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Red Trolley Ale - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

381 Ratings
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Ratings: 381
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 15.06%
Wants: 13
Gots: 45 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Karl Strauss Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  5.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 01-16-2003)
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Photo of BMMillsy
3.95/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Bad a bottle at our hotel in San Diego. Pours a bright deep red, clear, with very small white head. Aroma of cherries, caramel, sweet sugars, plums, some other fruits. Flavor follows with big sweet cherries and fruits, sweet sweet caramel. Body is medium, with low medium carbonation, and extremely smooth going down. Nice sweet finish lingers on the palate. Thought this was a really good beer and went down incredibly easy. On the sweet side for the style but very pleasant.

BMMillsy, Nov 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

BigBry, Oct 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

kushlash23, Oct 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

bcerv-ca, Oct 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

Joshpu, Sep 29, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

iL0VEbeer, Sep 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

grissom51, Sep 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

rand, Sep 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

BergBeer, Sep 13, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

dvsbizzyb, Sep 11, 2013
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3/5  rDev -14.8%

anon, Sep 10, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -29%

dertyd, Sep 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

GraduatedCashew, Aug 28, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

RBassSFHOPit2ME, Aug 24, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

seavercm, Aug 23, 2013
Photo of joshstillskates
3.7/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This beer is very drinkable, not very bitter, but not too weak. To me, it actually has a very distinct malty flavor and leaves behind a sweet aftertaste. I randomly selected this brew and honestly, I wasn't the least disappointed. My only criticism is, I could use a bit more carbonation. All in all, will drink again.

joshstillskates, Aug 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

heytomcat, Aug 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

bostonryan, Jul 30, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

DSkilling, Jul 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

Zbeetleman, Jul 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

jwalden, Jul 05, 2013
Red Trolley Ale from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 381 ratings.