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1881 - Ruhstaller

Not Rated.
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BA SCORE
85
very good

57 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 10.11%
Wants: 0
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Ruhstaller visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jvillefan on 02-01-2012)
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Fatehunter

Oregon

3.53/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Poured two fingers of tight, foamy head on a deep red colored body.
The aroma is a rich malt/barnyard smell. One-side but nice.
The taste is bold: lots of malt sweetness with a dose of lemon bitterness to balance it out. The maltiness still comes out ahead in the end.
The texture is thicker with moderate carbonation.
A big malty red ale, enjoyable.

Serving type: can

04-10-2013 02:15:36 | More by Fatehunter
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In the aroma, piney hops and toffee. Caramel-malty sweetness, perhaps like a Scottish Ale. Finishes off-dry and clean, with just a mild bitterness in finish. Well balanced, just like the Black IPA of theirs I tried. Very well done. Nothing else to say, but stupid Beeradvocate is making me write more....

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a Seattle Beer Week pint glass. Pours a medium to dark coppery amber with a two finger ivory head with great retention and lots of lacing. Aroma of pineyhops and caramel malt, spicy. Flavor is subdued biscuit malt and light piney and grassy hops. Finishes with mild biscuit malt and grassy hops. Medium bodied with light creaminess, nice mouth feel. A failry laid back red ale that somewhat mild in flavor, but very well balanced. Somewhat underwhelming at first, but the nice integration of the flavors makes this a pleasant sipping ale. Interesting burlap decorated bottles are classy.

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A - Pours a deep amber/copper with a one finger eggshell head.

S - A sweeter nose than I was expecting. Has biscuity malts, caramel, orange peel and a bit of citrus.

T - A good balance of malts and piney hops.

M - Light to medium bodied/carbonation.

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A: Reddish coppery color with a one finger tan head.

S: Rich malty aroma with toast, caramel, hazelnut meal and a touch of citrus.

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1881 from Ruhstaller
85 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.