Crimson Ale | Tun Tavern

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Brewed by:
Tun Tavern
New Jersey, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-20-2002

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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by thebrood1987:
Photo of thebrood1987
3.6/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had this in the samplers line they give you of 5 beers at the Tun Tavern for like 6-7 bucks. Very well balanced beer with just enough roasted malt and a little under there hop bite. Reminds me of an Oktoberfest actually. Samuel Adams and this one are close but I can tell in Samuel Adams they use the Noble hops and maybe a bit more nicer of a roasted malt taste. This is only slightly sweet and not as much as a Samuel Adams malt taste even though it has a nice reddish brown color. My least favorite in the beers I sampled from there but by no means a bad beer at all I did enjoy this one and makes for a perfect session beer low alcohol and better than a Yuengling.

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Photo of jwc215
3.98/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours deep crimson with a white to off-white head that settles to a thin cover. Lacing sticks.

The smell is of lightly roasty caramel - toasty, slightly burnt edges - and an earthy/leafy touch.

The taste is roasted caramel, nuts, hint of dark chocolate. As malty as it is, it has a nice leafy/hoppy bitterish touch giving it a balance so that it is not too sweet in the finish.

The malty feel and medium carbonation give it a smooth, almost velvety body.

Very easy to drink and a solid choice for a "sessionable" malt-accented (but with balance in the finish) brew.

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Photo of Gregwa
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Photo of Gww1864
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of racingkenny14
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of NYR_Rob
3/5  rDev -19.4%

Crimson Ale from Tun Tavern
3.72 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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