Blackberry Crimson Oat | Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery

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Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Minnesota, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by mothman on 06-29-2011

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 4
Photo of pat61
3.34/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

This is a nice idea but it comes across tasting too much like a flavored malt beverage or a soda pop. It needs some sour, wild yeast, more hops or more roast to work well.

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Photo of kbutler1
3.32/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Draft. Enjoyed at Town Hall Brewery. Another nice infusion beer! Poured into a small goblet a dark brown reddish color with a light tan head. I wouldn’t pick out blackberry specifically in the nose but you definitely pick out a fruit note in the nose. Sweet upfront notes with a little bitterness to it. Fruity. Medium mouthfeel. Really refreshing. No abv apparent. Would like better head retention. No lace.

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Photo of Chriscrundwell12
3.97/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

10 oz pour on draft into a snifter.

A- Dark red brown color, beige ring around the glass, ½ finger beige head, slight lacing.
S- The aroma is sweet, fruity aromas take over, blackberry, slight tartness, malt backbone.
T- Really tasty, sweet, blackberry, slight tartness, malty, really refreshing, one of the better tasting infusions town hall has made.
M- Light/medium mouthfeel, sweet, sticky, nice carbonation.
O- I liked this infusion, really enjoyable and refreshing, easy drinkability.

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Photo of mothman
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served in a chalice.

Served with little head. Leaves a bit of splattered lace. Color is a murky chocolate bark brown with a bright copper hue to it.

Aroma: Fresh blackberries and fruit show the most. Not sweet, but not tarty. No hops really show. Just fruit and malts.

Taste: The blackberries show a lot more here. A little more sweet, but a touch of tartness shows. Malty. Caramel and oats.

Mouthfeel: Sweet, lightly tart, and refreshing. Lighter bodied with a medium amount of carbonation. Ends a bit malty.

Overall, this was a decent infusion, but it didn't stick out compared to others. Still very enjoyable and quite tasty. Easy drinking.

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Blackberry Crimson Oat from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
3.59 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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