Matt's Red | Cumberland Brews

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85
very good
37 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cumberland Brews
Kentucky, United States
cumberlandbrewery.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by GuinnessSmurf on 04-28-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
37
Reviews:
14
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
11.08%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SPLITGRIN
4.47/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Served from a freshly filled growler. Pours with a deep brick red body that borders on burgundy. Head is a solid inch of golden biscuit beige that Leaves a wall of lace as it fades. Very classic visually for a red ale. Nose is Uniquely appealing for the style with yeasty tones that resembles a Belgium style and even some nice fruit tones mingled in. Very bright for the style but wonderful. With first sip I am immediately impressed with the depth and character of this brew. Starts almost fruity sweet with nice malt presence. Rustic woodsy earth tones quickly take over with dry malt nuttiness and some soft hop presence. Hops play with the spice characters nicely as well. Mouthfeel is on the dryer side with hops bringing about the fitter feel. This is an outstandingly drinkable red ale that hits on all cylinders.

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Photo of Nordbier
3.5/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IMFletcher
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of barczar
3.48/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a bit of an odd one. Fruity notes, hopefully due to specialty malt, are noted in the aroma. Flavor reminds me of red kool-aid in the aftertaste.

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Photo of JustinSparks
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3/5  rDev -20.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -14.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -27.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +25.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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4/5  rDev +5.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.1%

Photo of beerme343
4.15/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on tap in a standard pint glass. This beer has a beautiful red color and is fairly clear with a smallish head in an off white color. The head was made up of mostly fine bubbles that lasted for a few minutes.

The aroma of this brew is very biscuity, a little toasty with nice malt and a little vegetal characteristic. Very nice smell overall.

The taste is somewhat zesty almost like there is a hint of lime in there somewhere. A bit of cereal and bread - probably an oat or even bordering on a pumpernickel.

This beer is smooth with a slightly creamy finish that makes it go down easy. A nice red with a few unusual twists but very good all in all.

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Matt's Red from Cumberland Brews
3.79 out of 5 based on 37 ratings.
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