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Best ‘Red’ Blogs

Rogue Captain Sig’s Northwestern Ale

Rogue Northwestern Ale is a mariner's red. It's a dark red, but it tastes like it's been mixed with a more complex Pacific Northwest pale. That's because of that hint of a floral, slightly citrus hop nose, followed by a hoppy kick ...

Ryed Piper

Ryed Piper by Ale Industries is a gritty, hoppy red ale that's brewed with rye malt. I really enjoyed this rare red from Concord, Cali., because it tasted like a solid home brew. 5.8% ABV

Goose Island Double Red

We had never tried Goose Island before, so we gave the Goose a go at the beginning of the California Festival of Beers in San Luis Obispo, Calif., on Saturday. This ...

Lagunitas Lucky 13

If you love reds, you'll love Lagunitas Lucky 13. A self-proclaimed "mondo large red ale," this high-gravity Auburn offering is tough to beat. Smells like a fresh bag of hops. Tastes like a red that's been tucked away for a few ...

Ninkasi Believer Double Red Ale

Ninkasi Believer Double Red Ale is a rich, dark, complex red ale that's great on a cold winter night. 6.9% alcohol by volume.

Port Brewing Shark Attack Double Red Ale

I've been on a red ale kick, so when I saw Port Brewing's Shark Attack Double Red Ale, I was all over. Not only was this a red, it was a double, which means we're ...

Napa Smith Lost Dog American Red Ale

Napa Smith's Lost Dog American Red Ale is the best, saddest red ale you'll ever have. Good red ales are few and far between, and this is one of the better reds on the West ...