Rufus | Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
4.15/5
53 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
California, United States
firestonewalker.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 12.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial Red Ale w/ Brettanomyces (aged five years in a Old Fitzgerald Bourbon barrel)

Added by ThreeWiseMen on 11-07-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,487
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
53
pDev:
10.12%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
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Consumed on November 10th, 2010 at Blue Palms, Hollywood, CA.

Deep peach/copper color. Low carbonation.

Little aroma, save for a fleeting note of soap.

Flavor is relatively light and sweet. Evaporative, almost. Some oak notes and a touch of caramel and crystal malt. Vague resiny character (from hops?) but very restrained. As the bottom of the glass gets closer, booze notes and more bitter and herbal hop flavors emerge.

Mouthfeel unremarkable.

Surprised at the relatively mild (bordering on absent) flavor of this 11% brew.

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Rufus from Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.15 out of 5 with 53 ratings
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