Ruedrich's Red Seal Ale - North Coast Brewing Co.
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Reviews by HoboAGoGo:
4/5 rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Deep red/copper body with a head that stayed around for a while. The nose was citrusy and had a nice caramely base to it, the malts smelled exceptional. You get more delicious malts with caramelly tones with the citrus hops there, but not in the way to make this beer experience too dominated by either the hops or the malt. A very well balanced beer, and another I will be seeking out again, great beer I could have had many more pints of.
Serving type: on-tap
03-16-2006 00:42:01 | More by HoboAGoGo
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3.99/5 rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5
A: Pours copper or brass and very clear. Medium to full head. Fantastic retention with a fair amount of lacing throughout.
S: Herbal hops are dominated by caramel malts and vanilla spiced undertones. Faintest hint of apple can be found.
T: Interesting! Incredibly it is sweet at the beginning. Caramel is the most dominant flavor. There is some toast in the middle followed by a supurbly clean finish. Hops present but very mellow.
M: Medium to light bodied. Carbonation is less than expected and takes away from my enjoyment some. I think it would improve the lighter notes in the taste more if the carbonation was higher... but that is a personal thing.
O: I always find myself trying to pair light yet flavorful beers with foods. This beer should be your "type O" : IT GOES WITH ANYTHING. Fact: You could drink this at the tailgate or with a fantastic filet... and no one would be upset. A true jack of all trades. Completely drinkable. A must try for anyone who enjoys North Coast.... but not their best outing.
Serving type: bottle
06-13-2014 02:57:41 | More by ahommell
Ruedrich's Red Seal Ale from North Coast Brewing Co.
88 out of 100 based on 1,696 ratings.