kp (10882) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 17, 2009 DocLock (10721) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 13, 2004
Date: February 19, 1999
Source: Taco Mac, Sandy Springs
Appearance: amber, sticky off-white head
Aroma: good hoppy aroma on top of a hint of sweet carmel malt
Body: medium malt body
Flavor: flavor has a nice bitterness early on, touch of sweetness, good carmel flavor
Overall: not very complex but well balanced
Aroma: 5/10; Appearance: 5/10; Flavor: 7/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 16/20
The score was calculated based upon the notes and an old scoring system.
Had some of this from last summer in the fridge. I am truly sorry to see that they are apparently no more. I always liked Rock Creek brews. They weren't near the top in any category, but they were consistently above average, and always smooth and crisp. Farewell, Rock Creek. raymow (1671) - Bensalem, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 13, 2003
Nice pour and good color. A good clean, fresh tasting beer. Overall, not quite as good as I thought it would be, but very drinkable none the less. gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 24, 2003
Not a very good ale and i only drank it because it was part of my sampler. Not reccommended for full case consumption. Sturgess (173) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 28, 2002
Despite being a 1997 World Champion, I was not so impressed with this red ale. Being very similar to the Pete’s Wicked Red Rush, I was not that impressed with it.
igneous1 (1535) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - JUN 17, 2002
surprisingly nice bitterness and citrus flavors. not a great deal of body to this beer, but still a decent effort....just dont let it get too warm Dickinsonbeer (5074) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - APR 26, 2002
Red color, small head, and not very bubbly. Not the best red ale but a decent attempt. Aroma is of american hops, citrus and piney. Crisp finish and nice entry. Not bad but nothing special. omhper (25243) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 25, 2002
Red-orange, Nutty with cinnamon and grapefruit tones. Bitter.
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A little flat, but drinkable. Leaves an unusual metallic taste on the palate. Bov (12888) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - DEC 29, 2000
amber colour, fruity, strong malt presence, well-hopped, sweet - very satisfying !