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Retro Red - The Fort Collins Brewery

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Retro Red
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212 Ratings
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Ratings: 212
Reviews: 183
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 11.91%
Wants: 2
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Fort Collins Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Beaver13 on 11-24-2004)
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whynot44

Missouri

3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Nice, very slightly Hazy red amber color with a decent light tan head that sticks around fairly well and manages a bit of decent lacing.

The aroma is toasted caramel malt with hints of citrus and pine.

The taste is also sweet toasted malts, caramel, molasses, nuts and bread - slightly burnt wheat toast - with a definite overtone of west coast hops - pine resin and citrus. The finish is slightly dry, with a lingering pine note.

Medium bodied,well balanced and decently drinkable.

Serving type: bottle

11-03-2009 04:58:01 | More by whynot44
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Retro Red from The Fort Collins Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 212 ratings.