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Red Jacket Amber Ale - Keweenaw Brewing Company

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101 Ratings
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Ratings: 101
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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buschbeer

Ohio

3.79/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce can
Served in a conical pint glass

A - This beer is as advertised, amber in color, with golden highlights. It is topped with an inch of off-white head. There is some suspended yeast as well.

S - I smell sweet caramel malt. It almost has a maple sweetness to it.

T - The taste has a sweet caramel taste to it along with some toffee. There are some faint hops but pretty sweet overall.

M - Medium

O - This is a pretty good beer. It is a little sweet, but it is a decent amber.

Serving type: can

04-27-2013 02:28:44 | More by buschbeer
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rpenterics

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-11-2013 15:45:40 | More by rpenterics
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ebenicr

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

03-09-2013 16:41:17 | More by ebenicr
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Danielr26

Michigan

3/5  rDev -14%

02-18-2013 14:21:47 | More by Danielr26
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dmorgan310

Panama

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

01-24-2013 03:36:20 | More by dmorgan310
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BlissJunkie

Michigan

3/5  rDev -14%

01-14-2013 19:43:07 | More by BlissJunkie
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largemouthdmb


4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

11-11-2012 00:41:36 | More by largemouthdmb
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

11-03-2012 17:53:31 | More by Kunstman
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carlborch

Michigan

3.58/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a brilliant, copper-brown. 2 inch head forms with rougher texture (larger bubbles) than expected. The off-white-to-tan head settles quickly to a 1/4 inch leaving some Belgian lace behind. The nose has notes of bread and malt without any evident hop. Hints of dried fruit (raisins?) and caraway reminiscent of Irish soda bread. Medium-to-light body. Sweet. Singular malt notes on the palate. Highly drinkable and thirst quenching. Straight forward. Modest carbonation.

Serving type: can

10-22-2012 17:16:58 | More by carlborch
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elcrawl

Oregon

4/5  rDev +14.6%

10-14-2012 18:13:23 | More by elcrawl
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Gtg642

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

09-21-2012 22:59:28 | More by Gtg642
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bwilson1730


3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

09-03-2012 23:11:03 | More by bwilson1730
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redleg64

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

09-03-2012 03:18:13 | More by redleg64
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capuchinpilates

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -28.4%

08-31-2012 13:14:37 | More by capuchinpilates
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JVoyager

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

08-29-2012 00:22:30 | More by JVoyager
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KaisersDaughter


4/5  rDev +14.6%

08-11-2012 19:51:05 | More by KaisersDaughter
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jduprey007

Michigan

4/5  rDev +14.6%

08-10-2012 23:51:47 | More by jduprey007
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Cooper

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

08-01-2012 23:33:41 | More by Cooper
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Props to my aunt and uncle for the hook up on this bad boy!

A - Pours a dark amber colour with a redish hue, thin layer of head with little retention or lacing.

S - Sweet toasted biscuit, caramel, burnt sugar and a metallic finish.

T - Surprisingly sweet, loads of caramel, brown sugar and a touch of maple syrop. Finish is bready with spicey notes and a leafy green hop note.

M - Medium, smooth and a touch of dryness.

O - A tasty amber indeed, I wish they had more beers from this brewery to try, as it was a pleasurable ale indeed.

Serving type: can

07-07-2012 19:10:43 | More by andrenaline
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HarmonMW

Missouri

3/5  rDev -14%

07-04-2012 23:09:42 | More by HarmonMW
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Pillowburn

Michigan

3/5  rDev -14%

06-25-2012 23:46:19 | More by Pillowburn
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minterro

Colorado

3.65/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From notes from on tap at Keweenaw.

Nose is very similar sweet bready nose. White head hangs around for half the drink super drinkable. Decent lacing. Clear copper colored.

Medium to low bodied, medium carbonation. Very smooth and not really bitter or dry. Its seems to be a trend in most of their beers. Bready and sweet malts, not a lot of distinguishing qualities.

I've been to the brewery and checked out there cans and they are plastic lined and the use a micro filter but the beer never seems to be as good in the cans as it is at their brewery. Plus at the price of 2.50 a pint... whoa doggy can't beat that!

Serving type: on-tap

03-13-2012 01:55:18 | More by minterro
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WastingFreetime

Wisconsin

2.55/5  rDev -26.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Reviewed from notes.

A. Brownish-red with a thin receding foam collar, no real lacing or retention time is present.

S. Only a thin wash of vague malt...that's it.

T. Somewhat generic biscuit and pale malts mixed together. A bit of herbal hopping appears in the finish.

M. Light bodied, thin yet bubbly.

This one didn't really impress me all that much.

Serving type: can

03-03-2012 19:04:57 | More by WastingFreetime
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Localdrinklax

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -14%

02-22-2012 05:50:06 | More by Localdrinklax
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WYVYRN527

Minnesota

3.45/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12-ounce can poured into a New Belgium glass.

A: Deep mahogany in color with a thin eggshell head that leaves a thin film on the surface.

S: Not much on the nose. Some caramel and fruit, with very little hop presence.

T: Caramel, toast, and some fruity esters shine through, with grassy, floral hop undertones. Finish is a bit gritty, with some boozy heat.

Notes: Medium in body, with a fair amount of flavor and a thick mouthfeel. Somewhat syrupy. It is an easy drinking brew, but with a little TLC it could have so much more potential. Just a bit unbalanced.

Serving type: can

02-18-2012 05:00:22 | More by WYVYRN527
Red Jacket Amber Ale from Keweenaw Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 101 ratings.