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Ol' Red Cease And Desist - Erie Brewing Co.

Not Rated.
Ol' Red Cease And DesistOl' Red Cease And Desist

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212 Ratings

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Ratings: 212
Reviews: 114
rAvg: 3.47
pDev: 17%
Wants: 9
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Erie Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Scotch Ale / Wee Heavy |  10.10% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jhicks12 on 11-20-2007)
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Photo of Suds
3.13/5  rDev -9.8%

A clear, reddish-brown liquid...the head is thin. Overall, the beer is unremarkable in appearance. The aroma is a little malty, with some caramel and toast notes. Full in body...it hides it's ABV. The brew is a little one dimensional and flat. It could be so much more.

Suds, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of dmorgan310
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

dmorgan310, Mar 07, 2014
Photo of Seamacm
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Seamacm, Feb 25, 2014
Photo of DCHritz
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

DCHritz, Feb 20, 2014
Photo of bsm80x
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

bsm80x, Feb 15, 2014
Photo of Syncro-Vox
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Syncro-Vox, Jan 28, 2014
Photo of Cylinsier
3.51/5  rDev +1.2%

12 oz.

Pours a deep clear brown, light reddish tint around the edges. Off-white film for a head.

Smells of light biscuit malts, hint of caramel.

Biscuity malt flavor with a hint of caramel sweetness. Some light cane sugar sweetness too.

Medium to full body with tingly carbonation on the tongue.

A descent high abv ale with a good malty flavor. The worst I can say about it is it is a little boring. Hides its strength, goes down easy enough. If you can get it for the right price, it's worth trying as a money-to-abv value. Otherwise, there are better beers and it's not really very true to the style.

Cylinsier, Jan 20, 2014
Photo of Kerrie
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Kerrie, Jan 15, 2014
Photo of jferrara35
4/5  rDev +15.3%

jferrara35, Jan 13, 2014
Photo of Drknight
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Drknight, Jan 11, 2014
Photo of schiltron
4.75/5  rDev +36.9%

schiltron, Jan 07, 2014
Photo of rjvanston
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

rjvanston, Dec 23, 2013
Photo of MonicaC
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

MonicaC, Dec 15, 2013
Photo of murraymj
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

murraymj, Dec 02, 2013
Photo of Brendog9
3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

Brendog9, Nov 27, 2013
Photo of squirreljr
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

squirreljr, Oct 07, 2013
Photo of Paddy2123
5/5  rDev +44.1%

Paddy2123, Sep 25, 2013
Photo of 52P48
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

52P48, Aug 16, 2013
Photo of MikeWard
2.95/5  rDev -15%

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass

Thick Reddish brown coloring, decent head to start, which soon evaporated. Very little lacing

Smell was pretty much sweet and malty, no boozy smell, despite the 10.10.

Taste was...well, pretty weak. Sweet, again with no strong alcohol taste. Didn't seem like I was drinking a high abv beer.

Mouth was decent and thick

Overall, an okay beer, but nothing to write home about.

MikeWard, Jul 24, 2013
Photo of gpblackgt
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

gpblackgt, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of chinchill
3.41/5  rDev -1.7%

undated12 oz bottle served in a Piraat snifter.

Appearance – Pours a mahogany color with a small and short-lived off-white head. The head left only a sparse spots of lacing.

Smell – Lightly sweet and moderately boozy. Some notes of baked bread and fruits, with a touch of peat smoke.

Taste – Starts quite sweet with caramel, caramelized sugar, and some breadiness. Some smoke works into the taste, becoming peaty in the finish. A boozy, beer liqueur character.

Mouthfeel – Medium+ body; low carbonation; moderate alcohol harshness and warmth.

Overall – More boozy then desirable, even for 10% ABV. Relatively fruity as if a somewhat Belgian version of the style.

chinchill, Jul 14, 2013
Photo of slimpickens101
2.5/5  rDev -28%

slimpickens101, Jul 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

garuda, Jul 01, 2013
Photo of BKBassist
3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

BKBassist, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of megamass
3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

megamass, Jun 05, 2013
Ol' Red Cease And Desist from Erie Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 212 ratings.