Red Ale | Weeping Radish Eco Farm & Brewery

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Brewed by:
Weeping Radish Eco Farm & Brewery
North Carolina, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Also known as Ruddy Radish

Added by KajII on 10-21-2013

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Reviews: 7 | Ratings: 23
Photo of Cylinsier
3.4/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

tap at the brewery

Pours a rusty copper red, off-white film for a head.

Smells of light bready malts.

Dry biscuit flavor accompanied by a dry hop finish.

Medium body with a tingle of carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

Solid red ale, tastes fine and feels fine. Slightly bland if there is anything bad about it, and maybe a bit forgettable. It's good, but there's really nothing especially defining about it.

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Photo of GarthDanielson
3.73/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a tallboy can into a shaker pint, the beer is a very dark, ruby red coloring with a sparse surface coat of off-white head. Aromas of rich caramel, subtle chocolate, hints of cream and smoke, and a nice earthy undertone. Flavors are heavily roasted, with a solid blend of caramel and chocolate forward, followed by a caramel and smoke blend, earth and peat highlights, and hints of char. Rich and sweet, but balanced. The body is full, but with a slightly dry undertone. The aftertaste is heavily roasted and rich, with a solid blend of chocolate, caramel, and cream. Nice. Smooth, layered finish, with a lingering roasted sweetness. Solid beer.

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Photo of rjs246
3.48/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

This was an ale. This was not a bad ale. I would not go in search of this ale again.

Btw, I don't think its been retired since I just purchased a bomber.

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Photo of Ozzylizard
3.25/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

16 oz can at 40 degrees into 12 oz standard pint
Aroma very weak malt
Head average (2.5 cm), light tan, creamy, rapidly diminishing to 2 mm layer
Lacing poor – rare small island of tiny bubbles.
Body medium amber, hazy,
Flavor of malt, weak, and slight caramel; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate light to medium, watery, soft carbonation

Meets the definition of an American amber/red ale, so gets a high rating. Not very tasty, though.

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Photo of vwbus7
3.18/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Got a reusable flip top liter bottle from the brewery. If you return the bottle you get 2.00 bucks off your next liter purchase. Pretty nice but i may use mine for home brew.

Pour- Beautiful clear deep amber with porous head

Smell- Toasted malt caramel and fruit

Taste- subtle sour grapefruit, malt and with nice carbonation

Overall- pretty darn good, would most likely go well with any of the in house made sausages they have. (the sausages are authentic German and amazing)
Will buy this again

Go get you some while on vacation or just for fun

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Photo of KajII
3.15/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

[Suggested Glassware: Nonic Pint]

The pour was a cloudy medium copper orange with an average (1-2 fingers) light tan sudsy head that receded steadily until fully diminished and had poor spotty lacing.

The aroma was of a toasted bread malt, light citrus hops and a doughy yeast with notes of toffee, citrus (grapefruit) and a mild fruity ester.

Taste was malty sweet with a touch of toffee at first, progressing with a mild fruitiness, a slight tartness and a citrus peel bite at the end. The flavor lasted an average duration after the swallow, with the light bitterness giving way to a mild sweetness that lingered on the taste buds for a short time longer.

Mouthfeel was light in body with a mildly dry texture and a fizzy carbonation.

Overall this was a very unique tasting Red Ale. Fruity yet bitter, sour yet sweet, most definitely an enjoyable brew...

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Photo of Omnium
3.63/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bomber > Mason Pint

A - Cloudy, murky amber orange with a finger of bubbly white head that fades fast, no lacing.
S - Some toasted caramel, huge biscuit and bread dough malt smell, a little light fruit touch of maybe pear or apple.
T - Pretty malt forward beer, a little soapy bitterness which is off, some light apple hints.
M -Buttery texture, sticky and chewy.
O - Its an OK red, but this is rather generic.

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Red Ale from Weeping Radish Eco Farm & Brewery
3.42 out of 5 based on 23 ratings.
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