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A central Texas take on the classic American style, Ranger Creek OPA is an American Pale Ale at heart that has new dimensions of flavor imparted by Texas-grown oats. It has smooth, sweet, and toasty malt flavors with an underlying creamy nuttiness from the oats. The malt profile is balanced nicely by English Fuggles and American Amarillo hops. The nose and finish are full of spicy, citrusy hops with faint notes of tropical fruits and apricot.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwalking05 (3686) - Arlington, Texas, USA - AUG 20, 2014
12 oz bottle. Amber with an average sized off-white head. Aroma is of pecan shells, herbal tea, some guava, light florals. Taste is of pine, herbal hops, grass, toffee, and nutty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
baraciisch (1801) - USA - AUG 18, 2014
Whiskey red in color... Aroma of sweet malts, caramel, fruity sugar... Flavor is light oats, nutty malts, balanced by light citrus hops... Really nice pale ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
chinchill (1759) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 22, 2014
12 oz undated bottle purchased from the refrigerator and consumed the next day. Pours deep amber with a semi-durable head and very good laing. Aroma: typcial hoppy APA Flavor; some nice smoothness and oats, but mostly herbal/earthy hops. Feel: smooth and soft for style; medium carbonation. O: a successful innovation, using oats; smooth feel in this bold IPA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (3903) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Draught at The Friendly Spot. Malty IPA with some big rye notes (even if it’s oat). Really nice overall.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
KamGoPro (72) - Texas, USA - MAY 10, 2014
Amber gold pour, no head. Fresh leafy and citris amazing oat aroma! Has a bitterness that gives toasted flavors. Very refreshing and bold and very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jgb9348 (4692) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Fairly clear light amber coloured body with an orange glow at the bottom and a decent light brown glow at top - odd. Aroma of pungent earthy and perfumey hops with a large oatmeal and malt nose. Medium-bodied; Deep earthy and pungent malt note with a lot of bitterness and a light caramel and toffee touch. Aftertaste shows a hint of hops but largely showing a varied malt profile with oatmeal by far the strongest. Overall, an interesting and pungent beer with some good flavours and a deep backbone of oatmeal that shows well. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Whip In yesterday, 05-May-2014 in Austin, Texas for US$2.50 sampled in my hotel room here in Austin, Texas on 06-May-2014.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
lb4lb (2520) - Austin, Texas, USA - MAY 4, 2014
Pours amber with a white head. Smell is nutty, toasty, fruity and yeasty as it warms and opens up. Starts smelling like homebrew after a few minutes though and more yeasty. Taste is toasty, bittersweet caramel like malt, fruity hops with moderate bitterness and definitely a creamy mouthfeel with prickly carbonation. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
crajun (948) - , Texas, USA - APR 24, 2014
Tap in San Antonio. Disliked this. Wanted to try to see effect of oats. I got nada. Just too much hops and over carbonated pale ale. Meh

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ilovedarkbeer (2233) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Pours a reddish orange color with a lacy off white head. Notes of earthy hops, pine, orange citrus, apricots, and caramel. Creamy mouthfeel. Pretty good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
ZacM612 (120) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2014
Twelve ounce bottle, poured in tumbler. Amber color, white head. Nice, pleasant bitterness, still smooth. Really good.

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