Red Dwarf | Drop-In Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Drop-In Brewing Company
Vermont, United States
dropinbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Rifugium on 10-07-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
46
Reviews:
7
Avg:
3.63
pDev:
11.02%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Reviews by nebula1999:
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of chrishiker1409
3.54/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.59/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The appearance was a semi-clear amber color with a nice transparencey allowing some carbonation to be seen rising at an appropriate pace. The smell started off with some roasty nuts, light toffee and a little bit of caramel. Light grassy hops slide in to balance nicely. The taste was mainly sweet through the previously mentioned flavors adding a spark of bitter to sweet grassy hops to balance. Toffee to caramel aftertaste with a dry sweet finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium in body with a decent sessionable feel about it. Carbonation seems to run nicely. Nice bitterness runs in but isn’t overbearing. Overall, nice amber ale with some bitterness for flavor. I’d have again.

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

Photo of Dominic_Decoco
4.2/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Decent beer, not a typical Amber

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

Photo of greenmountain13
2.93/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Newly added on tap at a local pub (Middlebury, Vermont)
Poured clear amber, not a big head. I would say the best way to describe this is mild, light, and average.
Good style rating here, (not my favorite), could use a bit more hop to balance out some of the grain/malt aroma/flavor in my opinion.
Well made beer. Look forward to trying their others soon.

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4.25/5  rDev +17.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of Rifugium
3.46/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

First had: on tap at their brewpub

Poured a clear darker amber color with a ringlet of white bubbles for a head. Light aroma, sweet malts, caramel, toasted grains, distant floral and earthy hops. Pretty decent amber ale here, mellow, caramel malts, toasted grains, mild hops for a slightly bitter finish. Light-medium mouthfeel, easily drinkable. Nothing amazing here, but still good for the style.

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3.86/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Available as of 12/26/2014 in Burlington, VT.

Thick ring lace after each sip. The is decent from the tap but settles to a single layer of bubbles. Light amber color and crystal clear.

Nicely balanced between the grain and the hops. A bit of caramel and white pepper.

Thin bodied and moderately carbonated. Dry caramel flavor up front; the hop takes over in the swallow. Balanced aftertaste, though, provides a good lingering effect.

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3.58/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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

Sample glass at Growler Garage, South Burlington, VT. The appearance was a semi-clear amber color with a nice transparencey allowing some carbonation to be seen rising at an appropriate pace. The smell started off with some roasty nuts, light toffee and a little bit of caramel. Light grassy hops slide in to balance nicely. The taste was mainly sweet through the previously mentioned flavors adding a spark of bitter to sweet grassy hops to balance. Toffee to caramel aftertaste with a dry sweet finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium in body with a decent sessionable feel about it. Carbonation seems to run nicely. Nice bitterness runs in but isn’t overbearing. Overall, nice amber ale with some bitterness for flavor. I’d have again.

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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3/5  rDev -17.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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Red Dwarf from Drop-In Brewing Company
3.63 out of 5 based on 46 ratings.
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