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St Johns Irish Red - Rinn Duin Brewing Company

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St Johns Irish Red
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87
very good

11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 11.81%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Rinn Duin Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Danza on 01-23-2014)
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Photo of KMitch
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

KMitch, Tuesday at 07:01 PM
Photo of ArtZan
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

ArtZan, Oct 09, 2014
Photo of zero_signal
3.2/5  rDev -19.6%

zero_signal, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of Scstroud827
4.04/5  rDev +1.5%

Scstroud827, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of Bandi
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Bandi, May 04, 2014
Photo of metter98
4/5  rDev +0.5%

metter98, May 04, 2014
Photo of Gavage
4.01/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: dark deep mahogany color with a 1" head that lasted a long time. Plenty of lace sticks to the glass.

Smell: loads of malt sweetness and some fruitiness rise from the glass.

Taste: big bready malt presence. Caramel, toffee, some hints of dark fruit sweetness, and some floral hop tones come through late.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer. Lightly crisp at the start, smoother at the finish. Short lasting aftertaste.

Overall: this is a good example of an Irish Red as it is not over hopped like so many others. Can drink a few of these in a session.

Gavage, Mar 20, 2014
Photo of BlackDog
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

St. John's pours a deep, hazy amber red with a fluffy tan head. Lacing was on par, while retention was a bit low.

The aroma was spot on with the style. Roasted caramel malts, toffee, and a touch of sweetness, mixed with earthy European hops. There was no alcohol smell, which is to be expected from a 4.90% ABV beer.

The taste followed the aroma nicely. A touch of sweetness that gets quickly overpowered by roasted caramel and toffee flavors. A little fruitiness from the hops comes through, working nicely with the malty body for a smooth taste.

As for mouthfeel, again, everything was right on par. A medium, malty body with good, crisp carbonation made for a smooth mouthfeel, not too thin, not too thick.

Appearance: 8/10
Aroma: 4/5
Taste: 9/10
Mouthfeel: 5/5
Overall: 18/20
Total: 44/50

BlackDog, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of InspectorBob
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

InspectorBob, Mar 09, 2014
Photo of MadCat
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Nice amber red color, good tan head, good lacing

Smell: Nice sweet malts, caramel, toffee, a little nutty

Taste: Again, nice sweet malts, good caramel and toffee flavors, a little biscuit. Some fruitiness as well as herbal hops

Mouthfeel: Medium body, crisp carbonation

Overall: An excellent brew from Rinn Duin. Very glad to see it available, this will be a nice staple.

MadCat, Mar 05, 2014
Photo of Hoplander
5/5  rDev +25.6%

Hoplander, Jan 29, 2014
St Johns Irish Red from Rinn Duin Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.