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Laughing Skull Amber Ale | Red Brick Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Red Brick Brewing Company
Georgia, United States
atlantabrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-30-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#42,467
Reviews:
111
Ratings:
450
pDev:
16.08%
Bros Score:
3.52
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
119
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 450 |  Reviews: 111
Photo of KidKmal
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JimKal
3.98/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a can into a NB globe.
Look: amber brown with a nice tan head. Nice lacing on the drink down.
Smell: mild malt aroma.
Taste: really quite nice malty taste with a hint of bitter.
Feel: medium mouthfeel but really quite good for this style as so many other ambers just seem too light for me.
Overall: I"ll be looking for this one again as it is getting hard to find an amber as good as this one.

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Photo of thehoppylady
3.1/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Heavier nutty taste than expected out of an ale. Laughing Skull is a full bodied amber ale. This beer pours a brilliant amber color, with an off-white head. Willamette hops provides an earthy and mild bitterness, which balances the bready, malt character.

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Photo of NCStateAE
3.79/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlaskaAg
3.31/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Cburcky
3.74/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.2/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Pens1967
3.48/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of lurfMalderFulder
3.33/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of reptile3141
3.46/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of coopdog1000
3.69/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MJ64
3.12/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of DuffDaddy
3/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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Photo of mdv_062
4.24/5  rDev +24%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Excellent tasting beer. Wish I could find more in my area (TN).

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Photo of DMACH
3.59/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of maxson924
3.41/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tjcapture
3.17/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bb-magic
3.37/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jkrich
3.54/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from an undated bottle: almost ruby red and slightly hazy with a sustained off-white, foamy head that receded slowly leaving some nice lacing.

Faintly fruity aroma with some sweet malt accents.

The flavor profile was much better than I expected given the reviews. Roast flavor with hints of caramel with a refreshing fruity aftertaste. There is a nice hop presence that keeps the ale interesting and nuanced.

Not the best amber I have experienced but worth seeking out.

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Photo of MrBeige
3.25/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of citruscane
3.65/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of spedprof
3.75/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SirBrandonofMaltANDHops
3.83/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Similar to a light stout with tobacco & chocolate.

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Photo of DrChadly
3.41/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of trippnwo
3.49/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Laughing Skull Amber Ale from Red Brick Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.42 out of 5 with 450 ratings
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