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Red Banshee - The Fort Collins Brewery

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330 Ratings
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Ratings: 330
Reviews: 85
rAvg: 3.31
pDev: 15.41%
Wants: 2
Gots: 22 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Fort Collins Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: jmkratt on 02-12-2011

Formerly called Retro Red.
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Ratings: 330 | Reviews: 85
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3/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.41/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.46/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.16/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev +5.7%

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3.95/5  rDev +19.3%

Got this as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99 at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL, making this single 12oz bottle $1.67. No freshness date.

The beer poured a crystal clear pale red color with 2-fingers of tan head on top that lasted several minutes. There was lots of good lacing as well. A very nice looking beer.

The beer smelled malty and nutty with a hint of hops.

The beer was not overly sweet although the caramel malt was the dominating flavor. The beer was also very nutty flavored, like crushed cashews, which you find more in brown ales than reds. If you swish it around in your mouth you can also taste a bit of honey as well. Not much hop flavor or bitterness while in the mouth, but there is a surprisingly huge bitter and herbal hop aftertaste after you swallow.

This is a smooth. creamy, medium bodied beer that is in severe need of more carbonation. The low carbonation is the beer's biggest weakness.

This is a decent, easy to drink red/amber with a nutty twist to it. Just wish it wasn't so flat.

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Red Banshee from The Fort Collins Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 330 ratings.