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Tasha's Red Ale | Milly's Tavern / Stark Brewing Company

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Tasha's Red AleTasha's Red Ale

Brewed by:
Milly's Tavern / Stark Brewing Company
New Hampshire, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Milly's Tasha's Red Tail Ale

Amber colored ale with a rich caramel malt character, balanced by a bit of bitterness and a great finish.

25 IBU

Added by UncleJimbo on 02-17-2003

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Reviews: 8 | Ratings: 16
Reviews by puboflyons:
Photo of puboflyons
4.03/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled on September 20, 2009. The color is a kind of copper-red tone with a thin beige head. The aroma is pleasing enough with a mixture of sweetness and malts. The mouthfeel is medium with a honey like texture. The taste is sweet and rich with some nice bitter hops as well. A nicely done red ale.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of tmoreau713
4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

Photo of WoodBrew
3.56/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Welcome to Manchester!!! Arrived at Manchester airport for a 1/2 marathon over in New Market. Was picked up by my bro-in-law and quickly swept away to Milly's Tavern to begin our pre-race inebriation. The Tasha's Red Tail Ale was a solid beer. The color was definitely red with thin head that left a good lace. There was light malt on the nose. The taste was malty and lil sweet. The mouthfeel was fine...could drink alot of it if I had to. Certainly worth a try.

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Photo of tone77
3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a dark brown color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is of caramel malts. Taste is caramel malts up front, hops kicking in at the finish, some sweetness, light bitterness. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a decent and easy drinking beer.

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Photo of donkeyrunner
3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark, muddy amber color--almost brown actually. I was hoping my red ale would be more, um...red. Thin white head that was gone as soon as it came.

Aroma is a pleasant citrus hop and biscuit malt blend. Taste is similar albiet a tolerable, but noticeable, cloying light caramel sweetness in back. Honey-esque.

I like it.

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Photo of GarthDanielson
3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured on-tap and served in a tumbler pint, the beer is a dark, deep, chestnut coloring with a thin, filmy, off-white head that clings well. Aromas of malt sweetness with a touch of hazelnut and smoke. Flavors are malty and bold, with a chocolatey highlight throughout and a solid toffee backbone. Smooth, balanced malt bomb. Rich, sweet aftertaste is like a warm caramel hot chocolate. Smooth, slightly cloying finish. Tasty brew.

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Photo of mklisz
3/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of johnnnniee
3.36/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Can from Bert's
Brilliantly clear tawny brown with a decent sized long lasting beige head. Caramel and earth dominate the nose with a light toffee rounding it out. Light fruity flavor with bit toffee caramel and earthy flavor. Sweet almost syrupy mouthfeel moderate carbonation. Not a bad beer, but certainly reminds me of what everyone sold in the mid 90's.

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Photo of vdamato_25
4.34/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Awesome beer. It is very drinkable and has a great finish. If you are unsure what to get when you go to Stark, start with Tasha's Red Ale and you will not be disappointed.

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Photo of Prost76
3.39/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Carpentiere
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of UncleJimbo
3.83/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This red ale poured a light red-amber color with white foam that left lace on the glass. The smell was malty but mild. The taste was dominated by malt, but with a touch of hop bitterness, especially in the finish. There was also a slight caramel sweetness in the flavor. The mouthfeel was smooth, but a little thin. The body was medium with decent carbonation. The drinkability was good. This seems to be a popular beer at the brewpub.

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Photo of Kelp
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of juliusseizure
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of Barleycorn
3.52/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tpauer
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Tasha's Red Ale from Milly's Tavern / Stark Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 16 ratings.
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