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RATINGS: 27   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.13/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Formerly Copperhead Red.
Ghost River Riverbank Red is the Winner of the 2011 GABF Silver Medal in Irish-Style Red Ale. Ghost River Riverbank Red is a caramel, malty-flavored beer, balanced with a crisp hop finish. Originally brewed for the Memphis Redbirds.
Facts: O.G. 1054, I.B.U. 25

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3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BlackBeerPG (536) - Darien, Illinois, USA - APR 23, 2017
Taste: Malty, caramel, toffee creamy, slick mouthfeel. Bready, caramel malt nose. Amber/Copper color, clear, with a big foamy head and sticky lattice. Medium body.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer_rookie (533) - Arkansas, USA - JAN 16, 2017
Pre-pour thoughts....Again, after my previous attempt vanished into the black web.....My previous experiences with Ghost River has been below average at best. Im going into this with an open mind. I noted this was first brewed for what Im guessing is a minor league baseball team. Im hoping that this attempt in turn was given more effort.

Pours a very clear auburn, amber, copper, bronze color. Any of those colors would describe it. About one finger tan head. Okay retention, light lacing. Did I mention how clear it is? Very pretty.

Aroma is toasted malts. Caramel sweet. Touch of smoke. Touch of burning leaves. Touch of nut shells. Very light, but smells great.

Taste is sweet, malty. Caramel. Smoke, light earthy and floral hops.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied. Lightly carbonated. Soft, smooth. A touch bitter, but I cant tell if its from hops or alcohol.

Overall, they nailed it. One of the best Irish Reds Ive had. Yes, In would recommend this and yes, I would buy it again.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
djd07 (13702) - Houston, Texas, USA - DEC 29, 2016
Tap at GABF. Pours a clear copper with small off white head. The aroma is bread, dark fruit, caramel. Medium body, caramel, toasted grain, light finish, decent.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pkbites (910) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 26, 2016
Lovely red color. Caramel thick on the palate. Light bakery nose is super enticing. One of the best reds ever! Bottle at Flight, Memphis, TN.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TXBadger (2763) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 2, 2016
Pours a clear amber color with off-white head. Caramel malts, bread, earthiness, and some cereal on the nose; follows onto the palate. Medium bodied. Finishes with more maltiness, decent amber.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Travlr (23631) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUN 11, 2016
Sample at Hattiesburg fest. Clear amber color, off white head. Aroma of lightly burnt caramel. Taste has toasted caramel. Decent.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Leighton (20634) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 21, 2016
Bottle at the hotel in Natchez, MS - picked up at the Walgreens in West Memphis. Pours clear reddish gold with a fizzy, off-white head. Earthy and leafy hops in the nose, some toasted grains. Light sweet flavour with grainy malts, more earthy and leafy notes, some orange peel, leathery berries. Light to medium bodied with average, fizzy carbonation. OK balance in the finish, with further grains, lightly toasted bread, some toffee. Decent stuff overall.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
chucklemation (1576) - Royal Oak, Michigan, USA - MAR 28, 2016
Pours a light amber with a thin white head. Aroma is light amber and floral hops. Flavor is a more bland amber. Kind of a plain, boring amber. Just ok.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
EtTuCthulhu (1391) - Columbia, Missouri, USA - FEB 18, 2016
The beer pours a clear copper color with a medium-sized cream-colored head. The aroma blends cereal malt,, toasted malt, hay, caramel, and a subtle cocoa note, and the taste is slightly bitter and slightly sweet with the dominant flavors being earthy and caramel. The aftertaste is quite malty with some hop flavor lingering. The mouthfeel combines a medium-light body, light carbonation, and a slick texture.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Finhead (1715) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2015
Clear amber pour with a white head. The aroma has some mild caramel. It has a light, somewhat watery texture with lively carbonation. The taste is mildly bitter with an easy finish.


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