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Surf City Red AleSurf City Red Ale

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California, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by beerguy101 on 09-28-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 2 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by beerguy101:
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2.58/5  rDev 0%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Amber brown color. Small head. Aroma is slightly malty and a touch sweet, some cinnamon? A medium bodied "Red Ale". Malts are mild and slightly nutty. Hops are mild and a touch floral. Kind of a typical red ale. Better than Bud and definitely drinkable. But, not sure there is much else here. Mouthfeel is light. Finish is crisp. Aftertaste is slightly sweet.

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1.73/5  rDev 0%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

picked a 22oz. of this up without knowing anything about at Liquor Warehouse in Huntington Beach

At around $1.50 a bomber, how could I pass up trying a new local brew? I poured into my pint glass. The reddish amber color had very little head and almost no retention. The aroma was off - it had the malty flavor but was hindered with way to much grain and wheat. The taste was far too loaded with tannins, it was very unpleasant.

It had a taste that reminded me of drinking bread. Looking at Beerfly to find a bit more about Brewbakers - I wasn't not surprised to see that it is a BOP that also specializes in breadmaking. My best guess is - Liquor Warehouse got the extras from Brewbakers when they had their customers make their own beer. In other words - this was not made by a professional. And it tasted that way.

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2.15 out of 5 based on 2 ratings.
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