Radeau Red Ale | Cooper's Cave Ale Company

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Radeau Red AleRadeau Red Ale

Brewed by:
Cooper's Cave Ale Company
New York, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-31-2003

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 6
Reviews by boralyl:
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2.93/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - From a 22oz bomber it pours one finger of white head that doesn't stick around long and leaves a little bit of sticky lacing. It doesn't really look red, more of a pale, cloudy, light copper color.

S - A small malt presence and some hops in the aroma, but overall it's pretty underwhelming.

M - A light-medium bodied beer that has a relatively smooth, creamy feel with moderate carbonation.

T - The crystal malt hits first followed by some hops to balance out the flavor. I'm having trouble coming up with a good description, it's just a very average flavor.

Certainly not terrible, but nothing special here. I didn't have a problem drinking it, but it's lacking character. It ends up just being an average brew.

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Photo of probert
4.5/5  rDev +58.5%

Photo of WesWes
2.71/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2

The beer pours a nice dark amber color with a thick frothy offwhite head that slowly fades to lacing. The aroma is average at best. It has a pale and crystal malt aroma, but with an overpowering musty aroma that ruins everything. The taste is horrible. It has an intensely musty flavor with a very dry finish. There are crystal malts hidden in there somewhere as well. The mouthfeel is decent. It is a low/medium bodied beer with good carbonation. This is the worst red ale I've ever tasted. This was very disappointing.

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Photo of serialkeillor
1.63/5  rDev -42.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 1

Tastes like bile. I hope this was just a bad batch.

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Photo of Arrhenius
2.48/5  rDev -12.7%

Photo of Scarfer_Brad
3/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Radeau Red Ale from Cooper's Cave Ale Company
2.84 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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