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Firehouse Red Lager | Upstream Brewing Company - Old Market

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Upstream Brewing Company - Old Market
Nebraska, United States
upstreambrewing.com

Style: Vienna Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Vienna style Red Lager is deep garnet in color and pours with a thick and creamy head. It has a fruity yet low hop aroma to deliver a smooth, delicate palate that is rich with subtle hints of toffee and light caramel. This is a beer that even a light beer drinker is sure to enjoy.

Added by Rayek on 07-16-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,097
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
28
pDev:
9.42%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Gots:
5
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Ratings: 28 |  Reviews: 4
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3.68/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmorgan310
3.25/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3.02/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.38/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.68/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Miami66
3.37/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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3.3/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

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3.23/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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3/5  rDev -8.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -24%

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3/5  rDev -8.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +14%

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3/5  rDev -8.8%

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3/5  rDev -8.8%

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.5/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

nice and hoppy for a red lager, easy drinking, a little plain. this pours a perfectly clear pale red color with a small and fading white head. the nose is dry red malt and pine sap hops, bitter and a little sweet at the same time. the flavor is identical to the nose, and the lager yeast becomes obvious, adding its usual sliced bread essence to the hoppy finish, an excellent combination. less sweet than most Vienna lagers, I appreciate the style variation with a little more hop going on. this needs more carbonation, its biggest weakness, but it drinks light for a red beer. the finish is clean but not as dry as is smells like its going to be. overall a decent but slightly boring brew, not the best you can do at upstream, who makes some really cool stuff.

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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Photo of jaz58
3.85/5  rDev +17%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A very nice lager. Nice summer quaffer.

In the glass, it is clear ruby red colour with a thin cream coloured head. Little lace.

Nose is warm with hints of dried fruit and malt.

Taste was light with flavours of subtle carmel and toffee.

Nice round mouthfeel. Went well with Mac and Cheese.

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3.25/5  rDev -1.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -16.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.4%

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Firehouse Red Lager from Upstream Brewing Company - Old Market
Beer rating: 3.29 out of 5 with 28 ratings
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