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Lady Luck Red Ale | Karben4 Brewing

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86
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11 Reviews
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BEER STATS
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
84
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
27.99%
 
 
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Lady Luck Red AleLady Luck Red Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Karben4 Brewing
Wisconsin, United States | website

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by anticipation23 on 06-25-2013

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Reviews: 11 | Ratings: 84
Reviews by jwc215:
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3.8/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours very dark crimson with a thin head that eventually fades to a wispy cover. Some lacing sticks.

The aroma is very malty - rich caramel, dark fruit with a hint of chocolate and light roast.

The taste is of caramel/toffee, chocolate. Malty sweet with a light roast with tannin-like (red-wine-ish) fruity balance in the finish.

Very smooth and easy-to-drink. A solid choice for a beer with rich, dark-ish malt character. A red that has some stout character. It has a complex malty character. A unique, enjoyable, brew.

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3.85/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +1.8%

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4.04/5  rDev +2.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

Photo of Joshuafzylatra
4.13/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Rborre321
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Photo of Bunuelian
3.34/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of tourdot
3.4/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheFugerIsNow
3/5  rDev -23.7%

Photo of CraigTravor
3.83/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fusebuddy
4.05/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of teamwiggum
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of milwaukee512
3.8/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I am a big fan of Karben4 Brewing, but not of this beer. It is a little bit overwhelming; and not in a good way. Very sweet, yet unpleasantly bitter.

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Photo of robear
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of Cbustard
3.99/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of northcoastwolf
3.8/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dovers
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ri0
3.72/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured 12oz bottle into snifter. A deep brown with amber highlights and 1.5 finger off white head. Nice collar and some lacing on the glass. Big notes of toasted bread and caramel along with a nice malty aroma. Savory with some soft chocolate and toffee. Starts off with a big malt caramel and toffee flavor. Has nice subtle touches of biscuit and toast coming through, even a touch of chocolate and dark fruit. Feel is medium and creamy. K4 made a nice malty red ale to sip on any day of the year.

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Photo of anticipation23
3.26/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

A dark red/almber colored beer poured on tap at the Karben4 taproom. Not much head, very little lacing. Smells like chocolate, roasted malt, caramel, fig, and overall sweetness. Mouthfeel is surprisingly thin, almost pilsner-like. Very drinkable, but not very flavorful. Roasted malt finished, caramel/chocolate undertones and earthiness throughout. Nothing special, but solid as they come.

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Photo of CannedHeat
4.3/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Like a lot about this. Agree that it's edgy for an Irish Red. Wish it had a bit more head, but really like the nose, mouth feel and taste of this. Carmel/toffee and tobacco notes. Rich burnt orange/brick red color. I live an hour and 30 from this brewery. Doing good things there.

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Photo of jakea
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Lady Luck Red Ale from Karben4 Brewing
86 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.