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Buckbean Tule Duck Red Ale

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Formerly brewed at Buckbean Brewing Company
Style: Amber Ale
Reno, Nevada USA

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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.89   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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This deep red robust ale combines a silky smooth rich body with a fruity caramel malt flavor and a soft herbal dry hopped finish. A full flavored classic beer that pairs well with hearty foods of all types.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
slowrunner77 (5944) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 7, 2014
found this one on tap at Nu Yalk Pizza. A pleasant surprise, and so far Buckbean’s best offering. Pours a dark red in color with some off white head, good retention and a well balanced aroma of caramel malt and lively hops. the taste is more caramel malt (ala Tahoe Red) but with a fairly pleasant bitter dry finish. kind of a hybrid amber ale/irish red."

1.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 6/20
Iphonephan (3347) - McLean, Virginia, USA - MAR 19, 2014
From a 16 oz can at home. Pours amber with an off white head. Way past its prime, with metallic and feint grassy hop notes.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - OCT 27, 2013
From beerlicious iphone app: nut aroma amber hazy color with minimal tan head light bitterness light thin slick and watery body soft carb ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 2/20
Theis (13537) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 29, 2013
Can at RBJG#2 - Grand Tasting Tim’s Place. Cloudy red/brown - offwhite head. Buttery, fatness, diacetyl, bisquit, sour, amber malts, rather sweet, some hops.

1.1
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 1/20
chinchill (1955) - South Carolina, USA - APR 22, 2013
Undated 16 oz can of Buckbean Tule Duck from Total Wine Charlotte 1 day prior to consumption. Great looking beer is a very red amber with a large, frothy tan head that leaves sticky lacing. The body is clear. Smells like a contaminated beer; tasting confirms this. Undrinkable. Research show that the brewery went under some time ago. Rightlyfully so, in my experience. This is the second Buckbean I’ve tried and the other, a different style purchased last year, was also contaminated and nearly undrinkable. Shame on Total for selling this beer; it should have been pulled from the shelves by Total Wine some time ago.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jonno (2345) - JAPAN - APR 10, 2013
I enjoyed this in a perverse way. Perhaps past its prime, this was a lovely little full bodied, sweet amber with a weird phenolic aftertaste. A little diacetyl too.

2.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
AndySnow (3783) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 2, 2013
Bottle at RBJG 2 Grand Tasting. Cloudy brown colour with a small head that leaves some lacing. Smell of old socks. Flavour of plum, raisin.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
shoulderbroken (2105) - Tokyo, JAPAN - APR 2, 2013
RBJG2 can. Big thanks to Travlr for these US state ticks! Aroma is malty, bit indistinct. Taste is buttery, quite sweet. Not so interesting but ok.

2.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
KyotoLefty (6563) - Kyoto, JAPAN - APR 1, 2013
Bottled. Sugary, cherry nose, grass and herbs. Muddy color. Dry, mineral flavor, dust, fruit, thin. Yuck.

1.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
TickerTerryDJ (633) - Redditch, Worcestershire, ENGLAND - FEB 12, 2013
Can from Beers Of Europe.Light amber pour.Smallish white head.Caramel and malt aroma and taste with a little hop also appearing in the taste.Something unbalanced about this one and hard to drink as well.


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