Runabout Red Ale | Sebago Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sebago Brewing Company
United States
sebagobrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Runabout Red Ale is a classic! Our Red Ale has a malty sweet taste that comes from 3 different types of caramel malt. It is a clean, well-balanced beer that started as seasonal ale that we only brewed from March until July. It was so popular with our regulars that we started brewing it year round in 2002. Our red ale is made with only two hop additions to the kettle as opposed to three in most of our other brews and the malt character shows this. Please enjoy our staff favorite!

37.4 IBU

Added by smcolw on 08-09-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
169
Reviews:
49
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
12.22%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
20
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Beastcpa
1/5  rDev -72.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of swierczt
3.3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of braican
3.23/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of LXIXME
3.03/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of lordofthewiens
3.42/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bogdawg
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ManapuaMan
3.31/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Pours a nice dark amber color. Balanced malty taste is followed up with a clean, slightly hoppy finish.

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Photo of Mikec1115
2.94/5  rDev -18.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poared from bottle with a red/amber color. The thin head dissipated quickly with no lacing. Almost no noticable fragrance. It tasted OK with an expected malty tone but for the most part the taste was underwhelming. Good mouthfeel but left a slight bitterness in the aftertaste. Not much to write home about with this brew.

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Photo of lou50rp
3.93/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bplabernie
3.45/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cdm1313
3.52/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zotzot
3.35/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of chasmandocharles
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BeerEsquire
3.1/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I would describe this as a light effervescent summer red, something an amber lover can drink when the temps outside start increasing - malty sweetness, underwhelming mouth feel, good coloring/white foam head

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Photo of ricp215
3.01/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Lefty_P_Hand
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Cavanaghty
3.47/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: Reddish amber with a thin off white head.

Smell: Malts, hops and some grassy notes too.

Mouthfeel/Taste: Smooth medium bodied. Taste of bitter malts and mild hops.

Overall: Not bad for a red ale.

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Photo of HamdenHector
3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A: slight haze; reddish amber; 1 finger off white head that receded to a thin, uneven cap; very nice lacing;

S: sweet, floral;

T: malt sweetness and earthy hops from start to finish; light bitterness at the end;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: a little boring, but would pair well with a lot of food;

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Photo of gonzo000
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Beer poured an amber/orange color. Nice sweet smell. Some dry hopped honey taste. Good beer overall.

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Photo of Reds76
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kdivers
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of emptyglassagain
3.67/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of APH
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rderedin
3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of TrixieBean
4.5/5  rDev +25%

Runabout Red Ale from Sebago Brewing Company
3.6 out of 5 based on 169 ratings.
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