Rio Salado Tornado Helles Bock Pale Lager | Rio Salado Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rio Salado Brewing Company
Arizona, United States

Style: Maibock / Helles Bock

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.90%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Gusler on 12-05-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.35
pDev:
2.69%
 
 
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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by jcalabre:
Photo of jcalabre
3.47/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I originally sampled this beer on 10 May 2003. I am writing this review from my notes.
Appearance: bottle: It has a clear yellow color with a frothy head. Flavor: It's malty on the tongue w/ some sweetness. This is a nicely done beer. I'll pick some more up when I'm in Phoenix again

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Photo of Gusler
3.3/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours a nice crystal clear golden amber color with a moderate head and fine lace sheets that cling to the glass. Malt pervades the nose, citrus like tones, crisp and clean, the front lightly sweet, the top skimpy. The hops impressive in their bite, potently carbonated, dry somewhat bitter aftertaste, and the high ABV, certainly is felt.

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Photo of beerguy101
3.28/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Medium blond color, large white foamy head. Aroma is fruity and sweet. Malty and slightly sweet. Nice hops good balance. Smooth, velvety taste. Very nice. Mouthfeel is full and round. Some alcohol bite. Finish is clean and smooth. Aftertaste is malty.

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Rio Salado Tornado Helles Bock Pale Lager from Rio Salado Brewing Company
3.35 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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