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Revel Red - Stoudts Brewing Co.

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239 Ratings
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Ratings: 239
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 13.79%
Wants: 4
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.20% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ShanePB on 11-10-2011)
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mscott1975

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.8%

11-30-2011 04:29:35 | More by mscott1975
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MLasoski

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +14.9%

11-30-2011 04:05:50 | More by MLasoski
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Neffbeer

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.8%

11-29-2011 23:57:30 | More by Neffbeer
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HopHeadRyan

Pennsylvania

3.4/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - This category is always negligible for me...it was crystal clear...with a decent head and some good lacing...a ring of head remained for the entire beer.

S - A definite carmel-bready malt aroma with minimal hop pressence...I sense possibly some knoble hops...definitley not dry hopped with the typical "C" hops.

T - Apparent bitterness hits the back of the tounge and lingers nicely...carmel malt sweetness helps to balance...decent hop flavor but nothing exciting. I like the dryness of it.

M - Good mouthfeel medium-light body

Overall - Not bad...not great...I was expecting something much better from Stoudts...as I am a big fan of their flagship beers. When you have Red/Ambers out there like Nugget Nectar, you shouldnt use the term Hoppy lightly. I think their Pale Ale is hoppier than this attempt.

If you are looking for an english-like pale ale this is pretty good. It actually reminds me of their scarlet lady but with a little more too it. Maybe this should be categorized as an Extra ESB or something.

Give it a shot...decide if you like...I'm in different. Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

11-29-2011 18:36:44 | More by HopHeadRyan
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mrpibb1206

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.8%

11-27-2011 22:14:55 | More by mrpibb1206
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.18/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has an amber color with a tiny little head. Smell is of hops, some sweetness. Taste is hop heavy up front, some malts, bitter at the finish and a touch on the bland side. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a somewhat unbalanced and mediocre beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-26-2011 16:14:23 | More by tone77
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deapokid

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -13.8%

11-25-2011 22:11:42 | More by deapokid
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whartontallboy

New York

3/5  rDev -13.8%

11-24-2011 23:06:18 | More by whartontallboy
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oline73

Maryland

2.53/5  rDev -27.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a bottle into a standard pint glass.

Appearance: pours a clear amber color with a finger of off white head. Good retention.

Smell: Bready malt, mild cherry. Not much as far as hops.

Taste: bready malt up front. Some caramel and mild cherry notes. Citrus peel hop bitterness in the finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with tingly carbonation and a slightly slick finish.

Overall: not a very good interpretation of the style. Not again.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2011 05:28:28 | More by oline73
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

3.73/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this on 2011-11-22 in Columbia, PA

A - Darker amber with a 1-finger off-white head and mild lacing.

S - Grape skins, sweet mildly roasted malt, touch of hop floral. Pleasant.

T - Initial caramel malt sweetness is complimented by some earthy spice and is well-balanced by the moderate hop bitterness. As it dries, I notice an astringent roasted grain flavor, hop fruit sweetness and lingering pithy bitterness.

M - Light-medium body and medium carbonation.

O - It's a well-done, easy-drinkin' brew if you are used to hop bombs. On the other hand, if you want to start introducing yourself or others to more bitter styles than lagers, this could be a good place to start.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 17:31:16 | More by Tucquan
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SatinRado

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +14.9%

11-20-2011 00:11:11 | More by SatinRado
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potownbill

New York

3.88/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I could dring this beer all night.
Appearance: Clear Amber copper, with a 2" off-white head.
Smell: Some hop bitterness, with a hint of sugary malt.
Taste: Not an overpowering hop or malt profile. Actually, somewhat bland, with some pine hops. biscuity malt starts to emerge as the beer warms
Mouthfeel: Smooth. mildly carbonated.
Overall: You may call this beer boring. Nothing stands out, but nothing overpowers. Enjoyable beer for a fall afternoon watching some football.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2011 23:29:43 | More by potownbill
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jscottku21

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +14.9%

11-14-2011 13:54:38 | More by jscottku21
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ShanePB

Pennsylvania

2.55/5  rDev -26.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

12 ounce bottle fresh from the brewery. Poured into a tulip glass.

A: Clear amber copper body with a creamy, fluffy and sudsy looking slightly off-white head. Nice lacing on the walls and a really good retention cap once the dissipation was finished. Not a bad looking beer by any means.

S: Caramel and toasted malts, faint hoppy bitter notes. Um, the hops are more akin to an old fruit peel, with a bit of pine in there. It's really not all that complex or aromatic but I guess it accomplishes what it sets out to be. Although, for being a "Hoppy Red Ale" I would have liked a bigger hop presence to jump out.

T: First sip was pretty bad. Not completely gross but something was off to me. A few more sips and it became okay, fairly tolerable. Once I stopped sipping for a few minutes and came back to it, the same thing happened again. Way more malty than I expected. Lots of darker malts, not charred or roasted really, somewhat of a caramel flavor... It's sort of hoppy. I mean, it is but again not what I expected. A slight bitterness of pine sap and needles comes in but the finish is the worst. There's something completely off with it, leaving an abysmal flavor on my palate. I can't place it, but boy is that off-putting.

M: The body is nice, pretty well carbonated, maybe even on the lower end. The cap didn't come off with much noise, but there was a nice forming head. Pretty lively and bubbly nonetheless.

If I'm being completely honest, I didn't want to finish this beer. I actually passed it off to someone else. It's not entirely offensive really, but it's certainly no where near what I'd consider enjoyable. I've got another bottle and will certainly revisit, as well as on draft but my initial impressions of this beer are dire.

Serving type: bottle

11-10-2011 01:51:33 | More by ShanePB
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Revel Red from Stoudts Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 239 ratings.