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Red Rambler Ale - Peace Tree Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 106
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 17.31%
Wants: 5
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Peace Tree Brewing Co. visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This ale is brewed with the finest quality pale, caramel, and lightly roasted malts. This complex combination of malts, contribute to the deep red color and malty flavor. This is balanced with the flavor, bitterness and aromas of three varieties of hops. The IBU’s are around 35. Top fermenting ale yeast is added to create this well rounded beer.

(Beer added by: daledeee on 05-21-2010)
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Photo of daledeee
3.98/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Another offering from an Iowa brewery.

This beer comes in a unique short bottle(but not like Belgian). The label says the name of the beer came from the fact that the brewery is located in an old Nash car dealership.

I poured this beer in to a glass and found it to have a small head that went away to an off white covering with a bigger ring of bubbles around the edge. The head was easily reborn with a twirl of the glass. The body was a reddish cloudy brown.

The nose was not real pronounced. A hint of slight malt.

Taste was malty with bitter hops and a slightly creamy finish. I served this at about 40F and found it quite easy to drink. Not a real complicated taste but very fresh and tasty. The more I drink this the more it grows on me. I have not had many red ales so this is a good example in my book.

daledeee, May 21, 2010
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3.93/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a shaker pint glass.

The beer is a hazy copper/amber tea color. A cream colored head recedes quickly to cirrus clouds with minimal lacing.

The beer smells wonderfully of melted caramel, malts, and faint toffee.

The beer tastes really malty and sweet up front, much in the vein of a good amber: lots of sweet caramel malts. There's a bit of a tea-leaf tang in here as well.

Mouthfeel is clean and a tad watery. A dry finish.

Overall, this beer is all over the place. But what it is is a really easy-drinker, with great caramel notes. And that is a good thing. I love the stubby bottle, too.

JuicesFlowing, Nov 22, 2012
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3.9/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served it straight out of the fridge into a pilsner glass while I was cooking on the grill last night. Nice pour with a good orange amber color to it. Very clear with excellent carbonation streaking up through the glass. A two inch high head of white foam then rose up and quickly settled down but not before depositing copious side glass lace.

Nice light aroma of bready malts. Musty with a good solid base to it and hints of wheat. Light hop nose in the beginning but it quickly faded, a touch one sided to be honest. The flavor was solid. Roasted malts, beady with a good biscuit like flavor to it. Nice medium bodied feel. A bit slippery at times, but still good carbonation. I was able to session this one with no issues at all, even in the 100 degree heat

mikesgroove, Jul 30, 2011
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3.9/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz into a pint

A - Pours a deep dark amber, red color. Lots of floating, as I did a bad job of leaving behind yeast sediment. Light head formation, off white in color.

S - Very malty beer, toasted, toffee, sweet, caramel. Lots of things normally associated with a red ale. Just a hint of a spicy yeast play in.

T - Starts off lightly malty, a bit cloying and sweet. Toffee, caramel, crystal malts show through. Mid-stream gets spicy - like a belgian yeast was used (I think thats true). Hopping is not detected. Finishes fairly clean, with a smooth malty sweetness.

M - Moderate beer body - can be thick and clingy at times. Carbonation is well balanced for this beer style- enough to build body.

D - Easy drinking. A bit filling at times. ABV is unknown, but appears sessionable. Sweetness does grow a bit "heavy" - more of a cool fall or winter beer than a summer beer.

katan, May 31, 2010
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Red Rambler Ale from Peace Tree Brewing Co.
78 out of 100 based on 106 ratings.