Single Engine Red | Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant

BA SCORE
83
good
58 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
Single Engine RedSingle Engine Red
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant
Alaska, United States
denalibrewingcompany.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
46 IBU

Added by megahurts4 on 08-05-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
58
Reviews:
11
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
9.37%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
7
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Ratings: 58 |  Reviews: 11
Photo of Phoodcritic
3.42/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Nunya
3.71/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vylo
4.37/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.42/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Donkster46
3.31/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of d1amond12
3.73/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of juicebox
3.22/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jgunther71
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Tiernan
3.72/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SweetwaterTuonker
3.9/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ovaltine
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.61/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Look : Chestnut brown color with strikes of iced tea coming through. Head is popcorn colored, 2 fingers, billowy. Lace left sparsely. 80% opaque.

Smell : Roast malt; orange and orange peel; cinnamon; plum, granola. Weak to medium strength.

Taste : Plum and fig notes with slight char invade with a scotch-like antiseptic. Malts surround the nucleus and it ends with fermented fruits (banana peel, plum, watermelon rind) and kilned barley. Breaths are charred fermented plums.

Feel : Heavily carbonated, stinging, dry on the finish.

Overall : I felt like I ripped through this one a bit quick, but there's honestly not much to comment on. It's a decent red with some interesting darker fruits suspended in the flavor but completes a textbook red ale formula like all the rest. It's okay, I'd probably drink it again but no way would I go out of my way to find it again.

 876 characters

Photo of MattSlem
3.67/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of unclekeith
3.64/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: Beautiful amber/red color with a 1-finger ivory head - crystal clear
A: A bit of caramel, some malt, no hops
T: A bit sweet, not much going on, some malt, some bitterness - meh
F: Easy drinker, good carb
O: Denali has better beer in their arsenal

 249 characters

Photo of YupikHops
4.1/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lifit
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ZekeMillz
3.52/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MatthewD4
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JAck199
3.31/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ducktoadecoy
2.52/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Pours a nice auburn color, but that's pretty much the best thing about this beer. The taste isn't significant enough to comment on. The smell is okay, but also pretty standard for any amber ale. For the price, this definitely isn't worth it. I'd rather spend a bit less money and get something else that's just as good.

 319 characters

Photo of Trentt2
3.33/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Very smooth. Otherwise though only ok.

39 characters

Photo of nicole309
3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of avwrite
3.72/5  rDev +2.5%

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Single Engine Red from Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant
3.63 out of 5 based on 58 ratings.
  • About Us

    Founded in Boston in 1996, BeerAdvocate (BA) is your go-to resource for beer powered by an independent community of enthusiasts and professionals dedicated to supporting and promoting better beer.

    Learn More
  • Our Community

    Comprised of consumers and industry professionals, many of whom started as members of this site, our community is one of the oldest, largest, and most respected beer communities online.
  • Our Events

    Since 2003 we've hosted over 60 world-class beer festivals to bring awareness to independent brewers and educate attendees.
  • Our Magazine

    Support uncompromising beer advocacy and award-winning, independent journalism with a print subscription to BeerAdvocate magazine.