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Riverside Red - Appalachian Brewing Company

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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 4.95%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Appalachian Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 05-24-2002)
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Reviews by Edwin:
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4/5  rDev -1%

Served on tap at Appalachian Brewing Company.

Appearance - Pours a rich garnet/ruby red with a creamy white head on top. The head in my glass actually seemed to stay for about half the pint. A beauty.

Smell - ABC's malts punch you in the face yet again. THen some caramel and nutty overtones hit with a small hint of maybe some honey.

Taste - Again with the malts, however, they really compliment this beer nicely. The taste of caramel comes through with a pinch of some fruitiness left over. A nutty finish.

Mouthfeel - Nicely carbonated with little to no bite or pinch on the tongue. A very warm welcome for this brew.

Drinkability - THis might be my favorite of the 'regular rotation' of ABC brews. I find myself drinking these at Senator's games all the time. A very easy-to-drink brew that reminds me of summer and baseball. Very enjoyable!

04-06-2004 22:51:39 | More by Edwin
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New Jersey

4.2/5  rDev +4%

This beer is very dark reddish brown with a very thin white head that dissipates fast. It has a mild aroma; its malt flavor is strong but is overpowered by a hop that completes this perfect blend to create an amazing beer. This kind of reminds me on an IPA…slightly. This beer is highly recommended; I waited a full year just itching just to be able to taste this again. It is a specialty in February. ABV 4.87% IBU18.50

03-03-2004 15:04:30 | More by simmons
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

05-23-2013 23:23:12 | More by Slatetank
Photo of psugrad98


4.08/5  rDev +1%

A great blend of hops and malt for a smooth highly drinkable ale. A deep red in color. This beer smells fruity and slightly hoppy which is exactly how it tastes. Lightly carbonated and quite refreshing.

05-24-2002 11:10:42 | More by psugrad98
Photo of Fish113d


3.85/5  rDev -4.7%

Poured chilled into a pint glass, this Red Ale pours an amber color with slight reddish tones. It leaves a 1/3 inch creamy, milky head with lots of clinging to my glass. It actually reminds me of a stout head (like a Guinness). Aroma is of brown malts with a touch of hops mixed in. Toffee or caramel comes through a little, but nothing jumps out at me to be worthy of discussion. However, taking a sip, I am rather happy! I taste mostly hops and sweetness (plums maybe or another fruit I can't distinguish), but it has a nice subtle hops finish. Enjoyable flavor making it easy to drink! The carbonation is a little bitey up front on the sip, but then gets rather smooth and enjoyable as it crosses my palete. Very easy to drink..."Please sir, may I have another?"

03-24-2005 00:24:04 | More by Fish113d
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4.03/5  rDev -0.2%

When brought to the table you first notice the deep ruby rich color through the glass. This beer has a nice head (about an inch), but it depends on how long it sits at the bar before it gets to you. It leaves a small lace behind. Both white in color. The aroma has a fruit and small hop appeal to it. The taste reflects the aroma very well. The bubbles are visible in the glass, and it finishes very well. A good beer.

11-13-2002 07:11:44 | More by Jarod
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4.4/5  rDev +8.9%

A very good beer, if a little on the sweet side. I was looking to tone down on the hops for this damp day, and this beer was a great fit. Nice amber color, hint of hop and a sweet finish. Good head and lacing. Good to the last drop and hoghly recommended.

05-07-2003 04:00:05 | More by beernbbq
Riverside Red from Appalachian Brewing Company
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.