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Rainmaker - Steel Toe Brewing

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197 Ratings
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Ratings: 197
Reviews: 47
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 9.73%
Wants: 10
Gots: 22 | 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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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

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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.

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Rainmaker from Steel Toe Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 197 ratings.