RT Lager | Rivertowne Brewing

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31 Ratings
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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
Ratings:
31
Reviews:
6
Avg:
3.84
pDev:
16.15%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
11
For Trade:
0
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3/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ski_Lax_Beer82
3.4/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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3/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Jono1986
4.2/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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3.36/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of Warmaster
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Photo of TheBigParade
3.04/5  rDev -20.8%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Octoberist
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Photo of Seanskn
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of Brenden
3.95/5  rDev +2.9%
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 -15.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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5/5  rDev +30.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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3/5  rDev -21.9%

Photo of OWSLEY069
3/5  rDev -21.9%
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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Photo of RblWthACoz
3.95/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Amber lager. Not a style you see much of. Lots of malts going on here. Nice woody and mildly sweet tone to it. Very smooth. Maybe I forgot how nice a beer this was? Or maybe I just haven't had it before. Either way, it's a good beer. Definitely suggested.

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RT Lager from Rivertowne Brewing
3.84 out of 5 based on 31 ratings.
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