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Red Cockaded Ale | Southern Star Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Southern Star Brewing Company
Texas, United States
southernstarbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Pesci on 05-13-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
101
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
34.16%
 
 
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12oz can poured into a tulip glass

A- pours a deep ruby brown color with a small cream colored head that retains nicely, leaving some lacing behind

S- big doughy and bready malt aroma up front complimented by some spicy & earthy yeast, piney and resinous hop undertones hide beneath the sweet malt

T- big sweet malty notes up front quickly mix with piney & citrus grapefruit hops, earthy and floral mid-palate, the finish gives more sweet malt with a woodsy cedar flavor on the linger

M- medium body and carbonation leads to a creamy chewy mouthfeel that continues to the finish

O- quite sweet up front but some nice hoppy notes poking through, high drinkability at 8.5%

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12 oz can pours a hazed garnet color with a dense, creamy off-white head. Retention and lacing are both ridiculous...supreme looking brew.

Nose is apple skins, tropical hops, burnt caramel and cotton candy...interesting melange of aromas.

Taste is a smooth jumble of mismatched flavors...you have pears mating with caramel drizzled toast, rye bread mingling with pine resin, grapefruit pith in a menage a trois with matchsticks and toffee. Just all over the place...not a well thought out recipe at all. Not to mention this is an amber/red ale - certainly not a DIPA. Either way, it is just not very good and I will not be buying another 4-pack. Shame on you Southern Star for putting out something as lame as this.

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Red Cockaded Ale from Southern Star Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 101 ratings.
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