Reprise Centennial Red | 4 Hands Brewing Co.

Reprise Centennial RedReprise Centennial Red
BA SCORE
3.71/5
260 Ratings
Reprise Centennial RedReprise Centennial Red
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
4 Hands Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
4handsbrewery.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The Centennial hop is the centerpiece of our American Red Ale. Reprise pushes the limits of a single hop with an amazing bouquet and stunning bitterness all the way through. The citrus character provides an experience you will want to repeat. Reprise is crimson in color with aromas of citrus fruit and biscuit malt.

Added by JoEBoBpr on 12-21-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#26,915
Reviews:
40
Ratings:
260
pDev:
10.78%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
35
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 260 |  Reviews: 40
Photo of sendbeer
3.6/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ruckus232
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dertyd
2.69/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

decent red ale earthy nice bitterness but nothing extraordinary

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Photo of 22Blue
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.6/5  rDev -3%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of TheCondor
3.46/5  rDev -6.7%

Got a sample of this from the store. Word has it that 4 Hands is going to all cans, so their bottles are being liquidated off shelves. I don't know how much truth there is to this, but whatever. It landed me a free sample. Side poured with standard vigor from the bottle into a Sam Adams glass.

Appearance - Pours a sweet looking, amber/rust color. Decent one finger head rises to the top but dissipates relatively quickly.

Smell - Certainly some malts and yeast, with a touch of hop citrus and grapefruit mixed in. Smells balanced, it is apparent it has hops but is not "well-hopped," so to speak. There is truth to their claim of only putting one kind of hop in there, most likely.

Taste - Malts and yeast are the first things to hit the palate. Caramel, breads, and a bit of sweetness characterize the flavor before the hops. The hops are present in the middle to the end, and while they can be detected, they are subdued and not overpowering.

Mouthfeel - Finishes smooth, with a bit of bitterness from the single hop.

Overall - Mediocre. Its worth a try, I typically don't like amber/red ales, so I am biased, but at the same time this was so forgettable. It was not bad, it just was not good either.

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3.76/5  rDev +1.3%

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4.1/5  rDev +10.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +21.3%

Photo of JLaw55
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

While not horrible, this one was kind of disjointed. The color and appearance was odd, with a pale off red color and thin head. The flavors just don't mesh well, hop bitterness with no further complexity. Almost no malt backbone to offset this strange hop profile, and a very thin and watery mouth feel. In the end, it was drinkable, but not something I would go to again.

Would Drink Again: Yes
Would Purchase Again: No

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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3/5  rDev -19.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of Gtwreck45
3.88/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of grover37
4.1/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of djrn2
2.5/5  rDev -32.6%

Highly infected.

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3.8/5  rDev +2.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

Reprise Centennial Red from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.71 out of 5 with 260 ratings
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