Punter's Special Ale | M. T. Head Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
M. T. Head Brewing Co.
Washington, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by RedDiamond on 04-12-2010

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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 2
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Photo of NickThePyro
3.25/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Flightoficarus
3.55/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Got a small growler pour of this to go w/some homemade Shepherd's pie, lol. Let's see how this one fares.

A - Pours a deep, ruby-brown hue, w/a decent off-white head. Lacing/retention is average.

S - Smell is of subtle, chocolate malts, toasty caramel malts, and a hint of pine.

T - Taste is of smooth, caramel and chocolate malts, with hints of toastiness, and finishes w/a subtle PNW hoppiness. No, this is not a hoppy beer, just a bit more so than normal for an Irish red. (Say, a Smithwicks)

M - Mouthfeel is smooth, w/only modest carbonation. Body is medium, pretty good body for a beer of "session" strength.

O - Overall, this is what I would consider to be a PNW-style take on Irish reds. Satisfying overall, I would buy it again for sure.

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Photo of RedDiamond
2.85/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A clear, vermillion ale with an airy beige head, chocolaty nose, compressed malt contours, and a drab, bitter finish. Not flawed in any technical sense, but but this would-be red ale lacks assertiveness or definition beyond an abstract breath of simple chocolate water.

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Punter's Special Ale from M. T. Head Brewing Co.
3.21 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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