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Real Ale Rio Blanco Pale Ale

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RATINGS: 353   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.02   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
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Deep golden and malty, with a spicy hop flavor and a subtle, well-balanced hop bitterness, Rio Blanco is a uniquely Texan interpretation of an English-style pale ale. The addition of Czech hops gives the ale a refreshing crispness and flavor that will satisfy you under the hottest Texas sun.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
ramboraffe (720) - SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2014
355 ml bottle. Hazy amber with white head. Smell is citrus, hay and grain. Taste is caramel malty with nuts and fruity citrus hops. Semi dry with low bitterness and low carbonation.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
beastmaster (332) - Florida, USA - AUG 21, 2014
Caramel amber color. Aroma, malt amber. Pecan, walnut, nutty flavor. Not a big fan. Little bitter, meh

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mendezmatthew (6) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2014 does not count
Hay, cereal, citrus. Very nice on the palate. Slight spiciness from the hops. Wonderfully easy drinking with plenty of flavor

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TXBadger (1522) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Pours a nice golden color with white head. Some spice and a little piney citrus on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes pretty clean.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
rumproasts (3232) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 4, 2014
bottle. amber with small head. roasty aroma almost coffee-like. medium malt body. very mild hops. a bit underwhelming.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
UncleKorm (887) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - APR 2, 2014
Bottle poured a clear deep gold hue w/ a large fizzy head diminishing to a small lasting cap w/ lacing. Moderate hay aroma. Initial flavor is a light sweet w/ a moderate bitter finish. Tastes are lemon, straw, and tangerine. Medium bodied, balanced mouthfeel, and lively carbonation.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
gregwilsonstl (1143) - Missouri, USA - DEC 20, 2013
Nice clear amber. This white head. Saaz hops? Reminds me of a maltier bud light. OK beer.

2.6
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
gkeh (243) - Texas, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Aroma is hay, bready malts. Pours a amber color. Lightly sweet, mildly bitter. Not a big hop presence at all. An OK beer, didn’t blow me away.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
RobertDale (3705) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 16, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Pours a clear golden orange with a nice white head. Aroma of malt, grain, and grass. Taste is malt, grass, grain, caramel, and pine. Decent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
yngwie (14146) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 28, 2013
UPDATED: AUG 29, 2013 Bottle, 12oz. A clear, dark golden beer with a minimal sized off-white head. The aroma has piney, citrusy hops and a good dash of malts and some caramel. Too malty I think, but quite pleasant. Some sweetness in the flavor, just enough bitterness to deal with it, and some citrus and pine cones. Medium body, semi-dry and pleasantly carbonated. Some bitterness in the finish too. Overall, a bit malty for me, but it drinks easily and doesn’t taste bad in any way. 130828


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