Red Rocket Ale | Bear Republic Brewing Co.

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Red Rocket AleRed Rocket Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bear Republic Brewing Co.
California, United States
bearrepublic.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Red Rocket Ale is a bastardized Scottish style red ale that traces it's origins to our homebrew roots. This full bodied and hoppy brew finishes on the palate with sweet, caramel malt flavors.

2009 California State Fair - SILVER
1999 Great American Beer Festival® Other Strong Ales or Lagers - SILVER
1998 Great American Beer Festival® Other Strong Ales - SILVER

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-05-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,605
Reviews:
1,178
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
10.84%
 
 
Wants:
178
Gots:
273
For Trade:
4
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big plum raisin aroma. Nice creamy mouth feel. Mildly carbonated, bit of nut presence but plum raisin dominates. I think this may have gone over a bit as the reviews and label mention hops and don’t really mention the plum alcohol. Best I can tell it was brewed in July 2010.

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4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes:

appearance: copper orange with 1 finger off white head

smell: pine, hops, caramel, malts

taste: hops, malts, dry bitter finish

mouthfeel: mild carbonation, medium body,

overall: decent amber ale. had a nice hop profile and was easy to drink.

Cheers,
The CPJ

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Red Rocket Ale from Bear Republic Brewing Co.
4.06 out of 5 based on 2,605 ratings.
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