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Vermilion | Perennial Artisan Ales

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Brewed by:
Perennial Artisan Ales
Missouri, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Dry-hopped American Red Ale aged on Cedar.

Replaced by Vermilion Winter Ale.

Added by Monkeyknife on 01-14-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 5 |  Reviews: 3
Photo of Harrison8
4.09/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark burgundy with a thin layer of khaki head on top. Head retention is okay with no lacing left behind. Aroma is caramel, toffee, and burnt sugar. Toasted, caramel, and nutted malts show through as well. Flavor profile is earthy, caramel, nutted, and toasted malts right up front. As the malts fade a touch, caramel, toffee, and burnt sugar take over giving it a sugary sweet finish. Mouth feel is creamy with just a little bit of graininess to it. It is thick. Overall, a tasty barleywine that doesn't come off as a bottle of liquid candy. It showcases its malts well, with an appreciation of sugary sweet notes.

Served in a 12oz snifter from a 750mL bottle. 2016 vintage reviewed in 2017.

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Photo of birchstick
3.72/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pors and orange, rustic red with a creamy head on top. nose is cOokie and cereal malts with a spritz of hops and cedar. Starts off with some grain and cereal Malta that take ahold of the palate and don't let go until some bitter hops and cedar show up. Good, smooth, full body on it. Pretty solid brew here - worth a try.

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Photo of bsuedekum
4/5  rDev -0.2%

Photo of paxchristi
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Monkeyknife
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the tap a dark and cloudy apricot color with two fingers of off-white head with plenty of sticky lacing left behind.

Aroma of grassy hops, light fruit, caramel malts and a hint of cedar.

Tasted of grassy hops, light fruit, caramel malts and cedar with a tobacco note towards the finish. The cedar was much more apparent in the taste than it was in the aroma.

Medium bodied and a bit dry with a moderate carbonation.

I really thought the dry-hopping and the cedar made this American Red different and delicious.

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Vermilion from Perennial Artisan Ales
Beer rating: 4.01 out of 5 with 5 ratings
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