River Horse Special Ale | River Horse Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
River Horse Brewing Co.
New Jersey, United States
riverhorse.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A variety of specialty malts are the backbone of this American Amber Ale; a perfect session beer.

Added by rfgetz on 09-22-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
216
Reviews:
44
Avg:
3.58
pDev:
12.85%
 
 
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1
Gots:
48
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look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a deep dark amber with little to no head and a large amount of disproportionation. Smell is malt forward with notes of caramel in the back ground, as well as notes of lemon and orange rind, with coffee notes on the back end of the bite. The taste is ok, with forward dark roasted malt and some mild chocolate notes, but nothing really pops beyond that. Some acidity is present on the rear palate. Mouthfeel is light bodied with small crisp bubbles.

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River Horse Special Ale from River Horse Brewing Co.
3.58 out of 5 based on 216 ratings.
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