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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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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

11-10-2013 07:37:32 | More by whatname
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sholland119

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.2%

On tap at Neighborhood , 11/9/11.

A-Pours is a reddish amber with a frothy tan head and good lacing.

S-Sweet malt with a hint of chocolate.

T-Grainy malt, slightly sweet with a hint of sourness and light earthy hops.

M-Medium bodied, dry.

O-Very nice. Not mind blowing but I am very glad to have gotten to try this.

HV

01-20-2012 16:59:46 | More by sholland119
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2beerdogs

California

3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

10-06-2013 14:13:04 | More by 2beerdogs
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

4/5  rDev -2.2%

05-15-2014 15:52:11 | More by Stinger80OH
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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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Kendo

New York

4.21/5  rDev +2.9%

A: Poured from the bomber into a Duvel tulip. Body is a nice mahogany-amber with a small off-white head.

S: Pleasant mix of malt (toffee, caramel malt) and hops - pine and citrus, with a touch of spiciness.

T: Follows the nose, pretty much, with toffee, brown sugar and caramel malt up front, then fruit - cherry and berry - is followed by the juicy, citrusy hops. Finishes with a nice combination of sweetness and hoppiness, with lingering juicy hop bitterness on the palate.

M: Call it medium in heft, with a slightly over-active, but fine, level of carbonation. Reminds me of black cherry soda at times.

O: Very good stuff.

11-09-2013 01:54:51 | More by Kendo
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WanderingFool

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.2%

10-29-2013 23:02:13 | More by WanderingFool
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brewandbbq

New Hampshire

4.03/5  rDev -1.5%

Pours sparkling clear dark ruby. A bone, dense head of an inch-plus sank slowly, revealing goops of shredded lacework and a thick, rocky surface coating.

Aromatics lead off with fresh piney hops, tangerine, mangoe, and sugared grapefruit.
Lush and tropical with a kiss of malt.

Medium bodied with a creamy mouthfeel. Sticky and tacky.

Ripe fruit, smashed spruce boughs, grapefruit pith, and sweet malt start the palate. An almost drying yet quite firm bitterness follows through, along with a hint of embers and earthy bark.

Finishes with lingering biterness, fresh carmelized malt, and sap-drizzeled fruit.

Very tasty and uber-fresh. The roasted malts add some depth without adding too much sweetness, and theres a good dose of hops to boot.

Big ups to WeeheavySD for the freshie!

11-13-2008 00:30:10 | More by brewandbbq
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brotherloco

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

10-28-2013 00:56:52 | More by brotherloco
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justintcoons

Pennsylvania

3.7/5  rDev -9.5%

22oz bottle poured into an imperial pint.

Appearance
Deep red with 2 fingers of light tan head. Good retention and clarity. Light-moderate carbonation.

Nose
Toffee, caramel. grapefruit and pine.

Taste
Toffee and caramel maltiness with hints of toast and a subtle earthiness. Notes of grapefruit and pine. Perhaps some touches of orange citrus.

Mouthfeel
Medium bodied, clean and smooth.

Overall
A decent Red Ale. I think I prefer My Bloody Valentine to this one.

10-27-2013 21:42:35 | More by justintcoons
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trxxpaxxs

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

11-04-2013 15:07:13 | More by trxxpaxxs
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djaeon

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-22-2012 20:51:19 | More by djaeon
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magictrokini

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

Tap @ Hamilton's. Pours clear auburn with a skimpy white head. Caramel, grapefruit, and pine dominate the nose. Full, tangy grapefruit and resin hop flavor tempered nicely by the malt. The caramel thankfully does not overwhelm. Velvet mouthfeel. I just can't get enough of the hops in this one. Its so good.

12-04-2008 19:25:14 | More by magictrokini
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Hopmodium

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

10-29-2013 21:50:52 | More by Hopmodium
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GABrew

Georgia

4/5  rDev -2.2%

10-28-2013 21:59:29 | More by GABrew
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Rollzroyce21

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

11-14-2011 20:22:59 | More by Rollzroyce21
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CaptDavyJones

New York

4.5/5  rDev +10%

11-12-2013 14:00:23 | More by CaptDavyJones
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sneaks2210

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

10-25-2013 02:12:38 | More by sneaks2210
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DerekMorgan

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

11-05-2013 03:48:24 | More by DerekMorgan
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augustgarage

California

4.05/5  rDev -1%

On-tap @ Blue Palms Brewhouse - served in a goblet.

Dark burgandy body, clear with faint cardinal highlights and a fat soapy finger of beige foam. Thick creamy lacing; superior retention.

Potent hop aromatics present from a foot away - tangelo, jolly rangers, passion fruit, and other citrus and tropical notes synergize in a rich bouquet.

Fruity palate entry with a floral/herbal twist. Moderate bitterness accompanies a gentle herbal quality leading into the finish which concludes with malt, candy apple, and soap.

Well carbonated, but vaguely watery. Can't help but love the ABV.

A remarkable nose wedded to a likeable flavor profile makes for an excellent if not quite exceptional drinking experience.

10-05-2011 05:50:23 | More by augustgarage
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JimmyFlatRock

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +10%

10-11-2013 21:00:45 | More by JimmyFlatRock
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

11-03-2013 00:31:47 | More by jzlyo
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BAsbill

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

10-08-2013 04:04:29 | More by BAsbill
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jvillefan

California

4/5  rDev -2.2%

01-26-2013 17:45:04 | More by jvillefan
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

10-22-2013 02:56:57 | More by WillCarrera
AleSmith Evil Dead Red from AleSmith Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 297 ratings.