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Frankenmuth Red Sky Ale - Frankenmuth Brewery

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BA SCORE
78
okay

60 Ratings
THE BROS
83
good

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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.39
pDev: 16.81%
Wants: 1
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Frankenmuth Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  5.25% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beaver13 on 07-12-2010)
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Ratings: 60 | Reviews: 17 | Display Reviews Only:
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bwood06

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

07-26-2014 22:22:59 | More by bwood06
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cb8282

Michigan

4/5  rDev +18%

07-23-2014 01:47:14 | More by cb8282
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Ajmski1988

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +32.7%

07-19-2014 22:27:45 | More by Ajmski1988
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beerme626

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

06-16-2014 01:31:42 | More by beerme626
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Latarnik

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

05-30-2014 15:53:37 | More by Latarnik
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lauries444

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

05-29-2014 01:47:14 | More by lauries444
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mcgovern1010

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

05-19-2014 15:57:47 | More by mcgovern1010
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BrewtalHonesty

Oregon

3/5  rDev -11.5%

04-10-2014 00:09:25 | More by BrewtalHonesty
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Frobozz

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

03-15-2014 19:08:45 | More by Frobozz
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Agentveba

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

12-06-2013 16:48:29 | More by Agentveba
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michaelfcasey

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -11.5%

12-01-2013 15:10:02 | More by michaelfcasey
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vader06

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +40.1%

10-24-2013 17:54:55 | More by vader06
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Eastside151

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

07-28-2013 03:25:02 | More by Eastside151
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amishbooze

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

07-21-2013 19:18:31 | More by amishbooze
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HardyA

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

07-10-2013 03:00:30 | More by HardyA
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salinasa

Delaware

4/5  rDev +18%

06-21-2013 21:01:18 | More by salinasa
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Kerrie

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

06-10-2013 01:30:10 | More by Kerrie
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3/5  rDev -11.5%

06-08-2013 03:17:26 | More by ygtbsm94
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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

2.7/5  rDev -20.4%

This is the second time I have had this beer, and I was equally disappointed. Thankfully, I was not the one that brought this to the bottle share. The beer poured a dark red color with a very slight aroma that could best be described as metallic. The taste is also faint. Though there are some sweet malts present with a hint of bitterness, the taste does not create a strong impression. In the aftertaste, on senses the malts becoming somewhat sour but nondescript. In my personal notes, I wrote the word "boring" from the first time I sampled this beer. I would say that adjective still applies.

06-07-2013 23:07:02 | More by JohnnyHopps
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tbdkev

Indiana

2.88/5  rDev -15%

Beer pours rust to copper with a fair amount of lacing. The aroma hints at some sweet malt flavors, perhaps honey or molasses. Unfortunately, none of these flavors make an appearance. The initial taste is metallic, gradually fading to a faint but unpleasant bitterness that lingers. Mouthfeel is standard for an ale. Red Sky starts promising, but ultimately comes up short.

06-07-2013 18:32:43 | More by tbdkev
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Trent

Michigan

4/5  rDev +18%

05-09-2013 00:03:54 | More by Trent
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tmm313

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -4.1%

04-10-2013 22:00:59 | More by tmm313
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Alextricity

Michigan

3.29/5  rDev -2.9%

12oz bottle poured into a Samuel Adams "Perfect Pint" glass.

Appearance: A crystal clear dark amber/brown color with about two fingers worth of a somewhat creamy and bubbly head. Lacing is actually really quite nice, considering the lack of much of a head.

Smell: When I first cracked the bottle open, I got a whiff of soy sauce. That smell at least faded away. Afterwards, I didn't get much else. A faint note of malt with a metallic smell as well. Very "blah".

Taste/feel: Quite muted, like the aroma. Pretty sweet with malts, and dark fruits or something like that. The biggest turn off for me here is what I seem to get in some beers -- a Diet Coke aftertaste. Not to say it tastes like Coke, but it has that artificial sweetener taste. Maybe some sort of fruit extract? I don't know. Not a very interesting beer, but quite drinkable... it would be much MORE drinkable if it weren't for that fake sugar taste. The feel on this beer is the best part about it... pretty lightly carbonated with a somewhat creamy feel.

Overall, it's just not that great of a beer. Bad by no means, but the beer would be much better if it had more of an aroma to it, and didn't have that odd, unnatural tasting aftertaste.

03-17-2013 15:03:30 | More by Alextricity
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jameyp

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11.5%

03-03-2013 16:19:55 | More by jameyp
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Bubba569

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

03-02-2013 21:46:43 | More by Bubba569
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Frankenmuth Red Sky Ale from Frankenmuth Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.