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Off The Rails - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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87
very good

64 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 14.29%
Wants: 4
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Karl Strauss Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: magictrokini on 09-01-2009)
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz brown bomber w/ a freshness date.

LOOK: Reddish amber

SMELL: Toasted grain, some sweetness, over ripened apples, floral hops, estery alcohol, mint, caramel.

TASTE: Sweet toasted malt, very bready, mild herbal hop, ripe apple fruitiness, yeasty twang, spice, dried grassy finish.

Malt bomb comes to mind, letting this warm up a bit really makes it a treat to drink. Worth the visit and my palate asks for more.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2011 03:04:39 | More by Jason
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MikalMick

California

4/5  rDev +2%

06-29-2014 17:30:35 | More by MikalMick
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Kaleh001


5/5  rDev +27.6%

06-27-2014 03:01:46 | More by Kaleh001
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Obsidian

California

4/5  rDev +2%

06-20-2014 21:47:55 | More by Obsidian
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tastymug

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

05-24-2014 00:18:59 | More by tastymug
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thebeeler

Arizona

2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

03-01-2014 15:50:12 | More by thebeeler
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dertyd

California

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

02-17-2014 07:57:22 | More by dertyd
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jjh19

California

4.46/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Nice deep red color, okay head.

Smell: Big caramel in the nose.

Taste: Sweet and malty, with hops punching in mid-taste.

Mouthfeel: Medium body.

Drinkability: Smooth and balanced. Off The Rails is my go to beer for something with big malts and then some big hops.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2014 18:49:11 | More by jjh19
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Vigilante

Nevada

4/5  rDev +2%

01-20-2014 01:54:52 | More by Vigilante
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BlackTuesday

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

01-19-2014 05:09:36 | More by BlackTuesday
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jenray

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

12-30-2013 00:45:13 | More by jenray
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ChrisConnell

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

12-27-2013 04:10:44 | More by ChrisConnell
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largadeer

California

2.5/5  rDev -36.2%

11-26-2013 09:50:37 | More by largadeer
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

11-26-2013 09:40:59 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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MickeyMonk

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

05-26-2013 04:19:25 | More by MickeyMonk
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afrokaze

California

2.75/5  rDev -29.8%

05-18-2013 22:22:48 | More by afrokaze
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YamagamiTravis

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2%

03-25-2013 12:17:16 | More by YamagamiTravis
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danwho

California

4/5  rDev +2%

02-24-2013 17:25:53 | More by danwho
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Devinph

California

4/5  rDev +2%

02-06-2013 05:32:49 | More by Devinph
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jdougherty

California

4/5  rDev +2%

12-16-2012 05:34:23 | More by jdougherty
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev +2%

11-19-2012 16:25:27 | More by t0rin0
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inlimbo77

Delaware

3.55/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

22oz, No bottle date
Central Waters globe

A: Pretty slightly hazy reddish amber color. Not a lot of head. Basically just a thin ring of off white head around edges. There is carbonation but its minimal.

S: On the nose, it's mostly really caramel and toffee like malt. It's almost barleywine like initially. Some toasted breadiness. Maybe some soapy pine behind that.

T: Tip of the tongue, some bitterness. A piney hop flavor there. Then it gets into the red ale like character. Really malt driven. Getting that toasted breadiness that I smelled. Then the caramel and toffee and biscuit.

M: Full medium body.

Serving type: bottle

10-30-2012 18:06:00 | More by inlimbo77
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brentk56

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a clear amber color with a khaki cap; good retention and a bit of lace

Smell: Irish soda bread - bread, caramel and dried fruit

Taste: Waves of interesting malt flavors on the front of the tongue, bringing the biscuit, apple, plums and caramel; some earthy hops add balance, in the middle, but the caramel and fruits return to dominate the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: The first American Strong I have enjoyed in a while; the complex malt bill here is really satisfying and I don't mind that there is not much of a hoppy character to the beer

Thanks, cocoapuph, for the opportunity

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2012 01:00:11 | More by brentk56
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akokinakes

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

09-09-2012 22:02:31 | More by akokinakes
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Backlash209

California

5/5  rDev +27.6%

09-03-2012 21:43:49 | More by Backlash209
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Off The Rails from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.