Legendary Red Ale | Golden City Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Golden City Brewery
Colorado, United States
gcbrewery.com

Style: Altbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-27-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
37
Reviews:
13
Avg:
3.44
pDev:
13.95%
 
 
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Photo of jstevep00
2.34/5  rDev -32%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Had it in a can. Maybe the most bland red ale I've ever had. Unremarkable in every way.

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Photo of Hopstout
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.81/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Blazer22
3.73/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sporklift87
3.86/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tylerstravis
3.43/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WDJersey
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of MarkyMOD
3.75/5  rDev +9%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of SalukiAlum
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of afsdan
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of Punisher
3/5  rDev -12.8%

Photo of SamN
3.98/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Legendary Red Ale has a very dark garnet hue, but sparkling clear, light loose head of white with tannish hues. Smell is pretty good; basic, slighty hopped malt toasted aromas, creamy caramel, very light smokey/oaky character. Tastes follows smell closely, some crips fruitiness, with a bit more of that magical black malt that really brings this beer altogether.

Very solid altbier, my first beer from GCB. Very impressed, will definitely keep this beer around as a great table red.

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2.75/5  rDev -20.1%

Photo of Buh-eer
1.75/5  rDev -49.1%

Photo of famous_mortimur
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of rxthree
3/5  rDev -12.8%

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3/5  rDev -12.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of Fronk11
3.75/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Akiva
4.23/5  rDev +23%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This is a well done Red. Great amber color, very smooth taste and texture. Certainly above average. There is an amazing dance that goes on between the hops and malt when Altbier is made and this beer does not disappoint, a little more malty than I would have expected, but excellent.

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4/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of hiphopj5
3.25/5  rDev -5.5%

Photo of ucsbmullet
3.5/5  rDev +1.7%

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Legendary Red Ale from Golden City Brewery
3.44 out of 5 based on 37 ratings.
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