Roller Dam Red Ale | Great River Brewery

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Roller Dam Red AleRoller Dam Red Ale

Brewed by:
Great River Brewery
Iowa, United States

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Delicious, malty ale with a hint of caramel and a peppery hop finish.

Added by dpnelson1978 on 07-24-2010

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look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - Deep and clear ruby hued beer with a collar of light tan foam. No real head to speak of, but there is a little bit of lace.

S - Caramel, malt, and some butterscotch. Smells like a Worther's Original candy.

T - Super-sweet malt bomb with almost no hop bitterness at first. Some grassy hops pop up at the end. Slight copper penny note at the end.

M - Initially really sweet and malty, but saves itself from sugary hell by coming up with a grassy, slightly lemony, dry finish.

O - Not terribly interesting. A little to sweet, but that could make it a great gateway beer for people who aren't into craft brews.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A-pours a clear ruby brown color with a nice tan head and good looking lacing thru out
S-caramel and toffee with pepper and ginger some wood and peat
T- follows the nose its sweet with spice and hops and a nice earthy finish
M- pretty robust with medium carbonation very good red with loads of flavor
O- tasty easy to drink red in a pint can with around 5% ABV liked this one

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Roller Dam Red Ale from Great River Brewery
Beer rating: 3.56 out of 5 with 116 ratings
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