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Broad River Red Ale - River Rat Brewery

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Broad River Red Ale
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 12.26%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
River Rat Brewery visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: SC_Beer_Drinker on 03-22-2014)
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With the South Carolina craft brewers blazing their trail, a glaring light is shone on River Rat Brewery as their take on "red ale" is borne of British roots but with a classic clean and comfort taste that's found in an American cast.

Its bright and brazen golden bronze color is clear and prismatic. It invites a quick taste that skips right by those floral and honied aromas and delve right into the toasted caramel, bread crust, pecan and grain-sweetened tastes that frame its early palate.

Once the flavors latch onto the middle palate, its sweetness reaches its apex with caramel, nut and slight butterscotch. The floral tones develop into mild citrus of orange blossom and kumquat. Lightly peppery and crusty in its malty-dry middle its taste is alive with a sun-kissed, albeit worty, grain character.

Its toasty finish is still somewhat juicy with malt and citrus but is also allured with a dry late palate of slim warmth, light grain bite and a broad woodish bitterness that fades fast in aftertaste. Grilled shrimp, caribbean jerk poultry or pepperoni pizza will all find favor with an accompaniment with this beauty of a red ale.

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Broad River Red Ale from River Rat Brewery
83 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.