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Red Rack Ale - Woodstock Inn Brewery

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BA SCORE
78
okay

171 Ratings
THE BROS
76
okay

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Ratings: 171
Reviews: 94
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 13.49%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Woodstock Inn Brewery visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB) |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Amber in color with slight caramel sweetness. Medium hop bitterness. Malty up front with a nice hop/ malt balance.

23.3 IBU

(Beer added by: UnionMade on 07-07-2002)
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VALIS666

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

01-10-2013 04:49:48 | More by VALIS666
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Screper

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

12-30-2012 03:26:23 | More by Screper
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cliff1066

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

12-23-2012 06:56:56 | More by cliff1066
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jharris0624

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +10%

11-17-2012 21:01:56 | More by jharris0624
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Mack

Quebec (Canada)

3/5  rDev -12%

11-10-2012 22:26:09 | More by Mack
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BenGreedie

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +32%

10-31-2012 21:33:04 | More by BenGreedie
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B967ierhunter177

Pennsylvania

2.83/5  rDev -17%

This beer pours a clear amber with a thin head and no lace. The aroma is nutty with caramel and fruity notes and a hint of bread. The flavor leads with caramel followed through by grapefruit and bread crust. It's a bit more bitter than most ESBs but still good. The mouthfeel is light-medium. Woodstock Red Rack Ale is a decent brew, crisp, and refreshing. Recommended.

10-23-2012 21:46:05 | More by B967ierhunter177
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Mikeynas

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +17.3%

10-20-2012 23:52:03 | More by Mikeynas
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.08/5  rDev -9.7%

Pours a clear golden garnet color with a huge fluffy off white head that slowly dissipates and laces on the way down. Smells of caramel, mineral, and a bit of earth and spice with a hint of butter. the flavor is quite malty with caramel being the dominant taste. Earth, tart, and butter provide a bit of counter to the malty sweetness, but this one really leans to the malty side. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet slick mouthfeel. A buttery malt bomb how shipyard-ish. OK for what it is, but there are better red ales out there.

10-18-2012 22:24:50 | More by johnnnniee
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Kyrgyzbrewer

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

09-22-2012 22:35:57 | More by Kyrgyzbrewer
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sdaly3

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

09-18-2012 22:53:03 | More by sdaly3
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

08-20-2012 03:13:35 | More by DonFrap
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Satchboogie

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

08-13-2012 01:44:06 | More by Satchboogie
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.93/5  rDev +15.2%

From the 12. fl. oz. bottle sampled on August 10, 2012. The pour is a highly carbonated medium amber with reddish tones and a quick lasting fizzy white head.

The aroma is full of sweet pale malts, Toblerone, and a crisp, clean hoppiness.

The body is about medium but there is a slight acidity to it.

The focus of the taste is on the caramel malts and yeast with a moderate bitterness and a clean finish. Not a bad ESB in the long run.

08-11-2012 01:39:34 | More by puboflyons
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MAUEX_MFA

Alaska

2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

07-17-2012 02:16:47 | More by MAUEX_MFA
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Mick-e-d


3.75/5  rDev +10%

07-02-2012 00:09:43 | More by Mick-e-d
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MyMagicalPants

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

06-19-2012 19:41:13 | More by MyMagicalPants
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

06-03-2012 17:42:06 | More by jpd7374
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HEADYdb

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

06-02-2012 13:17:03 | More by HEADYdb
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

05-06-2012 16:46:27 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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Jim_DemonDeacon


3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

05-05-2012 01:27:50 | More by Jim_DemonDeacon
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FuturePilot


3/5  rDev -12%

04-28-2012 17:12:29 | More by FuturePilot
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Streetcore

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +10%

03-29-2012 17:40:48 | More by Streetcore
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

3.73/5  rDev +9.4%

A-Pours a dark color between crimson and orange. Nice orange tinted head. Head is frothy and laces well and is also of nice stature.

S-Sweet with some grassy hops too. Smooth aroma of caramel and a bit of earthy notes. Not intense at all, but definitely pretty attractive.

T-The flavor is akin to the nose. Sweet and easy drinking with a nice clean grassy hop finish. Leans more towards the sweet side but it has enough hop flavor to balance it out. Easy sipping and tasty.

M-Smooth and a bit creamy with massaging carbonation. Sessionable feel and body.

O/D-A mellow yet attractive beer that I enjoyed fresh from a growler. I was a fan, but I have had many like this before.

03-03-2012 01:57:58 | More by VelvetExtract
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dunix

Vermont

4/5  rDev +17.3%

02-11-2012 16:43:24 | More by dunix
Red Rack Ale from Woodstock Inn Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 171 ratings.