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AleSmith Evil Dead Red - AleSmith Brewing Company

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292 Ratings
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Ratings: 292
Reviews: 88
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 10%
Wants: 95
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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oberon

North Carolina

4.36/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

3.94/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

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4.18/5  rDev +2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured a beautiful red amber color in a pint glass with a 1 finger head.

Light grapefruit, citrus, and a hint of vanilla wafted from the head.

The mouth feel is moderate which I like in this style. Sometimes American Ambers/Red Ales can be too carbonated.

The taste is wonderful- this beer tastes like a DIPA, even though the color is different: intensely hoppy, grapefruit, some toffee, vanilla, and malty.

The finish is also similar to a DIPA- some hoppy bitterness.

Excellent beer, and easy to drink. I will buy this again-soon.

Serving type: bottle

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New Jersey

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Michigan

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DeanMoriarty

California

3.84/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On draft at Newport Pizza in Ocean Beach. $6 - poured into a standard pint glass.

Pours a slightly hazed mahogany hue with a decent off-white head that dissipates within a few sips. Nice lacing. Smell is sweet and malty, a lot of carmel and fresh cut grain, mild hop aroma takes over at the end which was a pleasant surprise. Taste follows suit - lightly toasted grain, carmel sweetness with a nice dose of hoppy bitterness on the back end to keep this from being an overly sweet malt bomb. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, lightly carbonated with lingering bitterness from the hops.

Side note...amazing hop burps for a red ale.

Serving type: on-tap

11-23-2013 00:31:13 | More by DeanMoriarty
AleSmith Evil Dead Red from AleSmith Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 292 ratings.