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AleSmith Evil Dead Red - AleSmith Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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297 Ratings
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Ratings: 297
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 10.02%
Wants: 94
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.66% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Each Halloween we release this special concoction to celebrate one of our favorite holidays. Deep blood-red in color, an intense aroma of pine and citrus from an abundance of American hops balances the sweetness and rich, bready flavors of this beer's caramel malts. The result is a fiendishly smooth brew that will make your taste buds scream with delight.

This beer pairs excellently with toffee, caramel apples, or your favorite horror flick.

(Beer added by: Todd on 10-13-2003)
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rbrefbeerman

California

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-22-2011 01:58:32 | More by rbrefbeerman
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Obsidian

California

5/5  rDev +22.2%

10-17-2013 23:07:26 | More by Obsidian
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ksherry112

California

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-29-2011 21:00:08 | More by ksherry112
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sasdragon

California

5/5  rDev +22.2%

10-26-2013 22:49:43 | More by sasdragon
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jeezie

California

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-16-2011 02:34:58 | More by jeezie
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BeerSociety

California

5/5  rDev +22.2%

01-23-2012 03:35:12 | More by BeerSociety
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earitt

California

5/5  rDev +22.2%

11-17-2011 19:56:42 | More by earitt
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Popp24

California

5/5  rDev +22.2%

09-29-2013 17:12:17 | More by Popp24
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CAMRAhardliner

Ontario (Canada)

4.83/5  rDev +18.1%

Had this at the brewery two weeks ago. This review is from notes.

Pours a dark, ruby red with bright red edges to the glass. A creamy, off-white head lasts forever, leaving many trails of lace behind. Huge, wafting lemony, grapefruit hop notes mix with a much meeker doughy, nutty malt character in the nose. The taste is a lush one two punch of citrusy, piney, resinous hop flavors. The huge hoppiness is completely held in toe by a great toasty, caramel malt base. The balance is flawless. medium bodied mouthfeel with a light to moderate carbonation.

This is an incredible red ale. Hugely hoppy with tons of complex hop flavors. Big maltiness that never gets too much in the way. This is a must try from this legendary brewery.

10-17-2012 01:03:44 | More by CAMRAhardliner
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JasonFromLA

California

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

01-24-2013 02:41:45 | More by JasonFromLA
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dmsohyea

California

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

06-22-2012 23:53:15 | More by dmsohyea
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skubas86

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

11-26-2013 05:24:01 | More by skubas86
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TXhomebrewer

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

12-13-2011 15:52:00 | More by TXhomebrewer
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elevatedgreens

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

10-18-2013 01:27:49 | More by elevatedgreens
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midnitesun11

California

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

10-12-2013 03:28:34 | More by midnitesun11
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sammyg832

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

06-27-2014 14:16:50 | More by sammyg832
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hpthebull

California

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

10-26-2012 01:53:24 | More by hpthebull
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franklebert


4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

03-15-2012 18:15:30 | More by franklebert
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miadw3

California

4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

01-10-2013 08:03:27 | More by miadw3
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Mnemosyne

California

4.72/5  rDev +15.4%

I got a growler of this beer from AleSmith. What can I say? Yum? It's one of the best growlers that I have ever had.

Appearance- A reddish brown

Smell- It has a bit of a hoppy smell with some sweetness

Taste- A yummy red with some hop fun added in

Mouthfeel- It's sweet, so a tad sticky

Drinkability- There is little taste of alcohol. It has a yummy flavor, so quite drinkable.

10-05-2008 04:04:19 | More by Mnemosyne
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DocJitsu

California

4.6/5  rDev +12.5%

Pours a clear deep amber color with a light taupe head. Sweet grapefruit leaps from the glass into the olfactory with some rich, sweet butterscotch that underlies it. Mouthfeel is light to medium-bodied with a bit of a carbonation scrub developing midway. Flavors are like a Milky Way bar with a tart cherry on top. Fine effort.

11-04-2012 01:51:48 | More by DocJitsu
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adamparker05

California

4.6/5  rDev +12.5%

Great fake blood, grade B molasses appearance.

Nose is dried black fruits (raisins!) and Christmas trees.

Flavor is wonderful: candied orange peel, maple syrup, hoppy with a great bittersweet finish

Very good, but you can't have more than 3 pints. A) IT starts to get very heavy B) You'll be hammerwed... which isn't a bad thng, but you'll stop appreciating this kick-ass beer.

10-17-2008 02:50:05 | More by adamparker05
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Hopdaemon39

New York

4.54/5  rDev +11%

Poured into a nonfiction tumbler from a 22 oz bottle- pours a clear mahogany color with two fingers of head, great retention and nice splotches of lacing.

Smell is pretty piney as well as some caramel and bread.

Tastes great like everything else from alesmith- like a previous BA said, it's a little sweet up front, followed by pine hops and a little bitterness, then rich caramel and bread notes. Finishes sweet.

Mouthfeel is great- medium to full bodied, modest carbonation. This is a great beer that's not radical but supremely drinkable. I will get it again.

10-19-2013 03:17:40 | More by Hopdaemon39
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SShelly

Oregon

4.53/5  rDev +10.8%

Picked up two growlers of this at the Speedway Stout release.

Pours a dark rich red with big fluffy off-white head, hits you with a big burst of american hops backed up with sweet malty aroma behind it. Great hoppy burst in the mouth, though well balanced with a thick malty backbone. Highly drinkable, with a pleasant citrusy hops aftertaste. A great beer from alesmith. this one is quite different from past years, seems to be getting darker with higher ibu's as the years go by.

09-29-2008 21:30:00 | More by SShelly
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thomascj

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10%

11-06-2013 21:40:00 | More by thomascj
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AleSmith Evil Dead Red from AleSmith Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 297 ratings.