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Cinder Cone Red - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
88
very good

353 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 353
Reviews: 200
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 10.23%
Wants: 27
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Available: January 2010 only in Oregon, Western Washington and Hawaii
Alc. by Vol.: 5.4%
IBUs: 55

(Beer added by: Bierman9 on 10-07-2002)
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Best by date of 06.25.14.
Poured from a bomber into a tumbler on 04.22.14.

A: See through dark red. Small head with an easy pour.

S: Sweet malt, spices, toffee.

T: Toffee dominates. Caramel and spices are there too. Slight grapefruit and pine on back end.

O: This was a very well balanced and complex amber. It was in the typical Deschutes style. It had the caramel that you would expect in an amber, but it also had a nice grapefruit/pine finish that added just enough hoppiness to make it interesting.

Rating: A-

WAbeerfiend, Sep 30, 2014
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.18/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.75

Gorgeous big foam in the tall Timmermans goblet. Color is a copper-tinted amber. Sudsy and mouthfilling.

Some pale malt to start, with a modest sweet zing. Then the bitter bite sets its teeth. It's like sucking on rubber bands and aspirin. Thin and harsh overall. So well made except for-- oops-- the flavor.

This has to be one of the most bitter Red Ales I've ever tried to drink. I just don't get this. It lacks the hoppy complexity of an IPA and goes straight to the bitterness receptor. From the 22 oz bottle purchased at Hallam's Wine in La Conner, Wash.

mactrail, Sep 24, 2014
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Pours a reddish-purple-amber with a beautiful bout of ocean white head that soon dissipates.

Nose of piney hops and citrus and some carmel malt.

The taste is of bitter lemon, toasted and caramelized malt. The pine and citrus I got from the nose has dissipated as quickly as the head. This is more of a red ale than a red IPA. There's a mineral soapiness that I could do without.

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Cinder Cone Red from Deschutes Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 353 ratings.