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New Almaden Red - Santa Clara Valley Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

22 Ratings
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Ratings: 22
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 7.4%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Santa Clara Valley Brewing visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: random846 on 01-25-2014)
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Pours a murky dark reddish-brown with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy patches of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, earth, caramel, toffee, citrus zest, and herbal hop aromas. Taste is much the same with caramel, citrus zest, herbal hop flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer with a nice mixture of caramel, citrus zest, and herbal hop .

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bomber into a snifter.

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New Almaden Red from Santa Clara Valley Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 22 ratings.