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Ridge Trail | Wolf's Ridge Brewing

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3.81/5
Very Good
14 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wolf's Ridge Brewing
Ohio, United States
wolfsridgebrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by kbrown on 01-12-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#23,359
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
14
pDev:
13.65%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Gots:
4
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Ratings: 14 |  Reviews: 2
Reviews by zimm421:
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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Photo of ClePaul
4.28/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of C_Adams
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SaltofOH
4.66/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.75

Bottled on 10-27-17. Nonic pint.

A: pours a slightly hazy dark copper/bronze, with one finger off-white head that fades to a thin cap with lots of bubbles. A few streams of bubbling carbonation flow up.

S: smells just like Alpha King! Very sweet, floral, with a deep citrus. Not a "bright" citrus; think candied orange peels, dried papaya (not citrus, but you get it). Bass notes.

T: drier and brighter on the tongue than expected from that nose. Not as bitter as alpha king, and with more "pop." Dry and bready, malty arrival. Moderately thick breadiness mid palate, with hints of citrus and floral woodsiness. Lingering earthy, floral hop. That is a five or damn near it as an English pale or early 90s style American pale.

M: thicker end of midweight, with slightly more slickness than I like for the style, and perfect carbonation. It's not highly carved, but it might be more than some appreciate. It helps lift the otherwise slightly hefty body.

O: when I read the description of this beer, I thought "that sounds right up my alley." And it did not disappoint. For those who are looking for the next big thing or to be amazed by the lychee, dragonfruit and Lo Han notes of the latest APA, or blown away by the tongue scraping pain of the latest 3000 IBU monster, look elsewhere. For those looking for a balanced, floral, albeit slightly slick take on the classic American pale, you have found your beer. Move over Burning River, Ohio has a new classic. If you're reading this WRB, PLEASE keep bottling it.

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Photo of SicemWT
4.4/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ckollias
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WesMantooth
3.54/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kbrown
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of spycow
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of dextermcgurk
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Fee
4.27/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A good beer. This is a malty IPA without a strong hop profile. It's a good summer beer likely because you can pick up the citrus and a little grapefruit.

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Photo of WermDog
4.39/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On the edge of hopiness, but very, very smooth. Bold taste, but light on the pallette. A nice surprise. Malty and hoppy all at once.

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Photo of crewfan1952
3.52/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rolltide8425
3.74/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Ridge Trail from Wolf's Ridge Brewing
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 14 ratings
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