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Ghost River Riverbank Red | Ghost River Brewing

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3.62/5
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90 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ghost River Brewing
Tennessee, United States
ghostriverbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Ghost River Copperhead Red

Ghost River Riverbank Red is the Winner of the 2011 GABF Silver Medal in Irish-Style Red Ale. Ghost River Riverbank Red is a caramel, malty-flavored beer, balanced with a crisp hop finish. Originally brewed for the Memphis Redbirds.

O.G. 1054
I.B.U. 25

Added by Tone on 08-02-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,809
Reviews:
22
Ratings:
90
pDev:
12.43%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
24
Trade:
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Ratings: 90 |  Reviews: 22
Reviews by zeff80:
Photo of zeff80
3.38/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured a clear amber color with a small tan colored head of bubbly foam. It smelled malty and of sweet caramel. It tasted of bready malt with very sweet caramel. Not much bitterness. It was sharp and smooth.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Tiernan
3.92/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Pav42
3.29/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of acurtis
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of Grooveman53
2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

Photo of cebsch
3.29/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Nice amber, copper color and moderate lacing from a modest white head. Balance of taste leans toward malt over hops, with caramel and biscuit notes. Medium to medium-light mouth feel. Mildly detectable hops are noted at the finish, without overpowering the dominance of malt.

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Photo of russpowell
3.68/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours an effervescent peach color with 3 fingers of rocky cream colored head. Above average lacing & head retention

S: Toasty, a woodiness & nuttiness

T: Follows the nose, dryness & a little pine up front. Herbal & woody hops, slight cakeyness as this warms. Finishes woody & dry, with just a little toastyness

MF: Medium body, firm carbonation , good balance

Drinks alright, worth a try, wouldn't buy a sixer though...

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Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of rajreddy
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of BeerMeInMS
3.8/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: amber; tinge of red; head foamed thick but dissipated quick

S: sweet; a bit spicy maybe; clean

T: roasty, caramel up front; mild hop flavor mostly citrus, low bitterness. Most hop taste towards end in a fairly clean finish

M: medium-bodied; moderate carbonation; dry finish

Overall: Solid beer, good malt flavor, balanced in the way I think Red Ales should be in that it is more malty but retains hop flavors within. No wow factor, but good quality, good style representation, and tastes good. Recommended and would buy again

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Photo of BrewAskew
4.12/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours out to a 3/4" head and brilliant amber color. Aroma is toasty caramel malt and slight spicy hop note. No discernable fruity esters. This may be a lager or a very neutral ale yeast. Flavor wise, this beer excels at balance with caramel and biscuit maltiness offset by a very subtle hop bitterness and spicy/ earthy hop flavor. Mouthfeel is good, CO2 is on the high side, definitely American. Overall, the best beer of this type in the region. Diamond Bear's red is pretty good, but this beer has a cleaner, more sessionable flavor.

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Photo of Elicoleman
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of singletary
4.37/5  rDev +20.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

It pours a rich amber color with a strong malt smell. It has a nice head that stays with it the whole time. The taste is heavly malted but not overpowering. Moutful is rich flavor of roasted malt. Overall a excellent drink one I really enjoyed.

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Photo of CraigTravor
3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

Photo of ShutdownKings
3.48/5  rDev -3.9%

Photo of mcdsports
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of Volsdawg10
4/5  rDev +10.5%

Photo of stortore
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BigRedDog
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of jbehlar
2.58/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

Photo of Big_Thirsty
4.21/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BigGold
3.48/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

First had poured from 12-oz. bottle into tumbler. Bottle asserts this beer won a Silver Medal at 2011 GABF as "Copperhead Red." Not bad beer, but suspect more than the name was changed.

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Photo of memphischas
3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

Photo of MarkWalker6
3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

Photo of swh89
4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

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Ghost River Riverbank Red from Ghost River Brewing
Beer rating: 3.62 out of 5 with 90 ratings
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