Jeremiah Red Ale - BJ's Chicago Pizza & Brewery Inc.
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Reviews by BeerFMAndy:
2.25/5 rDev -39.2%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2
6 oz tap pour in a mini pilsner glass. 7.3% ABV, On tap at BJ's in Huntington Beach, CA.
A - Jeremiah is a red-head; one of the better amber-red colors I've seen recently. Good lace from the off-white head is left all over the glass.
S - Hello? Is there any smell in this beer? Almost no nose comes out A bit of lightly toasted amber malts and a pinch of hop come is all I get. No dimension at all.
T - Jeremiah seems off immediately with a band aid plastic taste and bitter hops with toasted caramel cube and amber malts. It's not right.
M - Usually I like bitter but this beer's bitter is off-putting with a gross finish featuring an off-citrusy kick.
D - No thanks. I didn't even finish the sample size. Time to move along.
Serving type: on-tap
06-07-2010 23:22:48 | More by BeerFMAndy
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3.34/5 rDev -9.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
I've had this beer a few dozen times, and it was actually one of the first beers I had started drinking regularly when going to BJ's. When I originally had it, I might have scored the beer much higher, but after trying hundreds of other brews and coming back I've found this one to be somewhat lackluster.
There's nothing inherently wrong with the drink's smell and taste, it's just a bit bland and uninteresting. It's crisp, refreshing, decent alcohol content, has a nice robust flavor, an overall balanced flavor and a controlled amount of bitterness. Virtually no hop. I feel that the drink is far too sweet for my personal tastes, kind of a syrupy flavor and mouth-feel at times. I like my ales to have a wider variety of flavors, but Jeremiah red is all malt and fruit. It's OK. Certainly smells a lot better than it tastes, in my opinion.
No lacing/walling at all, which is a huge hit to the appearance score, but I do like the color and appearance otherwise. Overall it's a decent beer, but I wouldn't pay $5/per glass for a sub-par beer when they have Green Flash and Firestone Walker on tap.
Serving type: on-tap
11-29-2013 14:55:15 | More by Mittsies
Jeremiah Red Ale from BJ's Chicago Pizza & Brewery Inc.
84 out of 100 based on 91 ratings.