Royal Unibrew A/S Faxe Red – American Amber/Red Lager at 5.0% ABV

Royal Unibrew A/S Faxe Red American Amber/Red Lager at 5.0% ABV

Pours clear ruby red with a short pinkish head diminishing rapidly to a thin skim, no lacing. Nose is adjunct lager, sweet, thin, grainy, minimal hops. Taste is sweet malt and a somewhat artificial red berry flavour with a slightly metallic aftertaste. Light body, moderate sustained carbonation, and an abrupt dry finish.

Well, it’s not as horrible as I feared. In some ways it’s slightly superior to your basic adjunct lager, and in others less so. Call it a wash, and put it in the “cold and wet” category.

4/10 #ryansbooze ryansbooze.com

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