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Red 8 Ale - Mackinaw Brewing Company

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Red 8 Ale
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75
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18 Ratings
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Ratings: 18
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 21.19%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mackinaw Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Mitchster on 01-19-2003)
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Ratings: 18 | Reviews: 4 | Display Reviews Only:
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2.88/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

It is a red bodied brew with a thin head that has moderate carbonation, decent retention and good lacing, The smell was a little bit of caramel and butterscotch, but smell was very weak. The taste was caramel, butterscotch, and some hops. The taste seemed very watered down, and could taste the alcohol in this brew. The mouthfeel was a soft medium feel and even though I didn't care for it, it was drinkable.

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3.2/5  rDev +6%
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Red amber beer with a small white head, low amounts of carbonation. I usually like low amount of carbonation, because I can taste the flavor but there was not a lot of strong flavor to speak of, small suttle carmel and toffee hints. It had a kind of Tea aftertaste which was not bad, but diffrent. Overall and average red ale.

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Clear, ruby red amber with a thin white head and medium-low carbonation. Again, lots of caramel, butterscotch, toffee aroma (secondary to the yeast strain used) with little to no hop nose. Biscuity, roasted barley malt graininess with a sweet malt background and a mild bittering hop, semi-astringent finish. Soft mouthfeel. Mild fusel alcohols start to show half way though, but don't really become obstrusive. A decent example of the style.

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Red 8 Ale from Mackinaw Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 18 ratings.