Rivertown Brewery Reviews




Patrickctenchi
4.2
Rivertown Night Marcher
Bottle: Pours clear and bright...gold with a tall, quick, off-white head. Aroma is bretty, lemon, yeast, mixed tropical fruits. Sweet and nectary taste...pineapple, orange malt, mango. Big...juicy....sweet....but ends fairly dry..... Absolutely excellent and a pleasure to drink.
Sunday, June 25, 2017

baraciisch
3.4
Rivertown Death
Dark black in color... aroma of chocolate, roasted malts, hint of peppers... flavor is chocolate, roasted malts... kind of thin body but peppers intensify on finish... okay ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone
Sunday, June 25, 2017

theisti
3.5
Rivertown Nice Melons
Shaker pint draft at Rivertown Brewery & Barrel House in Cincinnati, Ohio. The pour is a clear golden yellow with a small white head. The aroma is sour, watermelon sweet and a bit of vinegar. The taste is Jolly Rancher watermelon along with a soft sour, lactic tart and additional rounded sweet watermelon to the finish. The palate is light bodied with fine carbonation and clean finish. Easy drinking, and interesting.
Thursday, June 22, 2017

theisti
3.7
Rivertown Experimental IPA 001
Shaker pint draft at Rivertown Brewery & Barrel House in Cincinnati, Ohio. The pour is a clear golden copper with a small white head. The aroma is a faint citrus, floral hop along with a fresh cereal malt. The taste is a well integrated balance of the floral citrus hops and the clean fresh cereal malt. The palate is medium bodied active natural carbonation and a bit of lingering sweetness in the finish, particularly as it warmed. In the Two Hearted style.
Thursday, June 22, 2017

willisread
3.8
Rivertown Sour Noir
Bottle shared. Thanks John! Pours a dark brown to black with with a small head that lingers. Lots of cured ham and brown sugar in the nose with some tart vinegar notes as well. Coffee hits strong mid-palate with some umami notes. Tart finish with blueberry skin. Quite nice.
Saturday, May 20, 2017

shadey
3.8
Rivertown Nice Melons
12oz bottle. Hazy pink orange with no head. Candy watermelon aroma. Lightly sour flavor with a little sharp carbonation.
Thursday, May 18, 2017

DuffMan
3
Rivertown Nice Melons
Bottle. Plae hazy yellow with a brief receding white head. Powdery melon-candy with dry, lightly tart papery malts. Iím not a fan of fake candyish fruit character, but this was actually pretty drinkable based on its lack of sweetness and pleasing tartness.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017

oobawa
3.2
Rivertown Roebling Porter
Okay vanilla porter, not all that imperial but not the super-sweet vanilla bomb I was expecting, either. Mostly dry, mild chocolate notes with a firm vanilla finish. Pretty terrible nose, homebrewish and sour, but luckily the taste doesnít follow suit. A bit thin, but tasty.
Sunday, May 14, 2017

decaturstevo
3.7
Rivertown Divergent
Pale yellow pour. Aroma is light citrus funk. Flavor is light briney funk along with a dry finish. Light bodied clean and easy to drink.
Monday, May 1, 2017

bytemesis
2.5
Rivertown Pear Lambic
Tap. Pours clear golden, small white head, decent lacing Aroma is pears, candy, perfume, sugar. Flavor is light tart, sweet, candy. Medium body. No.
Thursday, April 20, 2017

Cybercat
2.8
Rivertown Nice Melons
Taps clear amber with a serviceable eggshell head. Fresh watermelon dominates the aroma but lets a tad of malt peep through. Flavor features more malt and some tart fruity character, though summery watermelon is still the headliner. Body is average, fizz is good, finish is fruity and tart. Nice melons indeed.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017

rondphoto
3.2
Rivertown Pear Lambic
on tap @ Party Town / Florence KY --- Aroma of malt, oak, and brandied pear. Hazy dirty medium amber color, off-white head that rapidly disappears, like a soda. No lace. Taste is tart malt and pear, light carbonation, then a crescendo of sweet that quickly retreats, leaving the original tart pear. An interesting brew, not one Iíd drink regularly.
Sunday, April 2, 2017

jrob21
2.7
Rivertown Soulless
Totally flat which is disappointing because there is a good flavor profile. Cherry and oakiness. Tart is faint but there on the finish. Needs carb.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017

jrob21
3.2
Rivertown Divergent
Clearest lightest yellow color I have seen in a long time. Light and bright lemon flavors. A faint flat sort of sourness. All of it is a little bland and unassuming. Would be a good base beer to add stuff too.
Thursday, March 16, 2017

phaleslu
3.2
Rivertown Tequilana
12 oz. bottle purchased locally, although I canít remember where, exactly. Pours a clear gold with a small head that vanishes immediately. Big, sweet, rounded red apple, agave nectar - giving it a honey-like character - and not a whole lot else. Residual sugars, with low carbonation and a coating sweet and slightly tangy mouthfeel. Medium-bodied. Drinks bigger than 6%.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Dorkenstein
3
Rivertown Soulless
Aromas of balsamic vinegar and raspberry. Taste is balsamic vinegar, raspberry, caramel, tart lemon juice.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017

