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Red Rocket Ale - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

Red Rocket AleRed Rocket Ale

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,116 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2116
Reviews: 1119
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.81%


Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Red Rocket Ale is a bastardized Scottish style red ale that traces it's origins to our homebrew roots. This full bodied and hoppy brew finishes on the palate with sweet, caramel malt flavors.

2009 California State Fair - SILVER
1999 Great American Beer Festival® Other Strong Ales or Lagers - SILVER
1998 Great American Beer Festival® Other Strong Ales - SILVER

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-05-2001)
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Bfarr

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4.65/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Dark burnt sienna with medium brown foamy/frothy head, okay retention and spotty lacing. Caramel malty tea aroma. Caramel sweetness with herbal tea balance leading to a moderate hop bittering of finish with good linger and light citrus taste. Fairly chewy consistency with moderate carbonation.

A plethora of flavor in this red. When most breweries are content to make an easy drinking red/amber, this one is taken to another level. Easy balanced drinking but wonderful flavors make this one of my favorite reds so far.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2010 14:08:43 | More by Bfarr
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Red Rocket Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,116 ratings.