Special Strong Ale | Redoak Boutique Beer Cafe

BA SCORE
3.8/5
3 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Redoak Boutique Beer Cafe
Australia
redoak.com.au

Style: English Strong Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 03-01-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
3
pDev:
5.79%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by Finite:
Photo of Finite
3.9/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Deep amber hues with a reasonable head and lacing.

Floral hops and caramel dark malts present. A sweetness which balances well with the hop aroma.

Good strong hop flavours, malt profile consists of a caramerl and dark malt undertone, smokey almost. Good pine, resin lhop flavour.

Strong mouth feel, medium-thick with medium carbonation.

One of my favorite from Redoak.

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Photo of vancurly
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A nice, drinkable dark ale. As my mate and I moved from the pales towards the heavy ales, this was the appropriate mid-point.
a) Dark mahogany with red tinges
s) Malt-driven, slight chocolaty/caramel note. Reminds me of Scottish ales
f) As it smells, with some light floral hop note, but not too much,
m) Fairly light
d) Very much so. The body makes it easy to knock back a few without getting the too-cloying feeling.

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Photo of Stuckey_Stuckey
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Special Strong Ale from Redoak Boutique Beer Cafe
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 3 ratings
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