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Leaf Peeper Red Ale - Atlantic Brewing Company

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Leaf Peeper Red Ale
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Ratings: 17
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 14.86%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Atlantic Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Leaf Peeper Red Ale is a 5% ABV, English style red ale that uses German noble hops (Saaz) to create a smooth session beer with a mild sweetness on the finish. In addition to the pale and Caramunich malts, we put in 10% crystal malt to achieve a ruby red color that is reminiscent of Maine fall foliage.

(Beer added by: MrHurmateeowish on 10-09-2009)
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Reviews by CHADMC3:
Photo of CHADMC3
3.8/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark amber body with reddish copper hues beneath the lively tan head which dissolves quickly but leaves a constant lacing around the glass.

This really is a decent English pale. The expected Munich and pale malt are present with the more subtle hops to compliment. It's almost Oktoberfest meets a pale ale.

The flavor holds even more true to the style with a touch of faintly sweet malt, biscuit, lit earth hops and toast.very much English pale with the sweetness increasing as it warms.

Medium in body reaching the full side towards the finish with generous carbonation.

This is really a nice example of the style which seems to turn out exactly the way it should. As long as the consumer does not expect an APA there is no reason not to enjoy this.

CHADMC3, Sep 22, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of tigg924
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Had on tap at Mainely Meat at the brewery

Appearance: moderate carbonation, minimal head, clear, copper in color

Smell: caramel and toasted malt

Taste: caramel and toasted malt, and pale malt

Mouthfeel: medium-light body, moderate carbonation, sweet

Overall: An OK English pale ale. Not knowing the style at the time, I would have guessed marzen. Not bad, but not overly distinguishable either.

tigg924, Aug 25, 2013
Photo of Cavanaghty
3/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Dark red with a thin beige head. No lacing on the glass.

Smell: Heavy malts and some hops.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Heavy malt flavors with some hops and pine notes. Barely maybe too.

Overall: Not a bad beer. Glad I tried it.

Cavanaghty, Jun 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Sinnian, Jul 18, 2013
Photo of CheckMate
3.9/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bomber bought at Ron's Market in Farmington, ME split with MrHurmateeowish. pours a clear golden amber with a half inch of off white head. scents of biscuity and tinge of an earty quality to it. tastes of biscuit, tinge of citrus, and earthiness. light carbonation with a clean finish. light and refreshing.


CheckMate, Oct 09, 2009
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2.75/5  rDev -25.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

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5/5  rDev +35.1%

aldabears1, Mar 22, 2014
Photo of MrHurmateeowish
4.05/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

22oz bomber purchased at Ron's Market in Farmington, Maine. Pours a yellow-amber crystal-clear body with a thin film of off-white head that dissipates quickly. Biscuity and caramel malt, with some herbal earthy hops to balance. Caramel bready malt with a light dose of herbal grassy hops and just a tinge of cooked corn. Light bodied with moderate carbonation makes this an extremely drinkable pils. A little light and simple on the flavor, but that makes this an easy-drinking tasty fall brew that stands out from the pumpkin beers and Oktoberfests that usually characterize this season's beer scene.

MrHurmateeowish, Oct 09, 2009
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Leaf Peeper Red Ale from Atlantic Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.