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Favorite Red Ale

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

  1. You're talking American reds, right? Lots of folks seemed to listing Irish reds.
  2. shand

    shand Advocate (670) Florida Jul 13, 2010

    It's all about the Tocobaga, baby!
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  3. paulytasker

    paulytasker Savant (435) New York May 16, 2012

    Lagunitas Lucky 13 Mondo Large Red Ale
  4. Nugget Nectar
    Lagunitas Imperial Red
    Bear Republic Rocket Red
  5. I like these
    Steel Toe Rainmaker
    2Boithers Revelry
    Odells Red
  6. Kern's 6th Anniversary Ale (aka Dirty Hippie Imperial Red Ale) followed closely by Nugget Nectar.
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  7. Zoe, Red God, Eagle Claw Fist, Mayflower Spring Hop and Yulesmith Winter.
  8. godlessape

    godlessape Savant (310) Georgia Dec 12, 2010

    Kingpin Double Red Ale is my favorite red.
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  9. hophead247

    hophead247 Savant (450) California Jan 27, 2008

    Lagunitas Imperial Red
    Port Shark Attack
    Drakes Red Eye
  10. BlueRogue

    BlueRogue Advocate (635) Maine May 1, 2011

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  11. I believe this fits... Bells this one goes to eleven ...the last sip made me sad i will never see it again
  12. fredmugs

    fredmugs Poobah (1,055) Indiana Aug 11, 2012

    This One Goes to 11 and I also really like Red Hoptober
  13. SalukiAlum

    SalukiAlum Advocate (550) Colorado Dec 19, 2010

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  14. I believe this fits... Bells this one goes to eleven ...the last sip made me sad i will never see it again
  15. MichiBrew

    MichiBrew Aficionado (170) Michigan Nov 26, 2010

    Lagunitas Lucky 13 is fantastic and a great value...less than 5 bucks a bomber round here...
  16. 19etz55

    19etz55 Savant (420) New Jersey Aug 12, 2007

    North Coast Red Seal Ale and Rogue St. Rogue Ale.
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  17. Hockey_Fan

    Hockey_Fan Advocate (605) Maryland Jan 13, 2013

    I have to go with Red Seal Ale as well.
  18. Green Flash Hop Head Red and Karl Strauss Red Trolly. Nugget Nectar is in the top 3 though.
  19. JoeyBeerBelly

    JoeyBeerBelly Initiate (0) New York Dec 15, 2006

    in that case...​
  20. Jwale73

    Jwale73 Advocate (725) Rhode Island Aug 15, 2007

    Ithaca Cascazilla
  21. spitshaded

    spitshaded Savant (345) Virginia Nov 12, 2012

    Great Lakes Nosferatu
    Elysian Valhalla
  22. dondeez21

    dondeez21 Savant (255) New Jersey Dec 27, 2006

    Lagunitas Imperial Red is my favorite as of now. It used to be Lagunitas Lucky 13 until they changed the recipe to the blonde ale or whatever it is.
    EDIT: Great Lakes Nosferatu is a VERY close #2.
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  23. FEUO

    FEUO Initiate (0) Ontario (Canada) Jul 24, 2012

    Another vote for Lagunitas Imperial Red. Too bad they're not making it in 2013.
  24. dondeez21

    dondeez21 Savant (255) New Jersey Dec 27, 2006

    Ohhh no that is horrible news!
  25. CellarGimp

    CellarGimp Savant (475) Missouri Sep 14, 2011

    Odell. Tocobaga good too.
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  26. This:
    Ale Asylum of course . . .
  27. Lipsntoes

    Lipsntoes Savant (380) Ohio Jul 15, 2012

    1 - Bells This One Goes....
    2 - Oscar Blues G'Kinght
    3 - GL Nosferatu
  28. hophead247

    hophead247 Savant (450) California Jan 27, 2008

    I was going to add Hop Head Red to my list as well, but Green Flash labels it as a red IPA now.

    You ain't foolin anyone, Green Flash!!!!
  29. Nosferatu is considered an American strong ale. Ill go with King Pin double red. It doesnt get a lot of love on the ratings here but I think it has an excellent balance and big hop and malt profiles.
  30. I agree!
  31. I've never met a red that I didn't like so I can't recommend one above another. It must be one of those recipes that is easy to brew and likable.
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  32. cleeze

    cleeze Savant (300) Maine Nov 24, 2008

    One of Maine's FINEST, hands DOWN. i'd bath in it, true story
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  33. KevinMc79

    KevinMc79 Savant (275) Illinois Oct 29, 2008

    Not the highest rated on here, but I love Lakefront's Fixed Gear. Revelry from Two Brothers is mighty nice too. Seeing that G'Knight is considered a red. That's prolly the best.
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  34. 1. This one goes to 11
    2. Green Flash Hop head red
    3. Steel Toe Rainmaker
  35. thepartybird

    thepartybird Zealot (85) Colorado Jun 24, 2011

    Is it just 2013 that Lagunitas Imperial Red isn't being made? Because there's no trace of it on the site, like they made it an un-beer.

    I love that and Tocobaga.
  36. FLBeerGuy

    FLBeerGuy Advocate (665) Florida Feb 6, 2007

    Hop Head Red
    Reds Rye
    Deschutes Red Chair NWPA
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  37. poopinmybutt

    poopinmybutt Savant (290) Nebraska May 25, 2005

    yeah i really like odells too. not a favorite style of mine but theirs has a really nice earthy/hoppy balance
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  38. Nugget nector is my favorite., both cane and abel and revelry from two brothers i liked, hopback is a orignal classic, Rouges santas private reserve was a surprize but for the money its hard to beat Lagunitas Imperial Red.
  39. hardy008

    hardy008 Champion (770) Minnesota Jan 12, 2008

    Steel Toe Rainmaker gets my vote.
  40. 19etz55

    19etz55 Savant (420) New Jersey Aug 12, 2007

    Beer on!