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Crimson Phog - 23rd Street Brewery

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Crimson Phog
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85
very good

19 Ratings
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Ratings: 19
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 9.16%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
23rd Street Brewery visit their website
Kansas, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  6.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer has brilliant red hues complimented by a crisp malt flavor with an assertive caramel character. This medium bodied ale is bodied ale is balanced by a moderate hop bitterness and subtle hop flavor.

20 IBU

(Beer added by: Goliath on 08-24-2008)
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dubmax

Kansas

4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

07-29-2012 23:35:40 | More by dubmax
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Bowlus803


4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

04-10-2012 05:55:22 | More by Bowlus803
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Goliath

Illinois

4.15/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a dark amber color, pretty cloudy, with some ruby hues. There was a half inch light tan head upon presentation. Good retention and some lacing.

Aroma is pretty nice. A splash of citrus showing off a little hop, and followed up by a big malt dominance. Sweet caramel leads here.

Taste is quite nice. Malt dominant with caramel taking the lead. A bit of cereal and some hay like features. Just a slight bitterness from the hops.

Mouthfeel is medium to full bodied and lightly carbonated.

Drinkability is fairly high. Good flavor and presumeably low alcohol make for an easy to enjoy session.

Serving type: on-tap

08-24-2008 02:32:05 | More by Goliath
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TIMMA87698

Kansas

4/5  rDev +4.7%

05-23-2014 17:24:40 | More by TIMMA87698
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kguyty

Missouri

4/5  rDev +4.7%

06-27-2014 20:16:36 | More by kguyty
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phishbone23

New York

4/5  rDev +4.7%

01-23-2013 18:19:16 | More by phishbone23
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shebby

Utah

4/5  rDev +4.7%

07-06-2012 13:42:08 | More by shebby
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Amyliz4

Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.7%

11-19-2011 18:07:22 | More by Amyliz4
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John86901

Kansas

4/5  rDev +4.7%

12-10-2011 02:36:57 | More by John86901
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TrippnFiasco

Kansas

3.98/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Pours with an off-white/tan color head and a gorgeous ruby red body. Mild opacity lets a little light through, but fairly dark.

S: Lots of malt coming through with minimal hoppiness. Smells a bit like a fresh loaf of bread and caramel.

T: Very nice flavor. Pretty standard irish red, but it is done well. Malty, bready (yeast), with a nice sweetness in the finish that lingers.

M: Very smooth and creamy. Minimal carbonation with a medium body.

D: Not the most sessionable beer they have on tap, but still very drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

05-28-2010 23:29:12 | More by TrippnFiasco
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Tone

Missouri

3.88/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clear, amber color. 1/4 inch head of an off-white color. Decent retention and good lacing. Smells of nuts, earthy malt, slight yeast, and slight sweet malt. Fits the style of an Irish Red Ale. Mouth feel is smooth and crisp with an average carbonation level. Tastes of earthiness (nuts, vanilla, honey), slight sweet malt, slight hop, and slight yeast. Overall, a good dryness, decent blend, and good mouth feel.

Serving type: on-tap

05-02-2010 22:12:05 | More by Tone
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

09-07-2013 16:24:26 | More by jaydoc
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Mikevicgates

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

10-22-2013 04:05:20 | More by Mikevicgates
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Bosoxfan20

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

04-26-2014 22:40:54 | More by Bosoxfan20
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squirrel49

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

05-23-2014 02:43:59 | More by squirrel49
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acslatersbtb

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

12-04-2013 02:40:54 | More by acslatersbtb
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22Blue

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

04-27-2014 14:40:36 | More by 22Blue
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Thorpe429

Illinois

3.3/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On tap at the brewpub in Auust 2008.

Pours a nice rusty reddish color with an off white head that leaves behind a tad bit of lacing. Nose is somewhat muting wihout mug coming through other than some doughy malt. Taste is a bit better with some bread along with caramel and a nice nuttiness, although that is not terribly apparent. Overall, somewhat plain. Medium body and decent carbonation levels. Drinkability is okay. Not my favorite beer of theirs.

Serving type: on-tap

09-29-2010 12:23:26 | More by Thorpe429
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acelin

Kansas

3/5  rDev -21.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured into a ten ounce glass at the brew-pub.

Pours a dark red with a small white head. Very dull color, not clear either.

Smell is nothing. Perhaps some christmassy red malt smell if you practically snort it.

Tastes the same. Very bland. Just malt with a slight hoppyness to give it balance.

What a boring beer.

Serving type: on-tap

12-17-2012 18:18:19 | More by acelin
Crimson Phog from 23rd Street Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.