Red Eye PA | The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works

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Red Eye PARed Eye PA
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
Ohio, United States
thebrewkettle.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by UA8 on 05-10-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
97
Reviews:
47
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
9.52%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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4.18/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Oh so close to hitting a home run on this one. Looks great on the pour. Flavor profile is great. Nice rye tones with the hops clearly there. It seems to be lingering a bit more as time goes on, or maybe it's just that the beer is blasting my palate. This is much like Hop Rod Rye, but not quite as big. I like this beer.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This is like a hoppy Red Ale.

Pours out a very nice, deep amber color with a decent amount of fluffy head.

The aroma has a lot of citrus, grapefruit and peach notes from the hops and some bready notes.

The taste is a great balance between citrus and floral hops along with a nice bitterness and a bready, malty quality that finishes nice and dry. Very easy to drink and no alcohol can be detected.

This is great and drinks very much like a hoppy Red Ale or Amber Ale. Very tasty and one of the better beers from The Brew Kettle.

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.12/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle into a Sierra Nevada Hop Tulip

Pours an clear amber red. A departure from the usual American IPA, for sure. A nice two finger head sits atop the beer, slowly receding and leaving sticky lace all over the glass.

The nose is interesting. Bright citrus notes from the hops mingle with the aroma of freshly crushed grain. It smells like I'm sticking my head in the rain bag. Atypical for an American IPA, but it smells intriguing and delicious at the same time.

Taste is as balanced as the nose. Light, sweet malts pair with bitter citrus hops on the palate. The bitterness lingers long after the sweetness washes away. Very well crafted.

Mouth is medium, but slick. Pleasing.

Overall, this beer is a success as an IPA, but it would also be a hit as an Imperial Amber. A really good beer from The Brew Kettle.

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3/5  rDev -24.8%

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3.63/5  rDev -9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a snifter.

4.5 A: Clear with a color somewhere between orange amber and deep amber. Two fingers of beige, frothy/creamy hybrid head. Retention is good and a thick, tall ring of lacing is left.

4.0 S: Smells wonderful. Super floral, resiny, lightly herbal, and with a touch of pine and papaya citrus. Moderate caramel notes from the malt and a light biscuitiness. Clean overall.

3.5 T: Taste is solid, but it's more in line with the "standard" IPA than the stellar one. Hop flavor is much weaker than the nose with flowers, light pine, light herbal, and light citrus perceived. Low bitterness. Caramel and biscuity malts.

3.0 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Lacking creaminess, which I want in an IPA.

3.5 D: Somehow TBK manages to make their IPAs smell great without tasting as good as they smell. Still a good beer though.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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3/5  rDev -24.8%

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3.7/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clean copper color with an off white head. In the aroma, a cirtusy pine hop. In the taste, sweet malts and a small pine hop in the end. A small hop bite and medium to lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a small dry malt and note of pine in the aftertaste. A nice ale, a nice mix of hops, and somewhat mellow.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Serving Type - 22oz bottle

Appearance - Copper tan/brown, red tint. 1/2 creamy head with some foamy, sticky lacing.

Smell - Hops, pine, grapefruit, apple, some sugars, a little rye and caramel. Some bready malts and a little alcohol also.

Taste - Mild tropcial hops with some caramel and a nice malt backbone makes this beer up. Its not overly bitter or citric. Actually, the malts is what makes this different from the rest. If you didnt have the german malts, this would be just like every other ipa out there. Alcohol is masked well, but comes out a little as this warms.

Mouthfeel - Hops coat the tounge with some sweet piney flavors. Plenty of mango, orange and peach leave a resin. Palette gets remaining hops, some malts, and a little carmael. Aftertaste is hoppy and rather long lasting.

Overall - This is actually really good. I different twist on the american ipa with the malts. Doesnt dethrone white rajah, or even the double ipa brew kettle makes but, this is really good. Hops arent overbearing but theres plenty to enjoy. Check this out, yet another great beer from the kettle!

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Red Eye PA from The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
3.99 out of 5 based on 97 ratings.
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