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RATINGS: 138   WEIGHTED AVG: 3   EST. CALORIES: 126   ABV: 4.2%
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n 1985, McMenamins became the first brewery in the U.S.A. to legally use fruit in the creation of ales. While many other breweries have followed suit, we still make this Ruby exactly as we first did: Light, crisp and refreshingly fruity. Over 55 pounds of hand-macerated, fresh, whole raspberries are used in every batch. Taste the original!

Malts: Pale Malt
Hops: Chinook
Fruit: Whole Raspberries
Specifications: Original Gravity: 1.038; Terminal Gravity: 1.005; Alcohol by Weight: 3.3%
Calories/pint: 170


2.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
maxwelldeux (3551) - Everett, Washington, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Draught in a flight at the Mill Creek brewpub. Pours a very cloudy copper color. Nose is light, with a little bit of berry coming through. Taste is slightly sweet, with a lot of grains and malt in there, but effectively no fruit taste. Which is odd for a fruit beer...

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
fonefan (34741) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 16, 2014

Bottle 750ml. @ cgarvieuk [ Lets do a chrisO Tasting ], Edinburgh, Scotland.

[ As McMenamins Ruby ].
Clear medium amber yellow color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, vegetables, light caramel, floral fruit - berry. Flavour is moderate sweet with a long duration, vegetables, sweet fruit - malt - sugar (asume that is the raspberries). Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20140315]

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Stuu666 (2122) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 5, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Sweet raspberry on nose, light toffee, tart, fruity, not bad!

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
stevoj (2083) - Boise, Idaho, USA - MAY 20, 2014
One of my favorites from the lineup, smooth, light and drinkable. Nice full body, similar to German Hefe , slick and smooth. Sweet juice essence makes it refreshing.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 12, 2014
Draught at McMenamins Mill Creek, WA, 4.39% ABV
Muddy pinkish color with generous compact head. Light aroma of raspberries. Smooth mouthfeel, a bit weak; watery flavor, with hints of raspberries; very low bitterness.
Too simple.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lonick (781) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 10, 2014
Bottle @ The Lets do a Chris O tasting. Pours pink, big cherry fruit nose, other than just some general fruit the taste is simple.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
allmyvinyl (3135) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 16, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s. Pale amber, pinkish hue. Aromas of fruit and caramel. Taste does have a hint of raspberry to it, but not a lot. Mostly caramel. OK.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BenH (2245) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
Bottle. Amber with white head. Non descript fruity caramel aroma. Taste is fruity and musty. A little dry. Ok

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
cgarvieuk (14193) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAR 15, 2014
bottle at home ... at the Lets do a Chris O tasting... pinky amber ... thin off white head ... soft sweet floral fruits nose ... light sherbert fruits... light dry fruit ... dull floral fruit ... creamy hop ... wierd

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kramer (4903) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Tap. Pours a cloudy reddish gold body with a minimal fizzy white head that faded quickly to a thin ring. The nose is full of raspberry sweetness and a pale doughy malt base. The flavor is rather sweet with a raspberry extract finish and some light doughy malt. Medium bodied and a touch sticky with fizzy soft carbonation. Pretty bland and predictable.


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