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Ol' Red Cease And Desist - Erie Brewing Co.

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Ol' Red Cease And DesistOl' Red Cease And Desist

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220 Ratings

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Ratings: 220
Reviews: 114
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 16.67%
Wants: 9
Gots: 12 | 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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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of MikeWard
2.95/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Photo of chinchill
3.41/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.5

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.

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2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -21%

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2.83/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

P- Wegmans

A- light cola like look to it with no head and no lacing.

S- fruity aroma with a biscuity maltness on the back end. nothing too much to write here.

F- a bland fruitiness that is like plum or date. bready malts that tastes outdated.

M- smooth and creamy and this is probably the best part of the beer.

O- not a good wee heavy and i would only try this in a pinch. It gets better as its gets warmer. not a good sign.

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -21%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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3/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

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4/5  rDev +14.9%

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2.5/5  rDev -28.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.09/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Enjoyed from bottle, may edit review if I try it again when I have my proper glassware. Smell is low-key malts and booze. Taste is smooth and malty at first, finishing hot and boozy but still smooth. Not a bad beer overall, although I assume with all the low reviews it's not a good representation of the style.

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3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

Ol' Red Cease And Desist from Erie Brewing Co.
80 out of 100 based on 220 ratings.