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Runabout Red Ale - Sebago Brewing Company

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Ratings: 100
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 11.08%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sebago Brewing Company visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Runabout Red Ale is a classic! Our Red Ale has a malty sweet taste that comes from 3 different types of caramel malt. It is a clean, well-balanced beer that started as seasonal ale that we only brewed from March until July. It was so popular with our regulars that we started brewing it year round in 2002. Our red ale is made with only two hop additions to the kettle as opposed to three in most of our other brews and the malt character shows this. Please enjoy our staff favorite!

37.4 IBU

(Beer added by: smcolw on 08-09-2009)
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jdhilt

New Hampshire

2.4/5  rDev -31.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Pours a light tan, two-finger head that lasts leaving some lace. Clear red/amber color. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Slight malty nose. Starts sweet but the hops are quick to dominate. Finish is hoppy with a bitter aftertaste. $3.49 for a 22oz bottle from RSVP Liquors Portland, Me.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2006 22:32:17 | More by jdhilt
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skloeff

Missouri

2.5/5  rDev -29%

09-08-2013 16:17:16 | More by skloeff
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MenardMa

Connecticut

2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

01-06-2014 03:04:54 | More by MenardMa
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jwps214

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

03-10-2014 03:22:13 | More by jwps214
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AlaskanYoung

Arkansas

2.75/5  rDev -21.9%

07-08-2013 21:55:23 | More by AlaskanYoung
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beerbiatchMD

Maine

2.95/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

On tap at Sebago in Portland. Pint glass.

Color is deep amber reddish brown. One finger off white head.  

Smell is nicely hoppy, earthy, some brown sugar.  

Good amount of hops on the taste. Malty mid palate, finishes refreshing bitterness.  

Good mouth feel decent carbonation.

Overall a good beer. Agree that it's pretty much an average red ale. Pretty hoppy, not like IPA level but still strong hop presence overall in nose and taste.

Serving type: on-tap

12-09-2011 03:17:01 | More by beerbiatchMD
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beerhunter13

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -14.8%

02-20-2012 15:30:31 | More by beerhunter13
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TTripp725

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -14.8%

07-09-2014 19:01:33 | More by TTripp725
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -14.8%

02-23-2013 00:10:05 | More by Damian74Shensky
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Zaphog

Michigan

3/5  rDev -14.8%

06-25-2012 22:43:48 | More by Zaphog
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Jonny41

Maine

3/5  rDev -14.8%

02-16-2014 01:23:39 | More by Jonny41
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prisdefer

New York

3/5  rDev -14.8%

07-17-2014 11:19:42 | More by prisdefer
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Piscassic

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -14.8%

04-05-2014 15:01:03 | More by Piscassic
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rusty3335

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -14.8%

02-08-2012 00:15:12 | More by rusty3335
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jessedionne

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -14.8%

06-23-2014 21:45:34 | More by jessedionne
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Rekrule

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -14.8%

10-28-2013 00:31:18 | More by Rekrule
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Cmsalzberg

Maine

3/5  rDev -14.8%

02-02-2012 00:48:56 | More by Cmsalzberg
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JoeyBeerBelly

New York

3.08/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I got this beer from VanillaMike. Thanks Mike!

22oz bottle served in a standard pint glass.

L - murky brown color with a beige head that lasted for most of the glass leaving here and there spots of lacing.

S - mostly caramel malt with a bit of earthiness.

T - malty for the most part with low bitterness and a bit of a metalic taste.

F - medium bodied with mild carbonation.

D - the metalic taste got to me after a while but it may have just been my bottle.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2010 22:43:52 | More by JoeyBeerBelly
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

3.08/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A-A body of haze. Amber colored. Mild head. Plenty of lacing.

S-Sweetness is king. Apple juice. Aroma is quite mild. Might it be old enough that the hops have burnt away?

T-Sweet bread and faint hops. Malty, inoffensive and unmemorable.

M-Medium bodied. Softer carbonation. Not really bitter.

O/D-I already forgot what beer this was. Really though, this was a maltier brew with its minimal bright spots.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2012 04:03:37 | More by VelvetExtract
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d_brommer_nh

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

01-29-2014 16:12:16 | More by d_brommer_nh
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billybob

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

11-12-2013 00:50:59 | More by billybob
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tgeorgf

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

09-03-2013 01:14:33 | More by tgeorgf
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ScottHeidrich119

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

01-02-2014 00:16:39 | More by ScottHeidrich119
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Dbrag

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

01-11-2014 05:28:13 | More by Dbrag
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jim_carignan

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

05-26-2014 22:26:53 | More by jim_carignan
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Runabout Red Ale from Sebago Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 100 ratings.