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Redhook Mudslinger Brown Ale - Redhook Ale Brewery

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Redhook Mudslinger Brown AleRedhook Mudslinger Brown Ale

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226 Ratings

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Ratings: 226
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 13.24%
Wants: 5
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Redhook Ale Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
English Brown Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Mudslinger is a Nut Brown Ale with a Medium body and a fresh aroma. Its malty flavor is layered with light chocolate, caramel, brown sugar and a hint of vanilla. Six barley malts and two hop varieties result in a surprisingly smooth, well balanced dark beer.

30 IBU

(Beer added by: RedBrewer83 on 01-07-2010)
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North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

03-03-2013 01:20:11 | More by LooseMoose1978
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3.33/5  rDev -2.1%

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance – Pours a light brown color with a small cream colored head. The head fades quite fast to leave a persistent film on the top of the brew and very little lacing on the sides of the glass.

Smell – The aroma is heaviest of a roasted malt and caramel smells. Mixed with these aromas are some nutty smells as well as a toffee aroma.

Taste – The taste begins with a bready and roasted malt flavor with some caramel sweetness. . As the flavor advances some toffee and nut flavors then hit the tongue mixed with a light fruit taste of apple. In a not so smooth transition the sweeter flavors start to fade more toward the end as a light bitterness of a citrus and earthy nature come to the tongue. In the end a lightly bittered and semi-sweet roasted flavor are left on the tongue.

Mouthfeel- The body of the beer is on the slightly thinner side with a carbonation level that is rather average. A little more body and a little less carbonation would have likely suited the brew better, giving the roasted malt, caramel and nut flavor mix a more decant and suiting feel.

Overall – Well it’s not offensive and it is OK, but its lack of smooth transitions and its rather weak mouthfeel would likely prevent me from recommending this one to others. Just OK.

03-01-2013 14:04:46 | More by Darkmagus82
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3.25/5  rDev -4.4%

02-27-2013 21:05:42 | More by alwaysplayin
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

02-25-2013 02:28:35 | More by Headgoober
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2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

02-24-2013 17:19:53 | More by wilfonzo
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New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev +10.3%

02-24-2013 06:45:32 | More by 2dashes
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3.16/5  rDev -7.1%

Food Pairing: Enjoyed this with some potatoes and pork loin, which had been brined with herbs and roasted with pumpkin sauce. Complimented the earthy flavors of the dish fairly well, but the Mudslinger was slightly too light to stand up to its counterparts richness.

A- Modest head which disappeared rather quickly. Very clear, appealing deep amber to orange/brown color.

S - chocolaty in a tootsie roll way, pear, sweet malts. Faint overall.

T - Mild nutty and malt background of diluted chocolate flavors lend a light sweetness which thankfully doesn't overstay its welcome, instead getting a bit better towards the end. Bitterness is in check as well.

M - Light and refreshing.

Overall - Not nearly as rich as its name may imply, and is in fact a highly accessible, drinkable beer which may be best enjoyed in warmer weather.

02-22-2013 06:05:45 | More by ChugMan
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

02-21-2013 05:44:41 | More by anvilx
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New York

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

02-19-2013 03:03:13 | More by Skramer
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

02-18-2013 00:31:14 | More by nheinzie57
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North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

02-17-2013 01:39:27 | More by gregu2
Photo of Murrhey


2.59/5  rDev -23.8%

Poured from a bomber into a pint glass. Reviewed live.

A- Two-finger very light brown head. Walnut color body with high clarity and decent carbonation. Several minute long retention with nice fluffy lacing.

S- Overcooked malts, chocolate and creamy notes. Poorly balanced.

T- Bitter, malts are not sweet. Earthy, English hops. Odd flavor, not what I was expecting.

M- Smooth and fizzy.

O- This one's kind of a stinker. Not tasty, not fitting the style. Just odd.

02-15-2013 05:11:24 | More by Murrhey
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3.68/5  rDev +8.2%

Mahogany almost reddish hue. Minimal head.

Malt. some roastiness, a little bit of grassy hops.

Predominantly malts. Some bittering towards the end. Toasted bread malts. Little bit of nuts.

Eh, decent brown, but not really anything overly exciting.

02-13-2013 16:06:32 | More by kemoarps
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

02-07-2013 05:34:41 | More by runner0916
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3.98/5  rDev +17.1%

Nice sweet smell out of bottle.

Nice unfiltered reddish-brown color

Head is tan but not aggressive, but lacing hangs on the glass thoughout.

Smell out of glass brings more subtle malt notes.

First taste is malty but not overpowering. Nutty after.

No real bitterness. Any bite is typically at the tip of the tongue or roof of the mouth.

Feel is overall smooth.

02-05-2013 04:22:49 | More by 1234Jack
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

02-03-2013 01:00:12 | More by PatrickKlopfenstein
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New Hampshire

2.75/5  rDev -19.1%

02-01-2013 06:22:51 | More by Kelp
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

02-01-2013 05:55:17 | More by powdersoldier
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3.2/5  rDev -5.9%

Clear brown colored beer with a thin tan colored head, it actually doesn't look like much.

Smells malty with a mild molasses and wheat toast slightly burnt aroma. Scents of chocolate and coffee with a little caramel syrup. Smells better than it looks.

Starts out semi-dry with a mild roasted malt flavor. Toasted grains with some coffee, it is quite mild tasting.

Mouthfeel is OK.

Overall super easy to drink even if it is a little too lightly flavored for my taste. Still I would buy again sometime when I just want a mild brown ale at a good price.

01-24-2013 02:59:29 | More by Zorro
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1/5  rDev -70.6%

01-02-2013 17:20:09 | More by PdxBeerGeek
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3.15/5  rDev -7.4%

Bomber into standard pint.

A: pours clear brown with copper highlights. A quarter inch of offwhite head that was pretty fluffy and fell to a thin but complete cap and is leaving some lacing on the sides.

S: beery. Sweet caramely notes. Otherwise not much there.

T: sweet but not cloying. Lots of caramel malt flavor followed by a bit of herbal hop that balances out the beer. quite drinkable.

M: light and smooth. Increases the drinkability. Could easily finish a couple of them.

O: not well aquainted with the nut brown ale style but if this is average to good then I like 'em.

12-16-2012 05:06:11 | More by N3rdM3t4l
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

10-05-2012 23:00:59 | More by adkieffer
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New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

07-16-2012 16:32:21 | More by ChrisL24481
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4/5  rDev +17.6%

06-12-2012 03:14:43 | More by wilkinswesley
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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%

06-04-2012 08:01:32 | More by chrisfallon83
Redhook Mudslinger Brown Ale from Redhook Ale Brewery
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