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Mermaid's Red Ale | Coronado Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.6/5
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560 Ratings
Mermaid's Red AleMermaid's Red Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Coronado Brewing Company
California, United States
coronadobrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Also known as Red Roost Al" at the Clam Catcher restaurant in La Jolla, CA.

Added by xlperro on 11-15-2003

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,558
Reviews:
155
Ratings:
560
pDev:
11.94%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
131
Trade:
1
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 560 |  Reviews: 155
Photo of Randumgrrrl
3.35/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Too rich and malty for me...I didn't enjoy the chocolatey thickness.

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Photo of jkrich
3.47/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured a deep amber with ruby highlights; a very creamy, sustained beige head. There is a date stamped on the bottle; however, it does not indicate if it is a "drink by" or "bottled on" date. If the latter, it is past due by a couple of months.

The aroma has some hints of toffee and malt; not much else.

The taste has a very nice roast-malt flavor with faint hints of licorice and even fainter hops. I have no doubt this ale would taste better if I had a fresher bottle. The cascade hops have expired.

The ale has a pleasing, creamy mouth feel, and sweet, malty flavors linger on the palate.

A decent amber ale that I will update when I receive a fresh batch.

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Photo of Winston3737
3.85/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ruckus232
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Drew_V_dt
3.54/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaemeno3
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jsh420
3.37/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheBeerbarian
3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bvilord
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tommygunn
3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CaliforniaBurrito
4.95/5  rDev +37.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

A little to sweat for my taste buds, but still a good red.

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Photo of scruffwhor
3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerBeast
3.54/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Justinbrown1
4.28/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chanfles
3.7/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brownr152
4.37/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Really interesting beer not many beers compare to this style.

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Photo of KrajDoesBeer
3.62/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

solid amber.. not my style.. like hoppy ambers but this ok

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Photo of Oakenator
3.44/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jooler
3.37/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It's a malt Bomb to me with a slight lager taste

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Photo of ovaltine
3.67/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Juhnny19
4.26/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A taste of the mermaids tail.

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Photo of bb-magic
3.88/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dbrauneis
3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Joncasso
4.06/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

It was good. Malty but good flavor. It isn't my red ale beer but enjoyable

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Photo of CJNAPS
3.73/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Mermaid's Red Ale from Coronado Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 560 ratings
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