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Red Tail Ale - Mendocino Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
79
okay

842 Ratings
THE BROS
88
very good

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Ratings: 842
Reviews: 467
rAvg: 3.45
pDev: 15.07%
Wants: 9
Gots: 31 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-22-2000)
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Pours from the bottle a reddish amber with just the slightest hint of haze. Caramel malts and leather are present in the aroma. It tastes almost exactly as it smells; sweetness and spice, followed by a touch of bitterness. Medium mouth with a bit of oil. A decent enough brew, but nothing remarkable.

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Red Tail Ale from Mendocino Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 842 ratings.