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Rocket City Red - Straight To Ale

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Rocket City Red
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Ratings: 9
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 16.18%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Straight To Ale visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: NODAK on 09-16-2012)
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Aroma was mildly fruity and bready. Fairly sweet. Pretty standard for the style really.

In my pint glass from the brewery, it pours a dark, blood red...with a thin but fairly tight head.

This is a very mild red ale, which I'm guessing is what they were going for by reading the website. They wanted a sessionable beer, which is certainly what this is. Mildly sweet in the body....but restrained and unremarkable. Kind of has an apple character. Hops are completely absent in this one....and when I say that, I mean that I do percept any at all. There's a slight note of chocolate malt near the finish....some breadiness appears on the finish as well, which is altogether pretty thin and watery.

This is fine, but wasn't worth the price I paid for the growler. I get trying to make an approachable, sessionable ale, but it doesn't have to be absent of flavor.

NODAK, Sep 16, 2012
Rocket City Red from Straight To Ale
- out of 100 based on 9 ratings.