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Ruddy Red - Flour City Brewing Co.

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Ruddy Red
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3 Ratings
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 3.4%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flour City Brewing Co. visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Sammy on 08-05-2004)
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Reviews by longpondbeerman:
Photo of longpondbeerman
3.2/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Red, yes. Ruddy, not really. This is light, tart and crisp. The mouthfeel is rather thin; there is a balance of malts and floral in the aroma, but very little bite. The taste follows suit: a sweet start but not much in the middle or at the finish--maybe a touch of hoppiness. A passable, but certainly not outstanding, brew. Yes; a starter beer. But finish with something else (like their 44 magnum).

More User Reviews:
Photo of Sammy
3.4/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Balanced though malty, with suffiient hoppiness to keep it popular. perhaps multiple malts. Average around, nothing exceptional but finishable.
I could as easily classified an amber, but given its
maltiness and not exceptionally amber appearance, I think it better classified as I have.

Photo of wailingwench
3.13/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Eye Candy: Beautiful transparent garnet red. A little thin on the head. Lacing quickly vanished. No carbonation visable.

The Nose Knows: Crisp and clean. More lager-like, but I must take into consideration that Ruddy is a dry red. Minimal sweetness balanced out with a touch of hops.

Tongueland: Thin, but this is a starter beer for Blue and Bud drinkers. Minimal malts up front that gives way to a dry hopped pale ale feeling, without the pale ale.

Bender: Ruddy is billed as a starter beer. I understand their idea, give them something that isn't "yellow and fizzy."

Ruddy Red from Flour City Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.