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#015 Inaugural Red | Wisconsin Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wisconsin Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
wisconsinbrewingcompany.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by atone315 on 06-13-2015

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
38
pDev:
14.33%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
13
Trade:
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Ratings: 38 |  Reviews: 9
Reviews by scaliasux:
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3.11/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

More User Reviews:
Photo of Stevedore
3.04/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

12oz bottle. Served in a snifter glass.

Pours a dark copper, amber body, two finger offwhite head with good retention, lots of lacing. Looks a bit too dark for me, but what do I know? Nose is malty; primarily toffee and grains; a bit of caramel, toasted grains, a bit of a floral nose. Flavour is similarly malty, but with a nice toasted grain presence, caramel, toffee. Minerals. There isn't much else; it's very toffee forward. Not bad, but a fairly boring, straightforward malty flavour profile. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, good carbonation, just with a bland amount of depth and finish. Overall, a decent drinker, but I would expect a beer of this quality and flavour profile to be cheaper than this.

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Photo of bpfrush
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sgttibbs
3.75/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bingja18
3/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of KTCamm
3.24/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

8/4...pours fresh reddish amber with foam that settles out. Bready toffee nose, faint hop. Some cola notes. Cherry sweet harsh bitter. Astringent throughout. Watery mouthfeel. So so.

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Photo of dhannes
3.34/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Updating my earlier review with the second sample, this time poured into a Perfect Pint:

L=Rich dark red, with nice foamy head.

S=Maltiness, with sweetness--raisin or brown sugar.

T=A faint malt backbone with sweetness...very little hops.

F=Not much body or carbonation...a bit too watery.

O=Another good, but not great, offering from WBC. Definitely designed to be a session beer, which it achieves. That said, the flavor is very faint--reminded me of a Killian's more than a Wisconsin Amber.

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Photo of vainosuomi
3.17/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Thick,creamy light brown head. Deep amber/red color. Faint, caramel malt smell. Toasty grain and sweet malt flavor, limited on the yeast and hops. Clean finish, medium body, average to low carbonation. An easy drinker; nothing special but not bad at all.

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Photo of northcoastwolf
3.44/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dovers
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Rilesmiles
3.3/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of atone315
3.19/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Shy5
2.88/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of thebigredone
3.55/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of KingBiscuit
3.1/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of zeff80
3.08/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured out a clear, reddish color with a small white head of foam. It smelled of bready malt with touch of grassy hops. It had a sweet malty flavor with a grassy hop bitterness. It was crisp and smooth.

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Photo of Gotti311
3.5/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of italianstallion
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheSSG
3.06/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a dense, frothy, tan head. Soft malt aroma with a hint of toasted malt. Lustrous crimson color. Starts with an interesting mix of toasted malt, sweet malt, and caramel. There are floral hop behind this, and there is a slight peak in that, with a precipitous drop back into maltiness. The finish is biscuits with a touch of caramel.

This isn't too bad. I'm never a fan of caramel notes, so this isn't a big hit with me, but it's commendable and a really nice mix of malt flavors. Nice job by whatever kids puts this one together.

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Photo of Chiefvanzuiden
3.22/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

On tap at the hotel. Nice color, light head, smooth taste...not a lot of hops but a smooth slightly caramel malty taste. Very easy to drink.

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Photo of Angerhaus
3.91/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of twb0392
3.03/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of yeaprolly
2.58/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of adamranders
3.59/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ngaron
3.78/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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#015 Inaugural Red from Wisconsin Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.28 out of 5 with 38 ratings
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