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RATINGS: 103   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.81/5   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
Rainbow Red Ale is a well-balanced, easy drinking American-style red ale. This brew has fruity esters, nutty malt flavors, and finishes soft and clean.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
dirtymike (2016) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 5, 2004
Amberish/orange cloudy color with a small white head....that's about all I have nice to say about.Sour,tart,yet sweet and tangy malt charcater(atleast i think it's malt),lingering unpleasant hoppy finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JAN 3, 2004
Cloudy amber color with a big white head. Malts with slight sourness in the aroma. Starts with a sour note and then ends. I can't imagine that they wanted the beer to taste like this, but after having the last beer that they made, I can't be sure.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Vac (2445) - San Diego, California, USA - SEP 25, 2003
Pours with a deep reddish-brown body topped by a medium thick, lasting, off-white head with good lacing left behind. Slightly bitter, grassy, woody hop aroma with a nice balance of malt. Slightly biter, grassy hop flavor with slightly sweet, fruity notes and some malt for balance. The finish is clean. Medium bodied and smooth.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JahNoth (1039) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUL 5, 2003
Gorgeous red color with a cloudy appearance. Nice malt flavor with a tangy bit of oranges and pineapples - kind of like sweet-n-sour sauce at a Chinese restaurant. Malt tingles on the tongue. Very nice.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
OldGrowth (3238) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - JUN 13, 2003
Bottle: Fruity apple nose. Good amber color, hazy though. Apple nutty flavor(like it says) Finish is a tad creamy but crisp. Nothing special. Kinda disappointing after reading about brewery in brew news, but they never have anything bad to say.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
goz (358) - Chelmsford, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 12, 2003
Pours a medium reddish amber, medium creamy white head which quickly and mostly diminshes to nothing. Aroma is sweet, slighty fruity, hints of caramel. Flavor is sweet (mostly apple), ending with mild hoppiness. Body is medium, medium carbonation present.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hopistotle420 (1178) - Amherst, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 9, 2002
Fruity malt nose. Reddish-orange hue. Off white head, with nice lacing. Light to medium bodied. Malt sweetness, some nuttiness, slight hoppiness. Easy drinking, quaffable beer. Yet not very extraordinary. Crisp finish is enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
P-tor44 (886) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - JUL 14, 2002
Dark red with a small but coating creamy head. a mellow hop bitterness that works well with sweet, sugary malt tates. I picture myself enjoying this a session beer at the bar.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 6/20
MartinT (9369) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 7, 2002
Horrid visions of a stale beer world…No taste aside from overcooked fruit and oily nuts…Nightmarish…

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
muzzlehatch (4768) - Beloit, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 12, 2001
Had a pint of this tonight, with some anticipation; I’ve been having some good VT-beer experiences lately. Big disappointment! Too much hops, too little anything else, bitter, cardboard taste? Drinkable, but barely, as it got better after a few minutes; but the initial taste was really offputting. No nose to speak of. Skip it.

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