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Red Rocket Ale - Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

2,218 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 2,218
Reviews: 1,126
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.84%
Wants: 94
Gots: 104 | FT: 4
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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tronester

Oklahoma

4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a slightly hazy amber/brown with a super creamy tan head. Superb lacing all the way down. Smell is slightly of roasted malts. Taste is rather hoppy for a red ale, nice solid bitterness, with toasty, roasted malt. A hint of diacytel and coffee in there too. Mouthfeel is super creamy, very nice carbonation. Good Bottle conditioning going on here. Super drinkable, even at nearly 7 percent abv. I will definitely get this again, another great one from Bear Republic.

Serving type: bottle

04-22-2009 23:33:36 | More by tronester
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Red Rocket Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
91 out of 100 based on 2,218 ratings.