Home >

Full Sail Rip Curl

Serve in English pint


on tap


Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 183   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
This tasty copper ale was originally called White Cap brewed in honor of our 15th Anniversary. Everyone liked the beer so much; we decided to release it year-round. To avoid any perceived consumer confusion, we changed the name to Rip Curl to celebrate the ripping winds and whitecaps of the Columbia River Gorge," It’s a thirst quenching easy drinking copper ale that has smooth wave of maltiness that crests to a clean fast finish. Brewed with a blend of specialty Caramel and Pale malt and balanced with East Kent Golding, Challenger & Fuggle hops. Rip Curl will also be available on draught in 1/2 & 1/4 bbls.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
RSRIZZO (1949) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - SEP 25, 2007
Had this beer on 10/8/2002. Aroma is a lightly sweet malt scent. Color is a rich brown with a hint of red to it. Carbonation is good with a nice head. Taste is malty with a mild bitterness. Starting with a light medium body with a smooth feel. Finish is a nice crisp malty taste backed by a mild bitterness. This is a very smooth and well balanced beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
Date: 09/24/2006
Mode: Bottle
Source: Tasting

clear amber, whispy white head, pleasant floral hop aroma with some carmel sweetness, nice hop flavor, light bitter finish,

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 6/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 5/10; Overall: 10/20
Rating: 2.7/5.0
Drinkability: 6/10
Score: *4

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
joohefner (380) - Isla Vista, California, USA - AUG 30, 2007
deep amber color with a small white head. nice malty aroma with hints of floral fruit. creamy smooth medium body. great caramel maltiness with a nutty fruity finish. very smooth and satisfying

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
japewang (42) - USA - JUN 30, 2007
Copper, amber color, smooth head. Malty, caramel, some hoppy notes to balance. Crisp finish, smooth flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bitbucket (2165) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - MAR 18, 2007
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy copper with a thin white head. Fruit and nuts in the nose. Smooth med-light body with moderate carbonation. The taste is lightly toffee-sweet, with nuts and fruit, and maybe vanilla? Nice crisp finish. Nice balance - this would work just fine as a session beer for me.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
detroiter (958) - Euphoria, Minnesota, USA - JAN 22, 2007
Pours a clear copper, topped by a couple inches of sudsy tan foam. Good head retention and head retention. MAlty and just a touchj fruity in the nose. Mild toasted malt, milder caramel, and just enough hops for balance. Almost medium body, carbonation on the light side.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jetzler (622) - oklahoma city, Oklahoma, USA - JAN 21, 2007
Bottle, nice amber color great taste, nice balance of english hops and great malts. I think the is one of my new session beers!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
fiulijn (19119) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 11, 2007
Amber color. Dry caramel aroma. Very dry taste, caramel. Quite high bitterness. Totally uninteresting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (14077) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 31, 2006
Balanced aroma of malt and hop. Reddish amber color with a decent white head. Starts with malt, which is sort of washed aside by the carbonation, allowing enough hop to somewhat balance the malt. Very nice, seems a bit malty for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (11544) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 16, 2006
12oz bottle. Poured a medium orange color with an averaged sized off white head. Aromas of biscuit, caramel, and some citrus. Tastes of biscuit, citrus, and some toffee. Thinner body.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page  1  2  3 4 5 » 19

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50