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Rust Belt Rusted River Irish Red Ale

Serve in English pint


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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.9/5   ABV: -
This is a brown in color and has a medium hop bitterness and flavor. This beer has a medium candy like caramel sweetness with a nice hazelnut flavored finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Travlr (21690) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 22, 2013
Bottle. Deep amber brown color, fluffy tan head. Aroma of lightly toasted caramel. Taste is similar. Light body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
merc7186 (2957) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - OCT 20, 2013
A: Amber/Brownish Hue, Passes Some Light, Minimal Head, No lacing S: Sweet Malts T: Sweet Malts, Mild Plum M: Mediocre Carbonation, Light to Medium Bodied, Watery Overall, a forgetful Red Ale...and mine was pretty flat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DrSilverworm (9671) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 14, 2013
12oz bottle, from And Beer in Athens, OH. Labeled 5.5% ABV. Hazy dark red / brownish color. Good thin khaki head, with good retention. Leaves great rows of lace. Medium body. Good smooth, kind of crisp lighter carbonation. Easy drinking, kind of refreshing. Good spicy hop nose, light caramel malt, light citrus hop, kind of toasty. Mild bitter taste, light sweet. Impressive, flavorful, not-too-sweet, satisfyingly hoppy Irish red. Much better than expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
JStax (5498) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAY 21, 2013
12 ounce bottle. Pours a darker amber with a big beige head of foam. Aroma is earthy and a little smoky. Taste is hop forward at first but dries out into a subtle sweet beer. Nicer mouthfeel.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarkSachon (949) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 6, 2013
12 oz bottle from a sampler case purchased in Pittsburgh. Somewhat nutty but lacking the qualities found in other reds. Just pretty average where I expected a lot more from the makers of the Coke Oven Stout.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
djd07 (10591) - Houston, Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2012
Bottle. Pours a clear amber with a small off white head leaving spotty lacing. The aroma is oak vanilla and caramel. Thin mouthfeel with a sweet caramel malt and a bit watery. A decent Irish ale from Rust Belt.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
osu97gp (678) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - JUL 31, 2012
Pours a brown-red with a minimal tan head. Aroma of caramel and nuts. Flavor of candy and caramel and toasted malts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
keepersj12 (3063) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - JUL 31, 2012
Not a bad red. Pours amber with a red tint. The aroma is very Malthus with some caramel and some wood. The flavor has the caramel and a bit of wood with a decent hop balance. Just a bit thin at the end.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Capa (2778) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - JUL 30, 2012
Deep brick read with minimal head. Candied caramel malts, dark fruits, and a bit of toasted malt in the aroma. Medium, syrupy body. Flavor has plenty of sweet malts, dark fruits, crackers, light nutty. Has the makings of something decent but does not follow through.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Art (3154) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 5, 2012
Medium red brown color. Thin head. Nutty vanilla taste with little hop flavor.

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