How much trouble do you want to go to? There are decent "wort-in-a-bag" red ales out there, but it is also pretty easy to make a beer that you'll be very happy with from an extract recipe or as mentioned above, by improving an extract or a kit with some steeped grain action.
Secondary: Sangiovese, Honey Nut Brown, some Pilsner/ale kinda thing that just won't quit...
Tar Sands Porter, Special Dark Bitter,Oaky Red ale, Hammer & Tongs Black Ale, Black Draught, Cooper's Bitter, Baron's Pilsner
Super Saazy Saaz Pilsner Saaz (It's a little green, yet)