Red Rambler Ale | Peace Tree Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Peace Tree Brewing Co.
Iowa, United States
peacetreebrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This ale is brewed with the finest quality pale, caramel, and lightly roasted malts. This complex combination of malts, contribute to the deep red color and malty flavor. This is balanced with the flavor, bitterness and aromas of three varieties of hops. The IBU’s are around 35. Top fermenting ale yeast is added to create this well rounded beer.

Added by daledeee on 05-21-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
137
Reviews:
30
Avg:
3.4
pDev:
16.76%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
24
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 137 |  Reviews: 30
Photo of hoosier222002
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rbrandt22
4.39/5  rDev +29.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BWood
2.94/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Below average Amber. Felt like it was missing something on every sip. No head produced on the pour. Received this in a trade as a extra. Thankful for it but I would not recommend this beer.

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Photo of dms1767
3.52/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TonyTwins
4.03/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of hashmads
3.7/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of love2ride
3.2/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

A bit bitter. Tastes metallicy and dusty, kind of like I just got finished playing around in the garage then started picking my teeth with my dirty hands. Bad aftertaste. Disappointed considering it was $11 for a six pack.

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Photo of LukeGude
3/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of capnamerica
3.53/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of craigbelly
3.97/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ryan33iowa
4.23/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kguard
3.8/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of digitalflood
3.6/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Sludgeman
4.36/5  rDev +28.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Maybe the best red ale I have ever had. Very red, some sweetness in the nose, watch out for the sediment in the bottom. Has taste characteristics of Belgian yeast, sort of like a Belgian brown or dubel. Smooth medium body.

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Photo of Tone
3.71/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear, copper color. 1/4 inch head of an off-white color. Poor retention and poor lacing. Smells of hops, sweet malt, caramel malt, hint of pale malt, and a hint of nut. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of strong sweet malt, caramel malt, strong bread dough, hint of pale malt, slight hops, and a hint of alcohol. Overall, good blend, body, feel, but very weak appearance.

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Photo of boogerisu
3.72/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.96/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A : Pours a prune juice/iced tea color, with 90% opacity, just enough light to strike a hue in the body. The head is popcorn colored, 2 fingers mushrooming up to the top of the glass. It recedes gracefully to a 1/2 finger and leaves lace in wisps where it once was. Extra quarter point for the hue. :-)

S : Definitely the red ale funk so prevalent among the style. Sour raspberry/sour grape, roasted malt, with pruney and vinous aromas as well. As the beer sits in the open longer and the head disappears, a more natural jarred dry grain aroma becomes present.

T : The malts in this beer are perfectly flavored, roasted, and balanced. Just awesome. A slight hoppiness also invades the palate with leaf, plant, and stem. Cherry tomato can also be tasted, with a faint orange squeeze as well (pulped, not bitter). I like this flavor profile, though I'd like it to be louder. Its shyness is sort of endearing, though.

F : Semi-creamy, with a bit of a wash, and electrifying carbonation. It ends dusty and dry, bringing yet more character into this Red Ale.

O : While not an outstanding, drop your jaw, top-class Red, this is a solid ale worthy of a try. I'd have it again, it's a very relaxing beer, and just what I needed after work.

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Photo of DrJones
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of beersdmf17
3.32/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Pours a light amber with minimal head. Smell is malty, notes of biscuits, light grassy and earthy notes. Some vague caramel also present. Flavor is biscuity malts with a hint of caramel, earthy hops but not very bitter. Light/Medium body with low carbonation. Not the best amber i've had, but definitely not the worst. Good beer for a traditional beer drinking that is not into craft.

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Photo of pat61
3.75/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L: Pours brilliant deep amber with a ruby tint crowned by a ½” to ¾” head that quickly dissipates to a thin film. S: Malt, light roast, faint citrus. T: Malty rich, spicy hops, some roast, hints of chocolate. F: Carbonation above average, medium body, a little slickness on the tongue. O: A somewhat meh beer.

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Photo of KevinL
3.32/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tim007007
3.74/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dave2234
3.21/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of suzihuizer
4/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ovaltine
3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Red Rambler Ale from Peace Tree Brewing Co.
3.4 out of 5 based on 137 ratings.
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