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Rainmaker - Steel Toe Brewing

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BA SCORE
89
very good

175 Ratings
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Ratings: 175
Reviews: 46
rAvg: 4
pDev: 9.75%
Wants: 9
Gots: 20 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Steel Toe Brewing visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jera1350 on 10-18-2011)
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.1/5  rDev +2.5%

Poured from the bottle into a nonic pint glass.

Reaching two finger head, of yellow to light tan color. Soapy pock marked top with a good amount of retention and staying power. Body is classic amber red, fairly clear with very minimal carbonation. Quite clear also, but very dark. Pretty nice looking.

A nice simple example of amber red. Classic toasty balanced mixed of clove spice, sweet brown sugar and caramel. Not too dry or overly sweet. Hop angle is fairly buried and not forward, with a nice ripping dry grain crackling note to match. Solid.

Really nice amber. Surprising hop forward action unexpected but letting the sweet caramel action come through. Hop has it's distraction a bit with some pine and sharp grapefruit oil, but the malts manage to come back with some real good coating caramel brown sugar sweetness. Lingering bitterness and definitely with a steely grapefruit quality. Chewy mouthfeel a bit, with some matching dry toasty notes of grain as well.

Overall really delivering nicely on the amber front, with a surprising unexpected hop kick. A very good amber.

08-17-2014 01:52:31 | More by smakawhat
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Alpar

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

08-15-2014 03:29:07 | More by Alpar
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ja09

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

08-12-2014 18:04:48 | More by ja09
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cd34

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

08-12-2014 02:55:28 | More by cd34
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carlmoberg

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

08-04-2014 01:47:43 | More by carlmoberg
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TooGood

Minnesota

4/5  rDev 0%

07-28-2014 18:20:01 | More by TooGood
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longsinmn


5/5  rDev +25%

07-27-2014 23:32:26 | More by longsinmn
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Tyecko

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

07-25-2014 15:30:24 | More by Tyecko
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kenzilka007

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

07-20-2014 15:16:58 | More by kenzilka007
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Norseman

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

07-05-2014 21:27:49 | More by Norseman
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JakeBarnett

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

06-27-2014 03:32:59 | More by JakeBarnett
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jwerner23

Minnesota

4/5  rDev 0%

06-22-2014 18:03:47 | More by jwerner23
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Mordhaus

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

06-22-2014 01:18:20 | More by Mordhaus
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einman

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

06-16-2014 21:43:48 | More by einman
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warmbier804

Minnesota

4/5  rDev 0%

06-14-2014 15:49:52 | More by warmbier804
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billhelm

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +18.8%

06-09-2014 14:49:07 | More by billhelm
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King_KongDCO93

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

06-07-2014 18:43:45 | More by King_KongDCO93
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nmann08

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

05-27-2014 00:57:36 | More by nmann08
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PappyVans

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

05-25-2014 04:31:48 | More by PappyVans
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oldvines

Illinois

4/5  rDev 0%

05-24-2014 18:49:13 | More by oldvines
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

3.31/5  rDev -17.3%

The beer is copper/amber/orange with a mild haziness, resting under an inch or so of off white head. Aromas include pine, hops, resin, caramel malt, fruity sweetness. A hoppy red ale with bready undertones. mild bitterness in the back with a present, but not overbearing, sweetness. Medium bodied. Nothing terribly exciting, but no obviously flaws either. I had no problems finishing the bomber. Ok.

05-15-2014 05:13:20 | More by Huhzubendah
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Kmlund

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -18.8%

05-12-2014 18:47:50 | More by Kmlund
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MikeWard

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

05-05-2014 23:06:27 | More by MikeWard
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Davepoolesque

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

05-04-2014 01:39:27 | More by Davepoolesque
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

05-02-2014 04:21:13 | More by hollywood_15063
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Rainmaker from Steel Toe Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 175 ratings.