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RT Lager | Rivertowne Brewing

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3.57/5
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32 Ratings
RT LagerRT Lager
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rivertowne Brewing
Pennsylvania, United States
myrivertowne.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Bridging together 7 different varieties of malt with moderate additions of cascade hops, RT Lager is a perfectly balanced amber for any occasion. In true Pittsburgh fashion, there is no need to be flashy when you deliver consistent excellence!

Added by Mounty4Life on 02-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#34,656
Reviews:
7
Ratings:
32
pDev:
15.69%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
11
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 32 |  Reviews: 7
Photo of Shebeckastan
4.45/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Full body lager with a hop presence. Comparing to yuengling its far superior in flavors. Carmel sweetness comes out even more as the temperature rises.

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Photo of GameOfBeers
3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ski_Lax_Beer82
3.4/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ajm5108
3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jono1986
4.2/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev -9%

Photo of emeyer
3.36/5  rDev -5.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -9%

Photo of TheBigParade
3.04/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of BrentW425
4/5  rDev +12%

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3.25/5  rDev -9%

Photo of Seanskn
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Brenden
3.95/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Not realizing it was an amber lager, specifically, imagine my surprise at seeing the bright and transparent medium orange brew that sits in my glass. Some slow champagne-like activity continues well after the head has been built, up to a finger but not exceeding half when finished. It sticks it out, though, sturdy and creamy, dropping down lace consisting mostly of patches.
Woody and vinous on the nose offer a dryness that's offset by caramel. There's a pale and grainy note to the malts, and it finishes with some breads.
The tongue gets a tart and sweet fruitiness along with caramel, breads and wood, maybe a hint of pith, and a nice bitterness for a lager of the like.
This beer is easy to drink without being light, as the medium body keeps up with a refreshing cleanness and a crisp bite. Carbonation stays even and keeps it smooth, too, with a nicely linger finish balancing fruity sweetness with bitterness.

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3.25/5  rDev -9%

Photo of InspectorBob
3.5/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Josh24
5/5  rDev +40.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -9%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

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3.25/5  rDev -9%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

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3.25/5  rDev -9%

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3.5/5  rDev -2%

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3.25/5  rDev -9%

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3/5  rDev -16%

Photo of OWSLEY069
3/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a clean orange-ish color with a light tan head. In the aroma a sweet malt, with a small note of gingerbread. In the taste, a small sweetness, clean and muted. A small hop bite and a medium to lighter bodied mouthfeel, with a note of dryness and a decent presence of hops. A basic and fresh Vienna lager.

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RT Lager from Rivertowne Brewing
Beer rating: 3.57 out of 5 with 32 ratings
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