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Red Jacket Amber Ale - Keweenaw Brewing Company

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Red Jacket Amber AleRed Jacket Amber Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

102 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 102
Reviews: 56
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 14.61%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Keweenaw Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: tempest on 05-24-2006)
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BrewtalHonesty

Oregon

3/5  rDev -14%

07-30-2014 17:46:59 | More by BrewtalHonesty
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whatsleftofyou

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

07-15-2014 21:55:02 | More by whatsleftofyou
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Cheaptrix

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

07-10-2014 03:36:11 | More by Cheaptrix
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beergorrilla

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

07-10-2014 00:48:33 | More by beergorrilla
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jbierling

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

06-21-2014 21:21:52 | More by jbierling
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dcisco44

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

05-25-2014 03:16:04 | More by dcisco44
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Riik3

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

03-28-2014 22:14:58 | More by Riik3
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tjsdomer2

Illinois

3.71/5  rDev +6.3%

Appearance: Bright orange with excellent carbonation and nice white lacing.

Smell: Sweet citrus and caramel. Faint bitter pine in the finish.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Bitter orange with a caramel finish. Excellent balance but a tad generic. Slick mouthfeel full of hop oil.

Overall: A decent amber.

03-24-2014 03:24:25 | More by tjsdomer2
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LeeW

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-04-2014 19:18:18 | More by LeeW
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Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

02-21-2014 06:14:18 | More by Dustin_A_Stoutdrinker
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spikechiquet

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

02-04-2014 04:16:55 | More by spikechiquet
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Phocion

Minnesota

2.03/5  rDev -41.8%

12 oz. can (which calls this an "Oktoberfest-style ale; not really sure how that works, but I'll still drink it) poured into a shaker pint. Clean copper body with a solid finger of frothy white head. Decent retention and good lacing.

Aroma is very malt-forward. Caramel, toffee, biscuit, and doughy. Interesting berry aroma as well. This almost smells like one of those fruit flavored cereals from my youth; I'm not sure if that's a good or bad thing.

Slight spicy/earthy hoppiness, but mostly this thing is just sweet. As in extraordinarily cloyingly sweet. Caramel, biscuit, and that strange artificial berry flavor are all combining in a very concerted effort in making this downright unpleasant. Dry, burnt finish seals the deal.

Good carbonation, but a sticky, grainy mouthfeel.

Overall I am very glad this was a freebie from a distributor. One of the worst craft beers I've tried. Avoid.

01-25-2014 22:15:32 | More by Phocion
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cmwilliq

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

01-23-2014 03:19:24 | More by cmwilliq
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Zonian1

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

01-20-2014 04:27:31 | More by Zonian1
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kraticus41

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

11-17-2013 20:54:17 | More by kraticus41
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DMarlinJ

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

11-03-2013 13:45:11 | More by DMarlinJ
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

09-17-2013 00:46:09 | More by rusty3335
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MisterFuzz

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +14.6%

09-04-2013 01:55:03 | More by MisterFuzz
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tommy5

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

08-31-2013 23:07:42 | More by tommy5
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FlyingHellfish

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

08-29-2013 11:30:48 | More by FlyingHellfish
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ianpstephens

Michigan

4/5  rDev +14.6%

08-13-2013 08:31:18 | More by ianpstephens
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olafphysics

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

08-09-2013 01:36:39 | More by olafphysics
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radiofish

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

07-09-2013 21:53:37 | More by radiofish
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wtkphoto

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

07-06-2013 19:35:26 | More by wtkphoto
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Jedi8625

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

06-08-2013 21:06:31 | More by Jedi8625
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Red Jacket Amber Ale from Keweenaw Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 102 ratings.