Red Nectar | Humboldt Brewing Co.

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587 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Humboldt Brewing Co.
California, United States
humboldtbrewingco.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-25-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
587
Reviews:
261
Avg:
3.65
pDev:
13.42%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
51
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 587 |  Reviews: 261
Photo of krimsontide1
2.41/5  rDev -34%
look: 5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Just not my kinda brew. The hop flavor is very "cascade-y". It over powers the smell and flavor. Nothing much beyond that smell and flavor profile. It tastes like one of my not so great home brews. Not an enjoyable drink for me.

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Photo of Kjanez
3.31/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MrMeerbill
3.23/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Not bad not great run off the mill red ale

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Photo of ZBowden
3.4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours Amber with big beige head, smells of malts piney spivey hops slight lavender, tastes of sharp malts and hops with lavender/soapy taste, creamy mouthfeel dry lasting finish.

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Photo of MaxPowers
3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of McAfee85
2.58/5  rDev -29.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Unfiltered, copper color with little lacing. Very faint to no aroma with a flat taste. Maybe I just got a bad batch but based on this beer there are much better choices in this style.

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Photo of animal69
3.54/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of let8it8grow
3.64/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of FaradayUncaged
3.58/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VitaminDeez
2.62/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Overly carbonated with too much of a sour bite on first taste. Weak flavors throughout with a disappointing finish. Not great.

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Photo of kwkdmk
2.68/5  rDev -26.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Not a bad beer, nothing spectacular

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Photo of dorianmarley
3.98/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance is a very nice head that fades with pretty lacing. It is more brown amber than red.

Nose is spiced and musty, with day old bread and cardamom and wet malt.

Taste is big malt with lemon peel and citrus hops and sourdough bread.

Mouthfeel is semi-dry with a lot of biscuit character. Medium carbonation. Very drinkable.

Overall, this would be a great session for a long ball game.

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Photo of Kerrie
3.52/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jerryodell
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JohnParadee
3.17/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NickThePyro
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KensWorld
4.18/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kbcrawford90
3.94/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of misternebbie
3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Vlaminck
3.4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Pens1967
3.67/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GRG1313
3.49/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MKrauss
3.5/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lucnifter
3.44/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of DamnYankeeHeadHunter
3.27/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Red Nectar from Humboldt Brewing Co.
3.65 out of 5 based on 587 ratings.
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