Loakal Red | The Bruery

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Loakal RedLoakal Red

Brewed by:
The Bruery
California, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Halcyondays on 09-25-2010

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a dark red color, with a huge tan 3 finger of head. Plenty spongy lace due to the huge head. Aroma is resinous, sticky, caramel and nutty maltiness. Taste is sweet up front, moderate bitterness, pecan, mild oak and wood, piny and floral hops. Body is medium. Carbonation isn't that bad considering the head.

Overall, its a good red, not fantastic but super solid good.

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4.41/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

750ml bottle into Gulden Draak tulip.

A: Pours a very dark honey amber with an extremely huge and extremely dense off-white head that slowly faded into a thick rocky film that left chunks of sticky lace down the glass. Very hoppy and resinous looking.
S: Huge sticky hoppy resinous notes of fresh hop cones, hop resin, citrus juice, grapefruit pith and sweet fruit nectar dominate over hints of bready malt, toasted grains and a splash of caramel and honey.
T: Follows the nose with dominating hop profile of grapefruit, sweet citrus and hop resin. Spicy bready malts, toast, herbal characteristics and caramel come through in the finish. The aftertaste has a touch of spicy oak barrel and slight vanilla, and an herbal citrus bitterness lingers.
M: Full body, smooth, bitter, resinous and greasy mouthfeel, fuzzy slick carbonation. Bitter and hoppy.
O: A super hopped up red ale. Definitely more ipa than red. This beer is awesome. I can’t imagine how the imperial version is going to taste.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into FFF teku.

Appearance - Dark, brownish red. 3 fingers of thick head. Great retention. Thick lacing.

Smell - Piney, citrusy hops. Caramel malt.

Taste - Citrus up front, then comes the malt, and some oak too. Picking up herbal notes as well (similar to weed, actually). Very unique.

Mouthfeel - Medium body, medium carbonation, dry finish.

Overall - Nice treat from SoCal. Glad I got to try it. I would drink it again.

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Loakal Red from The Bruery
Beer rating: 78.9% out of 100 with 544 ratings
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