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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
83
good

1,960 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,960
Reviews: 1,142
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.83%
Wants: 44
Gots: 73 | 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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ChrisMaestro, Sunday at 07:27 PM
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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1.5/5  rDev -60.1%

Ludwigkpa, Saturday at 06:01 AM
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4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

tyleeis, Oct 18, 2014
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2/5  rDev -46.8%

pwdiamond, Oct 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

HipHopAnonymous, Oct 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

fossage78, Oct 01, 2014
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3.73/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark cloudy amber with a medium beige head, moderate lacing. Aroma is sweet dark caramel malt, toffee, yeast and earthy pine and herbal hops. Taste is sweet caramel malt, yeast, toffee with some spicy earthy herbal hops bitterness on the end for balance. Palate is a medium body, smooth with good carbonation. Finishes with a combination of dark caramel malts, yeast and earthy hops bitterness, has a nice nutty like lingering flavor, Overall nicely balanced and tasty brew.

Samp01, Sep 29, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

Stevebeergeek, Sep 25, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev +3.7%

sully22, Sep 21, 2014
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

AndrewBV, Sep 13, 2014
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BeccaH, Sep 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

MikeDAdams, Sep 12, 2014
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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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JStampler, Sep 09, 2014
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Zond, Aug 14, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -13.6%

KevChiTown, Aug 13, 2014
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Santa's Private Reserve Ale from Rogue Ales
83 out of 100 based on 1,960 ratings.