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Red Lightning | Bosque Brewing Co.

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4.32/5
Outstanding
6 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bosque Brewing Co.
New Mexico, United States
bosquebrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Whiskey Barrel Aged Imperial Red Ale. 4 year anniversary beer.

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
6
pDev:
3.7%
 
 
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HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 1
Reviews by BucannonXC5:
Photo of BucannonXC5
4.48/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Type: 22-oz. bottle
Glass: Hawai‘i Bowl shaker pint glass
From: Beer Advocate’s DoubleBogey
Price: N/A
Purchased: N/A; Received on Nov. 11, 2016
Consumed: Nov. 17, 2016
Reviewed as: American Amber / Red Ale
Misc.: Bottled on Oct. 26, 2016

Thanks, Chad!

Was lucky enough to receive one of these bad boys and a bunch of others from Chad. This one really sounds good as a barrel-aged imperial red ale. I can see what Chad would like it as he is a big rye fan. Looking forward to it.

Poured a reddish brown amber murky color with 2-to-3 fingers of frothy khaki white head.
Could see some bubbles coming up along the sides of the glass. Excellent spiderweb lacing. Outstanding retention. (Sight - 4.50)

Smelled the rye whiskey barrel first, but it wasn’t overpowering. Also got plum, dark fruits, caramel sweetness, toffee, purple grape, oak and even some tobacco. (Smell - 4.50)

First thought on the taste was just wow. Got oaky wood, rye whiskey, dark fruits, plum, herbal, hints of menthol and caramel squares. Bottle says Chinook but I’m not picking it up and Falconer (not that familiar with it). Want to say some Nugget but I always associate that with wood. This is tasty. (Taste - 4.50)

Medium body. Creamy texture. Lively carbonation. Long, oaky finish. (Feel - 4.25)

This was just awesome. I had a feeling it was going to be good, but not this good. ISO: more. (Overall - 4.50)

4.48 | 99 | A

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More User Reviews:
Photo of LXIXME
4.03/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of aaronyoung01
4.32/5  rDev 0%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of denver10
4.52/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of shigg85
4.25/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ryannotbryan
4.34/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Red Lightning from Bosque Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.32 out of 5 with 6 ratings