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Station 33 Firehouse Red - North Country Brewing

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BA SCORE
78
okay

66 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 66
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 14.54%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | 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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Ozzylizard

Pennsylvania

3.13/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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.

Serving type: can

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

Pennsylvania

2.25/5  rDev -33.2%

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

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

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

Pennsylvania

2.8/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.75

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.

Serving type: can

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Pennsylvania

3.45/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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.

Serving type: can

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

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

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

Maryland

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

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

Texas

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

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

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11%

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

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +18.7%

07-05-2013 22:55:35 | More by ejimhof
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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Served on tap at the brewery

A - A nice red amber color, one finger of head, but no lacing to be found.
S - Real sweet malt, smells syrupy almost, no hops, some maple, old coffee cake.
T - Sweet malt trumps all other flavors here, a mild bitterness, and some weird wheat like flavor.
M - Cloyingly sweet, and palate coating.
O - When people visit the brewery, this the most liked beer, but for what reason? There's so much malt going on here, its not a clean and light feeling beer.

Serving type: on-tap

06-04-2013 19:04:42 | More by Omnium
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billbeers

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11%

05-27-2013 08:15:35 | More by billbeers
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MCDub

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -11%

05-10-2013 14:29:25 | More by MCDub
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rellisonii

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

03-24-2013 04:01:31 | More by rellisonii
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Hermthegerm

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

01-12-2013 13:01:19 | More by Hermthegerm
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london1o1

New York

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

01-06-2013 03:41:02 | More by london1o1
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rcjennings

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

12-07-2012 01:02:03 | More by rcjennings
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heddar33

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11%

09-09-2012 04:53:41 | More by heddar33
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scm2787

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +26.1%

08-21-2012 23:53:14 | More by scm2787
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davidIPA

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

07-03-2012 01:11:27 | More by davidIPA
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Tyrawlings

Ohio

3/5  rDev -11%

02-16-2012 17:04:31 | More by Tyrawlings
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sunavamitch

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +33.5%

01-16-2012 01:30:10 | More by sunavamitch
Station 33 Firehouse Red from North Country Brewing
78 out of 100 based on 66 ratings.