. Pretty standard stuff, though well enough done.
The mouthfell goes pretty thin, even for a style like this. It's crisp and light in the body with moderate carbonation.
This isn't a bad, easily available offering, though it's somewhat par for a fairly weak style. Others have taken it and made it something great, so I know it can be done.

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Mosquito Red from Great Black Swamp Brewing Co.
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