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Road-Kill Red - Minocqua Brewing Company

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15 Ratings
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Ratings: 15
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 23.91%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
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Minocqua Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: cokes on 09-26-2008

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Ratings: 15 | Reviews: 5
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4.05/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Clear scarlet bronze bodied with a short but lasting cap of bone-colored suds.
Caramel-vanilla-nougat sweet on the nose, with a dab of grain, and light floral hops.
It begins and stays dominantly sweet, with that same sense of candied caramel and vanilla, with background cherry/orange fruitiness. The clean lines of the malt are the showcase here, and hops only add a dollop of backend bitters.
As sweet and apparently strong (it's claimed to be their biggest beer) as this it, it never ventures towards cloying or oppressive, as a satiny body ushers it right down the gullet.
Well crafted.

Photo of BeerFMAndy
3.35/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

4 oz tap pour into a mini pint at the Minocqua Brewpub in Minocqua, WI.

A - "Road Kill Red" pours a clear amber color with no head at all. Average looking at best.

S - Toasted amber malts come out with a low hoppiness that doesn't really add much beyond offsetting the sweetness of the malts. Ok aroma for a red.

T - Toasted amber and caramel maltiness with a balanced low hoppiness. No real hop flavor carries through to the taste.

M - Medium-bodied and a bit sweeter with a smooth, nice finish.

D - Decent drinkability but nothing to get excited about, it's an average red that tastes a little above average. Not a bad brew.

Photo of KnappStout
3.52/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A very good red from Minocqua

Photo of uwmgdman
3.2/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This ale was came out fairly clear, amber-red color with little if any head. The aroma was weak, some caramel malt and a bit sweet, but really seemed lacking. The flavor was moderately malty, some caramel and bittersweet malts. The hop bitterness is medium and balanced the malts along with a bit of a dry finish. The carbonation and body were both medium. Overall a well executed brew but the recipe just didn't really impress me.

Photo of hu5om
4.07/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

part of the sampler paddle
a-bronze/brown. looks like a amber and red ale mixed. light cream color foam leaves very nice lacing
s-caramel and a malty spiciness. sweet
t-caramel and sweet malts with a bit of spice to them. nice lingering aftertaste.
m-smooth. moderate carbonation and medium in body.
d-one of my top 3 on the paddle. an excellent red, which i feel like isn't easy to do. highly reccomended, if you go.

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Road-Kill Red from Minocqua Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.