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Newport Storm Spring Irish Red Ale - Coastal Extreme Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
81
good

79 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 79
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.55
pDev: 12.96%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Coastal Extreme Brewing Co. visit their website
Rhode Island, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
Although there are a lot of “Irish red” beers out there, only a few of them feature the slightly roasted flavor that made this style legendary. Not surprisingly, this flavor comes from the addition of a small amount of roasted malt, the same thing that gives the beer its deep ruby hue. Ours also uses hops from the United Kingdom to lend even more Irish authenticity to the style. It is the perfect brew to enjoy while watching St. Patrick’s Day parades from Boston to New Haven and beyond!

33 IBU

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-10-2002)
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

08-16-2014 16:12:24 | More by Doomcifer
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Gingerfart

New Hampshire

3.6/5  rDev +1.4%

08-13-2014 22:52:10 | More by Gingerfart
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chris1919

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

07-23-2014 00:42:20 | More by chris1919
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psdriscoll

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

07-02-2014 10:05:51 | More by psdriscoll
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schaffer9252

New York

4/5  rDev +12.7%

06-04-2014 23:17:16 | More by schaffer9252
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civicm87

New York

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

05-22-2014 18:25:07 | More by civicm87
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Shawnspl

Rhode Island

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

05-13-2014 15:24:30 | More by Shawnspl
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discharmingly

Massachusetts

2/5  rDev -43.7%

05-05-2014 13:54:40 | More by discharmingly
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mikeg67

New Jersey

2.68/5  rDev -24.5%

12 oz bottle. Pours copper with small, short-lived, fluffy white head. Aroma is of bread crust, herbal hops and some caramel. Body is medium and crisp. Herbal, earthy hop, bready malt and caramel combine on the palate. Finish is long, bitter, and astringent. I would not buy this brew again.

04-23-2014 13:09:31 | More by mikeg67
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sgregory

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +12.7%

04-18-2014 18:52:46 | More by sgregory
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spazx

New York

3/5  rDev -15.5%

04-09-2014 00:52:00 | More by spazx
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braican

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

03-12-2014 17:07:06 | More by braican
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Bjlps

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +12.7%

03-10-2014 01:19:22 | More by Bjlps
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rorjets

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +12.7%

01-18-2014 20:52:23 | More by rorjets
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BColton1

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

08-15-2013 15:32:37 | More by BColton1
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rymurphy617

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

08-08-2013 03:55:49 | More by rymurphy617
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Kokopelli

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

05-27-2013 13:53:40 | More by Kokopelli
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Smoke

Massachusetts

4.34/5  rDev +22.3%

12 oz bottle – Exp Date April. Poured into glass. Head on the beer pours with a slightly tan hue. The color is a deep and dark red and clear. The aroma is mild, but roasted malt and herbal hop is present. The first taste is a balance between malt and hop with a significant roasted finish. The beer coats the palate but finishes quite dry. Certainly different than most red ales, but for an Irish Red seems appropriate.

02-03-2013 22:06:43 | More by Smoke
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RichD

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

07-02-2012 16:58:22 | More by RichD
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mcss

New York

3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

06-08-2012 04:14:18 | More by mcss
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standardcherry

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -15.5%

06-02-2012 08:41:56 | More by standardcherry
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bonbini26

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

05-24-2012 01:49:40 | More by bonbini26
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ThomasMetal75

Massachusetts

3.08/5  rDev -13.2%

*I think the Bros rating this beer exceptional is too generous*

A- Very cloudy. Has the appearance of beef stock. I don't think I've ever seen a Irish style Red look this cloudy. Very small head that doesn't stick around. Surprisingly sediment
is floating around in the glass.

S- Roasted malts! Sweet and caramel notes. Faint hops.

T- Tastes like a cross between an Irish Red and an IPA. The bitterness is very present. The Carmel malts are also present. Has a sour flavor as well. Carbonation dances on the tongue, although I can't see it in the glass. Just a weird Irish Rd Ale! I think a 3 is a modest rating on taste, but to me this is unique for an Irish Red Ale.

M- Kind of rough to be honest. Sticky and medium in feel. I cannot suck this back in the spring. Nope!

Overall, this was a disappointment. A hoopy Irish Red is not what I want in the spring, nor is a kind of heavy and sticky body/mouthfeel what I want when the weather is getting nice. I wouldn't choose this at anytime of the year. I'd rather Newport Storm bring back the Summer IPA and replace this beer with that!

05-09-2012 03:22:29 | More by ThomasMetal75
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chrispoint

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -43.7%

02-20-2012 18:01:55 | More by chrispoint
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

01-16-2012 19:34:46 | More by JAHMUR
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Newport Storm Spring Irish Red Ale from Coastal Extreme Brewing Co.
81 out of 100 based on 79 ratings.