Exile Red | Evolution Craft Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Evolution Craft Brewing Company
Maryland, United States
evolutioncraftbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Boone757 on 03-14-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
108
Avg:
3.54
pDev:
9.32%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
24
For Trade:
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Reviews: 16 | Ratings: 108
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Photo of hopphead31415
3.87/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This 5.9% ABV Red Ale is a good one to drink if you want to relax, have some good flavor, and just chill out. It comes from traditional English recipes! Be sure to serve chilled and poured into a nice glass.

Look-It pours a mildly clear mahogany amber color. It glints red cedar wood in the winter when viewed through a nice backlight. The head vanishes quickly and somehow manages to leave a tiny bit of white lacing on the glass.

Smell-It smells of caramel and nutmeg as well as rhubarb and honey-kissed cedar. It is a deep and full smell, but slightly muted.

Taste-It tastes like caramel, candied cherries, cranberry, oak and cedar slightly, and all of these are from the strong malt background. The hop component is weak, but fruity and apparently they were dry hopped.

Mouthfeel-It has a medium-bodied feel with cold, crisp, and silky. There is a slight sweet coating on the tongue that has hues of cedar and caramel.

Overall-This is a pleasant beer, but it is just sort of shallow and weak. Don’t get me wrong, it is delicious, but it is a beer best saved for sitting in front of a fireplace in the winter. And only in that setting would this beer shine through as an excellent brew!

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Photo of therealJAYZ
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tigg924
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear amber with 1/2 inch head and moderate carbonation.. Taste is caramel malts, light hops, and dark bread. Above average for the style. A quality beer that I would not hesitate to pick up again.

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Photo of briandaube
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of dcbeers
3/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mdaschaf
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Skabiski
4/5  rDev +13%

Photo of avisong
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tclipse
3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

Photo of grahuba
3.77/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bdel34
3.52/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hophugger
3.15/5  rDev -11%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ConradKenney
2.5/5  rDev -29.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Very light body. Taste was pretty bland if you ask me.

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Photo of JamLand
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rbarrett86
3.88/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of erialbill
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of Rizzy17
3.58/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hockey_Fan
3.71/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zp6167a
3.92/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tone77
3.48/5  rDev -1.7%

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a mahogany color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is mild, some light malts. Taste is balanced, caramel malts up front, some hops at the finish, easy drinking. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

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Photo of deansellers
3.95/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of LakerLeith
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Beejay
3.7/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: A red amber color, and a white head.

S: Slightly bready and a touch sweet. There is a subtle fruitiness as well as flora notes.

T: Bready with a slight biscuit note, lightly fruity with a note of caramel, and the finish has a touch of a bitter cling.

M: medium body, with mid to high carbonation. Slightly dry..

O: Overall not a bad beer.. I was a little skeptical with the aroma, but the flavor won me over.. I could rock a few of these.

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Photo of buzzy
3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of smakawhat
3.25/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass.

Classic deep brown chestnut colored body, with red hues and hints all through the glass. Fairly clear. Head is a big soapy three fingers khaki and tan color, with a light top and sudsy lacing.

Malt action has a bit of nice grainy quality, but some off putting noticeable character. Sticky stanky yeast a little and gummy. Some mild sense of bile, with toasty light brown bred aromas. Not much caramel sense on this either.

Palate improves just enough. Mild light bodied and slightly wet character. Caramel and light bodied mild syrup comes out just a bit but hints towards grain and simple toast on the finish. Almost wet but not too bad.

Palate is saved by a bit of imperfect aroma on this brew, but as for the classic red American ale, there's not too much going on, but fairly drinkable to go, but not one I feel like returning to.

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Exile Red from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
3.54 out of 5 based on 108 ratings.
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