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Red Banshee - The Fort Collins Brewery

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BA SCORE
76
okay

282 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 282
Reviews: 81
rAvg: 3.29
pDev: 16.11%
Wants: 2
Gots: 6 | 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:
Formerly called Retro Red.

(Beer added by: jmkratt on 02-12-2011)
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12-22-2013 14:49:53 | More by twenteone
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3.75/5  rDev +14%

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12-12-2013 02:38:10 | More by BillRoth
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4/5  rDev +21.6%

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11-23-2013 03:55:26 | More by Murphious
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3/5  rDev -8.8%

11-16-2013 16:15:12 | More by jaydoc
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3.71/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours out to a nice thick head that falls down to a permanent layer. Bits of foam are left down side of glass. Color is a nice reddish amber. Aroma is malty, caramel, and hints of nuts and toffee. Flavor is malt-forward but strongly balanced by a hop backbone of earthy Willamette hops (basically American Fuggles) Mouthfeel is a bit crusty and astringent. A good quaff.

Serving type: bottle

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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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2.9/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Served in a 3 Stars glass.

A: Poured a dark, ruby red color with a sticky mildly off-white head stuck to the glass.

S: Understated, but red velvet cake batter in spades. The malt was presence, but I could have used more hop presence.

T: Ugh... tasted almost exactly like cherry cough syrup. Malt and with a floral component, but who cares.

M: The mouth was serviceable here. It wasn't too sweet and it was bubbly enough for jazz. Once again though, if the flavor isn't there, it's kind of a moot point.

O: Not a repeat for me.

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Red Banshee from The Fort Collins Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 282 ratings.