Red Trolley Ale
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Red Trolley Ale

Red Trolley Ale is a medium-bodied beer with heavyweight malts.

We brew it with a half ton of caramelized malts for a rich copper color and toffee flavor. After adding the perfect mix of hops for balance, we warm ferment the beer to bring out a hint of dried raisins and currants. The complexity of flavors makes Red Trolley Ale a hearty and truly enjoyable beer.

Back in the day, we brewed Red Trolley Ale as our first holiday beer. In the spirit of the season, we made like Santa in a fat suit and stuffed it full of caramel malts. So many folks got on board that we decided to brew it year round. Years later, Red Trolley Ale remains the perfect beer to make any occasion festive.

Stats:

ABV: 5.8%
Color: 30 SRM
Bitterness: 17 IBU
Availability: 24/7/365, Kegs, six-packs, and twelve-packs.

Tasting Notes:

Style: Irish Style Red Ale
Malt: Pale 2-Row, Carapils, Caramel 60, Caramel 80
Hops: Glacier, Willamette

Pairing:
Noord Hollander Vintage Gouda, BBQ Ribs, Midnight Moon Goat Cheese, Chicken Mole Poblano, Fondue
Karl Strauss Brewer
It just keeps winning gold medals!
— Matt Johnson, Head Brewer
Red Trolley Ale Awards:
8 Gold   5 Silver   5 Bronze

Silver: 2014 San Diego Int Beer Competition    Gold: 2013 Great American Beer Festival    Bronze: 2013 LA International Commercial Beer Competition    Bronze: 2013 San Diego International Beer Competition    Bronze: 2013 CA State Commercial Craft Brew Competition    Gold: 2012 World Beer Cup    Gold: 2012 San Diego International Beer Competition    Gold: 2012 LA International Commercial Beer Competition    Gold: 2012 CA State Fair Commercial Craft Brew Competition    Silver: 2011 CA State Fair Commercial Craft Brew Competition    Gold: 2011 San Diego International Beer Competition    Silver: 2011 LA International Commercial Beer Competition    Gold: 2010 Great American Beer Festival    Gold: 2010 World Beer Cup    Silver: 2010 LA International Commercial Beer Competition    Bronze: 2010 San Diego International Beer Competition    Silver: 2009 San Diego International Beer Competition    Bronze: 2009 LA International Commercial Beer Competition