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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

263 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 263
Reviews: 126
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 12.96%
Wants: 9
Gots: 14 | 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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Jame515

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

09-25-2013 03:16:09 | More by Jame515
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

09-05-2013 18:56:14 | More by MinorThreat
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Poulan

Texas

3.13/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

This is a good beer if you do not drink a lot of red ales. Lighter in color than your average red ales. Can not taste any distinctive hops.Taste very watery but did not taste terrible. It has a very smooth finish. Can not taste that much malt. It's like it needs a little chocolate malt.

Serving type: on-tap

08-31-2013 18:30:32 | More by Poulan
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-28-2013 16:47:36 | More by GraduatedCashew
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ChapPJ

Illinois

3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Medium strong. Good but I've had better.

Did not note where I first had the beer but I've ordered it more than once.

Feb 2012

Medium strong. Good but I've had better.

Did not note where I first had the beer but I've ordered it more than once.

Feb 2012

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2013 05:00:16 | More by ChapPJ
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eskimojoe

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-16-2013 17:13:06 | More by eskimojoe
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UnoMasBelgian

California

4/5  rDev +12.7%

08-16-2013 13:55:53 | More by UnoMasBelgian
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jak

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-04-2013 05:55:02 | More by jak
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Ryan_Graham

Iowa

4.16/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Golden brown color. One finger head. Cool bottle artwork.

S: Hard to explain. Pretty basic beer smell.

T: Very refreshing to start. Goes down like a cheap watered down beer but ends with a complex aftertaste.

M: Very smooth! Great balance. Aftertaste is a little rough but it fades quickly.

O: A good beer for a hot day. I would definitely buy again.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2013 00:33:30 | More by Ryan_Graham
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OgreSanchez

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-27-2013 23:45:25 | More by OgreSanchez
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lilsmizzul1225

Indiana

4/5  rDev +12.7%

07-23-2013 01:50:22 | More by lilsmizzul1225
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-19-2013 12:16:23 | More by WOLFGANG
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gpblackgt

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-17-2013 20:10:58 | More by gpblackgt
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E_Cox

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

07-15-2013 08:44:56 | More by E_Cox
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Gagnonsux

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-10-2013 18:35:06 | More by Gagnonsux
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brett606

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

07-04-2013 23:21:24 | More by brett606
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Bear1964

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-23-2013 20:42:58 | More by Bear1964
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drinkAK

Alaska

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

06-15-2013 21:48:01 | More by drinkAK
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gleemonger

California

3.38/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Slightly hazy golden red color with a small frothy white head that sits around for a bit. Nice, fine lacing down the glass. Looks much heavier than it really is.

Weird, almost no aroma at all, just the slighest hint of sweet caramel malts, that's about it. I wonder if this one is a little old. Tiny bit of biscuity malts in there too if I try really hard.

Kind of honey sweet with the expected caramel malts, but not very spicy or much else going on to really make it taste like a red ale. Actually it tastes a little more like a blonde with caramel malts in it. Just a little hop bitterness to round it out, but no hop flavors really.

Slightly full bodied with moderate carbonation and a really creamy smooth feel. This is probably my favorite thing about it.

Not exactly a red ale, in my opinion. Really pretty basic, kind of mass market tasting. I guess a good gateway beer for some BMC fans, but just not very interesting at all to me. That said, it's refreshing, decent, and a good session beer, so I wouldn't knock it too much.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2013 21:28:01 | More by gleemonger
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rfbenavi80

Missouri

3/5  rDev -15.5%

06-09-2013 04:25:43 | More by rfbenavi80
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Jeckel

Texas

3/5  rDev -15.5%

06-02-2013 00:50:26 | More by Jeckel
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kguyty

Missouri

3/5  rDev -15.5%

05-31-2013 16:39:36 | More by kguyty
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XRAIG

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

05-30-2013 04:57:58 | More by XRAIG
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bhurley

Illinois

4/5  rDev +12.7%

05-30-2013 04:55:33 | More by bhurley
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sooner961

Oklahoma

4/5  rDev +12.7%

05-18-2013 01:47:18 | More by sooner961
Pinstripe Red Ale from Ska Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 263 ratings.