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Ruth - Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room

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572 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 572
Reviews: 346
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 14.93%
Wants: 35
Gots: 23 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A light and refreshing American Ale, made with pale malt and crystal hops. She was inspired by my Mother's Mother, Granny Ruth because of her love and support. Don't be Ruthless. Have one on Granny.

40 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-12-2001)
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Alieniloquium

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3.65/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into a pint glass. Screw top?! What the hell, HotD!

Appearance - Clear orange until the sediment flows in. Then its hazy and chunky. Small white head that only leaves some wisps and nice lacing.

Smell - Not what I expected. Mild hop aroma. Kinda floral. More impressed by the fruit character it has. Like pineapple. Smells kinda like a light tripel.

Taste - Again with the fruits. Banana comes through here. Some clove. A little bit of citrus. A little bit of graininess. Bitterness is pretty strong. Has a slight Belgian character here too.

Mouthfeel - Light and drinkable. Pretty bitter, but I don't mind it. Medium carbonation.

Overall - Interesting take that I rather enjoyed. Nothing like a standard pale ale.

Serving type: bottle

04-21-2013 22:41:21 | More by Alieniloquium
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Ruth from Hair of the Dog Brewing Company / Brewery and Tasting Room
81 out of 100 based on 572 ratings.