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Red Tail Ale - Mendocino Brewing Company

Red Tail AleRed Tail Ale

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BA SCORE
79
okay

792 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 792
Reviews: 464
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 15.36%


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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-22-2000)
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jj311

California

4.1/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a standard drinking glass.

Appearance: Medium Amber in color, slightly hazy with orange hues. A sticky, off-white, 2 finger head after a semi-hard pour. The head disappears a little quicker then I'd like. The lacing isn't extremely thick, but it's there.

Smell: A sweet, somewhat toasty, malt aroma. A bit of grain and biscuit, as well as some floral hops and a slight scent of alcohol.

Taste: A well balanced combination of sweet toasted malt, caramel, and a substantial bitterness. Has a mild hint of citric hop flavor and a dry finish.

Mouthfeel; A crisp, slick, and chewy mouth-feel. Medium bodied.

Drinkability: I find this brew to be VERY drinkable.

Note: There are allot of good Amber Ales out there, but I consider this to be one of my favorites. It is extremely reliable and consistent with it's quality. Whether you are at a BBQ, a party, or just relaxing at home enjoying a couple beers, you can't go wrong with this one.

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2010 12:46:09 | More by jj311
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