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Rio Grande Outlaw Lager - Sierra Blanca Brewing Company (Rio Grande)

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BA SCORE
78
okay

37 Ratings
THE BROS
85
very good

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Ratings: 37
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.32
pDev: 16.27%
Wants: 1
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sierra Blanca Brewing Company (Rio Grande) visit their website
New Mexico, United States

Style | ABV
California Common / Steam Beer |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This unique lager balances a rich caramel malt flavor with a smooth hop finish that keeps the palate crisp. Reddish-amber in color, this is a very complex California Common style beer with a great malt/hop balance.

34 IBU

(Beer added by: rhoadsrage on 04-16-2009)
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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +13%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +13%

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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4.66/5  rDev +40.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Love this beer! Bready, great malty smell, large malt taste with just the right amount of hops to balance it perfectly. Love this beer...it's the perfect starting point for a night of great beers.
They got it just right if you love a complex lager.
By the way, the brewer and owner are very hospitable.

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3.86/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance:
Deep amber color, clear. Fair amount of carbonation rising up. Eggshell color head.

Aroma:
Toasted malts, caramel, some fruity ester.

Taste:
Deep caramel, toasted malts, bready. Hop bitterness is medium, mainly leafy and herbal. Finish is very dry. Medium bodied, dry, easy drinking.

Overall:
It's very good beer.

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -2.1%

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3/5  rDev -9.6%

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2.75/5  rDev -17.2%

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3.78/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a rich amber color, excellent clarity, thin white head. Aroma comes across with sweetness and cereal notes. Bread-like taste, slightly fruity flavor blending in well with the overall bitterness. Light bodied, clean and dry finish.

This beer is a decent malt-forward lager, malt and grain flavors predominant. Nothing exceptional, but another easy drinking thirst quencher.

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3.78/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle served in a goblet, beer is a gusher so beware. Beer is brown and mostly clear with a big off white head of small bubbles, some lacing, moderate carbonation, low retention.

Aroma is caramel and yeast, smells nice.

Beer is medium in body, creamy and has a nice finish on it, mildly bitter not grainy at all. A fine steam beer / lager. The munich malt comes through nicely and the finish is good. I'd have it again probably.

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3.75/5  rDev +13%

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4/5  rDev +20.5%

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4.05/5  rDev +22%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Nice sudsy brown. In the bottle, so hard to see.

Smell: Nice refreshing brown sugar malt. Some faint bitterness, but mostly sweetness.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Very enjoyable beer. Great balance of brown sugar and smoky pepper. Awesome carbonation as well.

Overall: I had this a while back, but definitely enjoyed it. I think I have to try this again to get a more accurate idea.

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3.5/5  rDev +5.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -24.7%

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Rio Grande Outlaw Lager from Sierra Blanca Brewing Company (Rio Grande)
78 out of 100 based on 37 ratings.