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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

1,926 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,926
Reviews: 1,140
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 13.79%
Wants: 39
Gots: 59 | 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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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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New York

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev +6.1%

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Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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New York

4/5  rDev +6.1%

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Virginia

3/5  rDev -20.4%

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Nebraska

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Wisconsin

4.95/5  rDev +31.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

I really wasn't prepared for how great of a beer this was going to be. It's rich and bitter, and is the hoppiest red ale that I've had the pleasure of imbibing.

I suppose that it's called "Santa's Reserve" because of the hops' pine notes, which are incredibly strong. It is not your typical "Christmas Beer" though, and I'd be happy drinking this all year round.

It's a home run from Rogue, and has me tracking down more of their other offerings.

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2014 02:38:37 | More by ArchaeoFiero_TheDelorean
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Oregon

4/5  rDev +6.1%

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Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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Michigan

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New Mexico

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Michigan

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Michigan

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Colorado

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Montana

3/5  rDev -20.4%

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Santa's Private Reserve Ale from Rogue Ales
85 out of 100 based on 1,926 ratings.