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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

72 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 72
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 13.17%
Wants: 3
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheBrewo on 12-08-2013)
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2.86/5  rDev -23.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer comes from Griffin Claw Brewing Company in Birmingham, MI

Served in a 16 oz can in to a standard pint glass. Served at around 41 degrees, not very cold. El Rojo is a Red Ale, and when poured it pours slightly hazy, with an amber red color. It could have been how I poured it, or how shook up the can was, but the head did not have great retention making the beer seem a bit flat. The smell is not extremely appealing as it smells like a mix of iron and malt. The taste is much better than how it smells, exemplifying biscuity malts with hints of of toffee, caramel, and subtle hops. Overall a well balanced beer as far as taste.

The overall drinkability I would list as simply okay. I am not sure I could drink more than one of these beer in a sitting.

MBbeerking14, Apr 29, 2014
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El Rojo Red Ale from Griffin Claw Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 72 ratings.