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Smoked Red Ale - West O Beer

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Smoked Red Ale
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BA SCORE
86
very good

21 Ratings
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Ratings: 21
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 12.73%
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
West O Beer visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: JackieTH on 11-30-2013)
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look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Deep reddish amber pour with a nice caramel, ruddy-brown head that holds up with a nice bit of lace. Really nice caramels and biscuit malt with a subtle smoky presence. Lightly sweet flavors meet the tongue but well balanced with just a hint of hop bitterness cutting the sweetness yielding to rich caramel and biscuit malt with a gentle smoke. Medium body lightly creamy nice carbonation. Overall this is a really nice red ale. The smoke definitely adds to the overall package.

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A well balanced red ale with clear hop flavors but no particular distinctions to make it stand out. The hints of smoke are good and not overdone. Hops flavors also blend well with the bigger malt flavors that clearly make it a red ale. And it is a red ale with a dense off-white head that laces nicely. Good mouthfeel with a fullness and some creaminess. Mixed aroma of hops and malt and hints of smoke. Probably be nice with some meat (I like smoke beers with meat).

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Smoked Red Ale from West O Beer
86 out of 100 based on 21 ratings.