Mass Transit Ale
Bristol Brewing Company

Mass Transit AleMass Transit Ale
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From:
Bristol Brewing Company
 
Colorado, United States
Style:
American Amber / Red Ale
ABV:
5%
Score:
77
Avg:
3.3 | pDev: 13.94%
Reviews:
41
Ratings:
62
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jun 30, 2019
Added:
Mar 04, 2002
Wants:
  6
Gots:
  16
SCORE
77
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Mass Transit AleMass Transit Ale
Notes: "Based on the amber style, Mass Transit is a flavorful ale that goes down effortlessly. Crystal, Carapils, Victory and Vienna specialty malts give this ale its rich auburn color and mellow taste."
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Rated: 3.6 by CisPiece88 from Nebraska

Jun 30, 2019
 
Rated: 3.47 by WDJersey from Colorado

Feb 25, 2019
 
Rated: 3.66 by trnor from Kansas

Nov 21, 2018
 
Rated: 3.54 by Gagnonsux from Texas

Oct 13, 2018
 
Rated: 3.5 by COBEERHUNTER from Colorado

Aug 03, 2018
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Reviewed by Parmesan from Colorado

3.44/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
L: Light copper gold color with a small white head and no lacing.

S: Strong butterscotch aroma, some dark cherry, caramel, toffee.

T: Sweet butterscotch, some caramel toffee, dark cherry.

F: Medium body, smooth carbonation.

O: A solid amber ale.
May 20, 2018
 
Rated: 3 by ffshore545 from Illinois

Aug 09, 2017
 
Rated: 3.77 by BergBeer from Hawaii

Jul 31, 2017
 
Rated: 3.25 by DerwinWentworth from Utah

Jun 02, 2017
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Reviewed by Wasatch from Colorado

4/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12 oz. Bottle

Pours a slightly cloudy dark golden/reddish color, pretty nice carbonation, with a nice small thick/creamy off-white head, which leaves some sticky lacing behing. The nose is slightly hoppy, with some malt notes, nice little citrus going on. The taste is hoppy, kinda malty, kinda citrusy. Medium body, with a nice little dry/bitter finish. Overall, a tasty brew.
Apr 05, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by batt6343 from Texas

Dec 08, 2016
 
Rated: 3.47 by corywalston from North Dakota

Jun 24, 2016
 
Rated: 3.96 by SD_Transplant from Colorado

Mar 02, 2016
 
Rated: 2.92 by DrAnnaNemis from Illinois

Jan 25, 2016
 
Rated: 3 by Nat1975 from Indiana

Dec 16, 2015
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

3.06/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Pretty reddish hues on this one. Almost a full inch of head on it. Aroma was that red malt thing. Not a big fan. Taste was one dimensional, under hopped, over carbonated. There isn't much here. I mean, fat tire has more heft in this style of beer. Great artwork. Good crossover beer I guess.
Dec 01, 2015
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Reviewed by raiderandbeerfan from Nevada

3.03/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3
Red color, white head around the 7/8" mark. Looks good, even if the lacing was scattershot.

Aroma was average red ale malt stuff. Hops absent.

Taste, lack of hops still evident. Pretty meh. Minimal bitterness. Caramel doesn't even jump at you. Effortless stuff, although if you're in the mood for adventure, this will disappoint.
Sep 25, 2015
 
Rated: 3.17 by CreedeSon from Illinois

Aug 15, 2015
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Reviewed by GRG1313 from California

2.53/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5
Light to Medium yellow with an amazingly fast fading head. Head goes to nothing and looks like your drinking yellow water. Very clear, however. No discernable smell and a weak non distinct flavor profile - having nothing to do with an amber or red ale. Not worth a return visit for me.
Jul 08, 2015
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Rated by milehighhop from Colorado

2.37/5  rDev -28.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.25
Cloudy bronze color, not much head
Bland, very little flavor
Not good, don't waste your time
May 25, 2015
 
Rated: 3.26 by Spaceman_Jer from Colorado

Apr 28, 2015
 
Rated: 3.74 by maniaczak from Colorado

Mar 18, 2015
 
Rated: 3.04 by Teafirst

Mar 14, 2015
 
Rated: 3.9 by nathanmiller from New York

Feb 18, 2015
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Reviewed by infinitebruner from Arkansas

3.63/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
January 17, 2015

Draft, taster

A – Medium amber with slightly off-white foam. Very clear.

S – Definitely caramel, some light toffee, and baked bread crust. Some fruity esters, apples and light pear. Hops are lightly fruity, slightly medicinal.

T – Slight caramel, light bread crust, some spicy hop flavor and moderate bitterness. Lightly fruity.

M – Moderate carbonation and leans more toward bitterness. Bitter and mildly carbonic. Moderately dry.

O – Malt base is nice but the hop balance seems a bit off.
Jan 22, 2015
 
Rated: 3.14 by sirhc3034 from Texas

Jan 12, 2015
 
Rated: 3.78 by TheOldMachines from Vermont

Dec 23, 2014
 
Rated: 3.5 by gchl_arrm from Colorado

Oct 24, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by EnojysAnyBeer from Colorado

Oct 20, 2014
 
Rated: 3.25 by Darhawk from Utah

Sep 18, 2014
 
Rated: 3.87 by Mullins83 from Colorado

Aug 29, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by thereal_adam from Texas

Jul 31, 2014
 
Rated: 3.25 by Carl_R from Oklahoma

Jul 27, 2014
 
Rated: 4 by Mild_Bill from Illinois

Jun 22, 2014
 
Rated: 2.5 by beernads from Florida

Jun 07, 2014
 
Rated: 3 by R_J_FearNoBeer from Colorado

Jun 04, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by wroberts42 from Wisconsin

Apr 13, 2014
 
Rated: 3.75 by afsdan from Colorado

Apr 04, 2014
 
Rated: 3.25 by tylerstravis from Colorado

Mar 27, 2014
Mass Transit Ale from Bristol Brewing Company
Beer rating: 77 out of 100 with 103 ratings