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RATINGS: 908   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Red Tail Ale - The Legend is our flagship brand. It is brewed in the traditional "old world" manner, using premium two-row malted barley, hops and our own special proprietary yeast strain. It is an amber ale with a rich complex refreshing flavor and a crisp dry finish. Red Tail Ale is "Bottle Conditioned." Like good wine, Red Tail Ale is a perfect complement to fine dining.


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3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kenjohn (88) - Texas, USA - APR 2, 2012
Pours an amber color with a cream colored head that leaves some lacing. Aroma is very mild hops and some caramel. Taste is of malty sweetness and toffee with minimal hoppy finish. Overall is a decent beer.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gegwilson (2546) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 29, 2016
Bottle as a Christmas gift from Jill. Cheers. Pours amber with a frothy cream head. Very mild toasty aroma. The taste has light spice, marmalade and toast. Better than I was expecting. Pretty decent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
berkshirejohn (5522) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 3, 2016
12oz bottle from Beer52.com. Golden amber with a loose white head; malty aroma; malty body with a crisp citrus taste; and a sweet citrus finish.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jsmerig (1413) - Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 31, 2015
Pours a reddish Amber with a white head. Thanks Brad for the Xmas gift. Aroma is grainy with a bright hoppy note. The taste is mildly sweet. Mildly bitter and mildly balanced. Some interesting malt character. But average overall. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
bth122 (1395) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 13, 2015
Bottle. Pours a copper color with small head. Big caramel malt aroma. Average carbonation. Medium body. Light hops. Malty backbone with caramel notes. Ok. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
DrNosha (1043) - Baden Württemberg, GERMANY - DEC 1, 2015
12oz Flasche. Braunes Bier mit beigem Schaum. Sehr malziges Aroma. Toffee und Kuchen. Geschmack auch erst malzig und süss, dann Hopfenbittere im Abgang.

2.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
geologyguy (1167) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - OCT 16, 2015
Very very sweet malty smell, taste is also quite malty with a touch of bitterness...pretty much one dimentional ...more bitter than I’d like

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bergstaden (1961) - Røros, NORWAY - SEP 11, 2015
Light amber with a white head - Malty aroma with hints of hops - Malty body with some caramel notes and some hop bitterness - malty finish with caramle and hints of hop bitterness - This was nice

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
superspak (3992) - Michigan, USA - JUL 27, 2015
12 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours slightly hazy reddish copper color with a 1-2 finger dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of caramel, brown sugar, toast, biscuit, light nuttiness/toffee, pear, apple, herbal, grass, light pepper, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/bready malt, fruity yeast, and earthy hop notes; with solid strength. Taste of caramel, brown sugar, toast, biscuit, light nuttiness/toffee, pear, apple, herbal, grass, light pepper, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Fair amount of earthy/spicy bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of caramel, brown sugar, toast, biscuit, light nuttiness/toffee, light pepper, and herbal/yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/bready malt, fruity yeast, and earthy hop flavors; with a great malt/bitterness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a smooth, fairly creamy/bready, and slightly sticky mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this a very good English style amber ale. All around good complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/bready malt, fruity yeast, and earthy hop flavors; and very smooth and easy to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
drjay44 (3165) - Salida, Colorado, USA - JUL 22, 2015
12 oz. bottle. Pours a medium, well retained, ivory head, with slight lacing, over a slightly hazy, dark amber (SRM 14) body......nose is toasted malts with biscuit, bread crust notes, light hops spice, no esters, balanced.......taste is lightly sweet, with toffee/caramel notes, cereal malts, no esters, becoming bitter, which lingers, balance to the malts.....mouth feel light of medium body, no alcohol, light carbonation. This is a moderately hoppy Amber Ale. Overall it is a bit light in both the malt and hop backbones. More caramel crystal malt and a more floral hop would help correct. BJCP 7/3/12/4/6

3.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (707) - Redwood City, California, USA - JUN 4, 2015
Your basic malt-and-hops-you-made-a-beer-in-your-garage-type beer. I’ll take it.


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