Burning Sun Red | Gonzo's Biggdogg Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Gonzo's Biggdogg Brewing
Michigan, United States
gonzosbiggdoggbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by elNopalero on 02-05-2014

BEER STATS
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
15
Avg:
3.8
pDev:
14.74%
 
 
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0
Gots:
2
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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 15
Reviews by elNopalero:
Photo of elNopalero
3.26/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

From my notes.

This pours an amber-caramel color. There’s a light aroma with some caramel notes. Very one-dimensional.

The flavor is malty-sweet, with a rounded caramel character. Could use some roast or hop presence to give it more definition. Otherwise nothing stands out on this beer. True to style?

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Photo of chuckgietzen
3.53/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SRTrevor
5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of beergorrilla
3.46/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kbarnes9
3.54/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TinyRicks
4.23/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

This beer really exceed my expectations. In all honesty I only bought it because it's brewed in Kalamazoo which is my hometown. So when I saw it on the shelf this far away from home I bought it just because. Anyways this beer is good. It's got a bit of a cinnamon and Carmel taste, a bit of hoppy-ness, and great overall flavor. It's dark and has a decent head!

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Photo of superspak
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 ounce can into pint glass, canned on 5/2/2016. Pours lightly hazy deep reddish copper color with a 1-2 finger dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas big caramel, brown sugar, brown bread, toasted biscuit, nuttiness, light roast, citrus peel, herbal, grass, light pepper/pine, and toasted earthiness. Very nice aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/bready malt and light-moderate citrus/earthy hop notes; with great strength. Taste of big caramel, brown sugar, brown bread, toasted biscuit, nuttiness, light roast, citrus peel, herbal, grass, light pepper/pine, and toasted earthiness. Light herbal/pine bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, brown sugar, brown bread, toasted biscuit, nuttiness, citrus peel, herbal, grass, and roast/toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Damn nice complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/bready malt and light-moderate citrus/earthy hops flavors; with a nice malt/bitterness balance, and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and medium-plus body; with a very smooth, creamy/bready, and slightly sticky/chalky balanced mouthfeel that is great. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 5%. Overall this is a great red ale! All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/bready malt and light-moderate citrus/earthy hops flavors; very smooth and easy to drink. Very rich and complex on malt flavors for the ABV; with balancing hop character. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of Fargrow
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Desimoaj
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of Filabee
2.25/5  rDev -40.8%

Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
3.6/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dmorgan310
3.69/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of _Christina_
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of Hrodebert
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

Burning Sun Red from Gonzo's Biggdogg Brewing
3.8 out of 5 based on 15 ratings.
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