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Red Nun Red Ale - O'Connor Brewing Co.

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Red Nun Red AleRed Nun Red Ale

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BA SCORE
81
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54 Ratings
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 11
rAvg: 3.54
pDev: 11.02%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
O'Connor Brewing Co. visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
35 IBU

(Beer added by: Norfawkers on 06-15-2010)
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Reviews by KomodoDragon:
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KomodoDragon

Virginia

4.2/5  rDev +18.6%

A - yep - red. About as red as I've seen a red ale

S - Earthy sweet caramel malts.

T - Caramel goodness and a sour cherry blast gives has to a hoppy finish with lingering sweetness. Leaving you with the feel that you just ate a big cherry cheesecake in a glass

M - While a bit of fizz, overall it's creamy smooth

If you can take a little sweet, this works well as a superior clean crafted red toned dessert brew.

09-21-2012 03:01:12 | More by KomodoDragon
More User Reviews:
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mjh0527

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

06-27-2013 22:14:25 | More by mjh0527
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Mazarate

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

08-03-2012 02:38:41 | More by Mazarate
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avisong

Virginia

4/5  rDev +13%

04-18-2012 01:57:21 | More by avisong
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

3/5  rDev -15.3%

07-19-2014 05:32:06 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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Beejay

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

03-25-2012 04:14:30 | More by Beejay
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blackie

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

a: served in a shaker pint glass, medium amber in color, light layer of carbonation and some spotty lacing

s: sweet caramel malt, quite biscuity, mild grassy/herbal hop aromas

m: carbonation light-moderate, body the same with a slight sugary slickness

t: opens with sweet caramel, some flavors of sugary light fruits, crackery/biscuit malt, hops mild with a dry grassy flavor

o: certainly pretty plain but not a bad option, the biscuity malt is nice and the beer drinks well as a whole

draft at Taphouse Ghent, Norfolk

06-14-2011 04:51:06 | More by blackie
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

07-23-2013 15:51:45 | More by Rhettroactive
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drdiesel9483

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-13-2014 04:03:37 | More by drdiesel9483
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Mattyb79

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

04-29-2013 22:06:39 | More by Mattyb79
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speedvagen

Ohio

3/5  rDev -15.3%

03-07-2013 10:07:59 | More by speedvagen
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

04-18-2012 18:23:42 | More by Hanzo
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Dirrk


4.25/5  rDev +20.1%

10-10-2012 00:58:07 | More by Dirrk
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JayQue

Virginia

3.83/5  rDev +8.2%

A nice session beer or one to have with food. This one was a brew of the month selection at the Green Parrot in Va Beach VA. Good hazy reddish/amber color. Medium size white head, fades fast, minimal lacing.

Smell is mild - sweet caramel and bready malts. Taste features sweet malt with a little bitterness at the end.Overall nice blend of flavors and a great partner with seafood.

Mouthfeel is average, a little rich and a little crispness. Drinkability is good, well balanced - not too sweet and low enough abvto enjoy with food.

Nioe to see a local brewery featured in a Tidewater VA establishment. A pretty good beer!!!

07-25-2010 02:14:05 | More by JayQue
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TappaKeggaBrew

Ohio

3.23/5  rDev -8.8%

A: Reddish-copper, with a hint of haze. Head was 1-finger of off-white foam that faded quickly, leaving just a hint of lacing.

S: Bready malt, with just a hint of citrus in the background. No complicated aromas here.

T: Sweetness surprisingly strong up front, yielding quickly to a tart, citrus flavor. Hops makes a strong and lasting appearance in the finish, with a bitterness like grapefruit rind. There's a faint fatty acid taste in the finish as well, detracting from the experience somewhat.

M: Nicely carbonated, with a slightly dry finish.

O: Just so-so. Not what I was expecting from a red ale, especially the bitterness (I can't believe it's only 35 IBUs, as the bottle lists). I'll pass in the future.

05-05-2012 02:52:40 | More by TappaKeggaBrew
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ThomasAWilson2

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -8.2%

03-11-2013 03:26:35 | More by ThomasAWilson2
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ThomWade

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

02-13-2013 02:39:42 | More by ThomWade
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Zraly

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

07-11-2013 20:02:42 | More by Zraly
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MattSharpless

Virginia

3/5  rDev -15.3%

07-17-2014 15:50:01 | More by MattSharpless
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Frank_TX

Virginia

3.54/5  rDev 0%

I have had many of the O'connor products here in the Hampton Roads area, especially on draft at local bars. A strong but not bad malt flavor with little hoppiness. Red Nun is almost as easy to drink as their Green Can (personal favorite). The Red Nun seemed a bit flat but overall not a bad beer and could easily finish the 6-pack due the 5.5% ABV. Wish the price was closer to the adjunct American brewers.

08-13-2014 21:33:41 | More by Frank_TX
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LordTorgamus

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +13%

06-14-2013 05:21:49 | More by LordTorgamus
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sean05luvb

Virginia

4/5  rDev +13%

02-24-2012 21:38:07 | More by sean05luvb
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Camjmorton

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +5.9%

07-15-2013 20:46:44 | More by Camjmorton
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MHedish

California

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

08-11-2014 18:52:24 | More by MHedish
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Hanselpb

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -1.1%

01-23-2014 02:39:02 | More by Hanselpb
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Red Nun Red Ale from O'Connor Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 54 ratings.