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Crimson Clover - Church Street Brewing Company

Crimson Clover
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 7.73%


Brewed by:
Church Street Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 03-14-2013)
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matjack85

Illinois

3.98/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I tried this at the brewery on Valentine's Day. $5 for a pint glass.

The beer poured a clear brick red color with a 1-finger creamy beige head on top. Retention was good, as was the lacing.

Pleasant caramel/toffee smell.

Bready malt flavor with with some caramel and toffee sweetness. There's a slight burnt taste as well. Earthy hop bitterness is mild, but noticeable.

Light to medium body with moderate to medium carbonation.

Overall, this is a very tasty Irish red.

Serving type: on-tap

02-15-2014 00:01:53 | More by matjack85
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Redrover

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Fittingly this is the March beer of the Month at Pints in Elmhurst. Served in its own marked glass, the beer is a chill hazed garnet with a beige head.

Nose of grains, a bit a caramel and hint of tobacco.

The taste is earthy in a good way. Lots of crystal/caramel malts and some toffee. lightly toasted grains and bagel round out the taste. I would like to see a little move bitterness for balance.

The mouth is workman like and gets the job down. I have had this one now three times, so I guess it falls under the "occasional" category for me.

Serving type: on-tap

03-24-2013 17:01:36 | More by Redrover
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.28/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Served in a tumbler.

Tommy James would be proud (no word yet on the Shondells)... Anyway, this stuff pours a murky rust topped by a half-finger of glowing tan foam. The nose comprises tobacco, earthy greens, and a bit of blood orange peel. The taste continues the earthy vibe, but increases the blood orange ever-so-slightly and adds in a firm backbone of caramel. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a generally fluid feel. Overall, an okay Irish red, one that focuses on earth and spice, possibly partially to its detriment.

Serving type: growler

03-14-2013 15:02:20 | More by TMoney2591
Crimson Clover from Church Street Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.