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Big Red - Deschutes Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
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24 Ratings
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Ratings: 24
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 16.57%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Deschutes Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  9.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: HuskyinPDX on 03-13-2012)
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A-Clear amber ruby, not much carbonation, one finger head that linger.

S-Some caramel, a lot of grapes and a wee bit of oak.

T-Poor balance. Starts with some caramel and red ale flavors then the grapes and a little bit of oak but nothing comes together well.

M-Medium bodied, some carbonation.

O-A miss by Deschutes, the balance is not there at all, the flavors are all over the place.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

We brewed our Cinder Cone Red- the original and distinct - in Imperial form and added some experimental hops to the classic Tettnang, Cascade and EKG’s of the hop bill.
IBUs 70 | Alcohol by Vol. 8.4%

On tap at the Bend Brewpub on 3-8-12

A - Served in a snifter. Dark ruby red with a few fleeting tan bubbles on the edges.

S - Carmel maltiness and some alcohol burn. Still ver welcoming.

T - Smooth and delicous mix of dark fruits, hops, and malts.

D - You can feel the alcohol, but it doesn't overpower. Lower carbonation and a thinner body.

O - Very nice, but one you only need now and then.

HuskyinPDX, Mar 13, 2012
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Big Red from Deschutes Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.