AleSmith My Bloody Valentine | AleSmith Brewing Company

AleSmith My Bloody ValentineAleSmith My Bloody Valentine
BA SCORE
3.96/5
681 Ratings
AleSmith My Bloody ValentineAleSmith My Bloody Valentine
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
AleSmith Brewing Company
California, United States
alesmith.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.66%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Don’t spend this Single Awareness Day alone – grab a beer! This red-blooded cousin of Evil Dead Red Ale, our Halloween Brew, is a beautiful crimson color. Notes of caramel, toast, and bittersweet chocolate balance an intense bouquet of floral hop aromas that we know you’ll fall in love with. The finish leaves a pleasant, full-bodied sweetness on the palate that won’t spread angry rumors about you to all your friends like that one time when I was…ohh…uhh…Happy Valentine’s Day!

Added by OStrungT on 02-13-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,809
Reviews:
168
Ratings:
681
pDev:
9.09%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
87
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 681 |  Reviews: 168
Photo of Safa1
4.58/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Looks great. Pours great. Tastes great. But somehow has a bit too much burnt taste. Like eating a mouthful of semi sweet morsels when you were expecting dark chocolate. Great beer.

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Photo of ronricorossi
4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A very good red, which is good enough on its own, it doesn't need to be anything more than that. But it introduces the concept of the Valentine's beer - a new seasonal! I love it!

So now I want it to embrace its own concept! I want cinnamon! Or vanilla! Or chocolate malt! Or...something I can't even think of. I want the seasonal "twist".

Why NOT a vanilla, or chocolate, barrel-aged red ale? This concept fires the imagination. The space is there. This beer's a good red, a great red, even. But it doesn't really try to occupy that space.

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Photo of lattydaddy07
3.68/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.02/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.02/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.86/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

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4.27/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.79/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.94/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.33/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.69/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.27/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.52/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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4.03/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.74/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.6/5  rDev -9.1%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

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4.48/5  rDev +13.1%

AleSmith My Bloody Valentine from AleSmith Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 681 ratings
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