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Big Red - Brown Paper Bag Project

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Big Red
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Reviews: 1
Hads: 3
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: n/a
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Brown Paper Bag Project
Ireland

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BogBoyJD on 02-21-2014

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Beer: Reviews & Ratings
Reviews: 1 | Hads: 3
Reviews by StJamesGate:
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4.04/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark amber with French vanilla-colored rimming cap of foam.
Strawberry, caramel, honeysuckle, bit of toast - more malt forward that I expected.
Brown bread and red berry jam, then blood orange juice, pomegranate, resin and cedar hops.
More strawberry, toffee, and pine needle in the finish and a piney dry linger.
Medium, well-chewy, no burn.

Big juicy red flavors. Surprised there's no crystal - roast + Munich get it done. Not as sticky or harsh as I'd expect of Simcoe + Nugget.

Too fruity and sweet (IBUs are buried) to be a true American Amber, but a lovely creature all its own. (591 characters)

More User Reviews:
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2/5  rDev n/a

Photo of Richie71
4.04/5  rDev n/a
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Big Red from Brown Paper Bag Project
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