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El Rojo Red Ale - Griffin Claw Brewing Company

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84
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97 Ratings
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Ratings: 97
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 14.56%
Wants: 3
Gots: 25 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Griffin Claw Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

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

Availability: Year-round

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

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Ratings: 97 | Reviews: 9
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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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El Rojo Red Ale from Griffin Claw Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 97 ratings.