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American Red Ale - Rock Art Brewery

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American Red AleAmerican Red Ale

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BA SCORE
78
okay

167 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 167
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 14.62%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rock Art Brewery visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
The unofficial name for this beer is “Super Glide”. Malty rich with a hint of spicy hops and roasted grains. This beer is one smooth ride with a clean finish! We brewed this one with American Pale, oats, flaked barley, black, chocolate, red malt, melandolin malt. American hops include Magnum, Centennial, Liberty and Crystal. Enjoy!

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-21-2003)
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Ratings: 167 | Reviews: 92 | Display Reviews Only:
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IvoryFoxhole

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

08-19-2013 00:24:56 | More by IvoryFoxhole
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KungGustav

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

07-27-2013 23:58:53 | More by KungGustav
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

07-13-2013 14:41:40 | More by DrunkinYogi
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Resuin

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

07-13-2013 03:28:48 | More by Resuin
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morrowd3

Vermont

3.25/5  rDev -5%

07-07-2013 01:30:58 | More by morrowd3
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LoveStout

New York

3.25/5  rDev -5%

07-06-2013 21:02:37 | More by LoveStout
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petermethot

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -12.3%

06-25-2013 22:35:07 | More by petermethot
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justforrazors

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -5%

06-24-2013 21:34:25 | More by justforrazors
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Fiore757


3/5  rDev -12.3%

06-05-2013 01:16:44 | More by Fiore757
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braican

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

06-04-2013 22:38:40 | More by braican
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

06-02-2013 16:28:18 | More by hockeyfighter19
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

05-27-2013 16:17:13 | More by InspectorBob
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hphilip456

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -5%

05-16-2013 03:34:06 | More by hphilip456
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.55/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a slightly hazy dark copper color with a smallish off white head that doesn't stick around very long. The aroma is quite malty with lots of caramel and toffee with hints of chocolate and a faint earthy hop deep underneath. The flavor follows the aroma quite well with toffee and caramel in the foreground and hints of chocolate and earthy hop bringing up the rear. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet light syrupy mouthfeel. Decent beer, feels like a brown ale at times, but it's a nice gateway style beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2013 01:46:37 | More by johnnnniee
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Ivanhoes_Backpack

New Brunswick (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -5%

04-30-2013 20:38:47 | More by Ivanhoes_Backpack
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jjamadorphd

Florida

3.58/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I was surprised to find this at the local big-box restaurant so I had to try (anything would be better than a Bud, right?)

Appearance was nice - slightly red hue on dark beer with a beautifu cream-colored head. The head was thick, had some staying power and with decent lacing. Smell was mostly hoppy but good. Mouthfeel was above normal for me, the carbonation was about right but it felt a tiny bit watery - no big deal though. The taste was good (a nice selection on a two-for-one night). There was some fruit in there I couldn't pick out and the barley mixed well with the hops. Overall, it wasn't spectacular but it was definitely better than the other selections they had on tap. On its own, it is a pretty good beer. I'll be sure to look for it in the beer aisle next time.

Serving type: on-tap

04-14-2013 14:32:06 | More by jjamadorphd
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DJoe

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

04-05-2013 23:32:44 | More by DJoe
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brheuer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +17%

03-24-2013 21:20:19 | More by brheuer
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HoppyKilaMonster

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -5%

03-21-2013 00:56:40 | More by HoppyKilaMonster
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chippo33

Vermont

2.25/5  rDev -34.2%

03-13-2013 22:49:52 | More by chippo33
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Mack

Quebec (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

03-06-2013 23:57:46 | More by Mack
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acurtis

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -12.3%

03-03-2013 00:11:29 | More by acurtis
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AStoops

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +2.3%

02-10-2013 17:41:40 | More by AStoops
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claytong

Vermont

2.75/5  rDev -19.6%

02-02-2013 05:36:13 | More by claytong
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NiceTaps

New Jersey

3.84/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz. bottle into a pint glass .

A-Pours a clean and bubbly red color, a touch amber and a touch of brown. A 1-plus finger head that tapers to a lasting film leaves some spotty lacing.

S- Toasted bready malts, spicy hops.

T- Big bready malt and grain backbone. A hint of chocolate and caramel.

M- Malts and oats give this brew body. It's crisp and carbonated. None of its flavors show any sweetness, it finishes dry and mild.

O-This beer looks big and flavorful and it just about measures up. It could use a flavor kick but does not suffer from the 'sticky-sweet' Red Ale stigma , a big plus. Smooth and easy drinking.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2013 18:49:30 | More by NiceTaps
American Red Ale from Rock Art Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 167 ratings.