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Colorojo Imperial Red Ale - Wynkoop Brewing Company

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Colorojo Imperial Red AleColorojo Imperial Red Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

44 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 44
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 16.05%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wynkoop Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ArrogantB on 07-22-2012)
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supaadam

Texas

4/5  rDev +14.6%

07-14-2014 02:56:25 | More by supaadam
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bigbeerfan

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +28.9%

07-09-2014 00:03:50 | More by bigbeerfan
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

3/5  rDev -14%

06-23-2014 02:14:33 | More by Whiskeydeez
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drdiesel9483

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

05-31-2014 02:57:51 | More by drdiesel9483
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mverity

Florida

4/5  rDev +14.6%

05-25-2014 04:03:37 | More by mverity
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atrocity

Virginia

1.75/5  rDev -49.9%

05-23-2014 12:32:28 | More by atrocity
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afsdan

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

05-22-2014 21:21:36 | More by afsdan
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GreesyFizeek

New York

3.59/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Can shared by the head brewer at Roc Brewing Co, on location.

Pours a deep copper red, with 2 inches of head, and a little bit of lacing down the glass.

Smells vaguely hoppy, with some pine, some grapefruit, some orange, some grass, maybe, and a little bit of toasted bread.

The taste reveals a possible infection. The aforementioned hop flavors are there, but there's thi s interesting funky twang, almost lactic, at the end of each sip that is probably not intended. The person who shared this with us said when he last had this beer a few months ago, it did not have that taste. Seems like some bugs got in here.

Medium bodied, dry mouthfeel, low carbonation.

The infection is not all that detrimental to this beer, but I would've liked to try it as intended.

Serving type: can

05-10-2014 22:07:03 | More by GreesyFizeek
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Gagnonsux

Texas

4/5  rDev +14.6%

04-25-2014 00:58:49 | More by Gagnonsux
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Viperman1316

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

04-23-2014 01:55:19 | More by Viperman1316
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raoulduke512

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

04-13-2014 05:36:03 | More by raoulduke512
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BDeibs

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +21.8%

04-10-2014 16:35:35 | More by BDeibs
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

02-04-2014 14:49:56 | More by jaydoc
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

3.8/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

this is way underrated. i think the people who bash on it just may not have a taste for hoppy reds, because this one is excellent and distinct from the crowd with its frothy sudsy full body and bright crisp citrusy hop profile. it also finds a perfect balance between bitter and sweet, two characteristics that define each of the styles in this mash up. brick red in color, this is a rich and robust beer from the get go. toffee and dryer red malt are both present, and the hops start late but come in hot, grapefruity and pungent, not too oily or heavy, but they lighten up a rather sturdy brew before finishing bitter. balanced and big, and excellent brew from wynkoop which i am surprised has garnered such a negative overall response here on BA. it really is great beer.

Serving type: on-tap

01-10-2014 18:32:38 | More by StonedTrippin
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mweso2000

Georgia

4/5  rDev +14.6%

01-01-2014 21:21:40 | More by mweso2000
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

12-30-2013 22:20:37 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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Salter714

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

12-30-2013 03:55:21 | More by Salter714
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birchstick

Colorado

4/5  rDev +14.6%

11-09-2013 03:16:50 | More by birchstick
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

4.38/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The Old Lady and I are splitsville, but not before she enticed me to come out and visit her in CANorado. She was a great hostess, but I was not out there for hospitality. I was heartbroken when she kissed me goodbye before I boarded the train as I knew that it was truly goodbye and a farewell to yet another beauty.

From the CAN: "Wynkoop's Even Smaller Batch Series"; "A bodacious, sticky, double red with luscious caramel and malt notes and deep layers of hops."

The Crack caused a little splash of foam to spray across my fingertips. I was using my CAN glass and so I used an inverted Glug to get things started without having to worry too much about overflow. The result was three fingers of dense, deep-tan head with great retention. Color was a deep-copper (SRM = > 22, < 27) with NE-quality clarity and garnet highlights. Nose was, ahem, dank, which is what they seem to have meant by "sticky". Piney, resinous, wow. Mouthfeel was big, thick, dense and the flavors of caramel and pine were deeply intertwined. Double wow. This may have been a small batch, but there was nothing small about this beer. I would have said that it was too sweet for my taste if it had not been for the hops just attacking my poor, aching tongue. Man, this would not be a beer for the weak or faint of heart. Finish was semi-dry with the hops definitely lingering, but only after a wash of caramel malt. Phew!

Serving type: can

10-20-2013 22:03:59 | More by woodychandler
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famous_mortimur

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

10-13-2013 05:54:03 | More by famous_mortimur
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SocalKicks

California

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

10-12-2013 17:22:53 | More by SocalKicks
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

10-09-2013 18:39:35 | More by acurtis
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

10-09-2013 18:26:00 | More by djrn2
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SkeeterBoganski

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

10-06-2013 22:45:20 | More by SkeeterBoganski
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deereless

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

10-06-2013 01:46:03 | More by deereless
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Colorojo Imperial Red Ale from Wynkoop Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 44 ratings.