Dal9000
3.3
Rivertown Death
At the brewery. Slight malty with caramel light taste but WOW 30 seconds after you finish the heat builds to a 5 minute long heat. I appreciate the effort but not for me. ---Rated via Beer Buddy
Saturday, February 18, 2017

Dal9000
3.7
Rivertown Brennanís Bucknut Brew
At the brewery. Immediate aroma of peanut butter. Back finish of chocolate and peanut butter. Creamy and thick. ---Rated via Beer Buddy
Saturday, February 18, 2017

Dal9000
3.7
Rivertown Winter Ale
At the brewery. Nice touches of caramel and cinnamon and spices. with a quick finish ---Rated via Beer Buddy
Saturday, February 18, 2017

Lowe1983
3.3
Rivertown Brett T-Shirt Contest
Pours a cloudy amber color with a white head. Aroma is floral hops, caramel malts, and some alcohol. Flavor is floral hops and caramel malts up front with a slight alcohol warming finish.
Friday, February 17, 2017

JaBier
4
Rivertown Tequilana
On tap at Rivertown on 1/25/17. Pours clear gold with a thin white head. Nose of apple and tequila. Sweet apple juice flavor with a tequila finish. Really well put together.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

JaBier
3.8
Rivertown Bourbon Barrel Sour Pumpkin Ale
On tap at Rivertown on 1/25/17. Pours clear amber to copper with a medium off-white head. Aroma of sourness and malt. Flavor begins with cinnamon, quickly turning to sourness and then back to brown sugar before a tart, malty finish.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

arn8897
4.2
Rivertown Brennanís Bucknut Brew
Pours a deep brown to black with khaki head. Aromas of peanut butter and chocolate. Taste the same with a little sweetness from the malt. Nice example of a peanut butter stout. Very complex flavor. Lots of peanut butter. But somehow balanced. On tap at the new brewery in Monroe Ohio. Will definitely be back for more. Kind of thin palate for a 10% beer. Very little lacing in the glass.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Shag
4
Rivertown Divergent
Golden color with a white head. Aroma contains some lemons, apples, and vinegar. Flavor is quite sour with more apples and vinegar. A strong lemon punch at the end. Overall nice one.
Thursday, January 12, 2017

jbruner
3
Rivertown Bruges Berry
Pours a hazy golden purple on tap with fluffy off-white head that leaves moderate lace. Aroma of herbal earth and sought sweet berry, malt abounds. Taste follows, almost like a non sour fruited gose, a bit weird honestly.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Wallaby501
3.4
Rivertown Divergent
Bottle to glass. Apple aroma with a bit of sour funk behind it as well. Thin white head which seems appropriate with a clear golden appearance. Taste is sour apple almost with some lemon. Decently tart. Thin on the mouthfeel with a lasting fruity finish. Pretty quenchable beer. Not amazing for the style but quite quaffable.
Sunday, January 8, 2017

ehaak26
2.2
Rivertown Jeanneke
On tap at the Campus Pub. Aroma included bubble gum, fruit, and malt. Pretty sweet tasting.
Saturday, January 7, 2017

StevieT
3
Rivertown Roebling Porter
On tap at World Of Beer. Not what Iíd expected, the dried fruit flavours are quite forward.
Friday, January 6, 2017

Sammy
3.3
Rivertown Triumvirate
Cloudy orange beer. A bit of bubbly head. Strange aroma. Gin all the way, until the sour shaking the sour. Totally unique.
Monday, January 2, 2017

Johnsense
3.3
Rivertown Triumvirate
Gold pour, smaller head. Huge gin aroma and taste.... Pine cleaning solution... gin.....tree needles, gin, gin..... Getting some gin in the finish. Medium body. YMMV:. I?m not a huge gin fan.
Monday, January 2, 2017

SHIG
3.7
Rivertown Divergent
Bottle thanks to jsquire: Poured a golden with no head. Aroma is a bit funk. Taste is nice soft tart with grain finish.
Monday, December 26, 2016

SHIG
3.9
Rivertown Lambic
Bottle thanks to jsquire: Poured a hazy yellow with a white. Aroma very funky. Taste is tart and funky. Very surprisingly good since I wouldnít have know about them if it wasnít for Jeff.
Sunday, December 25, 2016

mvp
2.7
Rivertown Winter Ale
Poured on tumbler. Terrible looking dark copper color with a white head that disappears quickly. Aroma of nutmeg. It reminds me of pumpkin pie. Light palate with an average taste.
Saturday, December 24, 2016

DiarmaidBHK
2.8
Rivertown Nice Melons
Sampler at Taco Mac Chattanooga. Pours golden with very little head. Some melon notes on the nose. The sweetness of the watermelon kind of neuteres the tartness of the Berliner Weise elements. Finished clean.
Thursday, December 22, 2016

