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Porterhouse Red - The Porterhouse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

134 Ratings
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Ratings: 134
Reviews: 64
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Porterhouse Brewing Company visit their website
Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 06-06-2003)
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Ratings: 134 | Reviews: 64 | Display Reviews Only:
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -18.3%

07-24-2013 01:21:30 | More by ejimhof
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Samp01

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark clear rusty brown, a medium slowly fading beige head, light lacing. Aroma and Taste of toasted caramel malt and grains, yeast and fruity notes with some earthy hops bitter notes. A medium body, crisp, good carbonation. Finishes with toasted caramel malt and grains, fruity, some yeast, with an earthy hops ending for balance and mild nutty flavor. A good beer for the style, has the typical Irish Ale characteristics. A good drinking brew.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2013 19:10:25 | More by Samp01
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pathman

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

07-13-2013 21:01:26 | More by pathman
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jzlyo

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-08-2013 02:19:51 | More by jzlyo
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Hayden182

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +9%

06-18-2013 06:04:26 | More by Hayden182
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JohnBender

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

05-28-2013 19:20:50 | More by JohnBender
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touchmeimsac

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-23-2013 13:15:38 | More by touchmeimsac
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gtermi

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

05-20-2013 19:14:38 | More by gtermi
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TripelMark

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +9%

05-17-2013 16:46:28 | More by TripelMark
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pixels

New York

4/5  rDev +9%

05-14-2013 21:25:42 | More by pixels
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

04-30-2013 23:12:17 | More by skaboom420
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JackRB

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

04-06-2013 00:30:33 | More by JackRB
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jewellrunner

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

03-24-2013 15:33:29 | More by jewellrunner
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popery

California

3.83/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dull reddish brown. Nice, warm color. Some cloudiness. A couple fingers of off-white head. Good retention. Rich malty aroma. Lots of sweet bready malt and toasty caramel. Mild spicy hop character. Fairly simple aroma, but for a 4.4% abv beer, it's relatively big and rich. Taste is similar. Considering the strength of the beer, there's lots of sweet caramel malt flavor and a good undercurrent of hops in the background. Carbonation is pretty low. Just a bit of prickliness. Kinda soapy. Finish is a bit mineral-ish, and the beer mostly dries out. It's a nice, low abv red ale with a mild hop character and rich malt. Easy to drink.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2013 05:19:35 | More by popery
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wordemupg

Alberta (Canada)

4.01/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml pull tab bottle poured into tulip 10/3/13

A clear reddish amber with lots of tiny bubbles throughout floating up to a well retained two fingers of foam that leaves lots of random lace

S malty with some earthy hops, dry cereal, fruity nut bar and a hint of coco with a slight metallic aspect

T more of the same really, slightly more cereals and the handful of pennies I was smelling is toned down in the mouth

M pin prick bubbles, lighter side of medium bodied and a earthy fruity finish

O pretty solid Irish Red that's a nice blend of nutty fruity malt and earthy tones, lots of flavor in a low alcohol brew

pretty solid example of the style and I like a flavorful brew that I can drink several of without getting buzzed

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2013 01:26:50 | More by wordemupg
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Eucrid

Ireland

3/5  rDev -18.3%

03-10-2013 18:45:15 | More by Eucrid
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Millerf1127

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

03-07-2013 12:30:22 | More by Millerf1127
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ryan1788a5

Massachusetts

4.03/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Odd peel-off cap in the place of a traditional crown.

A: Deep red-orange with great clarity. The off-white head is very creamy looking and displays excellent retention. A thick, foamy coating of lacing paints the walls of the glass. Impressive.

S: Caramel and toffee. Fruity with aromas of plum and maybe even grape skin. Subdued roast impressions of coffee beans, brown cocoa, and some woody/nutty smells. Extremely faint hint of acidity. Subtle grassy hops.

T: Caramel, toffee, and hints of cola. Slight acidity. Roasted coffee beans on the mid-palate. Light, vague fruity presence. Much cleaner than the nose suggested. Nutty yeast. Slight balancing grassy hop presence. Very toasty, slightly buttery. Bone dry finish with a light, lingering coffee roast.

M: Medium bodied. Very creamy and almost velvety. Filling in the mouth, but with a very light and airy quality. Strong, seltzery carbonation scrubs the palate. Great mouthfeel.

O: Porterhouse did a great job staying true to style with this one. This is a textbook Irish Red, and the body/mouthfeel is truly great. Highly sessionable to boot. I could see it pairing very nicely with a grassy Irish cheddar. Unfortunately, the American palate tends to only appreciate sweeter, hoppier "Americanized" reds. I can see this gem slipping through the cracks in our market. The high price tag doesn't help.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2013 20:16:55 | More by ryan1788a5
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t0rin0

California

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

03-02-2013 23:16:31 | More by t0rin0
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Beerstorian

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev +9%

02-16-2013 03:30:13 | More by Beerstorian
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JLapadura

New York

4/5  rDev +9%

02-06-2013 01:47:21 | More by JLapadura
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FLBeerGuy

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

01-27-2013 18:34:42 | More by FLBeerGuy
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HabiMendes

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

01-21-2013 22:00:33 | More by HabiMendes
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KStark

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

01-20-2013 23:56:57 | More by KStark
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MudDrinker

Ohio

2.25/5  rDev -38.7%

01-18-2013 00:57:07 | More by MudDrinker
Porterhouse Red from The Porterhouse Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 134 ratings.