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AleSmith Evil Dead Red - AleSmith Brewing Company

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318 Ratings
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Ratings: 318
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 9.78%
Wants: 97
Gots: 18 | 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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Photo of Dope
4.28/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bottled 9/13.

A: Pours a deep, deep, blood red. Really nice color. Tall and fluffy tan/borderline light brown head. Head fades out quite slowly. Marginal fluffy little tendrils of lacing but great retention.

S: Herbal hops and some citrus. Bready with spicy, resinous pine backing it up. Very hoppy for an amber, that's for sure. Not overpowering or big IPA level, just hoppy for the style.

T: Mildly hoppy up front. Pine and herbs. Spicy in the middle with a nice big bold bready flavor that extends through the finish and into the aftertaste. A little sweet caramel here and there. The bread is really what stands out though. Long lingering bread and toffee between sips but joined with a little spicy, resinous and dank pine.

M: Medium bodied, smooth with just a touch of spicy bite from the hops.

O: Seriously, seriously good amber. Hoppy, americanized, west-coast style version but still excellent. It is in my all-time top 3 along with Zoe and Nugget Nectar. Great melding of big hoppiness with traditional amber qualities. Equally nice maltiness. Excellently crafted.

Dope, Nov 09, 2013
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Photo of AgentMunky
4.26/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into a pint glass. Bottled November 2013.

A: Great head. Clear, transparent amber. Some effervescence.

S: Smells amazing. Loads of hops. Citrus. Pine. Brilliant.

T: Mmm. Wow. I really enjoy this. Definitely amber -- the malt base is full of caramel sweetness -- but the hops are so obvious, overpowering even at times. However, they are delicious (to me). Very American. Finish is clean and lightly bitter.

O: One of the tastiest, if blantantly hoppy, ambers I've ever tasted. Highly recommended.

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AleSmith Evil Dead Red from AleSmith Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 318 ratings.