Rabbit Hole Brewing, the feisty startup craft brewer out of Justin, TX announced “Off With Your Red” (7.7%/88IBUs), their entrant in the emerging and popular ‘red ale’ category. OWYR goes (foaming) head-to-head with beers like Peticolas Brewing Company’s Velvet Hammer (9/85) and Four Corners brewing Company’s Roja’s Red (6.2/35).
I was fortunate to try it at a recent media event at State & Allen Kitchen+Bar in Uptown. It is a powerful and brightly hopped beer that paired harmoniously with chef Rhett Dukes’ revelatory Country Lentil Cassoulet, Rabbit, Lamb, Duck (one of the best dishes I have eaten in Dallas this year). OWYR is also good straight if you like red ale but yearn for the hit of an IPA. Continue reading