Wallaby501
3.4
Rivertown Insurrection
Draft. Slight nose of fruit, golden appearance. Malt forward, grapefruit with a little bit of pine, light aftertaste, nearly watery at the end. Overall ok.
Wednesday, December 21, 2016

djd07
3.8
Rivertown Triumvirate
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange gold with small off white head that lasts. The aroma is funk, sour fruit, and oak. Thin body, citrus, oak, nice tartness, light gin and juniper, very good.
Friday, December 16, 2016

jsquire
2.8
Rivertown / Yazoo Oro Agrio
Iíll start with my usual disclaimer that I donít really like sour beers. This is a golden color out of the bottle with a thin disappearing white head. The nose portents all the sour and quite a bit of booze. Sour beer with some sweet fruit notes, some wood and a noticeable tequila/margarita flavor. Interesting, but not my thing.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016

ehaak26
3.5
Rivertown Lambic
Bottle from Liquor Barn. Very dry and vinous. Almost too tart, but very enjoyable.
Monday, December 12, 2016

Radek Kliber
3.5
Rivertown / New Holland Funk Vessel
Where and how: mini tasting , bottle 650 ml
Aroma: not too subtle in approach, tart with sherry vibe, tart with red apple feel. 7-
Appearance :
Top: smaller top.
Base: hazy base
s Palate : medium bodied with lower carbonation.
Taste: red apple, mineral hints, slight feel of soil. Sweeter fruity orange like top. Pleasant tartness to it. Noted mild funk.
other notes refreshing.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Kleg
2.3
Rivertown Blueberry Lager
Hazy light gold pour with a white head and decent retention. No lacing. Light fruit nose. Taste is a bad mix of lousy blueberry flavor and acidic lager.
Wednesday, December 7, 2016

valpoaj
3.9
Rivertown Ojos Negros
Tap pour at local BA Tap Takeover - orange-gold pour with a moderate white head - aroma is funky, but sweet and full of berry notes - a bit of wine character is notable as well. Pretty solid, as the berry feels authentic on the nose. Flavor is puckery sour - this kicked a bit harder than expected (not in a bad way) - the blackberry flavor is quite strong and enjoyable - very vinous - just a roller coaster with this one, as it is quite sour, but not one-dimensional in any way. Palate seems appropriate - quite mild carbonation...solid!
Wednesday, November 30, 2016

weihenweizen
3.4
Rivertown Barrel Aged Old Sour Cherry Porter
Refrigerated brown bottle poured into a cup. Opaque dark brown with very small beige. Aroma is tart cherry, medium body, low carbonation, and very little lacing. Taste is tart, dark malt, and cherry.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016

jjgmd
2
Rivertown Autumnal Pumpkin Ale
Pours a pumpkin color with an ephemeral beige head. Nose is bland ! Taste is tart, with little if any pumpkin ....maybe an old bad bottle from Total Wine ??? A difficult one to rate....
Monday, November 28, 2016

ehaak26
2.7
Rivertown Death
Bottle from Liquor Barn into snifter. Aroma of malts with some pepper. Not as hot as I expected, an OK stout beyond that.
Saturday, November 26, 2016

phaleslu
3.7
Rivertown Night Marcher
22 oz. bottle from Market Wines. Pours a cloudy gold with a small white head that settles into a ring. Bretty funk throughout, with pineapple, melon, mango, citrus zest, florals, pale malts - delivers on its promise. Light-medium bodied, with medium carbonation and a funky, fruity, mildly bitter mouthfeel. I have no idea what a regular IPA from these guys tastes like these days. Just use wild yeast, throw in some fruits, and youíve got a funky, fruity, pretty tasty IPA instead. Whatever works.
Monday, November 21, 2016

JaBier
3.7
Rivertown Brennanís Bucknut Brew
Sample at the Ohio Taproom. Clear brown pour with a medium tan head. Aroma of malt, chocolate and peanut butter. Malty flavor with peanut butter and chocolate before a slight olive finish.
Sunday, November 20, 2016

suprchunk
2.9
Rivertown Brett T-Shirt Contest
Caramel colored pour. Small white head. No lacing. Brett aroma. Cherry. Taste is Brett funk, slightly. Some malt notes. Slight astringency.
Saturday, November 12, 2016

Suttree
3.6
Rivertown Brett T-Shirt Contest
Brown, with huge foam. Smells citrusy, funky, with a hint of baby aspirin. Taste is a bit on the sweet side, with some citrusy, woody notes. Not bad
Monday, November 7, 2016

TheNicolai
4.4
Rivertown Night Marcher
Talk about tiki! The color, smell and taste all belong to something you might find in a punch bowl. Tropical fruits, hops and zest!
Sunday, November 6, 2016

edgallow
3.6
Rivertown Death
22 oz bottle pours black with a tan head. Aroma of coffee, peppers and malts. Taste is chocolate and pepper heat .
Wednesday, November 2, 2016