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Karl Strauss Reef Break Red | Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Karl Strauss Brewing Company
California, United States
karlstrauss.com

Style: Belgian Strong Dark Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.10%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by womencantsail on 07-19-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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2
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3.88
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Reviews: 1 | Ratings: 2
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3.85/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at SDBC

A: The pour is a little on the light side for a BSDA as it leans more toward amber/copper in color.

S: The nose has some decent fruit notes along with a definite spice/yeast ester character. I pick out some raisins and plums, in particular.

T: The alcohol is present at first, but it does seem to fade away a bit. Pretty nice dark fruit flavors (again, mostly raisins and plums) with bread, caramel, and molasses providing the sweetness.

M: The body is medium with a carbonation that seemed a bit lower than what I would prefer, but pretty average.

D: Not a bad beer at all. Maybe a bit strong on the booze at first, but some good flavors all around.

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Karl Strauss Reef Break Red from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
3.88 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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