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Callahan Red - Callahan's Pub & Brewery

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Callahan Red
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Ratings: 5
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.51
pDev: 9.12%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Callahan's Pub & Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: xlperro on 09-12-2002)
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4/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - This was brownish-orange in color with red tints around the edges and a nice, lasting head.

Smell - The light malts formed a nice, firm base to the full, grassy hops. There was also a small amount of caramel-laden sweetness to round out this lovely bouquet.

Taste - The rich red malty flavors really came alive at the taste and were balanced well with the sharp grassy hops. This was a big Irish mix of malt and hops that will hold anyone's interest.

Mouthfeel - This is a solid medium-bodied in the cheeks with light but firm effervescence and a clean, bitter, malty finish.

Drinkability - Their flagship ale is big and highly entertaining.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2010 01:40:26 | More by RoyalT
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

09-09-2012 21:36:17 | More by t0rin0
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3.5/5  rDev -0.3%

12-25-2011 14:32:38 | More by cdwil
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3.58/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Dirty red, kinda brownish but not, no lacing but some OK head.

S - Smells malty with some hops in there but not much.

T - Taste is malty with a considerable amount of hops for a ale. Kinda thin, but what do you expect out of a normal red ale. Pretty tasty but easy drinking for the beginner.

M - Feels a little fizzy but not too bad, goes down smooth with some nice minimal aftertaste.

D - Drinks great for a session ale, if you want to stay on track. Pretty good for a house brew, $3 a pint on HH so I will work this one a little here & there. Easy drinker, session ale status maybe, and has a malty/slight hop backing to it. Not bad.

Serving type: on-tap

02-14-2011 01:24:59 | More by SDtastentune
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2.98/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On-tap at Callahan's

A: A light amber colored pour with a nice fluffy off-white head to it.

S: The aroma is primarily of toasted bread and sweet caramel, but there is a distinct off-note that I've noticed in several other red ales.

T: This one opens up with a caramel sweetness along with toasted bread and biscuity malts. There is a touch of floral hops and a mild bitterness.

M: Thin-medium in body with a tingly carbonation.

D: This was much maltier than I prefer in a red/amber ale, but still passable.

Serving type: on-tap

04-20-2010 18:08:50 | More by womencantsail
Callahan Red from Callahan's Pub & Brewery
- out of 100 based on 5 ratings.