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Pinstripe Red Ale - Ska Brewing Co.

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Pinstripe Red AlePinstripe Red Ale

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BA SCORE
81
good

273 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 273
Reviews: 127
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 12.96%
Wants: 9
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Ska Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.15% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-26-2002)
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Hohnbaum

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

08-20-2014 00:42:37 | More by Hohnbaum
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thufflife

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-18-2014 15:44:34 | More by thufflife
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cbutova

Massachusetts

2.93/5  rDev -17.5%

Reviewed at Cosby Campground, Smoky National Park, TN. Full notes taken at time of consumption.

A- The bottle pours with an orange not red body to a chalice. Pretty much clear of any haze as a white cap forms to about one finger. The fluffy head falls to a thin ring and lacing is spotty.

S- Yeast fruits come to mind with apple esters and some dried light fruits. Toasted, cereal and light crystal grainy hints. Not picking up much and strength is a bit lacking.

T- The paler appearance of the beer shows up in the flavor as it lacks anything beyond lightly toasted malts. Cereal grains, biscuit, light crystal and just a bit sweet. Bready from the yeast with light fruits coming to mind and a finish provided by spicy, earthy hops.

MF- Light bodied with a crisp, foamy consistency. The carbonation is moderately high and it all ends lightly bitter.

Just not up to par with other Red Ales. Has a strong fruity yeast feel and lacks malts and hops to really counteract that. Leaves me looking for more.

08-18-2014 03:35:42 | More by cbutova
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IreRican

Arizona

3.28/5  rDev -7.6%

08-16-2014 18:07:12 | More by IreRican
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elezotte

Colorado

4.2/5  rDev +18.3%

08-16-2014 12:56:12 | More by elezotte
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KevChiTown


3/5  rDev -15.5%

08-13-2014 18:42:01 | More by KevChiTown
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zestar

California

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

08-08-2014 04:58:30 | More by zestar
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assman79

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -15.5%

07-31-2014 20:38:25 | More by assman79
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-31-2014 20:05:12 | More by Mebuzzard
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Westyn

Texas

4/5  rDev +12.7%

07-31-2014 17:52:04 | More by Westyn
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spoony

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

07-28-2014 02:29:48 | More by spoony
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Gerred

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-24-2014 01:59:54 | More by Gerred
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DRTBrewster

Arizona

3/5  rDev -15.5%

07-22-2014 21:08:49 | More by DRTBrewster
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mfnmbvp

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

12 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. Another new offering to me from Ska Brewing Co., acquired as part of a mixed six pack at the local Binny's. No abv listed on the bottle anywhere.

Poured into a Duvel tulip glass.

A - It pours a coppery bronze orange colored body with just over a finger of foamy khaki head. Leaves some nice spotty lacing behind. Looks pretty nice.

S - The nose is comprised of sweetened caramel malts, toffee, toasted grains, a bit of soapiness, mild alcohol phenols. A bit of an earthy / twiggy / fruity / berry / herbal tea like presence as well.

T - Taste follows the nose - caramel malt, toffee, herbal / twiggy / earthy tea leaf like flavors, and some mild hop bitterness. Lightly metallic on the finish.

M - The feel is crisp, clean, and malty. Mild fruitiness / bitterness lingering behind on the palate. Medium bodied with good carbonation.

Overall, a solid example of the style from Ska Brewing. This is easily one of the better beers I have had from these guys, and one that is a likely contender for repeat drinking.

Ska Brewing Pinstripe Red Ale ---3.5/5

07-16-2014 17:22:32 | More by mfnmbvp
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Lost_Medic

Colorado

3/5  rDev -15.5%

07-08-2014 21:31:40 | More by Lost_Medic
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NateMac13

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-05-2014 15:34:18 | More by NateMac13
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Lelampp

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-29-2014 20:19:52 | More by Lelampp
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RyanCrawford

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

06-19-2014 17:03:43 | More by RyanCrawford
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timlyon

Arizona

4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

06-18-2014 02:41:49 | More by timlyon
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jgunther71

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-17-2014 23:41:47 | More by jgunther71
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Soto

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -15.5%

06-11-2014 01:06:14 | More by Soto
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Camjmorton

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

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Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-18-2014 02:22:16 | More by MDM
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Pinstripe Red Ale from Ska Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 273 ratings.