Red Banshee Red Alt Ale | The Fort Collins Brewery

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78
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408 Ratings
THE BROS
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Red Banshee Red Alt AleRed Banshee Red Alt Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Fort Collins Brewery
Colorado, United States
fortcollinsbrewery.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly called Retro Red.

Added by jmkratt on 02-12-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
408
Reviews:
107
Avg:
3.41
pDev:
14.96%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
50
For Trade:
0
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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours out to a nice thick head that falls down to a permanent layer. Bits of foam are left down side of glass. Color is a nice reddish amber. Aroma is malty, caramel, and hints of nuts and toffee. Flavor is malt-forward but strongly balanced by a hop backbone of earthy Willamette hops (basically American Fuggles) Mouthfeel is a bit crusty and astringent. A good quaff.

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Served in a 3 Stars glass.

A: Poured a dark, ruby red color with a sticky mildly off-white head stuck to the glass.

S: Understated, but red velvet cake batter in spades. The malt was presence, but I could have used more hop presence.

T: Ugh... tasted almost exactly like cherry cough syrup. Malt and with a floral component, but who cares.

M: The mouth was serviceable here. It wasn't too sweet and it was bubbly enough for jazz. Once again though, if the flavor isn't there, it's kind of a moot point.

O: Not a repeat for me.

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Red Banshee Red Alt Ale from The Fort Collins Brewery
3.41 out of 5 based on 408 ratings.
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