Old Chicago American Red | Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub

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Brewed by:
Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
Colorado, United States
boulderbeer.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Schmittymack on 07-19-2011

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
6
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.5
pDev:
8.57%
 
 
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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by Schmittymack:
Photo of Schmittymack
3.73/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Old Chicago for their American mini-tour. Poured a reddish/amber color with a small amber head. Aroma of caramel, malt, and a touch of fruit. Taste was decent: malt, caramel, a bit of fruitiness, and a hint of earthiness. No hop bitterness at all. Not bad; I'd drink it again if Boulder decides to bring this back to Old Chicago.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Metatron6
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of Grebdioz
3/5  rDev -14.3%

Photo of Jodawn
3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

Photo of barczar
3.3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Pours a reddish copper color with a half inch tan head that dissipates into a thin layer of foam leaving lacing around the glass.

Caramel malt and fresh brewed tea aromas are apparent initially, with a hint of citrus and a toasty bread finish.

Toasted caramel malt forms the flavor backbone, with a bit of citrus acidity surfacing mid palate. There's a hint of chocolate rounding out the profile. A nutty flavor surfaces as it warms.

Body is medium, with moderate carbonation. A slight oilyness is present.

Overall, I expected more hop punch for the style. It's a bit too malt dominant, but fairly good drinkability.

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Photo of KVNBGRY
3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

Old Chicago American Red from Boulder Beer / Wilderness Pub
3.5 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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