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Red Brick Old Stock - Red Brick Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
good

54 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.69%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Red Brick Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
Old Ale |  7.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: chefmikeanderson on 11-17-2011)
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Reviews by acevenom:
Photo of acevenom
3.58/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a chalice. Pours deep clear caramel brown with a thin biege head that dissipates quickly. Some tiny bubbles can be seen streaming from the bottom of the glass. Sweet malts and cherries are forward in the aroma. It has a nice toffee smell to it as well. The taste is of sweet and bread malt, toffee, cherries, and some nuttiness as well. The flavors are well balanced and the alcohol is barely detectable in the taste. The body is medium to full with moderate carbonation. The beer is smooth and coats the mouth well. This lends itself to sipping well, but could also be easily gulped. Overall, this is a very good and well balanced old ale.

acevenom, Jun 16, 2012
More User Reviews:
Photo of chinchill
2.75/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle served in a snifter.

Pours a cloudy orange-brown with more than 1 finger of thick tan head. The head is durable, but turns a less appealing chunky with reduction.

Has the aroma of an oak-aged sour ale with a good bit of malt and a hint of spruce. Higher ABV becomes more evident with warming.

T: Plenty of oak flavoring; really too much of it for my tastes and too much given the strength of the other flavor components. Those other components include a bit of prune and over-ripe dark fruit, yeast, and a hint of charcoal. Starts sweet but ends sour. Both sour and bitter components linger on in the aftertaste.

M: Medium-full body; good carbonation; creamy smooth.

O: I approached this with trepidation, having opened a bottle just a few days earlier that I suspected had gone bad. It was a drain pour. This was much better but still a little challenging, in part due to the resemblance to the spoiled bottle. Eventually, it proved to be interesting and near enjoyable, if a bit too sour for my taste.

chinchill, Jul 03, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

ltdantheman, Feb 25, 2012
Photo of Groucho75
2/5  rDev -44.1%

Groucho75, Dec 24, 2011
Photo of Will_The_Thrill
3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Will_The_Thrill, Jun 27, 2014
Photo of Bunuelian
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Bunuelian, Sep 17, 2014
Photo of EgadBananas
3.48/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

7.9% eh? That seems a bit low... No matter.

On tap @ Barley Oak.

Pours a tawny coppery color, hazy, with a cream/yellow colored finger of head. Aroma was earthy, with a pronounced malt sweetness and dark fruits. Slight caramel. A bit more earthy spice notes on the taste, with those medium/dark fruitiness and malty caramel. No real booze notes on either the aroma or taste, so maybe this is a milder Old Ale. It's creamy and upper medium bodied. Slight carbonation.

Not amazingly stylized, but it's still tasty and drinkable.

EgadBananas, Jan 21, 2012
Photo of syndelee
4/5  rDev +11.7%

syndelee, Jun 17, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

JohnQVD, Jun 02, 2012
Photo of Immortale25
3.93/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a Dogfish signature snifter. No freshness date.

A- Pours a reddish brown color with a 1/2 inch light tan head that retains a bit before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a good amount of surface foam. Lacing tries, but doesn't hold up much.

S- Booze fume that's slightly off-putting with faint sweet malts in the back.

T- The booze is more toned down in the flavor which allows the toasty malts to make their way to the front and be known. Still pretty sweet and even has a vegetable vibe going on which is kind of odd but somehow works in the scheme of things. Some hop bitterness lingers in the aftertaste.

M- Quite smooth considering the high amount of ingredients. Very little burn, very little bitterness (all things considered) and not too heavy. This is actually where the beer really shines. Medium carbonation.

O- Not amazing, but not too shabby either. My first try by this brewery and I'm quite satisfied.

Immortale25, Apr 10, 2012
Photo of tjsmith910
3/5  rDev -16.2%

tjsmith910, Jan 10, 2013
Photo of shu
3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

shu, Jul 20, 2013
Photo of Tumble
4/5  rDev +11.7%

Tumble, Sep 09, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

mullenite, Dec 29, 2012
Photo of shand
3.83/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle into an imperial pint.

This beer pour out a hazy red-brown with a finger of head that retains and laces well. The aroma is sweet, malty, and very heavy on dark fruits. There's an apparent alcohol twang here as well. The taste doesn't stray from the aroma at all. Sweet malts, lots of dark fruits, a bit of alcohol. The finish does have a nice bit of tartness that helps round out the sweetness assault. The mouthfeel is thick and nicely carbonated, and the drinkability is average for the style. Overall, it's a good old ale. Nothing outstanding, but it's not a bad buy.

shand, Jun 06, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

ygtbsm94, Sep 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Jamstone714, Jul 01, 2012
Photo of jaidenjb
4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

jaidenjb, Jan 08, 2012
Photo of FosterJM
4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

1144th Review on BA
Bottle to Snifter
12 oz

Purchased from Total Wine Tampa for $2.79

App- A murky mix of orange and amber yellows and browns. A small one finger head with some good cling as well.

Smell- Lush citrus with some caramel malty undertones. Some whispy booze notes as well.

Taste- Nice blended mix of malty and sweet. This one is an old ale with a certain flavor I can't put my finger on. Creme fraisch? Walnuts? It's something but just stumped.

Mouth- A very low/medium body with a medium carbonation. Creamy, lush and a tad nutty on the finish.

Drink- Enjoyable, creamy and layered with sweetness. It was a tad different from what I was hoping for but shouldve bought one more.

FosterJM, Mar 16, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

DoubleSimcoe, Jan 13, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

animal69, May 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

SFC21, Apr 23, 2012
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2.25/5  rDev -37.2%

khargro2, Dec 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

Thedrizzle, Feb 16, 2013
Photo of beergod1
3.95/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured a slight hazy Pumpkin orange. Aroma was mildly roasty with small hints of bourbon and a touch of vanilla. Flavors were very woody and dry with a touch of Alcohol. Lingering bitter finish, lots of wood/earthiness. Mouth feel was pleasantly full with light carbonation. There was a thin layer of foam on top, that lasted the whole glass, it made it creamy with every sip. Not bad, I would like to find more from this brewery.

beergod1, Mar 01, 2012
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Red Brick Old Stock from Red Brick Brewing Company
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