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Roughneck Red - The Wellhead Restaurant & Brewpub

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Roughneck Red
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 7.47%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Wellhead Restaurant & Brewpub visit their website
New Mexico, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Roughneck Red with its beautiful color and underlying malty sweetness, the Irish Red ale style is readily apparent. The Chinook, Cascade and Mount Hood hops create a wonderful aroma and flavor combination.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-28-2007)
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Reviews by Flashsp2:
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3.78/5  rDev +8.6%

Wellhead Brewery Roughneck Red

Dense beige foam on a clear medium red body. Nice lacing.

Nose of citrus, caramels, biscuit, wheat toast, herbal hop spice.

Palette follows closely with the nose, but giving off some extra malt and a bit of grapefruit from the Chinook hops. A decent amount of residual sugar is left, but the hops provide enough balance to keep it relatively even flavored.

Soft and slightly chewy on the palette, with a medium carbonation.

An easy drinking and respectable red ale from a pretty tiny brewery in the middle of nowhere.

Flashsp2, Apr 07, 2010
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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

LXIXME, Sep 25, 2013
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3.15/5  rDev -9.5%

Shaker pint glass brought to my table a very clear, reddish-copper color with a fine-bubbled but fairly thin white foam. Not an overabundance of retention or lacing but the glass was served pretty full.

Sweet, candied yam-esque malts dominate the nose...almost like cotton candy and freshly pulled boardwalk taffey. Fresh and clean smelling, but definitely on the sweet side.

Sweet, malty and a bit one-dimensional. Still tastes fresh, but there is an imbalance to the beer that is not quite my style. Hops provide a late-finishing clean-ness, but for the most part this is a malt heads wet dream. Drinkable, but does not hold the interest very long. Toasty malt provides the only bitterness it seems.

twiggamortis420, Feb 04, 2010
Roughneck Red from The Wellhead Restaurant & Brewpub
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.