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Red Rocket Ale - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

Red Rocket AleRed Rocket Ale

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,122 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2122
Reviews: 1121
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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exodus1369

California

4.88/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Beautiful red ale. Thick head that almost defies gravity. Rich caramel malt with a bit of a hop sent. Bubbles every where in this one giving it a great smoothness and opening up the caramel and chocolate flavors. A smooth finish and outstanding experience over all.

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2012 18:24:03 | More by exodus1369
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da_beers

Florida

3.73/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Gainesville House of Beer - on-tap

A - pours deep dark reddish brown. Thin head that just covers the top. Dissipated quickly. Too dark to see carbonation.

S - has an initial sweet malty nose. Some deeper notes of earthyness come through after that. Not a whole lot here, the regular pint glass isn't helping it.

T - Huge maltiness on this. Malt forward all the way. Some hops come in here at the end, but only slightly.

M - medium to full body. You know you're drinking a beer with this one. Fairly drinkable. Nice carbonation level going down.

O - not blown away but it is solid. Would recommend for amber lovers.

Serving type: on-tap

04-24-2014 23:02:32 | More by da_beers
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Serving type: bottle

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Red Rocket Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,122 ratings.