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Rockfish Red | Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company

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4.06/5
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6 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company
British Columbia, Canada
howesound.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BDTyre on 03-01-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
6
pDev:
5.91%
Bros Score:
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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 3
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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of chickenm
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of EskimoDave
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of evlu1441
4.3/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Picked this up on a trip to BC. It's not available in Alberta as far as I know. 1L bottle poured into a 1L mug.

It pours a dark, but fairly clear reddish brown colour with a nice foamy tan head.

The aroma is very nice! lots of rich malts, some caramel, with a hint of hops filling out the background.

This is an excellent tasting beer! The malt flavour is sweet and subdued. It's smooth and slightly toasty, but quickly turns to crisp hops. It's a great and flavorful beer!

Overall, this beer is very well crafted and highly drinkable. It's sad that I'll probably never get it again.

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Photo of canucklehead
4.3/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Has this at the launch party at St Augustines. This is a great session beer that brings the hops but anchors it on a strong malt backbone. I drank more than a few of these and they never got got tired or unintersting. Very drinkable but complex enough to make one want his beer in cans ( as a canning line is coming soon0

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Photo of BDTyre
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

The next in line of Howe Sound's beers that support a cause. Similar in vein, to Boomer's legacy, but a bit hoppier. Hazy copper colour with a creamy head. Bready malts with a citrusy background in the nose. The hops are a bit more prominent in the taste, and the malts come off a lot creamier than the smell suggests.

Good carbonation - gets a bit smoother as it warms. A good session beer.

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Rockfish Red from Howe Sound Inn & Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.06 out of 5 with 6 ratings
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