Monday, February 05, 2007

Pint Night 1/24/07 Red Seal Ale

Description from www.northcoastbrewing.com:
The Brewery's flagship brand since 1988
Malt and hops are beautifully married in this full-bodied, copper-red pale ale. Red Seal Ale is generously hopped in the traditional manner for a long, spicy finish.
90 Points, Rated "Exceptional" Beverage Testing Institute, Chicago.

Vital Statistics
Style: Pale Ale
Color: Amber
Bitterness: 45 IBU's
ABV: 5.5%

"In my estimation, even more so than Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, Red Seal strikes the perfect balance between refreshment and substance"
-Mark Lisheron, Austin American-Statesman

"Red Seal has to be the finest American pale ale available nationally. Loaded with truly intense hop flavor, it's not for the faint hearted, but a delightful reward for lovers of the style".
-Ed Westemeier, The Cincinnati Enquirer

1 comment:

asiansteev said...

As soon as this one was sat down on the table, you knew that the hops was going to be the primary flavor. Smooth, but too hoppy to really enjoy. Red and warm. A bit wattery.
5/10