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
Ratings:
113
Reviews:
17
Avg:
3.53
pDev:
9.35%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
28
For Trade:
1
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Photo of beerrat
4.48/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lenox
4.29/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of spedprof
4.25/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jon_Hendricks
4.25/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Pours a very deep red color.

Overall: Aroma is caramel and woody. The taste contains citrus, bready malts, grassy hops, and light toffee. This is a very nice beer with a lot taste.

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Photo of MurphyMacManus
4.16/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Skabiski
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of JOldewurtel
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ptat
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DuaneL
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

DL likes it - wants to have it again; JK just finds it pleasant

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Photo of jordanian2
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of wrightst
4/5  rDev +13.3%

Photo of DrBass
4/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gobuccos
3.96/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of deansellers
3.95/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Minkybut
3.93/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I really liked this beer. Only had it in the bottle so I had to do what I had to do this time to rate it. I mean the important thing was that I liked the beer very much. No matter what it looked like, smelled like or how big the head was or how much lacing there was. I LIKED the beer very much. The beer had a bit of a nutty or almost hazel nut or nut brown taste that I really like. Bit of caramel and very subtle low hop factor. My type of beer. I will ask for it again if my folks are ever back in MD.

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Photo of zp6167a
3.92/5  rDev +11%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rbarrett86
3.88/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Ngntjp
3.88/5  rDev +9.9%

Photo of hopphead31415
3.87/5  rDev +9.6%
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 Ctb6582
3.86/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gautch726
3.82/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Strangely enough, pours a medium amber despite the red tag. Negligible head with a soft smell that does not bite in the least.

Taste is malty and not sweet in the least. Not a bad thing as this beer does not seem to care for the fruits. It's interests lie in the caramels of the world. And I'll listen to its tales for an evening with pleasure. If you enjoy a beer that rejoices in its malty smoothness, then you'll enjoy the Exile. Try not to ascribe too much to the experience and you'll be satisfied.

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Photo of drtth
3.79/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

The beer pours out into a Duvel glass a clear mahogany color with a 1/2" light tan head that recedes to a ring and light layer of foam with an island of foam towards the middle. Sipping creates a couple of partial arches of foam and some scattered small patches.

The faint aromas include lots of caramel from the malt riding on a background of earthy hops.

The flavors include caramel from the malt with some background earthiness from the hops along with a touch of bitterness.

The mouth feel is medium bodied and reasonably smooth with the light carbonation. The medium length finish begins as the sweetness from malt slowly turns dry and the earthy hop bitterness puts in a stronger appearance before moving to the back of the palate and fading out, leaving light dryness behind.

Overall this is a good but not outstanding beer that's worth trying and reasonably tasty. I certainly wouldn't turn down a second one if offered. That said I'll probably not be buying more because I have a reasonably long list of beers to buy again and this one doesn't quite make my personal cut.

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Photo of grahuba
3.77/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lccrunchy
3.76/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of briandaube
3.75/5  rDev +6.2%

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Exile Red from Evolution Craft Brewing Company
3.53 out of 5 based on 113 ratings.
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