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Station 33 Firehouse Red - North Country Brewing

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BA SCORE
77
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78 Ratings
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Ratings: 78
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.35
pDev: 15.22%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
North Country Brewing visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BuckSpin on 04-09-2005)
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Ratings: 78 | Reviews: 26 | Display Reviews Only:
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tallfellapgh

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +19.4%

06-13-2014 18:22:05 | More by tallfellapgh
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DrFunkenstein

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -3%

05-29-2014 01:58:41 | More by DrFunkenstein
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KevBot89

Pennsylvania

3.44/5  rDev +2.7%

Appearance: Dark copper, almost brown with about a finger-width cream head. Lighting was a bit rough, but it appeared a touch hazy.
Aroma: Sweet malts, definite caramel presence, maybe a tinge of booze at the end.
Taste: Mild caramel flavors are the most present part of the taste, though there is also some sweet malt flavor. It finishes with a bitter dryness that leaves the palate begging for another sip. This beer is extremely drinkable.
Mouthfeel: Moderate carbonation, medium-bodied with a long dry, bitter finish
Overall: This is a solid flagship beer for North Country. This is not one of my favorite styles, as it is not overly-complex in flavor or aromas, but this is a sturdy version of the Irish Red Ale. I'd prefer this over the commercially available imports (ie Murphys, Smithwicks) any day. The dry finish is a desirable effect.

05-28-2014 21:07:02 | More by KevBot89
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skaboom420

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -10.4%

05-04-2014 18:42:38 | More by skaboom420
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zdogix

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

04-09-2014 00:28:46 | More by zdogix
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Mikus

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -10.4%

03-23-2014 20:18:41 | More by Mikus
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77markahrens77

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

03-09-2014 19:36:23 | More by 77markahrens77
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gebbie

Pennsylvania

2.86/5  rDev -14.6%

not very impressed with this one. the taste left alot to be desired. appearance was good and even the smell was okay but something with the taste and mouthfeel screamed cheap beer hope you guys get it right.. im local to the brewery and would love to see you guys take off. try to improve this style please

03-01-2014 14:16:15 | More by gebbie
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Mark5252

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

02-24-2014 01:55:34 | More by Mark5252
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tone77

Pennsylvania

3.49/5  rDev +4.2%

A big thanks to the legendary woodychandler for this beer. Poured from a 12 oz. can. Has a pretty amber color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is light, a bit of malts. Taste is malts, some caramel, a bit of sweetness, easy drinking and refreshing. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

02-23-2014 20:00:05 | More by tone77
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robgage

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

02-21-2014 03:18:08 | More by robgage
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Rhettroactive

District of Columbia

2.75/5  rDev -17.9%

02-17-2014 00:15:17 | More by Rhettroactive
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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.13/5  rDev -6.6%

Six-pack dropped off by son, no date, can into imperial pint at 50 degrees
Faint malt aroma
Head average (4 cm), off-white, frothy, mostly (rapidly) diminishing to a 2 mm layer
Lacing scant
Body clear, medium reddish amber
Flavor begins lightly malty, no alcohol, no hops, no diacetyl; just blandly sweet
Ends with a slight sour note
Palate light to medium, watery, carbonation soft.

A nice looking beer which I’ve also had on tap. Not much flavor, so probably a good beer for non-beer drinkers. The best thing about this beer is that a portion of the proceeds go to the local fire department, so worth picking up a sixer occasionally.

02-16-2014 16:21:05 | More by Ozzylizard
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -32.8%

02-08-2014 18:00:32 | More by DWolf
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squirreljr

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

01-28-2014 03:43:53 | More by squirreljr
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

2.8/5  rDev -16.4%

Eh. This beer is merely "okay" at best. It's well too malty and sweet from it for my liking. There's too much good beer out there to be spending time on bland stuff like this. Better beer out there and better beer from North Country to be trying.

01-14-2014 03:26:16 | More by RblWthACoz
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Morey

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

01-06-2014 22:23:37 | More by Morey
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.45/5  rDev +3%

Almost two fingers of head. The foam is fizzing loudly and quickly deflating. Big, coarse foam sitting atop a dark brick-mahogany colored beer.

Sweet red malts, stable grain, buttery caramel, toffee, and a chuckle of hops.

Toasty malts with that red ale sweetness. Almost a red candy vibe, with richness from the malt and a sweet herbal note. Too sweet, in fact, with obvious caramelized sugar and implied beet juice. Atypical for an Irish Red.

Drinks plain, but approved. Moderate carb, wet body. Has some sticky thickness.

Just okay. That's how I'd write it in my book.

12-26-2013 15:48:37 | More by thecheapies
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +11.9%

12-24-2013 04:16:34 | More by WVbeergeek
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Xandrose

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -3%

12-09-2013 05:19:53 | More by Xandrose
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ItsBeer4Me

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

11-06-2013 23:36:03 | More by ItsBeer4Me
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still_thedragon

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -3%

09-12-2013 21:50:25 | More by still_thedragon
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Bonebeer

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +4.5%

09-01-2013 22:19:59 | More by Bonebeer
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Dapper_Dan_Man

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -10.4%

08-04-2013 18:22:34 | More by Dapper_Dan_Man
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ejimhof

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +19.4%

07-05-2013 22:55:35 | More by ejimhof
Station 33 Firehouse Red from North Country Brewing
77 out of 100 based on 78 ratings.