Mermaid's Red Ale | Coronado Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
553
Reviews:
154
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
11.85%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
125
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 553 |  Reviews: 154
Photo of TGS
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

Photo of smartin121356
4.33/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BEER88
3.46/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lifit
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LuauLarry
3.68/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JackieKu
3.99/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle.

A: Clear amber.
S: Intense citrus (tangerine) aroma. Moderate caramel.
T: Quite matching the smells. Fresh hops (citrus and grassy) and caramel flavors. Moderate to high bitterness. Dry.
M: Light bodied. High carbonation. Crispy.
O: Fairly good amber. Hoppy and flavorful.

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Photo of Troy-Hawaii
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bought from Don Quijote 12oz. Amber color, chocolate smell and taste, creamy and smooth, medium body, overall a good beer. It taste more like a stout with the chocolate and creamy taste, but has the look of a red ale so it was not expected. Very interesting to drink.

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Photo of Jcarriglio
3.6/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of theDuck
4/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Didier
3.66/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tone
3.65/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear, dark copper color. 1/4 inch head of an off-white color. Decent retention and slight lacing. Smells of sweet malt, hint of pine, citrus hops, hint of roasted malt, and a hint of yeast. Fits the style of an American Amber / Red Ale. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of slight roasted malt, sweet malt, hint of pine, slight citrus hops, and a hint of caramel malt. Overall, decent amber ale, but nothing special.

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Photo of jrob21
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of zaraspook
2.96/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of dmquinn
4.08/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TruePerception
2.31/5  rDev -36.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

Photo of Patches826
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 101stJay
3.98/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Urk1127
3.12/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

-Dark red almost brown
-Caramel, brown sugar, some dankness very little
-sweet front, caramel, chocolate pudding, then a hop bite
-A little bitter for me, smooth, not quite creamy

-ok for me but wouldnt seek out.

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Photo of mikeg67
3.53/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. Pours amber with long lasting, foamy off-white head and nice lacing. Aroma is of citrucy hops, caramel malt and some fruit. Body is medium and crisp. Herbal hops, caramel malt, some chocolate and ripe fruit fill the mouth. Finish is long and dry. Tasty brew.

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Photo of vidisad
3.34/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of firkingroovin
4.6/5  rDev +26.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hopheadhiker
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bp123
3.94/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.51/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chuck13
3.85/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Mermaid's Red Ale from Coronado Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 553 ratings.
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