Rustic Horizon Red Ale - Twisted Manzanita Ales

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Rustic Horizon Red AleRustic Horizon Red Ale

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78
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34 Ratings
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 14
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 13.73%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Twisted Manzanita Ales visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: womencantsail on 09-13-2010)
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Photo of Charles_Moran
5/5  rDev +49.3%

Photo of ocelot2500
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Pours a deep copper color with a tight, off-white head that leaves little bits of lacing.

Smells of toasted malt and a bit of earthy hops.

Tastes of toasted malts mostly. Malts lead off with notes of caramel, toasted bread, and some nuttiness. This gives way to some earthy bitterness. Finishes with a metallic sourness.

Mouthfeel is medium with a smooth amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is okay but nothing special.

Photo of LXIXME
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of ZachKelly
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of beernads
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of aquazr1
3/5  rDev -10.4%

Photo of ste5venla
3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of WDJersey
3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Fatehunter
3.18/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured a thin head on a clear, deep amber colored body.
The aroma has a strong caramel smell with a lemon note in the background.
The taste starts with caramel sweet and abruptly moves to a sharp lemon bitter flavor. It's on the sweet side overall.
The texture is crisp with soft edges and moderate carbonation.
It's not that great or interesting.

Photo of anon
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of JDJTEXAS
2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of Jeysun23
4/5  rDev +19.4%

Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.53/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Steam Haus Gastropub in Corona, CA.

Pours a clear copper with a foamy bone head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small streaks of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, caramel, and tea aromas. Taste is much the same with malt and caramel flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a low level of carbonation with an almost flat and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that smells better than it tastes in my opinion.

Photo of ALBuff
3/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Nothing exceptional about this (perhaps overly) sweet and mostly one dimensional amber. It has some decent roasted malt notes on the nose and to the taste, but any exceptional flavors that be packed in this ale disappear almost as soon as they start.

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -3%

Photo of BucannonXC5
3.73/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The new Manzanita Brewing Company on July 15, 2012. Draft into pint glass. Mahogany, reddish brown color. About one finger of head when I got it. Plenty of white, pillowy, bubbly lacing. Good retention, but not so much on the sides.

Smelled toffee, caramel, nutty, roasty and toast.

Tasted pretty close to the smell, toffee, caramel and nutty. Very smooth.

Medium body. Creamy texture. Average-to-below average carbonation. Smooth, abrupt finish.

Good beer overall. Very smooth.

Photo of SocalKicks
3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of srandycarter
3.53/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Brown with a reddish hue, fairly clear, light near white head, some spotty cling lace.

S - Light maltiness and hops stand out. Almost a little smokiness.

T - Caramel, along with some bittering hops. Simple but pleasant.

M - Medium body, good carb, good balance.

D - Very easy to drink.

Photo of FosterJM
3.53/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

1112th Review on BA
Draft to stemmed tulip

@The Lions Share San Diego, CA

App- A very dark red amber with a very puffy 2 finger off white/tan head. A good amount of cling and lace on this one.

Smell- A very interesting mix to me. It's very similar to an amber with that sweetness and malt notes but like its a red/tan with a stout note behind it.

Taste- A nice bit of strong malts with a citrus juiciness and again that flavor profile lends itself to a stout flavor with roasted and cream filling out the layers

Mouth- A solid creamy medium body with a soft medium carbonation. A little bit of residual roasted notes.

Drink- Overall, not something I would come back to. I am moving away from Red Ales. Just not sold on that profile. This was above average but nothing to shake a stick at.

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Rustic Horizon Red Ale from Twisted Manzanita Ales
78 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.