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AleSmith Evil Dead Red - AleSmith Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

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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Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.2%

04-04-2014 00:33:56 | More by MaximumYuks
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Roy1586

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

04-01-2014 00:32:50 | More by Roy1586
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nate_lyon

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.2%

03-25-2014 20:30:36 | More by nate_lyon
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oldmankoch

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

03-02-2014 21:02:30 | More by oldmankoch
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

02-19-2014 06:24:16 | More by HoppyBastard2
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TheManiacalOne

Rhode Island

4.48/5  rDev +9.5%

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a US tumbler pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep reddish brown color, with a large foamy off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains citrus, caramelized malts and floral hops.

T: The taste starts out sweet with strong but not over-powering burst of hops bitterness. Then some citrus and caramel sweetness comes in. The malt character is hearty but not too heavy and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly hoppy and slightly sweet.

M: Smooth and crisp, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Very tasty, goes down quite easily, not too filling, good kick, very good representation of style, this is an excellent beer to pound down for a while.

02-16-2014 02:01:19 | More by TheManiacalOne
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Fahz

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

02-06-2014 00:54:28 | More by Fahz
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ricecracker420

California

4.5/5  rDev +10%

01-31-2014 04:19:16 | More by ricecracker420
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JoeBloe

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

01-27-2014 17:11:55 | More by JoeBloe
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

01-25-2014 02:39:00 | More by mendvicdog
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BreweryRun

California

4.5/5  rDev +10%

01-19-2014 00:10:13 | More by BreweryRun
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SoCaliC8

California

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

01-17-2014 11:19:18 | More by SoCaliC8
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Florida

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

01-11-2014 11:44:39 | More by user785335
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schwemjw

Ohio

4.14/5  rDev +1.2%

A: dark mahogany. deep amber. lots of carbonation with a hint of alcohol legs. Strong tan head that stands up two fingers. evil looking beer. see what i did there?

S: a hint of tropical fruit. strong grapefruit presence with citrus bite. Underlying toasted bread with a slightly sweet biscuity caramel.

T: Right off the bat the biscuit malt and deep toffee overwhelm you. Toasted crackers. sweet enzymes. The back end is where the hops hit you. Pine and earthy hops. a hint of something floral. the finish is sweet pineapple and grapefruit before a drying pine bite. delicious.

M: The carbonation is medium to high. It tingles as it goes down. long piney somewhat wet grass finish.

O: Very impressed here. Lots of toast, bread and crackers with a strong delicate balance of sweet hops. This bottle stands no change. Like the necromonicon beware of this beast!

/90

01-10-2014 20:32:58 | More by schwemjw
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beernads

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

01-09-2014 03:46:39 | More by beernads
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vermilcj

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

01-04-2014 13:01:12 | More by vermilcj
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OnryAndMean

New York

4/5  rDev -2.2%

12-29-2013 18:24:13 | More by OnryAndMean
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cjohns73

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

12-29-2013 16:05:48 | More by cjohns73
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jenray

Texas

3/5  rDev -26.7%

12-28-2013 16:07:56 | More by jenray
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Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

12-28-2013 11:54:23 | More by HoppyBastard1
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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +10%

12-25-2013 20:28:11 | More by baklo
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California

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

12-22-2013 06:40:51 | More by EB1
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oberon

North Carolina

4.36/5  rDev +6.6%

Pours into an impy pint glass a rich deep amber with a billowing one and a half finger beige head that has alot of craters spitting out foam,two broken rings of lace is left behind as it settles slowly into a frothy mass.Sharp grapefruit and English toffee play equal parts in the nose,just great.Leave it to the left coast to get the hoppy amber right again,sweet brown sugar with almost a butterscotch element to it,more caramel lends to the malty sweet side,then a big splash of grapefruit and pine jump out ya in the finish.The malty and hoppy sides of this beer intertwine almost perfectly and the feel is full but mellow at the same time.A damn fine hoppy American red here that has a great malt character as well.

12-18-2013 21:41:50 | More by oberon
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Ultra-Plinian

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -2.2%

12-17-2013 19:50:34 | More by Ultra-Plinian
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.94/5  rDev -3.7%

Bottle opened on 10.29.13

A - Pours a clear light brown with a foamy dark tan head.

S - Piney hops, orange citrus and sweet biscuy malts.

T - Pine, orange, nice maly balance. Solid.

D - Good carbonation with a medium body.

O - A nice hop-malt balance. Not really blood red though.

12-16-2013 06:25:48 | More by HuskyinPDX
AleSmith Evil Dead Red from AleSmith Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 297 ratings.