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Laughing Skull Amber Ale - Red Brick Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

334 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 334
Reviews: 94
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 16.86%
Wants: 8
Gots: 35 | 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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AmandaRae

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

11-26-2013 04:10:05 | More by AmandaRae
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user785335

Florida

3/5  rDev -11.2%

11-25-2013 14:23:51 | More by user785335
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JohnBender

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

11-22-2013 19:57:55 | More by JohnBender
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davidwantsataco

Tennessee

3/5  rDev -11.2%

11-16-2013 21:10:57 | More by davidwantsataco
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

11-16-2013 00:15:29 | More by tdm168
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BeerNoobNC

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +18.3%

11-11-2013 19:40:28 | More by BeerNoobNC
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ejohnson654

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

11-05-2013 00:54:37 | More by ejohnson654
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djtomain

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

11-04-2013 23:59:19 | More by djtomain
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Kcman91

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

10-25-2013 19:56:28 | More by Kcman91
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Mojo

Alabama

3.63/5  rDev +7.4%

12 ounce bottle -> Highlands Brewing snifter

A - pours a deep red amber with a foamy one finger off white head, no real retention and minimal lacing.

S - weak nose, kind of floral

T - sweet caramel malt up front with a dry clean finish that has a roasted bite to it.

M - thin with a small aftertaste

O - decent if unspectacular.

10-17-2013 03:19:39 | More by Mojo
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hAle2theWort

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

10-15-2013 14:14:32 | More by hAle2theWort
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TR0219

Florida

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

10-13-2013 18:18:31 | More by TR0219
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MightiestBeard

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

10-11-2013 15:56:37 | More by MightiestBeard
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ryho

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

10-09-2013 23:17:25 | More by ryho
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bendukes86

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

10-07-2013 21:52:41 | More by bendukes86
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slimpickens101

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

10-04-2013 22:06:41 | More by slimpickens101
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ramblinwreck101

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

09-27-2013 21:25:16 | More by ramblinwreck101
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Buck6196

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

09-25-2013 23:14:59 | More by Buck6196
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Dam262a

Florida

3/5  rDev -11.2%

09-23-2013 05:18:36 | More by Dam262a
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EdelweissDad

Georgia

2/5  rDev -40.8%

09-09-2013 00:50:44 | More by EdelweissDad
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JamLand

Hawaii

3/5  rDev -11.2%

09-08-2013 23:02:13 | More by JamLand
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Vestlake

Alabama

2.25/5  rDev -33.4%

09-04-2013 02:31:43 | More by Vestlake
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Stinger80OH

Ohio

3/5  rDev -11.2%

09-01-2013 05:26:55 | More by Stinger80OH
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mattcrill

Ohio

3.28/5  rDev -3%

Aroma: Mild caramel and wheat bread aromatics. Mild earthy hop notes. Clean fermentation character. Low fruity esters reminiscent of blackberries.

Appearance: Deep brick red pour. Glass appears still. A wispy off-white head that retains well. Lacing noted on the glass.

Flavor: Rich caramel and bread crust notes up front. Caramel malt is toward the raisin bread spectrum and quickly balanced by firm earthy hop bitterness. Balance is nearly even. Aftertaste is lingering and slightly sweet on the back of the palate. Finish is clean and dry.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with medium high carbonation. A slight carbonic bite. No heat or astringency noted.

Overall impression: A very approachable, somewhat "safe" amber. I'd give this to anyone new to craft beer. Full of flavor and complex enough to keep it interesting but probably not something "extreme" beer lovers will covet. I'd try it again.

08-19-2013 22:28:06 | More by mattcrill
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attometer00

Texas

3/5  rDev -11.2%

08-11-2013 18:55:34 | More by attometer00
Laughing Skull Amber Ale from Red Brick Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 334 ratings.