Best Of Beer Camp: Imperial Red Ale - Beer Camp #65 | Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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143 Ratings
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Best Of Beer Camp: Imperial Red Ale - Beer Camp #65Best Of Beer Camp: Imperial Red Ale - Beer Camp #65
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States
sierranevada.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Duplicate of http://beeradvocate.com/beer/profile/140/82083

Added by flexabull on 08-04-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
143
Reviews:
32
Avg:
3.85
pDev:
10.91%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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3.18/5  rDev -17.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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2.5/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.06/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
3.52/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of ncstateplaya
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of GregDuB65
3.72/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of CrazyDavros
3.08/5  rDev -20%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours copper with a large creamy head.
Nose shows raisins, bready malt, toasty notes, burnt figs and spicy hops.
Similar falvours, malty but with a big spicy hoppy hit. Some acrid, burnt figs and a syrupy note before a massive spicy hop bitternes rolls through. somewhat harsh really.
Thick body, could use more carbonation.
Somewhat limited, and not exactly pleasant. Wasn't a fan.

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3.99/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the cask and vine.
Comes to the table a slightly cloudy medium brow color with ruby highlights and a decent sized off white head. Smells of pine and resin with a solid bready caramel to back it up. The flavor is sweet bread brown sugar and caramel behind some nice resinous pine and grapefruit. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a slick sweet mouthfeel. Nice red ale that drank a lot easier than 8% abv. Great caramel expression with enough hops to back it up.

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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Best Of Beer Camp: Imperial Red Ale - Beer Camp #65 from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
3.85 out of 5 based on 143 ratings.
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