El Rojo Red Ale | Griffin Claw Brewing Company

BA SCORE
84
good
143 Ratings
El Rojo Red AleEl Rojo Red Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Griffin Claw Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
griffinclawbrewingcompany.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by TheBrewo on 12-08-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
143
Reviews:
13
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
12.57%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
47
For Trade:
1
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1/5  rDev -73.3%

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2.84/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This beer comes from Griffin Claw Brewing Company in Birmingham, MI

Served in a 16 oz can in to a standard pint glass. Served at around 41 degrees, not very cold. El Rojo is a Red Ale, and when poured it pours slightly hazy, with an amber red color. It could have been how I poured it, or how shook up the can was, but the head did not have great retention making the beer seem a bit flat. The smell is not extremely appealing as it smells like a mix of iron and malt. The taste is much better than how it smells, exemplifying biscuity malts with hints of of toffee, caramel, and subtle hops. Overall a well balanced beer as far as taste.

The overall drinkability I would list as simply okay. I am not sure I could drink more than one of these beer in a sitting.

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2.9/5  rDev -22.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -19.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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

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3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

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3.27/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.35/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.36/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.4/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tastes better than it smells!

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3.45/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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El Rojo Red Ale from Griffin Claw Brewing Company
3.74 out of 5 based on 143 ratings.
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