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Red Tail Ale - Mendocino Brewing Company

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Red Tail AleRed Tail Ale

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BA SCORE
79
okay

904 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 904
Reviews: 476
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 14.78%
Wants: 9
Gots: 47 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mendocino Brewing Company visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-22-2000

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Ratings: 904 | Reviews: 476
Photo of wisegreensoul
3.38/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrMullet
3.38/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KarmicSkrambl8
3.15/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bplabernie
3.74/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 31Sam13
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Another blast from the past that I reacquired...great stuff...a hybrid red that is great with many seafood (yes I said it) dishes....

Photo of ChaseTheAce
3.75/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jaymo18
2.89/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of atrocity
2.5/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

No bottle date... reviewed as is.

Photo of redleg411
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mongo_only_pawn
3.22/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

More like a brown ale, kind of a washed out finish

Photo of Rob_aTl
4.62/5  rDev +33.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Just the right amount of malt/hops/abv taste. My go to beer when I want something good. Great finish.

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.53/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ovaltine
3.67/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CJNAPS
3.79/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of misternebbie
3.38/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of doom_deluise
3.38/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tdm168
3.39/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TheSamKuehn
3.4/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jonaspb
3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mikemikemike
3.21/5  rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bear1964
3.71/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DuffDaddy
2.59/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Mixed six from Uncle Mike

Photo of Bubbawilly88
3.51/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mjurney
4.26/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance:
Copper color, clear. Lots of thin bubbles rising. Off white color head, very creamy.

Aroma:
Very faint aroma, I could smell some bready, toffee, some herbal hops.

Taste/Finish/Body:
Bready malt, biscuit, some toffee, a little toast. Some fruitiness, pear. Spicy, herbal, a little leafy hop bitterness towards the end. Finish is dry, very crisp. Body is medium, very smooth, dry, crisp, refreshing.

Overall:
It's an outstanding beer.

Photo of flyersfan900
3.86/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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Red Tail Ale from Mendocino Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 904 ratings.