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AleSmith Evil Dead Red - AleSmith Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
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356 Ratings
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Ratings: 356
Reviews: 98
rAvg: 4.08
pDev: 9.8%
Wants: 94
Gots: 23 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Josh_951, Tuesday at 06:05 AM
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3.5/5  rDev -14.2%

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3/5  rDev -26.5%

FASTFORWARDMX, Nov 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

raulstotle12, Nov 13, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Koester, Nov 09, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

SteveB24, Nov 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -20.3%

Sessionable, sweet malts are nicely balanced by bitter hops.

CA_Jim, Nov 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

It will be sad to see this one go until next year. Great red ale with the right amount of hops. Super smooth even with those hops.

wulfie85, Nov 05, 2014
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3/5  rDev -26.5%

Peter_Marinelli, Nov 03, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

HunterSBeerson, Nov 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

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4.36/5  rDev +6.9%

BigDiesel, Nov 01, 2014
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4.64/5  rDev +13.7%

alostplot, Oct 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

paresis, Oct 29, 2014
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3.8/5  rDev -6.9%

Domvan, Oct 26, 2014
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4.03/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bottle into a stemless wine glass.

Deep red amber, dark brown on the outside, with a big ruby darkness to it. Head is creamy tan, with three fingers and settling down to a half finger head.

Good simple caramel aroma. Mild toast with a solid thick sweetness. Mild hop action, but pretty indistinct and not particularly obvious. Definitely amber solid.

Palate comes pretty straight forward and good for an amber. Caramel sweetness with a nice thick coating. Mild hints of pine astringency on the finish to match. Good coating with a bit of resin quality. Not really so much citrus on the nose that the bottle hints at.

It's a solid straightforward amber, but lacks much of the West coast hop character that Alesmith is definitely know for. Not an old beer either, but a solid amber.

smakawhat, Oct 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

sunny289, Oct 25, 2014
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Jeysun23, Oct 24, 2014
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4.19/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

blacksbomber, Oct 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2%

TrojanRB, Oct 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

jakecattleco, Oct 19, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +0.5%

Kind of like Justin Turner, this bad boy may just be "The Red Dream." Super lush - with a hint of juice - caramel flavors burst at every olfactory hole you have and coat your mouth like a volcanic burst of hoppy/malt goodness. Raul is feelin this like a deep tissue with hot stones. Raul is feelin' this like a Yasiel Puig walk off...

Oh my.

RaulMondesi, Oct 19, 2014
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4.2/5  rDev +2.9%

Bp123, Oct 18, 2014
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AleSmith Evil Dead Red from AleSmith Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 356 ratings.