Shark Attack Double Red Ale | Port Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Port Brewing
California, United States
portbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Floydster on 03-07-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
779
Reviews:
315
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
11.14%
 
 
Wants:
32
Gots:
83
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 779 |  Reviews: 315
Photo of TheHopsman
3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of monkist
5/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

It is an amazing, hoppy American Red Ale by Port Brewing. Really, they are one of the few whose beers simply cannot go wrong. This red ale also, it is among their best ones, along with Hop 15, a very intensively hopped red ale with almost an IPA-like quality. Whoever loves red ales or American ales must try this one!

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Photo of hermit990
3.92/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mnine
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fthegiants
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stoutmaster9
3.22/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Bomber to a pint glass.

Murky orange-brown amber, thin head vanishing swift, bit of lacing.

Mouthwatering malty red.

Creamy Caramel mustering on my mouth's roof, followed by a sharp, lingering booze burn with a mid-taste of mild Rye. Smiling after the first gulp! After the third, the earthy oak hops begin dancing relentless on the top of my throat. A feisty beer!

I am quite partial to Double or Imperial Red Ale, or as I like to call it "Liquid Ruby", and Shark Attack dose not disappoint!
(Far from it, though far from the imperial heights of mighty Tongue Buckler!)

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Photo of Timtac
3.59/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thebooyakid
3.72/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of descobar
2.88/5  rDev -25.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Aged 3+ years. did not know what to expect and don’t remember last time I had it fresh. so... it pours ruby brown (reddish) with a thick frothy head with good retention. clarity is on the cloudy side. as expected there’s some off flavors of oxidation, band-aid and green apples but its not overwhelming. bready sweet malts and earthy hops still come through. it had medium/full body with decent carbonation. texture is on oily side. strong astringency that hits the palate to almost harsh levels. taste of heavy sweet malts, earthy hops and alcohol with some off soy-saucey thing going on. major components (semi-harsh astringency, bitterness and alcohol warmth) last long after swallowing. - wish I had a fresh one for comparison.

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Photo of Kraig
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of vidisad
3.59/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of John_Squires
2.74/5  rDev -29%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of sephyrott
4.42/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Erik-P
3.95/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of kmoen
4.18/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mpenske
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AD17
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wpreynolds
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of garrettparkal
3.06/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Bammer21
3.71/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mattbrat1
3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Motleydrunk56
4.21/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

22 oz Bomber poured into a clown shoes glass.Smell is grapefruit.Taste is grapefruit with a slight touch of maybe caramel.Overall a very drinkable beer.Went down really nice.I would buy this again.

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Photo of Sazz9
4.01/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.43/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Mixture of amber and auburn with some red splashes. 1/4" head. Bitter dry hop aroma with usual red malts.

Super bitter, hop flavor doesn't come through as much as I'd hoped for. So big, viscosity, syrup, resin. Boozy. A decent beer, but somewhat upsetting coming from a world class brewery that does hops like no one's business.

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Photo of dmorgan310
4.2/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Shark Attack Double Red Ale from Port Brewing
3.86 out of 5 based on 779 ratings.
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