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Thomas Creek River Falls Red Ale - Thomas Creek Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

149 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 149
Reviews: 61
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 14.04%
Wants: 6
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Thomas Creek Brewery visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  5.65% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
21 IBU

(Beer added by: John on 12-18-2002)
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RyanMcAndrew

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

12-15-2013 03:34:55 | More by RyanMcAndrew
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BeerGod27

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -15.7%

12-10-2013 21:01:16 | More by BeerGod27
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Freemann

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +12.4%

11-27-2013 03:00:50 | More by Freemann
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RochefortChris

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

11-23-2013 02:34:54 | More by RochefortChris
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

10-18-2013 17:42:57 | More by Burkbom23
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OregonGrown7

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

09-30-2013 12:47:08 | More by OregonGrown7
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

08-29-2013 00:00:17 | More by ejimhof
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SicemWT

Texas

4/5  rDev +12.4%

08-10-2013 17:43:50 | More by SicemWT
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beerblogger

South Carolina

4.2/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Color typical of the style; deep copper. Lingering, off-white head in the glass. Caramel malt in the nose, no hop presence. Good malt flavors mid-palate, with light English hop flavors and roasted malt well balanced. I'd say medium body but with crisp mouth feel and dry, light roasted and very smooth finish. Very easy drinker.

Serving type: on-tap

08-05-2013 18:33:59 | More by beerblogger
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Ristaccia

Nebraska

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-27-2013 23:56:02 | More by Ristaccia
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SC_Beer_Drinker

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

07-27-2013 00:56:36 | More by SC_Beer_Drinker
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -22.8%

07-26-2013 01:01:29 | More by WOLFGANG
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muddkicker

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

07-13-2013 18:55:02 | More by muddkicker
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OWSLEY069

Pennsylvania

3.84/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clean orange-ish to reddish color with an off white head. In the aroma, a sweet caramel like malt. In the taste, sweet caramel malt, citrus notes, and a sweet to dry roast. A small hop bite and a medium bodied mouthfeel, with a dry caramel and citrus aftertaste. Nice citrus hop and sweet caramel malt.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2013 14:45:27 | More by OWSLEY069
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stinkydaddy

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

07-04-2013 21:20:53 | More by stinkydaddy
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ColdWaffles

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +12.4%

07-03-2013 01:11:13 | More by ColdWaffles
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slimpickens101

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

06-29-2013 02:20:43 | More by slimpickens101
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khargro2

Kentucky

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

06-25-2013 18:58:53 | More by khargro2
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ADTaber

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

06-22-2013 23:45:52 | More by ADTaber
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TheQuietMan22

Iowa

3.85/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Serving type: 12-ounce bottle. A batch code is printed on the bottle but there is no freshness date.

Appearance: Poured into a pint glass. The color is pale copper. A finger of off-white, buttery head left a thick ring around the edge and a spotted lacing.

Smell: Sweet and malty. Caramel, toffee, red and black licorice. It induces flashbacks of another beer but cannot remember which. (Murphy’s Irish Red?) As it warms, dark fruit plum and raspberry emerge, as well as strawberry and apple sweetness.

Taste: The mouthfeel is thick and chewy — a very welcome surprise. At first, the flavor is somewhat subtle and unimpressive; it offers very little except caramel and toffee sweetness. Hop spice and bitterness come into play as the beer warms, giving it a nice boost, and hints of fruit and licorice also emerge.

Drinkability: Very good stuff. Each sip invites another.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2013 04:16:43 | More by TheQuietMan22
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jwps214

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

06-12-2013 23:52:11 | More by jwps214
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FUwolfpacker

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

06-04-2013 15:22:53 | More by FUwolfpacker
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MadWolf

Ohio

4/5  rDev +12.4%

05-24-2013 19:42:57 | More by MadWolf
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Arithmeticus

Maryland

3.74/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Had on draft at Carolina Ale House in Greenville SC

A: copper; thin head; clear, good lacing
S: thin, slightly malty aroma; the smell might have dissipated in the time taken from draft to table service
T: sophisticated red ale; dry; not sweet; complex hop profile; not boozy
M: silky, smooth

Solid red ale, good meal beer

Serving type: on-tap

05-20-2013 21:14:41 | More by Arithmeticus
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

04-29-2013 23:52:59 | More by jbaker67
Thomas Creek River Falls Red Ale from Thomas Creek Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.