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Rio Blanco Pale Ale - Real Ale Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
okay

470 Ratings
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Ratings: 470
Reviews: 248
rAvg: 3.42
pDev: 14.04%
Wants: 2
Gots: 31 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Real Ale Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 12-17-2001)
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Ratings: 470 | Reviews: 248 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev +9.6%

TXhomebrewer, Dec 13, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17%

kmckinnon87, Dec 13, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17%

PissWarmChango, Dec 09, 2011
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

valkyre65, Dec 08, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17%

drummermattie02, Dec 07, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17%

kjkinsey, Dec 04, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17%

awesomedude, Dec 01, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17%

mhenson42, Dec 01, 2011
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

jenray, Nov 30, 2011
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

TerpBax, Nov 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17%

dcevans, Nov 27, 2011
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

chapcat, Nov 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17%

Exiled, Nov 23, 2011
Photo of oline73
2.73/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a bottle into a sam adams perfect pint.

Appearance: Pours a cloudy amber with a finger of fluffy off white head. The head fades to a spotty layer on top of the pour.

Smell: Some bready malt with a mild sweetness. There is a very faint fruity hop smell as well.

Taste: A bit like the smell. There is more of a hop presence here, but still not enough. Bready malt and a very mild sweetness too. The finish is slightly bitter.

Mouthfeel: Medium body with strong, fluffy carbonation and a finish that's a bit dry.

Overall: This is a pretty boring beer. Not bad, but quite boring.

oline73, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17%

DoctorB2B, Nov 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17%

DeSoto, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17%

dehjosh, Nov 18, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17%

ATXRyan, Nov 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17%

PhatAtUT, Nov 15, 2011
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3/5  rDev -12.3%

Texasfan549, Nov 15, 2011
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4/5  rDev +17%

bentwookie, Nov 14, 2011
Photo of nukem5
3.85/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A.: Pours a nice amber orange color ewith off white cap of foam, with some lacing down walls of glass.

S: Aroma is of piney and floral notes that arenicely balanced with the malt bill.

T: Taste is very hoppy with some malts to tie it all together very well rounded.

M: Medium body smooth nice tingly bubbles dance on tongue.

O: Overall a very drinkable beer

nukem5, Oct 30, 2011
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3.03/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a pint glass

A- golden with almost no head. Carbonation springs are random in the glass.

S- malts and piney hops. There is a very slight presence of orange.

T- bready malts, faint hops, a mild bitterness at the finish

M- medium bodied with a reasonable carbonation level.

O- this is an ok beer. I would offer this to friends who were not big into craft beer, since there isnt much going on.

Ungertaker, Oct 20, 2011
Photo of D11
2.58/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

from bottle into pilsner

A- hazy golden yellow with a white head that does not last long.

S- malty and some hops.

T- about the same as the smell. some hops, not too impressive imo.

M- decent mouthfeel with decent carbonation.

O- mostly was just malty with not enough hops or other spices/flavor imo. i really enjoyed this the first time i drank it, but after trying other hop ales i feel dissapointed.

D11, Oct 17, 2011
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3.35/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Local beer night.

Poured this crystal clear, pale orange beer into a standard pint glass that produced a 1+ finger, white, frothy head that showed good retention. Smell is sweet and loaded with lemon, very grainy on the tail end. Only could detect a small amount of hops. Taste follows the smell, sweet, grainy, some bitter hops. Nothing exciting here. Mouth was light and surprisingly well carbonated. Overall I feel this beer would be a good one to share with a person new to the craft world, but other than that I would choose many others before this one.

tjkinate, Oct 09, 2011
Rio Blanco Pale Ale from Real Ale Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 470 ratings.