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Henry Weinhard's Redwood Flats Amber Ale - Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co.

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Henry Weinhard's Redwood Flats Amber AleHenry Weinhard's Redwood Flats Amber Ale

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BA SCORE
72
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166 Ratings
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Ratings: 166
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.09
pDev: 17.48%
Wants: 0
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co. visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: sinistersteve on 08-16-2002)
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Ratings: 166 | Reviews: 49 | Display Reviews Only:
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1/5  rDev -67.6%

1BadblueSS, Dec 07, 2012
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1.25/5  rDev -59.5%

sweemzander, Apr 22, 2014
Photo of OWSLEY069
1.63/5  rDev -47.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1 | overall: 1.5

Pours a clean orange-ish to amber color with an off white head. In the aroma, a sweet, small caramel roast that is quite faint. In the taste, mostly dry, sticky sweet to a dry caramel like malt. A small bite and a medium to lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a small dry, sticky skunky hop. EH! Skunky hops, quite lagery for an ale.

OWSLEY069, Dec 28, 2012
Photo of jamiecoppin
2/5  rDev -35.3%

jamiecoppin, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of tmars13
2/5  rDev -35.3%

tmars13, Sep 20, 2012
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2/5  rDev -35.3%

jkermitj, Jan 18, 2013
Photo of ChainGangGuy
2.13/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

12 ounce bottle - $1.49 at Total Wine & More in Kennesaw, Georgia.

"DEC1012" marked on the bottle neck.

Appearance: Pours a clear, light amber body with a medium-small, off-white head. A little spackling of lace on the glass walls on the way down.

Smell: Falls short on giving decent notes of caramel, toasted barley grains, hops, or anything, really. Bummer.

Taste: Washed down, watered up flavors of caramel over toasted grain. Very, very low fruitiness. The faintest touch of earthy, woodsy hops with barely any bitterness. Slight doughy accent prior to the hohum finish, but, then, metallic hints are waiting for you in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Light-bodied. Medium-light carbonation. It's heavily flirting with wateriness, this one (christ, it's got Watery's number and is ready for drunk dialing).

Overall: Private Reserve, a dreadful brew, should've remained a bit more private and kept from a general release. Redwood Flats Amber is no better by any means. This one drinks with all the excitement of a Killian's Irish Red. The sad is is that I would rather have had a Killian's.

ChainGangGuy, Oct 27, 2012
Photo of JuicesFlowing
2.2/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Poured into a conical pint glass.

The beer is a bright cedar-amber color with an orangish tint. A light cream colored head slowly recedes to a film while thick foamy lacing creates rings on the glass, initially.

The aroma is hoppy and pine-wood infused. Bitter also.

The taste starts out with a evergreen pines assaulting my palate. Faint, and I mean faint malts show up eventually, with no caramel sweetness.

Mouthfeel is a bit tangy, sticky.

Overall, I hate this amber. Bitter, dry, and hoppy. The opposite of every amber I've ever had.

JuicesFlowing, Nov 01, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -27.2%

Hugh37, Aug 12, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -27.2%

jaydoc, Oct 28, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -27.2%

Taz_Michael, Jul 23, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -27.2%

JHendu, Apr 06, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -27.2%

PoppyParthenonE, May 01, 2013
Photo of PatriotsRule
2.33/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

A: Clear amber without much carbonation. Essentially no head either, and no real lacing.
S: A bit of a bitter nose. Piney aromas, hops and light toast.
T: Crisp enough to crush a couple, but nothing to write home about. Pine and grain...
M: Some kind of devilish metallic aftertaste is off-putting. The hops are simply not all that tasty in this beer, and it leaves a lot of balance to be desired. Doesn't sit great either.
O: For eleven dollars a 12pak, this beer still leaves me wondering whether it is worth it. I was not entirely grossed-out, but certainly not impressed enough to get this again. As I ponder the brewing process for this drink, I'm thinking perhaps the Woodland's Pass IPA would be harder to screw up as bad as this delicate style of ale. I am in no rush to grab Henry Weinhard's, and the guys at my local store informed me that this is NOT a craft brewery, which makes sense. It is a subsidiary of Miller-Coors, and you can taste it in the (lack of) good ingredients.

PatriotsRule, Nov 04, 2012
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2.45/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Finger of head with a reddish hue. Clear, copper colored body.
Smell is faintly lemon, faintly.
Plain Jane taste. Almost flavorless at first, mild bitterness to end it.
Crisp and clean texture, medium body with moderate carbonation.
Not bad, but not good or interesting.

Fatehunter, Nov 18, 2012
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2.45/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Pours a clear copper color with a thin taupe head. Aromas of sticky bun, malty molasses, and resinous pine forest floor. Quite sweet with a sour wet leaf, woody/pine bark twang. Too drying and overly fizzy for the style. Bought a 6 six and only drank 3. Gave the other 3 away. Not very good.

atomicbeer, Mar 24, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

t2grogan, Oct 05, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

dasunder, Jun 06, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

BeccaH, Sep 15, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

Hellpop65, Sep 23, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

sixerofelixir, Feb 28, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

GaryFields, May 01, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

sholland119, Nov 19, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

mrfrancis, Jun 29, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -19.1%

Zuidman, Apr 02, 2013
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Henry Weinhard's Redwood Flats Amber Ale from Blitz-Weinhard Brewing Co.
72 out of 100 based on 166 ratings.