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RT Lager - Rivertowne Pourhouse

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RT LagerRT Lager

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BA SCORE
80
good

28 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 28
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.44
pDev: 14.53%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rivertowne Pourhouse visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Lager |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Bridging together 7 different varieties of malt with moderate additions of cascade hops, RT Lager is a perfectly balanced amber for any occasion. In true Pittsburgh fashion, there is no need to be flashy when you deliver consistent excellence!

(Beer added by: Stinkypuss on 09-27-2011)
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Reviews by Cylinsier:
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Cylinsier

Pennsylvania

3.78/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz can

Pours amber to light brown, mostly clear, with a half inch of fine off-white head which retains as a lacing.

Smells of biscuity caramel malts and dry nutty hop bitterness.

The taste is exactly like the smell, biscuity malts with a caramel sweetness and a dry bitter hopiness with a nutty profile.

Medium body with some tingling carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

A solid enjoyable lager, very easy to drink and good, somewhat unique flavor. Basically exactly what you want out of a standard amber lager but different enough from other ambers to be interesting. Worth trying.

Serving type: can

09-12-2013 22:37:18 | More by Cylinsier
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3/5  rDev -12.8%

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3.51/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from can into a pint glass

Appearance – The beer pours a deep amber, almost copper, color with a foamy one finger just off white head. The head has a decent level of retention, fading over time to leave a very little lace on the sides of the glass and a bit of a foamy film atop the brew.

Smell – The aroma is very light overall but has notes of a caramel sweetness as well a bit of an apple and other light fruits.

Taste – The taste starts with a bready and caramel sweetness mixed with some flavors of apple and notes of roasted malt. The roasted malt and apple grow a bit stronger while the caramel fades ever so slightly overall crisping up the brew. Toward the end some lighter hop flavors of a citrus nature comes to the tongue leaving a very lightly hopped, bready and slightly sweet flavor on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the beer is on the average side in terms of thickness and creaminess with a carbonation level that is rather average. Both create a very easy drinking brew.

Overall – A rather tasty and easy drinking brew that doesn’t take a lot of concentration. A nice brew for just sitting and sipping with friends in conversation.

Serving type: can

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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Looks decent has just a 1/4 inch of head that pulls back to a light lace ring. Color is a somewhat hazy amber brown.
S - Well I can smell some good house malts and yeast. Has a nice caramel tone to it not skunky very malty.
T - Very malty sweet but not much else. No noticeable hops I do detect some similar malts with the Scottish ale. Taste is sweet, balanced, and flavorful.
M - Light to medium easy to quaff. Much smoother than a Ying.

Overall I don't know why I avoided this one for so long. Possibly I thought it was a regular lager but I found it to be quite a tasty amber lager. Worth picking up!

Serving type: can

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Appearance - Tannish brown with a red tent. 1/2 inch creamy head and decent lacing.

Smell - Roasty, caramel malts, nuts, grainy, light hops , malts are main aroma.

Taste - Up front malts mixed with some bitter hops at first sip. Very roasty, has a English feel to it. Has a crisp lager flavor finally appears near the finish. Some minor yeasty sugars, and a little brown sugar/molasses mix thrown in.

Mouthfeel - Tongue gets the malts and some hops, palate gets the crisp lager and yeasty sugars. The aftertaste is malty, crisp and dry.

Overall - Not bad, a little unbalanced, almost like two beers in one, first u get the malts , then hops, then crisp lager malts. If your a fan of English style ales then you should enjoy this. Worth a drink since it is a unique beer.

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RT Lager from Rivertowne Pourhouse
80 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.