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Karl Strauss Reef Break Red - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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Karl Strauss Reef Break Red
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Karl Strauss Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Dark Ale |  8.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Beer added by: womencantsail on 07-19-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at SDBC

A: The pour is a little on the light side for a BSDA as it leans more toward amber/copper in color.

S: The nose has some decent fruit notes along with a definite spice/yeast ester character. I pick out some raisins and plums, in particular.

T: The alcohol is present at first, but it does seem to fade away a bit. Pretty nice dark fruit flavors (again, mostly raisins and plums) with bread, caramel, and molasses providing the sweetness.

M: The body is medium with a carbonation that seemed a bit lower than what I would prefer, but pretty average.

D: Not a bad beer at all. Maybe a bit strong on the booze at first, but some good flavors all around.

Karl Strauss Reef Break Red from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
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