Righteous Red | Amherst Brewing

Righteous RedRighteous Red
BA SCORE
3.67/5
6 Ratings
Righteous RedRighteous Red
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Amherst Brewing
Massachusetts, United States
amherstbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 07-22-2003

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
6
pDev:
11.72%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 6
Reviews by BeerResearcher:
Photo of BeerResearcher
4.03/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Another brew from the W. Mass Brew Tour. Pours a cloudy deep amber with a fast fading off-white and plenty of sticky lace. The aroma is mostly malty with a whiff of mild citrus hop. A substantial malt body is honey sweet. A lime-like citrus bitterness finishes cleanly.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of fitzy84
3.43/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Guess its back but under a new spelling of "Ryeteous Red", I assume its the same. The drink settled with a dark amber appearance with a small head and patchy lacing. Aromas had a tiny hint of spice with malt flavoring. Taste-wise was decently bittersweet and smooth. The drink was nice and creamy in texture, making it pretty enjoyable. Overall, not bad.

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Photo of ppoitras
4/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed at the brewpub. Presented in a pint glass.

Off-white 1/2" head on top of this reddish brown brew. Well-balanced aroma. The taste exhibits a sweetness that is quickly offset by the ending hoppy mouthfeel . An interesting and successful combination, which provides for an excellent mouthfeel and high drinkability.

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Photo of aquatonex
3.92/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours red transculent. Sweet aromas are the most noticeable smells. Also some malt smell. The taste does not match the sweetness in the smell, it is very mild and malty. Nothing very noticeable in the taste. This brew is smooth and consistent, something I come to expect from ABC. Another quality beer from ABC, if mild tasting.

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Photo of Jacobob10
2.81/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Had this on cask at ABC at I have to admit it wasn't my favorite. Appearance was good. Large, frothy bubbles, the way a true cask should be. Deep amber color. Slight hop aroma but nothing really stood out. The taste was kind of sour and it had a slightly bitter finish to it. It wasn't that it was hard to finish or that it really killed your palate, there was just a slightly bitter overtone that really brought most aspects of the beer down. This is something I'd like to try again when it's not on cask.

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Photo of UncleJimbo
3.85/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sampled on tap at the brewpub 7-16-04.

This red ale poured a hazy, red color with off-white foam that settled. The smell was mildy malty with a touch of yeast in the aroma. The taste was lightly sweet and malty with notes of fruitiness and caramel and with low to modest hoppiness overall. The mouthfeel was smooth and relatively clean with medium body and moderate carbonation. This was a nice, easy to drink Red Ale.

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Righteous Red from Amherst Brewing
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 6 ratings
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