Kick Back Ale | Beach Haus Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Beach Haus Brewery
New Jersey, United States
beachhausbeer.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by jtierney89 on 05-09-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
43
Reviews:
10
Avg:
3.06
pDev:
17.97%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 43 |  Reviews: 10
Photo of BFCarr
3.59/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mikr
2/5  rDev -34.6%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Act25
3.65/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Beach Haus - since they built their own brewery in Belmar NJ - deserves better than it gets.
I'm going 3.75 with this. Try 6. Red Ale re-defined.

A: The beer is clear very dark amber in color with ample visible carbonation. It pours with a two finger dense beige head that lasted with a long creamy cover that it looks like a Nitro (but it's not) and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Too faint aromas of caramel, toasted malts and earthy yeast.
T: The taste follows the smell—but is stronger, sweeter, creamier, and has metallic, sharp twang toward the end.
F: It's creamy with a moderate amount of carbonation, and that drying metallic twang that balances the sweet caramel. Odd, original, a good food and conversation beer.
O: Easy drinking, but odd in a good way.

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Photo of Stofko1992
3.92/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of wanderluster11
3/5  rDev -2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Brandon92889
3.18/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hessian257
3.52/5  rDev +15%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jsonta
2.46/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Photo of CB2maltygoodness
3.6/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of steve419
3.39/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

one of my favorites at the shore..

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Photo of wander4
3.5/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tobes181
2.27/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Appearance - This beer pours a very cloudy amber almost brown with a good amount of sediment floating around. 1/2 inch thick dirty white bubbly head.

Smell - Doesn't really smell to promising to me, has a dark malty aroma with hints of caramel, a little booze to maybe.

Taste - The Taste is very bland and Malty upfront with a bitter bite on the finish with tiny hints of caramel and burnt bread.Not well balanced as it goes from nothing to a bitter bite on the back end.

Mouthfeel - Wet on the palate with a very watery mouthfeel. Light Mouthfeel.

Overall -This beer did not impress me at all. It totally lacked a body, and was not well balanced at all. Would not buy again.

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Photo of MKrauss
3/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Latarnik
3/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Zetcha7x
3.25/5  rDev +6.2%

Photo of BigMike
1.5/5  rDev -51%

Photo of earlholman
2.75/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of petermethot
3/5  rDev -2%

Photo of JohnK17
2.75/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of metter98
3.19/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: The beer is relatively clear amber in color and has a light amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a quarter finger high dense beige head that died down, leaving a large patch of bubbles in the center of the glass, a collar around the edge, and lots of lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light aromas of toasted malts and earthy yeast are present in the nose.
T: The taste nearly resembles the smell—the only difference is that a light amount of bitterness is present.
M: It feels a bit more than light-bodied and a somewhat thin and watery on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer goes down easily, but both the smell and taste seem rather bland for the style.

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Photo of TheBigBoy
2.25/5  rDev -26.5%

Photo of jwc215
3.08/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours dark amber with a thin head that stays, leaving a little lacing.

The smell is of heavy caramel with a hint of toast.

The taste is of sweet caramel with a hint of toast. There is something plastic-ish in the aftertaste.

It has medium to ample carbonation with a lighter side of a medium body.

It's "okay", but one-dimensional caramelish sweet - though not sticky and I'm not a big fan of the aftertaste.

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3/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Sovietfox
3/5  rDev -2%

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Kick Back Ale from Beach Haus Brewery
3.06 out of 5 based on 43 ratings.
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