Ridgeback Ale | No Label Brewing Company

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160 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
No Label Brewing Company
Texas, United States
nolabelbrew.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.10%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by champ103 on 01-08-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
160
Reviews:
14
Avg:
3.58
pDev:
13.69%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
51
For Trade:
1
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Photo of Rufflegrouse
1.1/5  rDev -69.3%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Just a Beer with no pizazz

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Photo of klmcmachen
2.25/5  rDev -37.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

Photo of Mtn
2.61/5  rDev -27.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Appearance - It looks like an amber ale. poured from bottle into pint glass

Smell - Toasted malts. that's pretty much it.

Taste - Extraordinarily one dimensional. Toasted malts, and that's it. No sweetness or bitterness to balance the toasted malts.

Mouthfeel - Thin, weak - again, not enough bitterness to balance the malt flavor.

Overall - Tasted with another amber ale. This one paled in comparison. no depth of character at all. Toasted malt...again, that is it. It didn't taste bad, but it was blown away by another amber that gets pretty pedestrian ratings here. Will probably try it again to see if this was an anomaly.

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Photo of Nick4444
2.73/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ranger7
2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

Photo of Mickeyp2814
2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

Photo of 98green
2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

Photo of NailtheAle
2.91/5  rDev -18.7%

Photo of Jhavey
2.94/5  rDev -17.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Garrettshu
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of Karibourgeois
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of greenspointexas
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of Ford
3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of Matt141
3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mothman
3/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of MaddoJay
3.02/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pgfault
3.03/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured from tap with minimal head, which diminished quickly. Not much lacing on the glass. Very dark amber in color, not quite opaque. Despite its color, the nose just isn't there. There's a faint hop aroma, not many malt notes. Initial taste is crisp with a slightly hoppy bitterness. As with the aroma, I was expecting a complex malt profile, given the dark color, but couldn't find it. The finish was lightly bitter. It's flavors come out a bit more as it warms.

Despite having a deceptive flavor profile, it's still quite drinkable as is... certainly drinkable in the Texas summer.

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3.06/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Bigdood33
3.07/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of bigchiquilin
3.15/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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Ridgeback Ale from No Label Brewing Company
3.58 out of 5 based on 160 ratings.
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