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Ouisconsing Red Ale - Central Waters Brewing Co.

Ouisconsing Red AleOuisconsing Red Ale

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BA SCORE
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196 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 196
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 14.08%


Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-03-2002)
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10-31-2012 00:41:23 | More by DustyDust79
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Pours a nice amber red color with 1" white head with big foamy bubbles. Malt smell but nothing to big. Tastes of malt, some caramel, toast, a little bitterness and iron at the end. Mouthfeel is smooth and with a little carbonation, easy drinking.

Overall, an ok beer I would drink in a pinch but Central Waters has some way better offerings than this. Worth trying but don't go out of your way to get it.

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12 oz. bottle, with bottled on date of November 26, 2013 per the bottleneck, 33013. Another new beer to me from Central Waters. I'm not entirely sure what to expect, but I have great faith in these guys.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Pours a nice fiery orange color with some red highlights when held to the light. About a finger of bubbly foamy khaki head. Some nice big lacing. Looks pretty nice.

S - Smell is nice, but sort of lacking. Caramel / amber malt, some mustiness, lightly grainy, lightly soapy, some green apple skin. Faint nuttiness. Light floral / earthy hop presence.

T - Taste is of smooth clean bready caramel / amber / red malt, light earthiness, lightly grainy, & some sticky green apple skins on the finish. Faintly metallic.

M - Feel is smooth, crisp, and clean. Somewhat thin and watery. Light-bodied with good carbonation. Finishes dry.

Overall, it is certainly an easy drinker, but it falls short of greatness. Definitely a less than memorable offering from Central Waters. Light and easy to drink, but it has poor depth and duration of flavor. Glad to have tried it, but I wouldn't want it again.

Central Waters Ouisconsing Red Ale ---3/5.

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S: Soothing caramel-flower aroma with a good deal of toasty caramel sweetness there-after. Small touch of spicy flowery hops.

T: Flavor wise loaded with caramel, soft flowery hops with a slight touch of spiciness, the center stage is the malt. Caramel-citrus hops come through late in tasting but is pretty dominate when they do. Light bready dryness, pie crust, some piney notes with an increased hoppy awareness that is slightly sticky with resinous oils give this a better appreciation deeper into the drinking experience.

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Ouisconsing Red Ale from Central Waters Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 196 ratings.