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Rail Slide Imperial Spiced Ale - SanTan Brewing Co.

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Rail Slide Imperial Spiced Ale
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BA SCORE
79
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34 Ratings
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 16.86%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
SanTan Brewing Co. visit their website
Arizona, United States

Style | ABV
Winter Warmer |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DonDirkA on 11-15-2012)
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JoelClark

Idaho

4/5  rDev +18.3%

08-03-2014 16:16:34 | More by JoelClark
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FrankHammer

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

07-24-2014 18:43:01 | More by FrankHammer
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Links41

Virginia

4/5  rDev +18.3%

07-22-2014 19:05:10 | More by Links41
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Geuzedad

Arizona

2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

06-18-2014 04:02:56 | More by Geuzedad
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

06-05-2014 20:25:16 | More by Davepoolesque
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BucannonXC5

California

3.78/5  rDev +11.8%

Type: 12-oz. can
Glass: Manzanita pint glass
From: Whole Foods in Tempe, Ariz.
Price: $2.59
Purchased: May 17, 2014
Consumed: May 21, 2014
Misc.: Crafted on Nov. 26, 2013

Poured a rich mahogany semi-hazy color with 1-to2 fingers of khaki tan lacing that dissipated rather quickly. Below average lacing and sporadic foamy spots. Below average retention.

Smelled molasses, dark apple, cinnamon, Atomic Fireballs, nutmeg, black cherry, caramel, gingerbread and all that is Thanksgiving. Really nice on the nose.

Tasted didn’t quite live up to the smell, although I didn’t expect it to. Got nutmeg, gingerbread, molasses, cinnamon stick, caramel, toffee and cherry cough syrup.

Medium body. Oily-to-thin texture. Soft carbonation. Long, warming, slightly finish.

A pretty good winter warmer overall. I wouldn’t say ideal for May 21, but good nonetheless.

05-22-2014 06:28:21 | More by BucannonXC5
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bentonbk

Arizona

4.75/5  rDev +40.5%

05-22-2014 04:41:13 | More by bentonbk
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Tibbs916

Arizona

3.43/5  rDev +1.5%

My first review, and also my first SanTan. Pretty solid introduction. Really interesting taste. Lots of spice, pretty cinnamon-ish. Decently smooth consistency. Taste masks ABV quite a bit. All in all a pretty good beer. Can't accurately comment on the appearance as I downed it pretty quick from the can.

04-20-2014 05:54:04 | More by Tibbs916
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -18.6%

03-06-2014 21:57:06 | More by Kmlund
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Auraan

Arizona

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

02-22-2014 06:24:41 | More by Auraan
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PA-Michigander

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

02-04-2014 01:53:59 | More by PA-Michigander
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kerry4porters

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

01-26-2014 06:26:31 | More by kerry4porters
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Camjmorton

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

01-08-2014 04:44:59 | More by Camjmorton
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TempeBeerMan

Arizona

3.44/5  rDev +1.8%

Served in a shaker pint.

A - Crystal clear dark-copper hue with a one-finger, off white head. Spider web like lacing.

S - Strong aroma of anise, nutmeg, all-spice, brown sugar, caramel, and ginger.

T - Really powerful black licorice and ginger flavor, obscuring the rest of the beer. Some generic caramel maltiness in the mid-palate. There's a decent beer somewhere in here, but it's just too overpowered with licorice and ginger.

M - Thin bodied, low carbonation. Oily in the front and syrupy in the finish, which makes the licorice in the after taste last way too long.

O - Too much anise and ginger, and overall too many flaws to be considered "good".

12-24-2013 06:12:56 | More by TempeBeerMan
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dozier77

Arizona

4/5  rDev +18.3%

11-19-2013 01:07:03 | More by dozier77
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bsuedekum

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

11-17-2013 20:05:19 | More by bsuedekum
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UncleAddie

Arizona

3/5  rDev -11.2%

08-29-2013 22:32:54 | More by UncleAddie
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vfgccp

New York

3/5  rDev -11.2%

06-23-2013 22:24:38 | More by vfgccp
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Steve_Oldrati

Pennsylvania

2/5  rDev -40.8%

05-26-2013 21:57:17 | More by Steve_Oldrati
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FMetzger

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

05-15-2013 22:24:05 | More by FMetzger
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LXIXME

New Mexico

3.05/5  rDev -9.8%

Medium sized light tan head settles quickly into a near decent lacing above a clear deep reddish amber colored beer.

A light aroma of fall spices , nutmeg, and dark roasted caramel malts mixed with a rich black licorice.

Roasted dark caramel malts mixed with lighter than expected fall and pumpkin spices taste.

An almost wettish aftertaste without much tastes remaining on this medium bodied beer.

I was expecting more and richer fall spice tastes from this beer. As it was this beer was pretty easy drinking, maybe a bit to much so.

04-20-2013 21:43:28 | More by LXIXME
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bmoney_az

Arizona

4/5  rDev +18.3%

03-25-2013 17:37:40 | More by bmoney_az
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egrace84

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11.2%

03-04-2013 03:43:24 | More by egrace84
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Duff27

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -3.8%

03-03-2013 05:46:25 | More by Duff27
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aflies

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +3.6%

01-25-2013 03:43:26 | More by aflies
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Rail Slide Imperial Spiced Ale from SanTan Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.