Christian Moerlein Over-The-Rhine Ale | Christian Moerlein Brewing Company

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Christian Moerlein Over-The-Rhine AleChristian Moerlein Over-The-Rhine Ale

Brewed by:
Christian Moerlein Brewing Company
Ohio, United States

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 05-05-2007

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Photo of norinco
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of ej285701
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of mwa423
3.13/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

A - Poured out of the bottle a finger of head. Color is a slightly hazy reddish amber.

S - Tons more carmel than I remember. no hops to speak of.

T - Lots of malt, toffee and caramel. Slight hop bitter aftertaste.

M/D - Mouthfeel is actually the high point of this beer. Very smooth and rich, aka; just right. This is reasonably drinkable and easy findable around Cincinnati

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Photo of BSuter
3.25/5  rDev -11.9%

Photo of Schwegler
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of patpbr
3.72/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A- Off red with a small bit of head
S- fruit, and spicy
T- Fruit and malt, BItter and sweetness.
M- Full body that has a spice feel that lingers on the tongue, but finishes smooth
O- A good brew. For a pale ale it has some interesting taste characters. It will sneak up on you.

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Photo of dag1991
3.93/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuffbomb
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of aklude
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of bmoney
4.25/5  rDev +15.2%

Photo of BellsFan
3.44/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - pours a dark amber, about a 15 SRM
S - the nose is sweet molasses and matches the taste
T - molasses and caramel malt - the first few sips had hints of green apple
M - medium body and crisp
D - at 6% ABV and medium body it's not quite a session beer. I stopped after one.

I'm glad I tried it but with the green apple taste I would not purchase it again. Perhaps my bottle came from a batch with some off flavors.

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Photo of jonaspb
3/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of rmehughes
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of jeremy3311
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of fellowrs
2.75/5  rDev -25.5%

Photo of Kevin72
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of JDeming
3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

Photo of beb86
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of dsigmon
3.52/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bottle thanks to pimpp!

A: very dark amber, great big white fluffy frothy head

S: I get a lot from this beer (not sure why when im usually all stopped up), caramel, dark fruits, little chocolate and hops

T: slightly hoppy with a fair amount of sweet malts. not as much flavor as i would like, i expected more from the smell.

M: medium carbonation and not as oily of a mouthfeel as expected.

D: enjoyable but not what i would want everyday

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of beerman207
3.66/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - 2 fingers of head, some nice lacing

S - Nothing special here. I was hoping for some fruit to come through or something remarkable but I couldn't pick anything up.

T - mild bitterness coming through

M - Very smooth

D - I could definately try this beer again but was a little let down in the end.

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Photo of jsisko01
2.8/5  rDev -24.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance - Pours a bright amber/copper color with an inch thick, creamy white head. Dissipates quickly and leaves spotted lacing.

Smell - It has your average, bitter pale ale aroma.

Taste - Very bitter and malty. Has strong smoky and herbal flavors as well.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with high carbonation.

Overall - I do not like this APA compared to all the others I've tried.

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4.5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of cameraman
3.03/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A copper color with an off white head that is about a quater inch high, but quickly dissolves away. Carbonation is strongly visible in the glass. The sweet scent of malt comes out, along with bread and fruity esters at the end. That sweetness comes out in the flavor it stays with you till almost the very end, when when a mild smck of bitterness crosses the palate. The medium bodied feel starts at the front of each taste, but thins out as it reaches the back of the palate. A strong offering, not what I was expecting from this brewery. Solid flavor, make this a good go to beer when nothing can be found, plus a good cross over beer to get macro drinkers to try.

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Photo of Ragingbull
3.77/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I had this beer in the Machine Room bar at the Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati. If I can figure out how to add a place I will add the Machine Room as its got a decent beer selection. Back to the beer.

Amber color with a frothy head and some prickle. It has a hoppy nose that is very pleasant and I would say "just about right." Crisp and clean attack with late presenting hops flavor. The mouthfeel is slightly thick but clean. Slightly bitter aftertaste and some faint lemony notes. I would call it a B.

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Christian Moerlein Over-The-Rhine Ale from Christian Moerlein Brewing Company
3.69 out of 5 based on 324 ratings.
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