Aorta Ale (Double Red Ale) - Short's Brewing Company
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Reviews by ryantho00:
4.23/5 rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5
Poured into goblet. This has a nice deep red maroon depth with a gold 2 finger that laces the glass thoroughly while you drink. I smell some grains and hops on the nose; there's and underlying whiff of dark dry fruits. This has a nice crisp beginning, maybe some rye, alpha hops, grain....sweet malts, raisins, plum, a nice dry finish with bitterness from the hops. I have to say im very pleased how well this brew is balanced, and wonderful on the pallet from start to finish. I can almost feel the compassion and friendship that went into this beer for Founders' dear friend.
This is a wonderfully created brew, the alcohol is well masked and integrated into the beer. Well done, wonderful red, one of the best (if not the best) I've had.
Serving type: bottle
02-26-2012 03:01:07 | More by ryantho00
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Aorta Ale (Double Red Ale) from Short's Brewing Company
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