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Bear Republic Brewing Company "Red Rocket Ale"

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Bear Republic Red Rocket Ale, one of our Top Fall Beers

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Bear Republic Brewing Company "Red Rocket Ale"

Sonoma County may be better known for wine, but Bear Republic lets its beer flag fly with a series of quirky and delicious ales that will knock your socks off. Red Rocket is a mashup of sorts — inspired by the red ales of Scotland, where brew-kettles are scorched to caramelize the sugars inside, it also features IPA-like piney, citrusy aromas and bitterness from resinous West Coast hops. This beer pours a deep garnet-brown and sustains a thick head and smells of gingersnaps and marmalade. At 6.8% abv, it's big, strong and hearty enough for meat and potatoes meals and juicy burgers off the grill.

Price: $12 (25 oz.)

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