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Rager Red | O'Fallon Brewery

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Brewed by:
O'Fallon Brewery
Missouri, United States

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
Rager Red is a medium-bodied red ale, a malty brew with hints of caramel and toasted bread. It’s smooth and balanced, with a subtle earthy and spicy flavor and aroma from the hops and peated smoked malt. It’s the perfect beer to transition from the heavy dark beers of winter to the lighter more quaffable beers of summer.

20 IBU

Added by barczar on 01-22-2013

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Ratings: 50 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of JLaw55
3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

This is a smooth straight up malt tasting beer. It doesn't have that Irish Red bitterness that you expect to accompany the malt profile. While not bad, it is sort of one note and slightly disappointing. Still drinkable, just not a go to for the style.

Would drink again: Yes
Would purchase again: No

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Photo of enelson
3.89/5  rDev +29.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Different, seems smoked, interesting, worth a mix-a-six.

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Photo of lemmy187
3.37/5  rDev +12%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of McCright
5/5  rDev +66.1%

This is one of the better Red Ale's I have tried! Great flavor!

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Photo of RBCBrams17
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev +24.6%

Photo of JosefBerger
3.57/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance (3.50) : A very small, light head with a beautiful dark-amber body.

Smell (3.25) : Not overly aromatic, however, I can catch hints of roasted malts, pecans, and other toasted nuts.

Taste (3.75) : I actually really enjoyed this flavor. Very, very dark with a lovely smoky taste, not horribly complex.

Mouthfeel (3.75) : Dark, smoky, low carbonation, very fitting. Very good flavor profile.

Overall (3.50) : Incredibly decent beer, small faults in the smell and complexity of the taste, but overall this is a very good beer.

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Photo of Biff_Tannen
2.25/5  rDev -25.2%

Photo of Kroller86
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of FrankHashimoto
3.75/5  rDev +24.6%

Photo of Daniel_Douglas
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of emwild12
2/5  rDev -33.6%

Photo of Joey-bags1990
2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of Benvarine
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of Copperhead
4/5  rDev +32.9%

Photo of KerryCummins1977
3.25/5  rDev +8%

Photo of jaydoc
3/5  rDev -0.3%

Photo of sparx1100
3.5/5  rDev +16.3%

Photo of KYGunner
3.69/5  rDev +22.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This poured with a rich burgundy top while the bottom stayed clear and bronze. The head was a bright white layer of fizzy yet dense foam.

The aroma is sweet caramel malt, toast, pecan and roasted nuts. It is a tad weak or it would be higher.

The flavor has tons of roasted pecan, sweet caramel, toasted bread and a sticky bread like finish. Faint tea leaf like undertones support the sweeter flavors.

The feel is a bit slick, very crisp, very light and easy to drink.

This is my second attempt at this beer and found it much more satisfying this time around.

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Photo of rwilde
2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of chinchill
1.92/5  rDev -36.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 1.75

Poured this Irish Red Ale from a 12 oz bottle into a snifter.
Poured clear red-amber with a small tan head that soon reduces to a thin partial coat and left only small rings of lacing.
Aroma: looks fine but has a pronounced smell of a Band-Aid; yes, plastic/rubber band-aid dominates, with some malts in the background.
T: Unfortunately, the flavor is, at best, no better; the band-aid impression is even clear in tasting.
O: Avoid!

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Photo of remops
2.75/5  rDev -8.6%

Photo of LJDWHZ
2/5  rDev -33.6%

Photo of mpayne5
2.5/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of JHell1975
4.5/5  rDev +49.5%

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Rager Red from O'Fallon Brewery
Beer rating: 3.01 out of 5 with 50 ratings
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