RedLegg Ale | Barrel House Brewing Company

RedLegg AleRedLegg Ale
59 Ratings
RedLegg AleRedLegg Ale

Brewed by:
Barrel House Brewing Company
Ohio, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Dogbrick on 12-03-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 59 |  Reviews: 58
Photo of daliandragon
3.65/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

I first sampled this at Great American Ballpark with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning as I rushed to get a brew before the inning ended. Right after I paid my money the batter struck out and I got the last brew of the game, at least from that vendor. I was enthused and have good memories of it on tap. I picked up this 22 oz at Belmont Party Supply in Dayton to see if the bottle can match it.

Presents in a dense malt brown color with lots of carbonation and a sliver of subpar head. Nose is light chocolate malt but mostly unremarkable.

Taste reveals decent balance and a dry bitter finish with caramel and bready notes throughout. Mouthfeel is thin but has some complexity.

Not real attractive but sustaining and drinkable. Definitely bettter on tap.

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Photo of Applesauce1
2.96/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Had this beer on-tap at the Red Brick Tavern in Athens, OH.

Pours an amber color with about a 1 inch white head. Looks like a good beer.

Smell- not much here, tad skunky
Taste- not too impressed, some sweetness, no hops, biscuity flavor
Mouthfeel- good carbonation, medium bodied
Drinkability- it's not very good so i wouldn't drink more than one in a night

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Photo of kirok1999
3.85/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Nice dark coppery red, little head and no lacing.

S- Sweet and malty, nutty and bready.

T- Nice mild taste, bready and slightly toasted malts.

M- Smooth and clean.

D- Very smooth, a nice warm weather beer. Nothing exceptional, but a very drinkable brew.

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Photo of Bierguy5
3.48/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Out of a firkin comes this copper colored beer with a white fluffy head. Some lace was present on the glass. Smells of some roasted malt, and not much else. The taste was a good backbone of a roasted malt, typical for this style. The beer finished with a light hoppy bitterness, and a somewhat dry finish. The cask conditioning gave a nice creamy mouthfeel, and of course easy on the carbonation. Although there wasn't anything that was dominant, this was a good beer. I would certainly be able to have many of these in a seeting. Good session beer, glad to try this on cask.

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Photo of Ahhdball
3.47/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark red with a small head that had good life till the end. Smelled some citrus and a little caramel. Nothing fancy. Good light taste. Very light malts followed by a fair portion of the hops. Smooth and creamy from start to finish and no aftertaste. A decent offering but thye have better brews.

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Photo of SheepNutz
3.45/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap poured into a pint glass. It pours a deep reddish amber color with one finger of head. There is a good amount of lacing left on the glass. The smell is fairly malty with bits of caramel. Just a little bit of hops on the nose as well. The taste is fairly malty starting out, a little sweet. It ends a bit hoppy. It's like an oktoberfestbier made with ale yeast. The mouthfeel is fairly good for the style, and the drinkability is pretty good. A good session amber.

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Photo of brewdlyhooked13
3.61/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Sampled at Great American Ballpark on 6/19, Reds vs. Cubs day game.

Poured with minimal head, but I got to it in time to catch those initial vapors. Almost a cola brown, but more translucent. Aroma is sweet malts all the way, some vague spiciness but hard to pick up in this environment.

The taste is malty and smooth. It comes across on the sweeter side, but is checked by a hop showing at the aftertaste. Finishes slightly dry with some malt residue. The balance isn't really there, but the taste doesn't suffer for it, not for this style anyway. A little lower carbonation than I would have liked.

Very alluring mouthfeel makes this disappear very quickly... or was it those nachos and jalapenos?! Nicely smooth

I dig the malty brews and find most of them extremely drinkable, this one is no exception.

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Photo of AtLagerHeads
3.58/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A dark amber with a tan head that was long lasting created decent lacing. The nose was heavily malted and no real balance was noted. The taste was also heavily to the malt side with caramel overtones and very little hop sense. The body was quite full and creamy. This is a very smooth ale without a great of crispness in the finish. Probably best classified as a cream style ale.

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Photo of Dogbrick
3.2/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Tasted at the Barrelhouse Brewing Company Microbrew Fest on November 9. Typical Irish-style red ale. Dark amber with a medium beige head. Malty aroma. More character than the typical Killian's type beer but they have better beers than this available.

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RedLegg Ale from Barrel House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.33 out of 5 with 59 ratings
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