Rise Up Red | Hopworks Urban Brewery

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BA SCORE
77.6%
Liked This Beer
3.89 w/ 152 ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hopworks Urban Brewery
Oregon, United States
hopworksbeer.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Summer

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by RedDiamond on 07-12-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#9,158
Reviews:
62
Ratings:
152
Liked:
118
Avg:
3.89/5
pDev:
9.25%
Alströms:
3.81
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
13
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 152 |  Reviews: 62
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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of LXIXME
4.06/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big light off white head settles into a nice lacing above a clear reddish copper colored beer.

Lightly roasted caramel grain malts aroma with a light citrus hops also coming through.

Full light roasted caramel malts taste with some hops backbone gives this beer a nice blend of the two.

A dryish aftertaste that keeps a light roasted malts hanging around with this medium bodied beer.

Pretty good stuff, sort of like Sam Adams Boston Lager meets west coast hops with good success.

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Photo of DaftCaskBC
4.1/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Reddish amber liquid with 1/4" cream coloured head that left a nice lacing.

S: Lemon, grass, and sweet malt.

T: Hazelnuts, lemon, flowers, caramel, toffee, grapefruit.

M: Medium viscosity with an average level of carbonation.

O: Somewhat acidic, but drinkable west-coast amber that likely uses cascade and centennial hops.

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Photo of kylemckinnis
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of Hoptometrist
4.38/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served from a tallboy can into a nonic glass

A- Poured auburn red with frothy off-white head that left tons of splashy lace that coated pretty much the whole glass

S- Big biscuity malts, citrusy, piney, and earthy hops. Very aromatic

T-Big bready and biscuity malt backbone, explosion of citrusy, piney, and earthy hop character in the middle of the sip that leaves some nice lingering bitterness. Nice malt sweetness is balanced with an assertive bitterness on the finish.

M- Smooth and creamy. Medium body, pretty soft mouthfeel with some prickly carbonation. Very dry and pretty refreshing

O- A really awesome red ale. Big hop character, big malt character, balanced and bold in flavor.

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

Photo of GilGarp
4.25/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pint sized can served cold into an imperial pint glass.

Rise Up Red is a suitably reddish amber color with a slight haze. The head is somewhat thin and short lived.

Aroma is hoppy and sweet with a citrus candy character. Nice and fresh but no recognizable date stamp.

Flavor is more malty and balanced than I expected given the aroma. The hops are still there but they have a rich amber malt base to compete with.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied and nicely carbonated. Well balanced and enjoyable.

Overall a very good American red ale. Hoppy without being overly so and nicely balanced.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Bookseeb
4.37/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Appearance has an amber red color supporting a dissipating cream head and spotty lace. Smell has a sweet citric malt aroma with light floral hop. Taste again with the sweet malt married with a nice balance of hops. Mouthfeel having a medium viscous feel with good carbonation. Overall a very nice NW red.

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4.5/5  rDev +15.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

Photo of dbossman
3.88/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Reddish copper hue with a big one-inch head; decent lacing

S: Slightly subdued but the hops do eventually come out: tea leaves, lemon, some grapefruit; there's a touch of a bready malty undertone; I just wish the aromas were a bit more pronounced

T: More pronounced flavors than aromas: hop bitterness with plenty of citrus and tea leaves; balanced by a bready malt backbone; really refreshing

F: Medium body and a touch sticky

O: I like this beer a lot; bready and hoppy and refreshing; my first beer from HUB and I will definitely be back

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.3%

Photo of fezmeister
3.88/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a slightly hazy orange-amber with impressive pillowy head retention. As the beer settled, the haze seemed to clear for a filtered look - interesting. Nose is grapefruit, pine, and a touch of sweet malt. Taste is similar, predominant in citrus and pine, with caramel malt balance. Finish is more bitter than maybe typical for an American Red; expected for and American Pale perhaps, quite mild to my IPA-ready palate. Hints of sour biscuits on the finish, too. A satisfyingly solid brew, nothing mind-blowing, but nice to drink. Not really labeled correctly as an American Red, but I see this site has taken care of that by re-classification.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

For you who want an organic beer, you can't go wrong with Hopworks Urban Brewery. They are consistent in their brewing, and

The hop flavor profile is substantial, and the beer is absolutely drinkable. The hops are just there, and there is not an aftertaste that will throw you off. The color and smell are jut right. You certainly can smell the pine emanating from the beer, which would signify that the hops are being used. It genuinely smelled very fresh.

For you who aren't a fan of the hoppy beers, this may not not be for you, but if you want a good red ale, then it's a great beer at a reasonable price. It's even more so if you are only shopping for organic beers, which usually are limited in selections.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -10%

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3.78/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours fairly hazy reddish orange color with a nice 2 finger dense cream colored head with great retention, that reduces to a nice thick cap that lingers. Some good foamy lacing clings to the glass. Aromas of grapefruit, caramel, orange, toast, pine, herbal, floral, and earthiness. Pretty nice aromas with good strength and balance; quite a bit of sweetness, a little bit stale feeling. Taste of grapefruit, caramel, toast, biscuit, pine, floral, orange, and herbal spiciness. Good amount of spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of citrus, caramel, pine, toast, bread, and herbal spiciness on the finish for a good bit. Nice balance of sweetness/bitterness; with a good overall balance and complexity of flavors. Medium carbonation and body; with a fairly creamy and crisp mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with only a slight warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a very good red ale. Nice hoppy flavor with good malt balance; very smooth to drink. Nicely enjoyable offering. Questioning the age of this though.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a nice and bright amber color with a pretty good off white head.

Aromas are malty, some tea, spicy breads, and an earthy pine like hop note.

Taste is a bit dry and crisp up front. Notes of caramel, brewed tea, spices, cereal grains, and bread. Finish is earthy and resin like, but the hop flavors aren't super strong. Pretty well balanced.

Mouthfeel is smooth and crisp, with nice carbonation.

Overall, a very nice take on the amber style. I like how this is hoppy but still contains the typical amber ale malt flavors.

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.6%

Rise Up Red from Hopworks Urban Brewery
Beer rating: 77.6% out of 100 with 152 ratings
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