Martian Sunrise
Karben4 Brewing

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Style:
Red Ale - American Amber / Red
Ranked #274
ABV:
7%
Score:
84
Ranked #26,982
Avg:
3.82 | pDev: 10.99%
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
22
From:
Karben4 Brewing
 
Wisconsin, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
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Gots
  5
SCORE
84
Good
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Notes: Not quite the apoapsis of the IPA celestial family, Martian Sunrise, is a Mosaic single hop carrier wave broadcast straight to the heart of a malty gravity well of oats, caramel, and roasted crystal rye. The result is a beautifully dissonant harmony delivering the payload on time and in budget. Familiar terms on an alien landscape, like a home away from home away from home.
Reviews: 7 | Ratings: 22 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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Blackop555 from Michigan

3.89/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours cloudy Amber. Foamy, medium off white head fades fast.

Smells grassy, earthy, toasted, pine and bready.

Tastes earthy, piney, toasted and bready. Followed by grassy, light pepper and a hint of fruit. Finish is dry with a pine linger. Medium body and creamy higher carbonation.

Oct 10, 2018
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ONUMello from Ohio

3.98/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottle dated 4/25/17 poured into a pint glass
A: Hazy red/brown with a lingering 1+ finger head
S: Caramel, toasted malts, pine and grapefruit
T: Matches the nose - a nice mix of malts and hops
M: Medium-bodied, crisp, a touch sweet
O: To me this embodies what a red IPA should taste like. Nice hops balanced by solid malt

Oct 01, 2017
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Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

3.35/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Tasted in a Spiegelau IPA glass from a 12 oz bottle on July 4, 2017. Look is murky amber red with a thin head and little lacing. Smell is grassy with wet hay notes and some caramel malt. Taste is toasted malt and a hint of rye. Feel is medium in body with a smooth finish.

Jul 16, 2017
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TX-Badger from Texas

4.41/5  rDev +15.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a mostly clear reddish coppery color with off-white head. Pine, citrus, bread, hay, grass, and some caramel on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with a nice combo of pine, bread, and citrus fruit.

Jul 13, 2017
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Stevedore from Oregon

3.57/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle, served in a snifter glass. Pours a darker brown-purple body, one finger offwhite head, thick with good retention and rings of lacing. Smell is peppery sort of grapefruit and caramel combination, toasted grain, slight umami/seaweed aroma. Flavour is mostly caramel and toasted bread, with some grapefruit and a slight dried seaweed/peppery finish. It's weird, but it's good and definitely not off-putting. It's certainly different though than the likes of Nugget Nectar. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, good carbonation, rindy bitterness on the finish.

Jul 06, 2017
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uwmgdman from Wisconsin

4.1/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a very deep amber with an off white head. Nose is resiny sticky hops, some pine and grapefruit along with a big bready caramel malt. Flavor is bitter--big pine and grapefruit rind hop, followed by a toasty caramel malt and then a long lingering dry hop. Well crafted red IPA, that delivers the malt but still hopped enough to make it clear it is an IPA.

Jun 12, 2017
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Ri0 from Wisconsin

3.78/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured 12oz bottle into snifter. Dark red/brown with a 2 finger khaki head. Fades into a thin ring and leaves behind thick webs of lacing. Hops are upfront and fruity with tropical and floral notes. I do pick up some earthiness along with the sweetness of malt. Less of a tropical fruit bomb than I thought. There is more light fruit that transitions into a very bitter grapefruit and pine. I pick up some herbal, floral, and earthiness, along with minimal sweetness from malts. Medium bodied with good carbonation for the style. It has an oily and slickness, with a bitterness that lingers. An interesting Red IPA that was enjoyable.

May 07, 2017
Martian Sunrise from Karben4 Brewing
Beer rating: 84 out of 100 with 22 ratings