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Lady Luck Red Ale | Karben4 Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Karben4 Brewing
Wisconsin, United States
karben4.com

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by anticipation23 on 06-25-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
13
Ratings:
93
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
26.65%
 
 
Wants:
1
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18
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Reviews: 13 | Ratings: 93
Reviews by jwc215:
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3.8/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours very dark crimson with a thin head that eventually fades to a wispy cover. Some lacing sticks.

The aroma is very malty - rich caramel, dark fruit with a hint of chocolate and light roast.

The taste is of caramel/toffee, chocolate. Malty sweet with a light roast with tannin-like (red-wine-ish) fruity balance in the finish.

Very smooth and easy-to-drink. A solid choice for a beer with rich, dark-ish malt character. A red that has some stout character. It has a complex malty character. A unique, enjoyable, brew.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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I am a big fan of Karben4 Brewing, but not of this beer. It is a little bit overwhelming; and not in a good way. Very sweet, yet unpleasantly bitter.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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Poured 12oz bottle into snifter. A deep brown with amber highlights and 1.5 finger off white head. Nice collar and some lacing on the glass. Big notes of toasted bread and caramel along with a nice malty aroma. Savory with some soft chocolate and toffee. Starts off with a big malt caramel and toffee flavor. Has nice subtle touches of biscuit and toast coming through, even a touch of chocolate and dark fruit. Feel is medium and creamy. K4 made a nice malty red ale to sip on any day of the year.

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Lady Luck Red Ale from Karben4 Brewing
3.94 out of 5 based on 93 ratings.
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