Ruedrich's Red Seal Ale | North Coast Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
88
very good
2,081 Ratings
Ruedrich's Red Seal AleRuedrich's Red Seal Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
North Coast Brewing Co.
California, United States
northcoastbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 06-16-1998

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,081
Reviews:
1,010
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
11.79%
 
 
Wants:
101
Gots:
213
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 2,081 |  Reviews: 1,010
Photo of Mollyellis
4.6/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a more hoppy version of an amber but I'm obsessed because I also love IPAs. This beer is great with coffee after tones and a full bodied finish. I paired it with pretzels but what beer is not good with some salty pretzels.

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Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
4.44/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of zachthelaxer93
4.46/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of puck1225
3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Clear golden red color, decent head and lacing. Malty smell, a bit bready. The taste is hoppy and a bit bitter. Nicely carbonated. A good beer!

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Photo of Tylertut
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of schoolboy
4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I remember this brew from long ago, and it was nice to have one this afternoon. It had a real old school feel to it. Cool.

It's pretty enough to hold its own in the style that is the prettiest of all beers. The aroma is pronounced, unique, piney, and somewhaydeep and dank. The taste is a little dank and dark and hoppyto,balanced with nice malts.


This all sets down nicely and is pretty easy drinking. This was a nice blast from the part. Recommended for an old school hoppy red. The original American red ale.

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Photo of Thirstygoat
4.1/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tavo2311
5/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of corywalston
3.76/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aufie
3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Squire123
3.89/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jeffdr123
4.09/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got it at the Carmel Mission Inn, so the buffet would be free. It has the balance you would expect from a red ale. Hops forward and malt finish. I would order it again. Nothing too over the top, but plenty of flavor. Matt liked it.

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Photo of Giangio
4.18/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NeilSilber1
4.19/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice color and feel, deep red with light head, bit hoppy

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Photo of Antc2382
3.91/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Skillet
4.09/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dafixa
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AD17
3.86/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of adamhdg
4.06/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Nice, light ale that is a beautiful amber color with a thin caramel head a heavy lacing. Not much smell to speak of. Light and refreshing drink with mild carbonation, pine and citrus notes, with hops on the back end. Definitely a do again for the summer. Refreshing.

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Photo of Gkruszewski
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bjm94
3.76/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Acamusm
4.07/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of drmeto
3.7/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

L:
-pours a clear amber with a big,foamy,offwhite head
low to medium carbonation visible
S:
-pine,resin,grapefruit,peach
T:
-pine,resin,grapefruit,grassy,oranges
F:
-medium carbonation
-light body
O:
More of a Pale Ale than a Red Ale.
Good overall

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Photo of EOC
4.22/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of glass_house
3.87/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Ruedrich's Red Seal Ale from North Coast Brewing Co.
3.9 out of 5 based on 2,081 ratings.
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