Pinstripe Red Ale | Ska Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
80
good
333 Ratings
Pinstripe Red AlePinstripe Red Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Ska Brewing Co.
Colorado, United States
skabrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.15%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-26-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
333
Reviews:
135
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
13.07%
 
 
Wants:
9
Gots:
35
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 333 |  Reviews: 135
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.31/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Best by 12/14/15. 5.2% ABV per the label.

Pours a clear dark orange with a foamy khaki head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Foamy rings of lace line the glass on the drink down. Smell is of toasted malt, caramel, and fruit aromas. Taste is much the same with caramel, fruit, and metallic flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of hop bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is an above average beer that smells pretty good, but there is a metallic aspect in the taste that makes this one a bit hard to drink much of.

Serving type: can.

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Photo of stevoj
3.01/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Decent, but average amber ale. Pours amber (duh!) with thin white head, and sparse carbonation. Initial aroma of IPA, muted with some malt. Taste is hops, malt, mouth feel is about right.

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Photo of Yankeejw
3.08/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.74/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Waveoff
3.07/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dankabier1
4.21/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of s3igell
3.98/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of acbe
3.68/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of J_BeeCave
3.25/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of twenteone
3.54/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of aussiebeer
4/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mzingie
3.49/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Small head with little retention. Hazy apple juice color. Very little smell but has a small hop presence with some fruity notes. Taste is pretty average. Malty sweetness with a small amount of hops, a tad yeasty. Pretty uninteresting beer to be honest.

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Photo of tjumfrid
3.31/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of sgttibbs
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Determined_021
3.85/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lobina
3.65/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MattBeer
3.63/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Axnjxn
3.1/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WDJersey
3.48/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of texasspottedcow
3/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ranger7
3.6/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SunDevilBeer
3.17/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ffshore545
3.83/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Junyor
3.81/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mspanos
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

Pinstripe Red Ale from Ska Brewing Co.
3.52 out of 5 based on 333 ratings.
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