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Rainmaker - Steel Toe Brewing

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BA SCORE
89
very good

167 Ratings
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Ratings: 167
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 4
pDev: 9.75%
Wants: 9
Gots: 19 | 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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Ratings: 167 | Reviews: 45 | Display Reviews Only:
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mayxday

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

02-10-2014 21:54:27 | More by mayxday
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bootdown21

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

02-05-2014 21:37:08 | More by bootdown21
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Herky21

Iowa

4/5  rDev 0%

02-04-2014 13:00:18 | More by Herky21
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Bosoxfan20

Missouri

3.94/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A- pours a clean, translucent amber. Ruby and orange accents. Light khaki head of about a finger that provides nice lacing. A fine looking amber here.

S- An intense blend of citrus hops and sweet caramel. Orange and pineapple matches the sweetness well.

T- Flavor is maybe a little more subdued than the nose, but solid nonetheless. An abundance of hop character and an aggressive charred caramel and toasted bread base to balance it out.

M- Mid body. Almost seems somewhat sessionable with its easy drinkability. Sharp, crisp finish.

O- This is the second beer I have had from this brewery, and like the last one, Rainmaker flat out brings it! An aggressively hopped amber that is one of the better ones on the market. Would pair really well with a chargrilled burger topped with caramelized onions.

$6.99 for a 22oz bomber

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2014 03:37:13 | More by Bosoxfan20
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Seefeldt

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

01-18-2014 19:19:20 | More by Seefeldt
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev 0%

01-17-2014 02:06:54 | More by mattmarka1
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adamcarlson28

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev 0%

01-13-2014 18:22:14 | More by adamcarlson28
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TubbyDullard

Minnesota

4/5  rDev 0%

01-04-2014 14:20:09 | More by TubbyDullard
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mndanika

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

12-18-2013 21:54:10 | More by mndanika
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KennethPowers

Minnesota

4/5  rDev 0%

12-17-2013 07:18:20 | More by KennethPowers
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

12-13-2013 02:59:54 | More by XmnwildX12
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jsprain1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev 0%

12-01-2013 17:54:06 | More by jsprain1
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MJSawyer

Minnesota

4/5  rDev 0%

11-21-2013 00:17:09 | More by MJSawyer
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CTJman

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

11-21-2013 00:15:17 | More by CTJman
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Fahz

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

11-15-2013 20:38:42 | More by Fahz
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mmulebarn

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -31.3%

11-13-2013 16:21:45 | More by mmulebarn
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Catlin

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

11-13-2013 02:35:35 | More by Catlin
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dsellers22

Minnesota

4.05/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

I've gotten the Rainmaker in a growler a few times but this is the first time I've tried it out of the bottle. It pours a sublime medium-dark red with a very small bit of foam at the top. The smell isn't anything to write home about but the taste is just what you'd expect from a red IPA--hoppy and fresh with some subtle fruit undertones. It's incredibly drinkable and the 6.5% abv won't put you under.

Overall, it's a tasty beer but I prefer it out of the growler.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2013 22:28:44 | More by dsellers22
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LaChupacabra

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

11-02-2013 16:03:55 | More by LaChupacabra
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

10-19-2013 23:49:15 | More by bigbeers84
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BeardedAllen

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

10-11-2013 14:04:58 | More by BeardedAllen
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vikinghorn

Minnesota

4/5  rDev 0%

10-03-2013 11:10:10 | More by vikinghorn
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dragomni

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +12.5%

09-29-2013 22:44:19 | More by dragomni
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Mervjahn

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +6.3%

09-16-2013 03:54:48 | More by Mervjahn
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EJJ1848

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

09-03-2013 13:12:47 | More by EJJ1848
Rainmaker from Steel Toe Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 167 ratings.