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Favorite Red Ale

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by Beertsipper, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. Beertsipper

    Beertsipper Member

    Location:
    New York
    I'd have to say Nugget Nectar. But I'm having some Bear Republic Red Rocket and it's drinking very well this late afternoon. :)

    I should be getting NN in my area very soon and looking forward to the 2013 version.
    fmccormi, Eriktheipaman and 19etz55 like this.
  2. SeaOfShells

    SeaOfShells Member

    Location:
    California
    Alesmith Winter Yulesmith comes to mind. I'm not that into red ales, but I'll stumble across one that I like every so often.
  3. WiscoNYC

    WiscoNYC Member

    Location:
    New York
    Cigar City Tocobaga. I wish I could find it in nyc.
    Danny1217, scud, rholmes and 2 others like this.
  4. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Member

    Location:
    Wyoming
    The retired Odell Extra Special Red. At least, I could buy that one off the shelf.
    chicano4craft and Onenote81 like this.
  5. fuzzylogic

    fuzzylogic Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Not a huge fan of red ales but Lagunitas Imperial Red was awesome last year.
    e30todamax, Lantern, mfavoino and 2 others like this.
  6. Scope4Beer

    Scope4Beer Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    I love NN, but I wouldn't call it a red ale. Without a doubt then, I have always loved Tocobaga. Going to FL next week for vacation and I'll be going to the brewery specifically to pick up a sixer or two.
  7. WebGuyMike

    WebGuyMike Member

    Location:
    Florida
    I haven't tried many Reds but Terrapin Oak Aged Big Hoppy Monster sure was good!
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  8. Pinche_Oso

    Pinche_Oso Member

    Location:
    California
    Marble Brewing - Imperial Red is my favorite so far.
    RattleheadKV2 likes this.
  9. whiterabbit

    whiterabbit Member

    Location:
    Ohio
    I always enjoy the release of Conway's Irish red Ale here in Cleveland, very enjoyable, and outstanding on tap.....
    BradtheGreat7 likes this.
  10. lucasj82

    lucasj82 Member

    Location:
    Indiana
    Two Brothers Revelry
  11. jaIsPoAn

    jaIsPoAn Member

    Location:
    New York
  12. Ispeakforthetrees

    Ispeakforthetrees Member

    Location:
    Colorado
  13. denver10

    denver10 Member

    Location:
    Colorado
    Odell's Red.[​IMG]

    With the caveat that I have yet to try Troeg's Nugget Nectar, Cigar City's Tocobaga, or Bitterbill's Odell nomination.
    alexipa, EdH and Bitterbill like this.
  14. PHBoiler

    PHBoiler Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    2 Brothers Revelry was very good, but I'd actually go with Pipeworks Blood of the Unicorn. That imperial red had all the DIPA character tucked into the red category.
  15. misfit1034

    misfit1034 Member

    Location:
    Ohio
  16. tjensen3618

    tjensen3618 Member

    Location:
    California
    What would you call it?

    Mine is Red's Rye PA.
  17. MrRockstar

    MrRockstar Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
  18. BB1313

    BB1313 Member

    Location:
    Ohio
    Great Lakes Nosferatu
    Two Brothers Cane & Ebel
    Bell's This One Goes To 11
    Lagunitas Imperial Red
    Ithaca Cascazilla

    I personally put Nugget Nectar in the IPA/DIPA category, reguardless of what they like to call it..

    Troegs Hopback, Mt. Carmel Amber, Lagunitas Censored, and Red Seal are great, but more in the amber category..
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  19. BB1313

    BB1313 Member

    Location:
    Ohio
    Revelry is really good.. if the booze was a little less noticeable in the aromas and flavors, it would be a homerun, IMO..
    jaIsPoAn likes this.
  20. ThirstyFace

    ThirstyFace Member

    Location:
    New York
    Long Ireland Celtic Ale
    Sam Adams Irish Red
    Great Lakes Conways
  21. BB1313

    BB1313 Member

    Location:
    Ohio
  22. dachshunddude86

    dachshunddude86 Member

    Location:
    Florida
    Tocobaga for the win!
    RTrain12 likes this.
  23. bleakies

    bleakies Member

    Location:
    Massachusetts
    Cambridge Brewing's Red God is a good big/impy red.

    For less brawny versions, I like Mayflower Spring Hop (a seasonal, alas) and Maine Beer Co. Zoe.
    Maxwell likes this.
  24. Buick222

    Buick222 Member

    Location:
    California
  25. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Member

    Location:
    Wyoming
    That is darn good but the old Extra Special Red...hey, wait a tic, I see I scored the Red, 6.5%abv, a tad higher than the ESR, 8.00 abv. The lower abv gives the Red the win.
    denver10 likes this.
  26. ipas-for-life

    ipas-for-life Member

    Location:
    Virginia
    Is Lagunitas Lucky 13 considered a Red ale? If so that is my favorite.
    Pinche_Oso likes this.
  27. WebGuyMike

    WebGuyMike Member

    Location:
    Florida
    I guess I gotta try this stuff. Maybe in March when I'm down there for Hunahpu Day.
    dachshunddude86 likes this.
  28. dwitt24

    dwitt24 Member

    Location:
    Washington
    Ice Harbor Red

    For Imperial Red ... Alaskan Pilot Series Imperial Red
    Bitterbill likes this.
  29. Ri0

    Ri0 Member

    Location:
    Wisconsin
    I love hoppy reds and want to find more than what I have had.
    G'Knight
    Hop Head Red
    GL Nosferatu
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  30. Bitterbill

    Bitterbill Member

    Location:
    Wyoming
    That is a new fav of mine.
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  31. EdTheEdge

    EdTheEdge Member

    Location:
    California
  32. Dools9

    Dools9 Member

    Location:
    Massachusetts
    Mayflower Spring Hop was tasty last year as was Lagunitas Imperial Red.
  33. RaulMondesi

    RaulMondesi Member

    Location:
    California
    I recall when I was 22 and a sissy I liked Red Seal by North Coast.
  34. jmw

    jmw Member

    Location:
    North Carolina
    Troegs Hopback all day, every day
    Meantime Yakima Red over that when I can get it.

    This is a rye pale ale, like the name says.
  35. ledzeppelin4

    ledzeppelin4 Member

    Location:
    Illinois
    Three Floyds Brian Boru.
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  36. EdTheEdge

    EdTheEdge Member

    Location:
    California
    #2

    [​IMG]
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  37. Ri0

    Ri0 Member

    Location:
    Wisconsin
    I'm going to buy some and let you know. K thnx bye.
  38. velcrowe

    velcrowe Member

    Location:
    California
    This.
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  39. fuzzylogic

    fuzzylogic Member

    Location:
    Pennsylvania
    Ahh good call on Nosferatu, forgot about that one.
  40. ChanChan

    ChanChan Member

    Location:
    California

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