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Small Batch Series No. 6: Flanders Red Ale - Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling

Not Rated.
Small Batch Series No. 6: Flanders Red AleSmall Batch Series No. 6: Flanders Red Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

52 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 52
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 21.14%
Wants: 3
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Flanders Red Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Radome on 09-14-2013)
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Florida

2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

07-16-2014 03:40:09 | More by ThreeFishes
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JuanAlberto

Texas

4/5  rDev +14.3%

05-31-2014 02:54:15 | More by JuanAlberto
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

05-30-2014 21:15:26 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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kmatlack

California

3.85/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle poured into a chimay goblet.

A- Rusty bottle cap under thick black wax, pour relatively boring. Deep red color, muddled up, foggy, little bubbles. Boring, honestly...but an interesting color.

S- Big Caramel on the nose, vanilla, oaky, funky, red wine, malty, green apple peels, nose is definitely nice.

T- initial burst of sweetness and vanillin followed by tartness. Mid palette is oak and sour apple. Huge lingering oak and vanilla on the back end. Despite my shitty rating, there is quite a bit of complexity on this one. It is sweet, but dry, which is obviously conflicting but somehow comes together here.

M- doesn't look like it, but there is plenty of carb here. Nice and prickly. Medium mouthfeel, drinkable But not crushable due to the 8% abv.

O- This was a surprisingly good beer. I know ranger creek has had some issues with these small batch beers, mostly infection issues if memory serves me right. Figure you can't go wrong with something that is already supposed to be sour right? Glad I did.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2014 22:22:51 | More by kmatlack
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bkeller04

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +21.4%

05-16-2014 01:23:19 | More by bkeller04
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hansenme

California

4.75/5  rDev +35.7%

05-08-2014 00:58:57 | More by hansenme
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BeerandWhiskeyHQ

Illinois

3.6/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottled: 7-2 -2013

Appearance
A thick/rich looking non-transparrent medium earthy brown. Any head to speak of relatively white/off white in color and quickly dissipating

Nose
Tart fruit, banana, red apple, almost has a red wine nose

Palate
Very tart, light mouthfeel and easy drinking. Slight alcohol note, fruit, cherries, figs, yeast, sherry that ends with a slightly tart and aged fruit finish.

Overall
This beer has a wild and interesting blend of tart fruit and ale characters, it is light yet slammed with flavor . The sour elements aren’t over the top but rather add dynamic and are surprisingly refreshing. Batch No. 6 won the 2013 Bronze at the World Beer Championships and for good reason.

-BeerandWhiskeyHQ.com

Serving type: bottle

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South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

03-29-2014 02:42:48 | More by MacQ32
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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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alaimoa

Connecticut

3.74/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Slightly better than the ratings would lead you to believe although a touch of oxidization from the bottle 7/2013. Overall a deep mahogany pour with a dark fruit tangy smell with a hint of oxidization. Taste follows the nose on the dark fruit side, touch of cherry raspberry and oak. Bit of leather in the taste . Feel is fairly easy to drink me nice depth

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2014 23:37:55 | More by alaimoa
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Texas

3.5/5  rDev 0%

03-17-2014 13:12:30 | More by BlesstheHarvest
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pour is a murky copper with hues of red and a thin amount of light brown head. Nose is dark fruits, hint of dry oak, acetic acid, and light musk, slightly moldy bread. Taste is bready with a light mold to it, some dark berry fruits, leathery brett and faintly acetic finish. Soft carbonation on a medium body with a fuzzy feel.

Serving type: bottle

03-12-2014 00:55:48 | More by cpetrone84
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +14.3%

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev 0%

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dozier77

Arizona

3/5  rDev -14.3%

02-12-2014 16:01:21 | More by dozier77
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fooziex

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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Texas

3/5  rDev -14.3%

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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev 0%

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Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -7.1%

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Texas

3.75/5  rDev +7.1%

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Texas

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Texas

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Small Batch Series No. 6: Flanders Red Ale from Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling
80 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.