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Laughing Skull Amber Ale - Red Brick Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

367 Ratings
THE BROS
81
good

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Ratings: 367
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 17.35%
Wants: 11
Gots: 49 | 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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5/5  rDev +47.1%

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5/5  rDev +47.1%

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5/5  rDev +47.1%

Drew1121, Jul 13, 2014
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5/5  rDev +47.1%

Pmorel, Apr 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +39.7%

Cjameson50, Apr 15, 2012
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4.56/5  rDev +34.1%

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4.52/5  rDev +32.9%

BMGonz, Nov 09, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

markallmon, Jan 21, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

Melissaluke101, May 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

JoshuaInPensacola, Apr 03, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

jaredtp, Sep 22, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

terrysjag, Oct 24, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

Bcaserto, Nov 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

Ryan_Schaiberger, Aug 01, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +32.4%

MPJones, Aug 13, 2014
Photo of RonaldTheriot
4.38/5  rDev +28.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Laughing Skull has a medium, fluffy, off-white head, nice lacing rings, and a hazy, amber appearance, with lots of white and gray chunks floating throughout. The aroma is of sweet, brown bread, and the taste is of the same, with an initially strong hop bitterness, which subsides. Sugar and a touch of citrus can be picked up as well. Mouthfeel is light and watery (lager-like, really), and Laughing Skull finishes crisp, clean, refreshing, dry, and highly drinkable. Overall, this is an excellent beer. Check it out, y’all!

RJT

RonaldTheriot, Nov 10, 2012
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4.33/5  rDev +27.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I noticed this clever bottle as I walked through Total and Wine and more in Kennesaw. The sign outside of the Vortex?? I must investigate!

Poured into a standard pint glass. Color is light red, mostly orange. Very clear. Not a lot of carbonation, but I got a decent amount of frothy head. It dissolved after a few minutes, leaving a thing slab of head on the surface. Good lacing.

Smell is bready with indistinct hops.

Taste is very good. Bready malts with some mild sweetness, dry bitter finish. Very nice.

This is a really excellent brew. Easy to throw back, but also great for slowly enjoying. I'm glad this will be available year round. This will make an excellent beer for grilling out!

Deus1138, Jan 17, 2010
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4.25/5  rDev +25%

Vaughn71, Aug 17, 2014
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ryho, Oct 10, 2013
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robertaddis, Apr 04, 2012
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Harlock, Jun 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +25%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a beautiful clear amber with a thick, yellowish, light tan head that sticks around - very appealing for any beer, and superior to nearly all amber ales. Aroma is crisp and malty with fruity and hoppy underpinnings. Pleasing flavor is mainly malty and has hints of fruit - mainly apple - and hops, with just a touch of bitterness. Texture is quite fizzy and lively. This is one of the best amber ales I’ve ever had. I have downed this before, but didn’t realize how good it is - maybe because previously I’ve had it only from a bottle.

Cyberkedi, May 29, 2011
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4.2/5  rDev +23.5%

hxchase, Sep 29, 2014
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4.13/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted at the brewery on 7/15

A - Pours an amber color with medium thickness head, some lacing

S - Yeast, malts, citrus, and a sugary note

T - Caramel malts with masked hoppiness

M - smooth, medium bodied

D - Easy to drink!

A really delicious and sweet amber ale. One of my favorites from Red Brick.

Lillie1128, Jul 21, 2011
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4.1/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Reviewed on 8-24-10
Reviewed cold from a bottle to a glass

A - Poured a nice two fingers of foam, lots of carbonation present tan/copper colored, pretty good head retention with a nice layer of foam around the glass

S - Malts and caramel, slight hop aroma with orange peel

T/M - Medium to a lighter bodied brew, smooth taste at finish. Well blended malts and caramel with orange sweetness. Slight hop bitterness at finish

D - Very tasty brew, not overly powering. Nice clean amber ale, a must try if your into ambers. I would like to have this brew again, got this one from Shango42. Big thanks for this one. I recommend this brew

FreshmanPour77, Aug 29, 2010
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Laughing Skull Amber Ale from Red Brick Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 367 ratings.