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Our Runabout Red Ale started as seasonal ale that we only brewed from March until July. But it was so popular with our regulars that we started brewing it year round in 2002. Our red ale is made with only two hop additions to the kettle as opposed to three in most of our other brews. This brings out the malt charater. It is a well balanced beer suitable for pairing with all types of foods including spicey sauces, BBQ, grilled meats and vineagerettes and most any seafood. We have started bottling this beer for limited release and distribution at our pubs and specialty beer stores. If you know a store that would like to carry our Runabout Red ale or any of our other craft brewed beers please let us know. We will make it happen.
Brewed with American 2-row, caramel 20L , 40L & 80L. Hopped with Willamette and Nugget

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
reggiedunlop (3178) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 4, 2012
Pours clear copper with a medium white head. Aroma has chalky nuttiness...bland but not inoffensive. Flavor has caramel, mild fruitiness, and earthy hops...also tastes like someone watered down a pint of pumking with 8oz of water and ran it through a randal the animal. Mouthfeel is watery at first but medium...a total mystery...and the finish is metallic/earthy hops. I dont understand how this is not totally awful...it works in the suckiest way.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Drake (8700) - Free Union, Virginia, USA - SEP 19, 2012
12 ounce bottle from Whole Foods Market Darien. Pours a clear medium amber color with a medium sized frothy head. Decent head retention. Malty aroma... caramel and herbal notes. The taste is very malty with notes of wort, grainy notes, toffee and a mild herbal hoppiness. Medium bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chriso (7416) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 29, 2012
On tap at Sebago, Portland ME in April 2010. Reddish amber colour. Thin off-white head. Creamy caramel malt and a little sweetness but not too sticky. Smooth mouthfeel. Not my favourite style but pleasantly drinkable.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sammy (8845) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 19, 2012
Not bad take, more English style well malted and IBU still comes through. Decent drinkability. On tap at downtown Marriot location.Above average mouthfeel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thunderhops (224) - Vermont, USA - AUG 6, 2012
Pours red hue amber, tan head, and good lace. Aroma is malty, toffee, sweet. Taste in line with aroma, somewhat thin, sweet finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
puboflyons (2193) - Allenstown, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 1, 2012
Sampled on tap. It pours a darker amber color with a light off-white head. Red hues only if held to the light. The aroma is of toasted malts, a little fruit, and a clean hop fare. The body is light. The taste was offset by an unwanted bit of astringency and there was a higher hop character than I might have expected.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
blipp (6249) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - MAY 28, 2012
Draft. Pours amber with an off white head. Light sweet aroma with some light floral hops. The flavor has floral hops, light earthy notes, and light sweet malts. Decent.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joebudzjoe (667) - Connecticut, USA - APR 11, 2012
Draft from Coalhouse Pizza in Stamford, CT. The sweet, malty aroma is profiled from the fizzing tan head of this ruby beer. This beer has a roasted flavor, almost an almond note with hints of fruit. Solid session beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmilo64 (42) - Maine, USA - APR 9, 2012
first tried back in ’09 or ’10 in a bomber; reviewed on cask at South Portland location on 2/16/12. This beer was smooth, malty, very drinkable

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rjplumer (439) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 22, 2012
Faint sweet hop aroma. Deep red with healthy off-white head. Mild malt taste with a touch sourness. Has a light creamy mouth-feel. The finish is clean and crisp. A pleasure to drink.

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