Spark House Red Ale | Lake of Bays Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lake of Bays Brewing Company
Ontario, Canada
lakeofbaysbrewing.ca

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Crafted without artificial flavouring or colouring agents, Spark House gets its deep mahogany hue and distinctive taste from a unique blend of domestic and European hops and dark-roasted specialty malts.

Added by hopsolutely on 06-09-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
108
Reviews:
29
Avg:
3.61
pDev:
11.36%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
23
For Trade:
0
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2.25/5  rDev -37.7%

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2.25/5  rDev -37.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.8%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle: Poured a medium brown color ale with a large foamy head with good retention and some light lacing. Aroma consists of light dry caramel malt with some light cereal notes. Taste is also a mix between some non-descript cereal notes with some dry caramel malt. Body is average with good carbonation. Middle of the road amber ale.

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A-pours a deep red amber with an off white head with decent retention
S-roasted malt and a bit of sweetness
T-toasted malt with a dry biscuit malt flavor in the finish with nice hop bitterness supporting the malt
M-medium bodied
O-a well balanced beer that is very drinkable but not the best red ale I have had

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

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3/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of CurtisD
3.16/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of TerryW
3.19/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Clear chestnut red under a moderate head. Some lace. Looks better than your average brew.

Nose is malty and a little sweet. Noticeable graininess. Similar to taste, sweet up front, but gently bitter and slightly metallic to finish. Grassy to taste. Moderate body. Better than a macro, but nothing special.

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3.2/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of decimator
3.22/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

341ml bottle poured into a pint glass. ABV 5%.

A - Pours a clear reddish brown with a thin off white head. Some lacing.

S - Caramel, bread, some nuttiness, earthy.

T - Malts upfront with caramel, bread, & hint of toast. The finish has a a mild earthy & grassy bitterness.

M - Average carbonation, medium body, dry finish.

O - Decent tasting beer that's certainly drinkable. Above average.

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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3.25/5  rDev -10%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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3.25/5  rDev -10%

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Spark House Red Ale from Lake of Bays Brewing Company
3.61 out of 5 based on 108 ratings.
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