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Laughing Skull Amber Ale - Red Brick Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

312 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 312
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 16.91%
Wants: 6
Gots: 27 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Red Brick Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-30-2009)
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jadpsu

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a hazy amber with a near white head but thin head that has decent side glass lacing but not much head retention.
Some mlild roasty biscuity malts and a tinge of citrus hops. Combines some bready maltiness with some citrus hops . All and all a fairly decent balance for for this ale. Has a dry and slightly bitter bite that stays through the finish for an all around pleasant brew.
Purchased at Nicko's.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2012 00:32:33 | More by jadpsu
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Red Brick Laughing Skull Amber Ale
12 oz. brown bottle, code date is illegible
$2 @ Whole Foods, Tampa, FL

Appearance: Very deep amber/caramel colored body. Hazy. The frothy off-white head holds quite well, and leaves walls of rolling craggy lace surrounding the glass.

Smell: Distinctly caramelish and toasty. Bready sweet. Some hops come through behind the malt.

Taste: Richly malty backed by a good smear of spicy, floral, and grassy hops. The malt is caramelish, toasty, bready, and slightly chocolatey. It's almost like a candy bar. Surprisingly, although it does falls towards the sweeter end of things, it's balanced by just enough hop bitterness and flavor that it never really becomes 'sweet'. Drying, lightly malty lingering finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied with a dextrinous edge. Creamy and smooth with a moderate, fine-bubbled carbonation.

Overall: A surprisingly well-balanced amber ale in what is now a sea of over-hopped ambers from the U.S.. Very pleasant. Really enjoyable. Easily accessible to the uninitiated, yet satisfying for even the biggest beer geek.

Serving type: bottle

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Laughing Skull Amber Ale from Red Brick Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 312 ratings.