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Ouisconsing Red Ale - Central Waters Brewing Co.

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Ouisconsing Red AleOuisconsing Red Ale

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216 Ratings
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Ratings: 216
Reviews: 103
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 13.84%
Wants: 4
Gots: 4 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

10-31-2012 00:41:23 | More by DustyDust79
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3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

10-30-2012 23:45:29 | More by enelson
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4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

10-22-2012 11:39:42 | More by Bloody_Roddy
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Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

10-14-2012 18:11:09 | More by elcrawl
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chickenflea

Florida

2.6/5  rDev -26.6%

Tried this beer in a sample pack on my way through WI. It produced a soapy beige head on a clear red-brown body. Malts and a touch of herbal hops in the nose. Fruit malts in the flavor with herbal bitter piney notes. Touch of chocolate in the taste was unexpected and not welcome in a scotch ale. Strange metallic taste as well. Might have been a bad bottle.

10-08-2012 02:59:19 | More by chickenflea
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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

09-29-2012 04:30:19 | More by dtvanriper
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Satan70

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -15.3%

09-25-2012 14:48:45 | More by Satan70
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JamesShoemaker

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

09-23-2012 16:55:31 | More by JamesShoemaker
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4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

09-09-2012 16:00:18 | More by jcmittag
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Nofear048

Illinois

4/5  rDev +13%

09-08-2012 06:17:25 | More by Nofear048
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ystazi

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

09-04-2012 21:21:04 | More by ystazi
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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%

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.

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%

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.

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

4.5/5  rDev +27.1%

06-24-2012 14:57:14 | More by Renae
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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%

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.

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

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

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Wisconsin

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Ouisconsing Red Ale from Central Waters Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 216 ratings.