Riverside Red - Appalachian Brewing Company
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Ratings: 7 | Reviews: 6 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by Edwin:
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
More User Reviews:
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
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
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
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.