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Redhook Mudslinger Brown Ale - Redhook Ale Brewery

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BA SCORE
78
okay

229 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 229
Reviews: 100
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 13.53%
Wants: 5
Gots: 11 | 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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3/5  rDev -11.8%

pat_usher, Jul 16, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

rrock44, Nov 15, 2011
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

cdwil, Dec 29, 2011
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

AmandaSchaefer, Mar 28, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

Grebdioz, Dec 27, 2011
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

nheinzie57, Feb 18, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

zestar, Sep 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

strongaf, Jan 17, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

claybob43, Aug 15, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

DrNo, Jan 17, 2012
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

JoelClark, Aug 03, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Mudslinger has a nice copper brown body with a tan head.

Aromas of molasses and milk chocolate. A malty smell and a little funk to boot.

Malty, alcohol comes off a bit too pronounced. Not that complex.

I really don't have much to say about this beer. It's a little off balance.

NStLincoln, Mar 26, 2011
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3/5  rDev -11.8%

eulerthegrape, May 16, 2013
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3.03/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured from a bottle into a Pint glass displayed a clear medium brown brew with a half finger head, the aroma picked up was roasted sweetness and a little malt background. Taste was simple with nothing stepping forward, roasted malts, sugar and a little hint of bitterness. Mouthfeel was medium and nice and overall this is a nice Brown Ale, I've had worse and I've had much better....was looking to try this for a while but it's not something I'd seek out but then again I wouldn't turn it down.

Bear1964, Apr 24, 2013
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3.03/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I poured this beer into my tumbler at 40 degrees. The beer poured a great big tan head. The beer had a red color to it also. The beer had a slightly sweet taste and unfortunately a little bit of a metallic taste also or after taste I should say. I will not buy again.

Minkybut, Sep 26, 2011
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3.03/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A little early for a springer beer in mid January, but I won't let that stop me. Appearance pours a dark amber with a fair head and good lace. Smell of malt, caramel a little molasses and nutty. Taste is woodsy with the caramel malt having a low hop to it and there is something else there that I just can't put my buds on, but leaves a cloying. Mouthfeel is medium that goes down slick with the low carbonation. Still has a little heaviness to it that makes me call it more of a late winter than a spring beer.

Bookseeb, Jan 16, 2010
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3.05/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Tried this one while I had a light case of seasonal allergies (read: smell and taste were a little muted).

A: clear brown-red, nice light head with good head retention

S: didn't get a lot, but what I did get was sweet and malty

T: nutty and earthy with a nice roasted malt flavor, hint of molasses

M: light, but a little flat

O: drinkable, malty brown ale. slightly underwhelming. would be very tasty with a grilled cheese sandwich.

MaryMoTu, Apr 30, 2011
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3.05/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- pours a dark brown with some amber orange highlights. Pours into a thin one finger head that hangs on the side.

S- smell of grass, faint chocolate, hop scent

T- tastes of cascade hops, slight chocolate hints.

M - to quote the later great George Carlin, the mouthfeel is "fairly decent" or " moderately neato". Not perfect, slightly thin for a brown.

D- Decent beer, not overly complex. I wouldnt kick it out of my glass, but I wouldn't go out of my way to find it.

Apellonious, Feb 20, 2011
Photo of Foyle
3.08/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: pours a healthy 2” beige sudsy head that recedes slowly. Good amount of lacing. Color is mostly clear light brown with moderate carbonation. Looks much like a glass of Coca Cola.
Aroma: fairly mild aroma. There is fresh water and bread dough with some chocolate malt. Mouthfeel: light to medium bodied, somewhat dry finish.
Flavor: medium roasted malts are the dominant flavor with chocolate, coffee, and toffee notes being evident. There is a mild, but noticeable, hop bitterness in the finish.

Foyle, Apr 27, 2014
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3.08/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Mud Slinger, on-tap @ Kahootz Meridian ID. Served in a pub nonic.

A: Pours a very deep dark coppery color, mostly transparent with golden hues around the edges. Very light head lacing.

S: Toasted caramel, sweeter malt, bread, nutty flavors and dryness, a light honey and fruity quality which I'm assuming is from the English Ale yeast.

T: Light spices and crisp, grassy hoppiness emerge on the palette, still a very malty brew. Medium sweetness, very bready, with toasted grain and caramel/toffee notes as well.

MF: Medium-to-light body with some stickiness, low carbonation.

O: A decent enough Brown, serviceable and sessionable.

Scotchboy, Jan 18, 2012
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3.1/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

This beer pours a clear dark amber, not quite brown, color. The head is one inch in height, and recedes slowly into decent lacing. The aroma is of faint caramel, and not much else. It is a very simple aroma for a brown ale. The taste is similar to the aroma. Boringly simple. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with moderate carbonation, and a velvety texture. This is a nice mouthfeel. Overall, this beer is everything I have come to expect from Redhook....mediocrity. While it isn't horrible I can't see myself turning to this beer when I'm in the mood for a brown ale.

KarlHungus, Mar 15, 2010
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3.13/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

During a visit to Portsmouth we took the opportunity to visit Redhook Brewery. Tried the Mudslinger Spring Ale. The color was darl amber / brown with a white head and some lace. The nose was a missing, nothing to report. The taste was good, a nice touch of maltyness helps this beer. The mouthfeel was good and I certainly could do a Session with this beer.

WoodBrew, Apr 05, 2011
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3.13/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A medium amber-brown color with thin, off-white head that dissipates pretty quickly. The aroma is grainy, slightly nutty with a hint of caramel. The flavor is about the same; light, grainy malts with a bit of caramel. A slight hop bitterness. Quite thin on the flavor though. The mouthfeel is good, crisp and slightly thin but substantial enough.

goldbot, Apr 17, 2011
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3.13/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Light head that settles to only a rim of bubbles. No lace. Ruby, copper color and appears to be crystal clear.

Nutty and slightly sweet darker malts to the nose. Just a touch of hop.

More hoppy on the tongue than I expected. Also, it seems to be highly carbonated which is in stark contrast to the appearance. The beer seems thinner because of this. The overall flavor is relatively weak, which makes it easy to drink but not very interesting or complicated.

smcolw, Feb 26, 2011
Redhook Mudslinger Brown Ale from Redhook Ale Brewery
78 out of 100 based on 229 ratings.