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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3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pretty floral in the nose with a light fruity sweetness to it. Not bad, pretty typical for an APA.

Taste has a floral quality to it straight away with a small fruit sweetness and a note of grain in there as well. Finish has a somewhat assertive, medicinal bitterness to it to close it out dryly...I also percept a slight sourness there. Not sure about that.

The beer has all the notes of a standard APA but all in all I didn't enjoy it as much as most APA's. It's actually kind of hard to pinpoint...though the finish isn't exactly what I wanted.

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.33/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev -5.1%

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4.06/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I had high expectations for this one, and I was let down only a little.

A: Beautiful dark amber/red with a nice foamy yellow-tinged head, with lacing pretty much the whole way down.
S: Rich
T: Quite hoppy, even for a pale ale, but full and rich with the fruit flavor behind it. Complex.
M: Really kind of weird by the end. Felt very foamy and uncomfortable.
O: Delicious, but not so great for the last few sips.

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3/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass.

Pours a hazy medium brown with a 2 finger tan head. Great lacing.

Smells very floral. Some light biscuit in there.

The taste is very floral with some yeastyness. Moderate bitterness throughout lingering through the finish. A little bit of malt is detectable.

Just an ok beer that I don't really care about having again.

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1.83/5  rDev -50.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Got this one in a mix six pack.

A- Nice copper/ amber color, 1 and a half finger head, nice retention for a while.
S- Nice, if it were potpourri, fruits, spice, cinnamon.
T- Like potpourri with malts.
M- Overly fizzy to a tongue numbing degree.

Avoid at all cost. I took two sips and poured it out.

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Christian Moerlein Over-The-Rhine Ale from Christian Moerlein Brewing Company
3.69 out of 5 based on 326 ratings.
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