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RATINGS: 194   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.19/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Our flagship, this Irish-Style Red Ale proudly won a gold medal at the 2000 World Beer Cup. A combination of 5 different malts and 3 hop varietals, carefully blended, results in a perfect balance. Full-flavored and medium-bodied, the Riptide Red provides surprising complexity for such an easy-drinking brew.
O.G. 1056


2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Travlr (21196) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JUN 21, 2013
Draft at the source. Hazy red color. Aroma of lightly toasted caramel. Taste is similar.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Scrapersnbeer (1532) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 19, 2013
Nutty caramel and butterscotch aroma. Copper red color. Overall a sweet taste with some bitter crispness to it. An easy drinker yet oddly filling, which can be said of most of Shipyard’s product.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bulk_Carrier (3632) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - MAR 29, 2013
This one doesn’t get much love since a fair amount of people know Shipyard owns it, but here goes: Pours a light red and gives a darker red body with one finger white foamy head, some light slowly moving carbonation is seen rising; Smell is caramel malts up front, light hops,Taste is mainly sweet through previously mentioned flavors, Palate is light to medium, sessionable, caramel aftertaste Overall, this is good for me and good for the style

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Chuckaduck (674) - Highland Heights, Kentucky, USA - SEP 24, 2012
Pours a red-amber with a fluffy off-white head. Lots of carbonation. Aroma is bread, coffee, nutty. This is more earthy and malty than I expected. Taste is nutty and mild, some hoppiness; not very complex. But nice in its simplicity. Mouth feel is somewhat chewy. This isn’t too bad; I’d order this in a bar.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mar (5239) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUL 31, 2012
amber pour with a thick cream head. nose is roasted malts, light dough, and bread. thin on the palate, dried bread, crisp, maybe hops?, clean finish.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BMan1113VR (7916) - Los Angeles, California, USA - MAY 31, 2012
Bottle. Pours with a clear copper hued body with a small off-white head that doesn’t last. Aromas are quite sweet, caramel/crystal malt, a good amount of fruity (British like) yeast esters, strawberries, light hops. A touch of vegital, DMS like aromas. Flavors are strongly of caramel, crystal malt, tea, lightly hoppy, iced tea. Bland, but not completely undrinkable. Medium bubbles, lower body. Really bland.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ibrew2or3 (8082) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - MAY 26, 2012
12oz bottle pours a nice clear deep rosy red amber with thin tan head. The aroma offers up dark fruity estery notes like various cherries and cherry hard candy as well as slight malty notes and spicy black licorice. The taste seems to beam with sweet cherry dark fruity esters and spicy black licorice. Man the more I drink the more anise and black licorice like spiciness I get along with lingering cherry candy notes. Interesting.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
queenholly (3623) - South Whitley, Indiana, USA - MAY 5, 2012
Bottle. Caramel malt and light vanilla aroma. Clear deep amber with a moderate beige head. Caramel malt and light spicy/grassy flavor. Light carbonated body.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dogbrick (11327) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 4, 2012
This beer pours amber-orange with a medium off-white head that recedes steadily. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of bready malt and hops. Light body with flavors of sweet malt, caramel and mild hops. The finish is sweet with a malty aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
shrubber85 (10587) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 3, 2012
Bottle. Caramel malt and light hay aroma - very nice. Dark amber color with large off-white head. Slightly sweet caramel malt flavor with a hint of pepper and hay. Light body. Smells great but a bit of a let down in the flavor.


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