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RATINGS: 147   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   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


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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
xsketchyx (184) - Oregon, USA - OCT 27, 2003
Not bad for a fruit beer, key words being for a fruit beer. Awfully sweet. Someone told me this was good mixed with their terminator stout, but why ruin a perfectly good terminator stout?

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RogerBurks (45) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 13, 2004
UPDATED: DEC 20, 2004 I can get this on tap at about 10 different places within walking distance of my house in Portland. Ruby is a great summer beer: nice and easy-drinking, pleasantly fruity with a great wheat flavor and character. It’s light and smooth on the palate, yet finishes with a delicious flourish. This is a great one to have on the way back home from work.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
IrishBoy (3958) - Bakersfield, California, USA - JUL 11, 2008
Draft at Roseburg Station; Nose of very fresh raspberries and wheat; murky pink with a medium pink head; flavor is raspberry and very light hop notes, but not too sweet. Refreashing since it’s 90F today!

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Dogbrick (9455) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - FEB 15, 2010
Sample at Thompson Brewery and Public House in Salem. The beer is a cloudy pinkish-orange color with a thin white head that dissipates quickly. Stringy lacing on the glass. Aroma of raspberries and malt. Light clean body with flavors of fresh raspberries, sweet malt and a bit of wheat. The finish is fruity and does not linger very long. Just average overall.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Brewchacho4 (71) - Vancouver, WA, Washington, USA - APR 25, 2011
On tap at McMenamins on the waterfront. Appearance is hazy, pale ruby red color with a thin white head that dissipates quickly. Aroma is mostly raspberry. Flavor is raspberry, grapefruit, and bread. Has a nice fruity sweetness on the forefront with some bitterness in the finish. Pretty light bodied, crisp, with a noticeable but subtle acidity to it. Overall, one of my favorites from McMenamins. Definitely nice to drink one of these and watch the sailboats go by on a sunny day though :-)

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yespr (35101) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 15, 2012
From tap at the Seattle brewpub. Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is fruity and slight citric aroma. Smooth fruity, peachy and mild citric. Smooth and fruity flavoured finish.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lonick (790) - 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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UDBeernut (2171) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - JAN 20, 2015
Pours very light almost clear gold. Minimal head. Nose is of rotted berries. Taste is generally sweet, not fruit out side of when I burp, then I get some raspberry on the back flow. Light body.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ferris (7692) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 3, 2015
Draft - Pale malts and some biscuit. Cloudy yellow gold with a decent white head. Raspberry and not to sweet but jammy. Typical for what it is.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mjg74 (2829) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Sampler from Boon’s Treasury. Pink/rose in color. Lightly fruity nose. Flavor is a little fruit with quite a bit of graininess. Finish is a little thin. Decent fruit beer.


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