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Tell Tale Red Ale | Scuttlebutt Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Scuttlebutt Brewing Company
Washington, United States | website

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by philbertk on 01-30-2011

BEER STATS
Reviews:
12
Ratings:
38
Avg:
3.51
pDev:
21.65%
 
 
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Photo of oberon
3.5/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a nonic a rich clear bronze with a soapy looking half finger light beige head atop that left a few broken rings of lace as it settled,I loved the rich clarity in color.Caramel and brown sugar mainly in a light nose with some malty fruitiness,hops are scant.The flavors came out more as I drank more,caramel and toffee with some buttery tones,the hops came into play late giving off a light resiny note.I bought it because I wanted something to drink while busy around the house with not much frill and that's what it is,it's not half bad,just don't be looking for a an uber hopped amber.

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Photo of chinchill
3.47/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle served in a SA lager glass.
Red-brown body covered by a bone-colored head that's small but durable.
This otherwise bland amber is redeemed by a surprising (i.e., not evident in the aroma or initial taste) bit of spicy hop flavor that comes in the finish and lingers on in the aftertaste.
Feel: Crisp, medium body with medium+ carbonation.
Improved with some warming.

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Photo of richkrull
3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of scootpolute
4.07/5  rDev +16%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

P: 22 OZs bomber, poured into a tulip glass...

A--A light brown/amber hue with a small, thin head.

S--Sweet, malty, carmely with a faint smell of hoppiness.

T--Semi-sweet, roasted, carmely malt dominates with a hint of chocolate and a slight citrusy hop backbone. Tasty and refreshing!

M--Medium carbonation with acreamy texture. pretty smooth.

D--Pretty tasty, clean, refreshing red/amber...I've been let down by Scuttlebutt lately (Gale Force IPA/and other variations of their IPAs...too soapy in flavor)...But they did a good job wih this one...Chasin' Cheers :~)

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Photo of DOCRW
1.9/5  rDev -45.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

Photo of bpprovost
3/5  rDev -14.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of dbrauneis
3.73/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours a crystal clear amber in color with light amounts of active visible carbonation streaming from the bottom of the glass and some deep golden yellow + burnt orange highlights. The beer has a four finger tall dense foamy beige head that slowly reduces to a two finger tall medium sized cap with a finger thick layer covering the remainder of the surface of the beer and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Light to moderate aromas of caramel malts with brown sugar sweetness and some moderate aromas of herbal hops.

T: Upfront there are moderate to strong flavors of caramel malts with just a very light hint of brown sugar sweetness. That is followed by moderate to strong flavors of herbal hops and light flavors of pine hops which imparts a moderate to strong amount of bitterness which fades after a short amount of time..

M: Medium bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation.

O: Not bad but not really anything special either - decent flavors but there is a bit too much bitterness in my opinion. I'm glad I found it and decided to try it but I would not run out to get it again.

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +14%

Photo of cre83
2.75/5  rDev -21.7%

Photo of bcuz7
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of bumchilly25
3.71/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jamstone714
3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of JackieKu
3.56/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. LOT 2015 282.

A: Clear cropper. No foam.
S: Mildly orange.
T: Medium toasted malts flavor. Followed by some citrus. Also got coconut when warmed. Dry. Medium low bitterness.
M: Moderate body. Medium and refreshing carbonation.
O: Another unhoppy amber ale, which I don't prefer. The malts flavor is fine, though.

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4/5  rDev +14%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

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Tell Tale Red Ale from Scuttlebutt Brewing Company
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