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Santa's Private Reserve Ale - Rogue Ales

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Santa's Private Reserve AleSanta's Private Reserve Ale

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,951 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,951
Reviews: 1,141
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.83%
Wants: 43
Gots: 72 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Rogue Ales visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
10 Ingredients:
Carastan 30-37 & 13-17, Crystal 70-80 & Rogue Micro Barley Farm Dare™ & Risk™ Malts; Chinook & Rogue Farm Revolution & Freedom Hops; Free Range Coastal Water and Pacman Yeast.

13º PLATO
65 IBU
73.1 AA
26.75º L

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-29-2001)
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3.7/5  rDev -1.6%

$ 8.95/bomber at Vintage Estates, Boardman, OH
Undated bomber at 40 degrees into standard pint glass
Aroma of spice (Allspice?)
Head small (2 cm), light brown, frothy, diminishing to 2 mm layer
Lacing good – complete rings and stalactites of tiny bubbles
Body medium amber, cloudy (chill haze – starts to clear up as the beer warms)
Flavor begins bitter and malty, ends bitter. No distinct hop or malt flavors; no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate medium, watery, lively carbonation

Appearance 3.75, Aroma 3, Flavor 4, Palate 4, Overall 3.6875. Final weighted score: 3.725
It’s an excessively hopped amber/red ale which meets the guidelines well. Meh.

Ozzylizard, Sep 10, 2014
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Santa's Private Reserve Ale from Rogue Ales
85 out of 100 based on 1,951 ratings.