Hot Rod Red | Aviator Brewing Company

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85
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166 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Aviator Brewing Company
North Carolina, United States
aviatorbrew.com

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Loki on 12-04-2008

BEER STATS
Ratings:
166
Reviews:
45
Avg:
3.77
pDev:
14.59%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
14
For Trade:
0
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Photo of mothmanscott
3.76/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear deep amber/pale reddish brown producing 2 fingers of tan, moderately lasting, frothy head that leaves nice spidery webs of Jack Frost like lace. Aroma is toast & caramel malts, grain, dried apples with an earthy, floral & citrus hop profile. Taste is toasted pumpernickle, roasted nuts, caramel malt sweetness & a heady fruitiness backed by a earthy, floral & thin citrus note in the finish. Aftertaste is a toasted, lasting, bitter, earthy maltiness. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation, lightly juciy it finishes grainy, not clean.

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Photo of Ciocanelu
3.8/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Clear dark amber color with a bit of beige head. Aroma is malty with caramel and some nuts. Taste follows with nice toasted malt and nutty finish. Some hops with earthy bitterness are also in the background balancing out the malts. Medium body and carbonation. Really straight-forward, classic, well made red ale.

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Photo of chrisroarshack
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Cyberkedi
4.18/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Malty aroma is a little spicy - mainly cloves - and just a bit yeasty, inviting a taste. It pours a slightly hazy chestnut with a fine bubbled cream-tan head that leaves some good lacing. Satisfying flavor has malty, clove, nutty, and subtle hoppy and woody notes. Smooth texture has about average fizz and body, the beer’s only real weak point. Let this hot rod roar down your throat!

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Photo of BigBry
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MasterRigger
3/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Timothy_Scott_Goeft
3.79/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Great color abv .10 % higher than style but accepted medium mouthfeel and the ibu is way high for the style 41 IBU compared to a.max 28 with the hops . But i like a hoppy beer so its good

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Photo of BEER88
3.7/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Shawner
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BdM
3.57/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of willardt09
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrMindbender
3/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Volsdawg10
3.36/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MPSTARR
3.9/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of AlxxNova
2/5  rDev -46.9%

Photo of nimrod979
3.12/5  rDev -17.2%

Photo of Izzi
4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of Renegawam
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of RochefortChris
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Irwinnelson
3.76/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of bexley10
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of EN27
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Nuggetz
2.75/5  rDev -27.1%

Photo of avitallo
3.72/5  rDev -1.3%

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Hot Rod Red from Aviator Brewing Company
3.77 out of 5 based on 166 ratings.
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