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Rusty Red - O'so Brewing Company & Tap House

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BA SCORE
75
okay

92 Ratings
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Ratings: 92
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 3.25
pDev: 19.69%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
O'so Brewing Company & Tap House visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
28 IBU

(Beer added by: DaPeculierDane on 05-23-2008)
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4.16/5  rDev +28%

kevbie, Oct 03, 2014
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2.24/5  rDev -31.1%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

From notes on 4/29/14

I don’t know why, I just really don’t like this beer. I've had it from a bottle, but this last Saturday my dad got a Nitro pour of it at the brewery. Wow, that made it much worse. The name seemed fitting as all I could taste was rust. He actually liked it. Me, I enjoy most everything from O’so, but this one beer.

kkleu357, Sep 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

ericjubeck, Aug 29, 2014
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3.4/5  rDev +4.6%

ng1013, Aug 19, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

tgates, Aug 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

teamwiggum, Aug 01, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

assman79, Jul 31, 2014
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5/5  rDev +53.8%

MillerMan16, Jul 30, 2014
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2.08/5  rDev -36%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.25

NOT.A.FAN ...
I like some of OSO beers, but this misses the mark. It's too malty and really difficult to drink out of a bottle...if you have a 6 pack drink out of a glass for sure! not very tasty compared to FIXED GEAR. I like the color/smell, but the taste IS NOT FOR ME. Good luck on your next Red Adventure.

JAinSingapore, Jul 27, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Fluffmeister, Jul 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

runwild99, Jul 14, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

green_plastic, Jun 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +23.1%

Nick-K, Apr 24, 2014
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3.45/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. My fourth beer from O'so Brewing. Expectations are pretty good, since I remember liking O'so Dank Imperial Red quite a bit.

Poured into a Lagunitas mason jar.

A - Pours a dark muddy brown-hued "rusty" red colored body. About a finger or so of fluffy khaki head that falls to a ring quickly. Lots of active carbonation is noticeable. Looks pretty good.

S - The smell is typical of the style - dry earthy red malts, twiggyness, faded herbal hop presence, some caramel / toffee, and some light cola.

T - Taste follows the nose - bready caramel malt, earthy red / amber malt, twiggy, herbal hoppiness, and some cola sort of flavors.

M - The feel is smooth, creamy, crisp, and drinkable. Very light bitterness on the palate. Very nice finish.

Overall, it is an about average red ale from O'so, but it definitely hits all the right marks. Worthy of a try that's for sure, but it probably isn't a beer I would seek out again often.

O'so Brewing Rusty Red ---3.5/5

mfnmbvp, Apr 17, 2014
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2.76/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Pours slightly hazed dark amber to reddish with an off-white head that settles to a lasting thin cover. Ample lacing sticks.

The smell is of caramel with an unfortunate touch of sour apple.

The taste is malty caramel with apple juice and a vague bready touch. The sour apple throws off the flavor. Alcohol is noticeable in a somewhat distracting way, as it doesn't blend in so well. It has a sweet and sour finish.

It is too sour for the style and the alcohol level is slightly too noticeable for the general character. It does have a smooth malty backbone, but the two detractors, especially the sour apple take too much away from this brew.

jwc215, Apr 14, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

SkinniePost, Apr 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

mlklein27, Feb 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

hollywood_15063, Feb 04, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

FFATS, Jan 20, 2014
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

wesley14, Jan 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

polishkaz, Jan 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev 0%

Lewdd, Dec 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +7.7%

Westuh, Nov 26, 2013
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3/5  rDev -7.7%

ummswimmin, Nov 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +15.4%

Localdrinklax, Oct 31, 2013
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Rusty Red from O'so Brewing Company & Tap House
75 out of 100 based on 92 ratings.