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Imperial Red Ale - Yukon Brewing Company

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Imperial Red Ale
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 18.9%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Yukon Brewing Company visit their website
Yukon, Canada

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: biboergosum on 04-06-2012)
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Alberta (Canada)

2.75/5  rDev -27.8%

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Alberta (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +24.7%

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Photo of leaddog

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

On tap at Beer Revolutions

Appearance- Pours a ruddy copper brown with a 1/4 finger width of creamy head.

Smell- Earthy, piney hops, citrus, caramel malts.

Taste- Hops are moderate with slight citrus. Slight hint of caramel. Refreshing with pleasant bitterness at the end.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied with light carbonation. Slightly creamy.

Overall- A refreshing Imperial Red Ale by Yukon Brewing. Nice to see the expansion into this style. I enjoyed the earthy hop bitterness but in my opinion it is not quite "imperial". It is on the cusp of being so. Otherwise, a good brew and definitely worth a try.

04-28-2012 03:49:37 | More by leaddog
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Alberta (Canada)

4/5  rDev +5%

A small pint at Beer Revolution.

This beer appears a dark, glassy amber hue, with one broad finger of thin creamy ecru head, which leaves a solid wall of painted lace around the glass as it steadily recedes.

It smells of caramel malt, and leafy, grassy citrus hops. The taste is big caramel/toffee malt, some warm vanilla, and nicely bitter citrus, pine, and floral hops.

The carbonation is fairly sedate, the body a solid medium weight, and smooth amongst a prickly usurper. It finishes quite in line, the malt and heady hops not ceding any ground just yet.

Well, not quite 'Imperial', but moving strongly in that direction. A full-flavoured, malty, hop-strewn red ale. Ain't nothin' wrong with that.

04-06-2012 21:19:34 | More by biboergosum
Imperial Red Ale from Yukon Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 4 ratings.