Big Red Ale | Ram Restaurant & Brewery

BA SCORE
3.74/5
7 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ram Restaurant & Brewery
Idaho, United States
theram.com

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
An American style IPA, combining the distinctive and assertive citrus flavor and aroma of amarillo hops with a crisp, pleasantly bitter finish.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 02-11-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
7
pDev:
3.21%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by casapy:
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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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Photo of Spikester
3.95/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bought at The Ram in Salem, Oregon. Don't know where it was brewed. Poured clear copper with a one finger white head. Good amount of lacings. Aroma is citrus-floral hops.
Taste is citrus grapefruit bitter hops with a good malt presence.
Right on the money for an IPA. Maybe a touch sweeter due to some extra malts. Nice dry bitter finish. Drinkability is quite good but do not know the abv.

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Photo of Juno_Malone
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of MikeDAdams
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Hollenbeck2
3.78/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

good beer, served in the standard giant oversized pint glasses that the ram is known for, I had two, because they did not have an IPA but this red is good.

the color was a roasted red almost auburn.

the dark amber ale was a crisp taste and very little lingering effect.

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Photo of JoelClark
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of Scotchboy
3.68/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big Red, fresh growler from the Brewery split into pint glasses.

A: Coppery-orange color, slightly hazy, with a good, foamy white head.

S: Smells of light pine, spices, citrus and orange...definite biscuit character here. Smells moderately bitter, too.

T: Dry and biscuity here, too...dry pine, grassy notes, slight herbal spices.

MF: Pretty light mouthfeel with good drying bitterness (not West Coast but still nice). Decent carbonation from the growler pour.

O: I like this beer much better now that when I had it at the brewery. Maybe the recipe got tweaked, or maybe the temperature played a role. Either way, decent Idaho PA.

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Big Red Ale from Ram Restaurant & Brewery
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 7 ratings
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