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Red Trolley Ale - Karl Strauss Brewing Company

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Red Trolley AleRed Trolley Ale

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BA SCORE
80
good

345 Ratings
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Ratings: 345
Reviews: 119
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 15.38%
Wants: 12
Gots: 28 | 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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brockett

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

01-31-2012 21:15:11 | More by brockett
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Uraznfriend

California

3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

05-30-2012 06:11:36 | More by Uraznfriend
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Euler


3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

07-27-2012 19:23:25 | More by Euler
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Joeyd138


4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

11-25-2012 01:42:31 | More by Joeyd138
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UC_SanDiegoDormRoomBrewer


4/5  rDev +14%

02-21-2013 07:08:24 | More by UC_SanDiegoDormRoomBrewer
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Puckstop98


4.75/5  rDev +35.3%

03-15-2013 14:37:51 | More by Puckstop98
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jpa01

Maryland

3.71/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: It's a dark red and amber looking beer, thinly foamed at the top.

Smell: It has a pleasant grainy, toffe-like aroma.

Taste: It has a malty, caramel taste with a mild bit of sweetness and fruitiness.

Mouthfeel: It feels like a medium-bodied beer, having moderate carbonation.

Drinkability: It seems sightly watered down, but is fairly smooth and easy to drink with or without food.

Overall: I'd say it's a solid red ale.

Serving type: on-tap

02-03-2013 16:17:13 | More by jpa01
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deivid24

California

4.75/5  rDev +35.3%

11-26-2012 23:53:50 | More by deivid24
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WallyBoag

California

3.9/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled at Disneylnad's California park this was a very attractive looking beer with a darker color and a smallish head. Laced pretty well. Smell was a very enjoyable sweet and tangy blend. Easy to drink. The taste could have used a little bit of improvement. It didn't taste bad, but at the same time there really wasn't too much to remember it buy. If only it tasted as good as it looked and smelled, this would be a truly great beer!

Serving type: on-tap

12-19-2003 03:33:05 | More by WallyBoag
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neeld

Oregon

2.68/5  rDev -23.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Not impressed. This beer comes on too sweet and malty for my tastes and IMO for the style. Carbonation is also too low.

If I didn't read the label, I might guess this was an Oktoberfest. In fact, if they upped the carbonation 50% it might make a good one. As is, it's flat on both counts.

Serving type: bottle

12-02-2009 04:10:04 | More by neeld
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LScully02


4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

05-28-2012 20:04:34 | More by LScully02
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joshstillskates

Ohio

3.7/5  rDev +5.4%
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.

Serving type: bottle

08-23-2013 03:09:59 | More by joshstillskates
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Danny06m

California

3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

06-18-2014 02:26:12 | More by Danny06m
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p0wder2


4.49/5  rDev +27.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

I have no idea how to review beer yet. I'm still new :-)

The best thing I can say is that this beer is sweet as opposed to being bitter. I've always disliked beer in general, but only because I apparently wasn't drinking the right beer. It wasn't until I had a glass of this, that I decided beer can be awesome!

Serving type: on-tap

02-02-2013 20:57:42 | More by p0wder2
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timjallday


4/5  rDev +14%

06-19-2014 22:30:05 | More by timjallday
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Serialx2


4.5/5  rDev +28.2%

08-30-2012 05:39:01 | More by Serialx2
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Aztecs50


1/5  rDev -71.5%

12-14-2012 02:26:45 | More by Aztecs50
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Thescottgay


4.25/5  rDev +21.1%

07-24-2014 02:19:55 | More by Thescottgay
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Red Trolley Ale from Karl Strauss Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 345 ratings.