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Sweet Leaf - Off The Rail Brewery

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Sweet Leaf
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 1
rAvg: 2.72
pDev: 33.09%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Off The Rail Brewery
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 03-10-2009)
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jtosch, Feb 27, 2012
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3.65/5  rDev +34.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had an imperial pint pour of this at lunch, $3.75 (special) at Hot Lips NW in Portland's Pearl District.

A: Lovely amber color, a slightly hazy acorn-like orange-brown. 1 finger crown of light khaki head, doesn't budge for a couple minutes, remaining creamy and thick. Held to light, this shows plenty of rising carbonation. Lace lingers in drooping, jigsawed bands.

S: Sweet aroma: 'Grape Nuts' grain, which is to say it's full of toasted bread, flowery honey and a slight spice. Really, it smells of raw wort, brown sugar and cereal, maybe slightly buttery.

T: Toasted nuts and heavy grain hit upfront then a kick of bittering hops, punch of citrus. What ever toffe-like sugars existed initially get beat up by a boatload of bittering hops. Earthy, a little woody.

M: Fairly mild carbonaion, somwhat creamy. Biting hop finish leaves a lingering burnt/spicy tang. Body is 'medium' for this style.

D: At first, this was damn delicious, then a sneaking blanket of hop bitterness built and killed off the roasted nut 'amber' qualities I liked. You could do much worse with an amber ale; this is still quite tasty and flavorful, just not necessarily 'my style'. Worth a try, definitely.

msubulldog25, Mar 16, 2009
Sweet Leaf from Off The Rail Brewery
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.