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Bombay Rouge - Third Street Aleworks

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BA SCORE
87
very good

44 Ratings
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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.72%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Third Street Aleworks visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xhcadamx on 05-26-2009)
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xhcadamx

Maine

4.83/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

A - Red and dark copper with no head or lacing.

S - Intense grapefruit, and citrus hops this stuff smacks you in the face. In the background is carmel malt

T - the most intense grapefruit presence ever witnessed! It's like chewing on a grapefruit rind. WOW. The carmel malt background is there and takes this beer to the next level.

M - thick and chewy

D - I wish I didn't get hoppy beer hangovers but I do. Otherwise this beer would be an all day event for me.

Serving type: on-tap

05-26-2009 01:07:55 | More by xhcadamx
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BierJager89

California

4.6/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A: Translucet ruby red with a bit of brown and a foamy light tan head.

S: Sweet nectary mango and tangerine, some banana, some tropical fruit in the nose.

T: Tropical fruit, mango, pine, bitter citrus peel, but very light on the bitterness. Delicious!

M: Medium bodied and smooth.

O: This really isn't an American Strong Ale. It's an Amber Ale/Red IPA/IPA. It's deliciously hoppy. I love the tropical fruit.

Serving type: bottle

01-21-2014 05:55:57 | More by BierJager89
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gleemonger

California

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

12-05-2012 00:21:51 | More by gleemonger
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quetzal013

California

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

12-22-2012 16:38:08 | More by quetzal013
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daysinthewake

California

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

01-04-2012 23:12:43 | More by daysinthewake
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avaldivia

California

4.43/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the Tap Room in the Coddingtown Whole Foods in Santa Rosa.

A: Dark red, amber color. Nice thick head, about an inch thick. Great lacing.

S: Floral, citrus notes. The pine is definitely prominent. There is a nice caramel backbone to the scent that you only get with red ales.

T: This is considered an Imperial Red Ale and it lives up to it. The hops are strong, but you still get the base amber ale. It is not lost in bitterness.

M: Thick. The Hoppy pine resin completely coats your palate.

O: Who does Third Street Aleworks think they are? This is delicious. Until now, I have never thought anything they made was great. Solid was the best they could achieve, but this knocked it out of the park.

Side note: They are currently out at the brewpub, but the Whole Foods had it. I found that amusing.

Serving type: on-tap

09-02-2011 06:03:13 | More by avaldivia
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SplitsAtoms

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

04-16-2014 00:36:33 | More by SplitsAtoms
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ElVampiro

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

03-26-2014 15:45:01 | More by ElVampiro
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GClarkage

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

07-08-2014 02:31:23 | More by GClarkage
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MasterSki

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at the brewpub. Served in a 10oz pint-style glass.

A - Filled in the brim. Hazy partial cap, and leaves behind spotty lace when consumed. Hazy red-brown body.

S - This is pretty damn hoppy. Dank, grapefruit, candied citrus, and a burnt sugar amber-style backbone. Reminds me of Nugget Nectar.

T - Taste is a little more balanced, with a bit more brown sugar, but there's still a ton of ripe grapefruit. There's a hint of alcohol in the finish when it warms up, mixed in with the some fairly intense bitterness.

M - Super dry finish, slightly gritty body, medium body, and medium zesty carbonation.

D - If I hadn't had a big lunch this would probably have been easier to finish. I think I liked this more than 547 Haight St this year - if it weren't a little bit ugly it would have scored a little bit better.

Serving type: on-tap

08-19-2010 03:59:11 | More by MasterSki
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InfernoBoss

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-18-2013 09:21:29 | More by InfernoBoss
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-13-2012 01:39:28 | More by Sammy
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BSW

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

02-11-2012 02:15:20 | More by BSW
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mc4z

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

05-26-2013 22:42:37 | More by mc4z
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jaydoc

Kansas

4/5  rDev +2.3%

02-22-2014 17:33:10 | More by jaydoc
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MrBillyMac

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

05-12-2012 02:10:35 | More by MrBillyMac
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SMITHAND

Oregon

4/5  rDev +2.3%

02-07-2014 05:25:20 | More by SMITHAND
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davegray

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-25-2013 03:24:08 | More by davegray
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jakecattleco

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

07-28-2013 03:19:47 | More by jakecattleco
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litheum94

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

11-16-2011 17:46:27 | More by litheum94
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stevecooks

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12-07-2011 23:44:15 | More by stevecooks
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BillRoth

Maryland

4/5  rDev +2.3%

03-02-2014 21:37:21 | More by BillRoth
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IanSpindler

Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2.3%

03-06-2013 21:32:42 | More by IanSpindler
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Seanibus

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A very tasty red ale (don't know if I'd call it a "strong ale' but that's just semantic quibbling. Whatever).

Pours a deep brownish red with a sticky tan head. The aroma is sweet and thick and prune-like, with bread and a little spice. The flavor is almost chocolatey, with an intense berry fruit and a rich caramel backbone. Behind it is a firm hop character and bitterness. The mouthfeel is unctuous and thick.

Serving type: bottle

01-14-2012 01:20:37 | More by Seanibus
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.93/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This beer started off a bit rough on the first few sips. But as I went on, it got better. Hearty and robust with nice thick malt and hop tones combining to give a hearty strong ale presentation. It's a bit too much of a punch in the mouth and not so much a refined ale, but it's still nice enough. The boozy tone could probably stand to be a bit calmer. Another nice production from this brewery.

Serving type: bottle

04-16-2012 07:21:51 | More by RblWthACoz
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Bombay Rouge from Third Street Aleworks
87 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.