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RATINGS: 102   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58/5   IBU: 65   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
When you find yourself parched, Rainmaker brings refreshment. Brewed with caramel and dark roasted malts then doused with a torrent of hops, this double red is sure to please, no dancing required.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ernesto987 (5332) - Arizona, USA - JUL 4, 2013
i sat on this doused with total hops red ale WAY too long. just astringent and malty, some metallics, oh well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
argo0 (12858) - Washington DC, USA - JUN 26, 2013
Draft. Medium beige head that leaves nice lacing atop crystal clear copper body. Aroma is moderately sweet, grapefruit/orange, bread, light flower. Taste is moderately sweet, grapefruit, orange, some bread/caramel. Medium body, some resin, light stickiness, acidity.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
commonshawn (989) - Minnesota, USA - JUN 7, 2013
Mahogony color and white head. Pine aroma. Decent hop taste, bit not well balanced. Bitter late. Tap. Wouldn’t get it again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
otakuden (1783) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 29, 2013
Appearance: Cherry and mahogany woods with garnet highlights settle under a full khaki head. Swirls creamy with woodsy hues and a few spots of lace.
Nose: Pine trees, forestry, and rustic wood cabins. Dense pine and fir trees sticky with saw and glistening with dew. Hop oils. Burnt toffee and treacle underneath and in the back. Whisper of evergreen.
Palate: Nice full mouthfeel, medium weight, and just a little bit sticky. Whole red apples including the orchard in the back are both sweet and bitter at the same time. Rustic parching finish of pine cones, sticks, twigs, and log cabins. Pine sap mingles with mint mingles with bitter sticky hop resins. Burnt sugars hold it all together atop a crunchy melba underbelly. Mint leaf in the breath.
Final Thoughts: Another solid beer from the fine folks at Steel Toe Brewing. Thanks to the generosity of my sister, I have been able to enjoy many beers from this upstart brewery which is putting out some solid beers. I was lucky enough to get one more bottle of Rainmaker Double Red Ale and it was just as good as the first one.
(An original written work by Beer Ambassador, LLC. Plagiarism is not tolerated.)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JorgeLee (1648) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 25, 2013
Tap in Republic, Minneapolis. Great name for a beer. Deep dark red colour. Good malty background, then a long pine finish from hops. Very tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drowland (7774) - Georgia, USA - MAY 11, 2013
5/11/13. 22oz bomber thanks to FUCKING CLEvar!!!!!!!&# Deep red/amber pour with a nice bubbly khaki head that sticks. Light bubblegum, citrus, and a bit of dank in the aroma. Nice flavor as well, clean malt profile with a good dose of hops, plenty of bitter, and that malt profile is a nice backing without being cloying, too much caramel, or any of that garbage. Really tasty!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
douglas88 (8021) - Portland, Oregon, USA - MAY 1, 2013
Pours a dark mahogany color with a medium tan head. A light sweet nose of caramel and some roast. This is not really an amber but anyway: sweet caramel, big rough roast, some bitter hops, light fruit, finishes a bit astringent and dry. Maybe a bit too much roasted malt or needs more late hop additions. But solid overall.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MikeJslc (777) - USA - MAY 1, 2013
Very deep copper, clear, beige head. Aroma of bready-grainy malt with a lot of toast, some floral hops. Flavor: toasty malt with some toffee, floral hops, more toasty/grainy and almost roasty notes create a dry, grainy finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
camborne (656) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - APR 27, 2013
Solid citrus pine nose. Taste is very hop forward. Much more hop centric then most reds but a welcome change. Some nice malt still present. Good stuff

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StefanSD (2307) - Ouray, Colorado, USA - APR 3, 2013
650 ml bottle from kbutler. Thanks. Pours a gorgeous dark red color with a small beige head that has good retention. The aroma is medium with roasted barley and pine. The taste is bitter hops forward with pine, citrus, bitter filberts and a not to sweet caramel malt base. The palate is full and smooth with lively carbonation. Finishes long with lingering bitter roots. Overall: A fine amber ale.

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