Irish Setter Red | Thirsty Dog Brewing Company

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Irish Setter RedIrish Setter Red
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
Ohio, United States
thirstydog.com

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-08-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
117
Reviews:
42
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
12.78%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
28
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 117 |  Reviews: 42
Photo of socon67
3.67/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SINKTIPS_N_SUDS
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bonis
3.55/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brutaltruth
3.47/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed from the growler in a snifter. This nice red ale pours a beautiful reddish brown with a very nice off white head of foam that turns slowly into a modest ring, a thin pool, and features FANTASTIC sudsy lacing. Nose is minimal....some light grain, some sweet malts, a hint of hops.....about it. Flavors sweet toasted malts to the front and sides. A crisp grain note tot he back blending in nicely with minimal hop use. An excellent red ale that improves vastly with warmth. Smooth crisp mouth feel finishes lightly dry with a moderately sweet finish. Very nice.

Cheers!

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Photo of Muzak
2.66/5  rDev -26.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Odd aftertaste some sort of spice

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Photo of misternebbie
3.28/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

nice Irish Red, again like most of their beers don't really have much access in my area, to bad because its very nice, good ABV around 6 percent and a rich malty flavor with strong hints of caramel and nuts.

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Photo of djchrismac
3.57/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kimberly_B
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of gentryka
3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of northstar23
3.35/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of goods003
3.28/5  rDev -8.9%

Photo of heerboth
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of bendukes86
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of mikepcarney
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of slym
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of yanosh
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of camhelffrich
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of Mojo
3.55/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle -> Foothills Brewing globe glass

A - pours up red and clear with a small off white head. There is minimal lacing and minimal retention.

S - sort of weak nose. Bread, nuts, not much else

T - very typical amber ale profile. Caramel malts give way to a dry not all that bitter finish. There is a bit of a yeasty taste involved.

M - not much of an aftertaste, medium thickness.

O - kind of blah. Not bad, certainly not great.

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Photo of johng90
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of freewill35
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of cbuckl14
1.5/5  rDev -58.3%

Photo of risteardj
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Latarnik
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of Dewsby
3/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of billgulch
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Irish Setter Red from Thirsty Dog Brewing Company
3.6 out of 5 based on 117 ratings.
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