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Bring Out Your Dead Red | Great Waters Brewing

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Great Waters Brewing
Minnesota, United States | website

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Summer

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Added by tavernjef on 06-24-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.66/5  rDev n/a
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewpub: Gorgeous bright cinnamon tinted orange color with a smooth, dense topping of firmly thick off-white foam sitting about a finger high. Lacing sticks in many areas of the glass with lots of broken strings and spots.

Aroma is fine and light with a clean snappy firmness of malt sweetness rendering honey, honeydew melon, flower oils, and some chamomile spice.

Taste is nearly the same as the aroma would lead one to think how it would taste, which makes this drink a bit of a different take on a Red Ale with its light, softer approach of spice and malt. Soothingly clean, soft, and creamy with a mild broad snappy breath of malt. Honey flavors tend to take the overall mixeing with a bit of melon and pale citrusy tea notions. Faint but adequate hintings to floral spice and chamomile trace the middle and back end. Ends short and creamy with no real finishing qualities other then a wiff of sticky honey and very feathery floral notes.

Body is lightish medium with a smooth, quite clean, and gently creamyness to it. Mildly snappy when first served then grows a duller malt sense as it warms allowing a bit more of the subtle spices to pull through. However, as good as it was and drinkable as it was, it was unimpressionable, and left me wanting more out of it n some way. What though, I couldn't say. I think what the beer is after seems to hit pretty good once taken in, but it just doesn't have much to say or do to the palate to make a full impression other then the addition of spice to a simple Red Ale recipe. A decent enough drinker for the hotter weather I suppose.

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Bring Out Your Dead Red from Great Waters Brewing
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