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Ouisconsing Red Ale - Central Waters Brewing Co.

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Ouisconsing Red AleOuisconsing Red Ale

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BA SCORE
81
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205 Ratings
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Ratings: 205
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 14.12%
Wants: 3
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
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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zonker17

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

09-01-2012 02:25:38 | More by zonker17
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RichH55

Illinois

4/5  rDev +13%

08-17-2012 01:30:00 | More by RichH55
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bigpoppa67

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

08-13-2012 12:48:30 | More by bigpoppa67
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KCM

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-21-2012 02:47:47 | More by KCM
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DavoleBomb

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass.

3.5 A: Clear orange amber color. One fingers of frothy white head. Retention is about average and a short ring of lacing is left.

3.0 S: Grainy malts with a light toastiness and a touch of earthy hoppiness. Otherwise, clean without a lot going on.

3.5 T: Like the nose, this is grainy and toasty. A bigger hop presence is found though. Earthy flavor with a moderate bitterness.

3.0 M: Lighter medium to medium body. Upper end of what I want the carbonation to be, but the bigger problem is that it's a bit bity. Otherwise okay.

3.0 D: Solidly average brew. That's about all there is to say.

Serving type: bottle

07-11-2012 19:45:45 | More by DavoleBomb
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gpawned

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

06-27-2012 06:55:35 | More by gpawned
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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

3.23/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Central Waters Ouisconsing Red Ale, Microbrew for the Microfew, …there's some words on the sides for when I want to cock my head. Let's read it later, as we do. By which I mean me. The royal me.

Clear, amber, small whitish head.

Aroma: malt malt malt. red. sweet, just balanced enough. A kiss of the hops. Right on red ale aromatics.

Taste: There it is again, the malt malt malt, and the sweet, just curbed enough so things don't go awry. Tasty, tasty with the malty malty. Dries out nicely in the finish. Very enjoyable, excellent sessioner. For those searcher for a nice, uncomplicated amber/red that's geared for one-after-another drinkin'….take one of these, and another, please.

Now, let's see what they say: "This smooth amber ale with it's mellow nutty flavor and subtle flowery nose is a hit with even the newest of specialty beer drinkers. Named for the Algonquin word for the Wisconsin river, Ouisconsing Red makes even our neighbors to the west and south "want to be a badger."

So, Minnesota wants to be a badger because of this beer, as well as Illinois and Iowa, but not Michigan or Ontario? Whatever, Wisconsin...WHAT...ever.

Serving type: bottle

06-25-2012 08:17:03 | More by feloniousmonk
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Renae

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

06-24-2012 14:57:14 | More by Renae
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-24-2012 03:57:16 | More by Localdrinklax
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dhannes

Wisconsin

4.4/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from bottle into standard pint glass.

A=Rich red color with white foamy head.

S=More malt than hops.

T=A nicer red...robust, not too sweet nor too bitter; roasted malts come through with just a hint of hops.

M=Very nice...good body, rather robust.

O=A very nice red that I will definitely purchase a tap of again, and possibly a 6-pack down the road. Better than most.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2012 18:33:57 | More by dhannes
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Supergenious

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

06-16-2012 01:24:34 | More by Supergenious
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slavall

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

06-16-2012 01:18:54 | More by slavall
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1.75/5  rDev -50.6%

05-30-2012 02:17:30 | More by Jnaustin114
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

05-21-2012 03:44:52 | More by Kunstman
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

05-19-2012 07:35:30 | More by MarkyMOD
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wibrewer

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +13%

05-12-2012 04:37:17 | More by wibrewer
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barnzy78

Illinois

3.4/5  rDev -4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz, "bottled on December". Rigorous pour reveals a reddish-copper ale with a thin bubbly head that dissipates quickly and doesn't leave much for lacing on the glass. Aromas and tastes are similar: sweet, caramel malt, toasted grain, faint fruit. Mouth-feel is rather thin, ample carbonation. Finishes with a very slight earthy hop bitterness. Overall, good take on a red ale, but pretty average at best.

Serving type: bottle

05-01-2012 03:57:16 | More by barnzy78
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -22.3%

04-30-2012 06:49:18 | More by fuzzcherry
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HoistinBrews

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

04-26-2012 13:21:50 | More by HoistinBrews
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Cougar990

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -29.4%

04-17-2012 01:39:55 | More by Cougar990
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tourdot

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

04-15-2012 17:37:34 | More by tourdot
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engberg88

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +13%

03-21-2012 02:15:27 | More by engberg88
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laymansbeerfan

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -15.3%

03-13-2012 19:10:26 | More by laymansbeerfan
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Hopslayer88

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

03-13-2012 00:35:22 | More by Hopslayer88
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Metal4Breakfast

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

03-12-2012 11:19:33 | More by Metal4Breakfast
Ouisconsing Red Ale from Central Waters Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 205 ratings.