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Ridgeback Ale - No Label Brewing Company

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Ridgeback AleRidgeback Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

102 Ratings
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Ratings: 102
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 12.98%
Wants: 1
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
No Label Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: champ103 on 01-08-2011)
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Bearman13

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

04-29-2013 04:05:34 | More by Bearman13
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whispernmyghost

Texas

5/5  rDev +38.1%

04-19-2013 23:23:23 | More by whispernmyghost
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pgfault

Texas

3.03/5  rDev -16.3%

Poured from tap with minimal head, which diminished quickly. Not much lacing on the glass. Very dark amber in color, not quite opaque. Despite its color, the nose just isn't there. There's a faint hop aroma, not many malt notes. Initial taste is crisp with a slightly hoppy bitterness. As with the aroma, I was expecting a complex malt profile, given the dark color, but couldn't find it. The finish was lightly bitter. It's flavors come out a bit more as it warms.

Despite having a deceptive flavor profile, it's still quite drinkable as is... certainly drinkable in the Texas summer.

04-17-2013 00:01:54 | More by pgfault
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t0rin0

California

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

03-31-2013 01:07:58 | More by t0rin0
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jbdaves72

Texas

4/5  rDev +10.5%

03-26-2013 03:13:33 | More by jbdaves72
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SmellsofMahagony

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-25-2013 03:30:46 | More by SmellsofMahagony
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Michaeldmanley

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-24-2013 02:34:17 | More by Michaeldmanley
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mcdsports

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-17-2013 02:00:44 | More by mcdsports
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Pesci

Texas

4/5  rDev +10.5%

03-15-2013 21:34:07 | More by Pesci
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vcoggins

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-07-2013 03:52:07 | More by vcoggins
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Ted

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

03-04-2013 00:14:39 | More by Ted
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coloslc

Texas

4/5  rDev +10.5%

02-24-2013 04:05:35 | More by coloslc
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gtermi

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

02-19-2013 01:13:22 | More by gtermi
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afluentturtle

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

02-02-2013 00:05:43 | More by afluentturtle
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phishbone23

New York

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

01-25-2013 14:07:49 | More by phishbone23
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abex44

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

01-22-2013 02:45:00 | More by abex44
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Ford

Texas

3/5  rDev -17.1%

01-18-2013 00:23:19 | More by Ford
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hsus0225

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

01-13-2013 05:24:46 | More by hsus0225
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tswater

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

01-08-2013 19:40:20 | More by tswater
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ranger7

Texas

2.75/5  rDev -24%

01-07-2013 00:41:40 | More by ranger7
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KKB

Massachusetts

3.48/5  rDev -3.9%

A – A medium brown-rouge color that is translucent with a very small top of beige-white head and very little carbonation flowing up from the bottom. It doesn’t look awesome but lets see what she smells like.

S – The aroma is just a smack of toffee, butterscotch, burnt wheat toast and perhaps a hint of vanilla and dark fruit. Really the most prominent smell though is the burnt toast aspect with the surrounding flavors just serving as sweetening elements. I’m not sure how I feel about this smell, it’s kind of turning me off, but I am intrigued—it is unique.

T – The flavor is definitely an improvement upon the aroma, but only in the intensity with which the flavors are at. The flavor is much sweeter than the aroma with the toffee/butterscotch playing a far bigger role, but the burnt toast that was first noticed in the aroma is still very much present in the taste. It’s not wholly unpleasant, but I wouldn’t call it great either. It definitely has a bit of vanilla element to it and I can see where I thought up the dark fruit in the aroma as there is just a hint of it in here. Malt is definitely the star though…As it warms the flavors come together more congruently and it begins to taste rather good actually.

M – Mouthfeel is medium, moderate carbonation, not overly smooth or silky but it is kind of nice.

O – I do not love this beer. I think that it works, and for a while I was actually feeling it, but at the end of the day I don’t love the smell or the flavor. I don’t really recommend it.

01-02-2013 05:14:47 | More by KKB
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awalsh

Texas

4/5  rDev +10.5%

12-29-2012 17:46:48 | More by awalsh
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cdwil

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

12-11-2012 13:59:24 | More by cdwil
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CraftBrew

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

11-27-2012 22:08:03 | More by CraftBrew
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BJasny

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

11-24-2012 03:38:59 | More by BJasny
Ridgeback Ale from No Label Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 102 ratings.