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El Rojo Red Ale - Griffin Claw Brewing Company

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El Rojo Red AleEl Rojo Red Ale

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BA SCORE
84
good

12 Reviews
THE BROS
87
very good

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Reviews: 12
Hads: 127
Avg: 3.75
pDev: 42.67%
Wants: 3
Gots: 42 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Griffin Claw Brewing Company
Michigan, United States | website

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale | 6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: TheBrewo on 12-08-2013

No notes at this time.
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Reviews by carlborch:
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4.36/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured a bright amber-brown-red with a faint hint of haze. Two-finger tan, creamy, persistent head, that settled in at 1/16th inch. Hop, spice and caramel nose. Medium body, great lingering malt notes with suggestions of toast, sweet biscuits, the woods, and some citrus and pine. Totally moreish! Well-balanced hops and malt, leaning into the malts. Some light, yet distinct lace forms. A definite re-purchase.

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More User Reviews:
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3.86/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

From BeerAdvocate Magazine #88 (May 2014):

Toast, Caramel, Savory

The brewers intention here is a full on malt bomb, brimming with toasty grain and a thick caramel backing this is quite the Red Ale even though our palates are not being assaulted by hops. Exceptionally clean and easy to quaff back for a slightly bigger brew.

STYLE: American Red Ale | ABV: 6.5% | AVAILABILITY: Year-round

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -26.7%

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4.44/5  rDev +18.4%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

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3.86/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.35/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -20%

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3.85/5  rDev +2.7%

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4.11/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.66/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I don't usually go for a red ale, but decided to buy some for family members that like reds and decided to try one. I was pleasantly surprised by smoothness and really enjoyed this beer.

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

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3.75/5  rDev 0%

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5/5  rDev +33.3%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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El Rojo Red Ale from Griffin Claw Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 12 ratings.