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Death Becomes You | Los Muertos Brewing

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Brewed by:
Los Muertos Brewing
Mexico | website

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by metter98 on 09-05-2013

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Reviews: 17 | Ratings: 63
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4.5/5  rDev +40.6%

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Photo of Billolick
3.12/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

12 ounce bottle

Pours clear, darker hued amber. Khaki head that stays. Leaves some larger bubble blobs as well.

Just a hint of some sweet malts on the nose.

Malty brew. Hoppy finish. With a few seemingly off notes. Bleh, not enjoying this one...looks like a drain pour about to happen.

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Photo of chinchill
3.12/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle served in a snifter. BB date stamped May 2014.

Moderate size tan head upon pouring. Body is clear and dark amber. Dark for style.

Aroma: caramel, bready and lightly toasted malt aromas. A light spiciness hints of hops.

Taste: follows smell. Slightly sweet. Darker roasted malts, overall, than usual.

Feel: medium-low carbonation. Medium body

O: OK, but plenty of better ambers widely available.

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Photo of wander4
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

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4/5  rDev +25%

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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of ConradKenney
3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of DJoe
3.04/5  rDev -5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of LakerLeith
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of LJWalker
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of u2carew
3.73/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz twist-off longneck
A) Pours with a finger thick head then settles quickly leaving a sticky lacing at the edge of the glass. Clear, amber colored body.
S) Roasty, caramel aroma. Slight bready, yeasty notes.
T) Toasty malts. Mellow caramel. Nutty. Bready. Subtle hops in the finish linger a lingering malty sweetness.
M) Medium body. Slightly dry.
O) A decent amber / red. Dry sweetness is appropriate for the style.

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Photo of enelson
3/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of DrunkenMonk
2/5  rDev -37.5%

Photo of WillAndSarah
2.96/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.91/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Death Becomes You Amber Ale has a thick, creamy, off-white head, a clear, bubbly, red-brown appearance, and lot of solid lacing left behind. The aroma is of sweet, brown bread crust, some syrup, and standard beer, and the flavor is of sweet, sharp bread crust, standard beer, sweetness, whipped cream, and fairly strong hop bitterness, especially so in the after-taste. Mouthfeel is light to medium and a bit soft, and Death Becomes You finishes semi-dry, refreshing, and quaff-able. Overall, this is quite nice.


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Photo of metter98
3.46/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is crystal clear deep garnet red in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high beige colored head that died down, leaving a large patch of bubbles on the surface, a collar around the edge of the glass and some lacing down the sides.
S: Light aromas of earthy yeast are present in the nose along with some notes of caramel malts.
T: The taste is similar to the smell, except that the flavors of caramel malts are a little stronger and there are also some hints of mineral water. No sweetness is perceptible.
M: It feels nearly medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink and doesn't really seem to be too malty despite the lack of bitterness from the hops.

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3.5/5  rDev +9.4%

Photo of 03fatboy
2.93/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Pegasus
3.25/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance: Deep reddish amber in color, with a bit of haze, surmounted by a large, dense, cream-colored head, which retains quite well. A somewhat thin, but unbroken tide mark adorns the glass wall. Occasional fat bubbles drift lazily to the surface.

Aroma: Caramel malts are bolstered by some earthy hop notes. The aroma is simple, but pleasant.

Taste: Toasted caramel malts and early hops dominate the taste from start to finish. As the taste progresses, the hops assume a tea-like character. This, combined with the earthy qualities, are dominant over the toasted malt. The taste finishes wit moderate bitter and astringent notes.

Mouth feel: Smooth and pleasant, with a little zesty carbonation.

Drinkability/notes: A pleasant and drinkable example, its gratifying to see craft brewing take hold in Mexico.

Presentation: Packaged in a 330 ml (11.2 ounce) brown glass long-neck bottle with a twist-off crown, served in a New Belgium Brewing chalice.

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3.25/5  rDev +1.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +17.2%

Photo of kaufmaal
2.56/5  rDev -20%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

Pours a very dark copper color with a head the color of grey oatmeal, about 1/4 of an inch, that fades to wisps. Sweet smelling: brown sugar, honey, malt, grass. Initial taste is dry hops, minerals, wood, wheat. The aftertaste is bitter, dry, more metallic, popsicle stick wood. Some nice lacing here and there. It feels like an amber ale - not too heavy, good carbonation. But for me the taste is just too off-putting.

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4.75/5  rDev +48.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -21.9%

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3/5  rDev -6.3%

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Death Becomes You from Los Muertos Brewing
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