Marble Red Ale
Marble Brewery

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Marble Brewery
New Mexico, United States
American Amber / Red Ale
Ranked #13
Ranked #11,110
4 | pDev: 12.75%
Feb 02, 2023
Jan 03, 2010
Very Good
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Rated: 3.9 by Beergod420 from Michigan

Feb 02, 2023
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Reviewed by RaulMondesi from California

4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Oh baby, it’s Red and it’s a good one. Think Taylor Swift when she isn’t writing terrible songs about the haters. Think Cincinnati with Johnny Bench. Think the Beatles if they went the USSR… Ok, time to go.
Dec 28, 2022
Rated: 4.11 by Tiernan from Texas

Oct 18, 2022
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Reviewed by MacMalt from New Jersey

3.98/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
Received from @lordoftheweins in a trade. No evident canning date but a "best by." Poured from 12 oz. can into a Spiegelau IPA glass. It pours a hazy, reddish amber with a large, foamy, ecru-colored cap and lots of soapy lacing. There's abundant caramel malt in the smell along with notes of lemon, grapefruit, and pine needles. The taste can best be described as earthy, nutty, caramel with dark toasted bread and a bitter, hoppy bite. The can and the brewery's website on identify "Pacific Northwest" hops so I'm assuming it's brewed with one or more "C" hops. It has a good, clean bitterness throughout. The mouth feel is fairly lite and crisp with appropriate carbonation, and the 8.5% ABV gives it lots of substance. Overall, this is a fine Red IPA with lots of character.
Oct 16, 2022
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Reviewed by REVZEB from Illinois

4.19/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Clear amber body with khaki ring and yet thick lacing. Smells of crystal malt with a hint of caramel, toast, and faint earth. Taste has more caramel malt definition, toast, dry earth, some earthy and piney hops finish gently. Malts lead in the feel too, well rounded and full without being weighty, dries out through the sip. Enjoyed this with a burrito in the desert
Apr 28, 2022
Rated: 3.5 by jeschaefer from Texas

Dec 06, 2021
Rated: 4 by paulish from New York

May 01, 2021
Rated: 3.58 by Phoodcritic from Michigan

Mar 08, 2021
Rated: 4.6 by GC2020 from New Hampshire

Jun 08, 2020
Rated: 4.17 by kbrown from Ohio

Jul 19, 2019
Rated: 3.85 by Nunya from Ohio

Jul 07, 2019
Rated: 4 by Kolb from Montana

Apr 29, 2019
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

3.21/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Had this I believe as a guest tap at Three Rivers Brewery. The ol' step dad level beer. Red beer pours red, slightly darker than average. Off white head 1/2" deep.

Taste is typical of a red ale, you get that malty redness to it, decent amount of C hop bitterness and some tree like notes. Gripload of crystal malt all over this, if you don't like your 100ibu dipas loaded with crystal, I doubt you'll be a fan of it here, same type of flavor and mouth feel pitfalls going on here as there. Sticky, bitter, slightly harsh. The alcohol isn't all hot though, so that is nice.

Its not just all caramel though, its earthier and somehow, stickier than that. The overwhelming C hop bitterness, all bittering hops take on this can give a feel of dryness on the backend, but it is only by that virtue of the hefty bitterness with little hop flavor beyond the tree/grapefruit drone.
Apr 15, 2019
Rated: 4.07 by ryan_sprayberry from Texas

Apr 15, 2019
Rated: 3.95 by NodakEric from Minnesota

Mar 27, 2019
Rated: 4 by zotzot from Vermont

Mar 24, 2019
Rated: 4.25 by Bryan12345 from Texas

Dec 30, 2018
Rated: 3.5 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands

Dec 16, 2018
Rated: 3.79 by gmale9000 from New York

Dec 06, 2018
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Reviewed by TheSixthRing from California

3.34/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
From tasting notes 11/01/18
Had on-tap at El Pinto in Albuquerque, New Mexico

Appearance - Served 12oz mug, coppery color broken layer of suds. Good lacing; broken webbing and spotting.

Smell - Aroma floral and malty with notes of toast and faint caramel.

Taste - Some citrus hops upfront but quickly turn floral. Solid toasty malt backbone w/ hints of caramel. Finish is strong with floral character and leaves some soapy flavor.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with fair, tingly carbonation. Slick, easy drinker before a mostly dry finish.

Overall - Decent red. I'm not too keen on the flavor profile but it drinks easy enough.
Nov 23, 2018
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Reviewed by Jugs_McGhee from Colorado

2.83/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75
Initial impression from a can:

Rather bitter for a red ale, especially on the finish. Finishes dry, scraping, and unrefreshing.



Loaded with too much crystal malt, rendering it too malty.


08/01/18 impression:

Sticky amber malt. Sweet crystal malt. Mild floral hop flavour.

More of a dry mouthfeel and a toastier malt backbone would help, as would more prominent hop notes.

Jul 13, 2018
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Reviewed by Radcpa from Washington

4.09/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Nice red appearance with off white head that disipates quickly. Taste is a slightly sweet malt with a prominent hoppy presence. This is more of a darker ipa than a red ale.
May 13, 2018
Rated: 3.69 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida

Mar 28, 2018
Rated: 4.1 by SierraFlight from Virginia

Mar 03, 2018
Rated: 4.43 by superwho24 from Arkansas

Mar 01, 2018
Rated: 1.81 by Sexmortus from Arizona

Feb 19, 2018
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Reviewed by puck1225 from Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
One of my favorite New Mexico beers. I have had it on tap and from a bottle and it is definitely better from tap, but great from a bottle as well. Nice mahogany color with nice beige head and lacing. Rich smell and taste, caramel, earthy, and malt. Very nice red ale. Great with New Mexican food - Christmas of course!
Jan 22, 2018
Rated: 1.5 by 1971bernat from Virginia

Jan 02, 2018
Rated: 3.24 by Dreynolds1808 from Texas

Dec 10, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by nstygles from Pennsylvania

Nov 03, 2017
Rated: 3.99 by cgrunin from Texas

Oct 09, 2017
Rated: 4.1 by Jentex from Texas

Oct 09, 2017
Rated: 4.17 by holder1422 from South Dakota

Oct 07, 2017
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Reviewed by Spikester from Oregon

4/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Clear red with two fingers of bone color head that sticks around for about ten minutes and leave good lacing.
Smell is floral hops and caramel malt.
The taste is floral hop bitterness with a good amount of sweet caramel malts.
Mouthfeel is medium with good carbonation. The finish is balanced with a long lingering dry bitterness.
Overall a fine red IPA.
Oct 05, 2017
Rated: 4.34 by Thomas_Wikman from Texas

Aug 23, 2017
Rated: 4.42 by mmmbeer89 from New Mexico

Jul 31, 2017
Rated: 3.79 by Radome from Florida

Jul 03, 2017
Rated: 4.25 by GrantBrennan from Pennsylvania

Jun 24, 2017
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Reviewed by WoodBrew from Ohio

3.94/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
I tried this beer at the Agave Lounge in the El Dorado hotel located in the old part of Santa Fe. It poured a clear amber with thin white head that is leaving a spotty lace. The scent had hints of caramel malt. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink. The mouthfeel was medium in body with good carbonation. Overall it was a solid beer.
Jun 14, 2017
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Reviewed by MinerBob from Oklahoma

3.54/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Had this at Sammy C's in Gallup New Mexico while on vacation. Beer pours a red to Amber color with small white head. The smell is hops and it's definitely in the flavor especially the swallow. Overall an ok beer IPA lovers will like it.
Jun 04, 2017
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