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Mountain View Red | Squam Brewing

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Brewed by:
Squam Brewing
New Hampshire, United States

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by puboflyons on 10-15-2012

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Photo of Hyptochrons
4.27/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

beautiful looking brew, ruby red with a super dense and creamy off white head. aroma and palate is sweet and toasty caramel malts, biscuity and bready, pretty strong sweetness but its balanced by a nice crisp bite of slightly bitter hops on the finish. super well balanced and the mouthfeel is medium bodied but really creamy. excellent stuff!!

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Photo of GraniteStateSean
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Hidden in the lakes region of the granite state you will find a red ale like no other. This is a sweet beer with flavors of caramel. It pours a dark amber. A truly unique beer worth a try!

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Photo of puboflyons
3.83/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled from the 22 oz. bomber on October 15, 2012.

The pour is a beautiful, translucent brown tone with glistening ruby red highlights framing the glass. Low carbonation and moderate head.

The aroma is vibrant with sweet malts and a kind of cherry fruit character. There is little to no hop presence. It is mainly sweet.

The body is medium to bold.

The taste begins very sweet and malty with a low, rising bitterness at the end that has a quick dry finale. It tends to be a little on the astringent side but overall it is a likable take on the style.

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Photo of smcolw
3.79/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Dark amber, light brown color. Nearly clear. Moderate head but it leaves excellent ring lace.

Bready smell with a touch of sweet caramel.

Dark bread with a little nuttiness. The crystal malt is deeply roasted. The finish reminds me of a Brown Ale. Sweet aftertaste with some hoppiness. Full bodied and a low carbonation.

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Photo of johnnnniee
3.7/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a really dark reddish brown with a smallish off white head that quickly dissipate to a ring on top. The aroma holds a heavy dose of caramel and brown sugar with just a hint of chocolate and a touch of earthy hops to provide an illusion of balance. The flavor is fairly sweet with lots of caramel and dark sugars being dominant. Light bits of dark dried fruits and chocolate as well as a bit of earthy hop flavor. Medium body with a light to moderate level of carbonation and a sweet tart sugary mouthfeel. This is a nice beer, but it feels more like a brown ale than an Irish red to me.

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Mountain View Red from Squam Brewing
Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 5 ratings
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