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Magnolia Saras Ruby Mild
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RATINGS: 49   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.08/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 117   ABV: 3.9%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This rich, ruby-hued ale has a sweet, fruity maltiness with a lingering hop and malt finish. There is a faint coffee-like roastiness as well as a hint of black cherries.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (9549) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JAN 23, 2016
On tap at the brewery. Pours a clear ruby with a thin white head. Nutty malt, a bit of toffee and caramel. Medium-bodied, nutty malt, a touch of toast. Crisp and easy drinking, malt and a touch of bitterness into the finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mR_fr0g (8518) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 9, 2015
On tap at Smokestack. Reddy amber coloured pour with a lasting g cream coloured head. Aroma is earthy nutty grains, raisin, dirt / earth, cakey malts. Flavour is composed of earthy nutty malts, raisin bread, nutty, some mineral. Quite authentic mild. Palate is pretty high gassy carbonation. Light sugar. Passable.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bytemesis (6449) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - APR 17, 2015
Tap at smokestack. Clear reddish chestnut, small tan head, minimal lacing. Aroma is nutty, caramel, bread. Light sweet, minimal bitterness, malty, bready. Medium body. OK.

3.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bwyu (55) - - JAN 27, 2015
From cask at smokestack - delicious malty sweetness with touch of fruit but not too sweet. Prefer cask pour... More complex flavor profile without too much carbonation and warmer serving temp.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
adnielsen (10445) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - JUL 7, 2014
On tap @ the brewery during San Francisco 7/7/14 beer tour. Pours a reddish orange appearance with a tan head. Some diacetyl, caramel, and toasted malt in the nose. Moderately night carbonation. Some more butter in the flavor. Mild toffee and toast. A touch of fruit. The butter isn’t overwhelming and I think acceptable in small doses for the style. Fine.

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jdavidh (164) - California, USA - JUN 14, 2014
Quite good mild session beer. Perfect pairing with some excellent BBQ at the new brewery in Dogpatch! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (13492) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - DEC 24, 2013
On tap at Magnolia, pours a clear dark amber with a small beige head. Aroma is very subtle, with some very slightly caramel-tinged toasted malt. Flavour brings out toasted bready malt, very very dry caramel accents, and some dry red fruity notes. Highly drinkable, bready, and dry caramely. Good stuff.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
deekyn (1459) - San Francisco, California, USA - OCT 6, 2013
A - pours orange with no head. M - light body with almost no carb. Weak palate and uninspired body. Drinkable. T - light citrus hops wet grass dirty water and negro modelo 2.3

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gyllenbock (7305) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 25, 2013
On tap at the Pub, August 2013. Clear reddish/copper with a medium head. Aroma and taste of light roasted malt, nuts, toffee and some fruit. Soft and easy to drink. The finish was dry. A solid one.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DYCSoccer17 (3612) - Woodland, California, USA - JUN 16, 2013
10 ounce sample on tap at the brewpub last weekend. Very faint aroma with a light nuttiness, and a light sweetness. Not much else. Transparent ruddy-amber body with a small, off-white head present. Starts a little carbonated with a mild spiciness, too. Becomes a little nutty in the middle with very light toasted malts. A little overly-carbonated and spritzy for me, though.


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