Irish Red Ale | Triumph Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Triumph Brewing Company
New Jersey, United States | website

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Spring

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Added by BeerNemesis on 04-10-2010

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2.89
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2.68/5  rDev n/a
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Triumph "Irish Red Ale".

Triumph's notes:
"Triumph proudly pours unfiltered "real" ale finished and dispensed in the traditional British style, served at cellar temperature (50-55 degrees). Though Ireland is justly famous for its stouts, it OTHER native beer style, red ale, has found a significant following in recent years. Murphy's, Smithwick's, and Killian's are all examples of Irish Reds characterized by caramel malt flavors and roastiness"

Appearance:
A clear berry red -- like a very watery pinot noir or cranberry juice. They claim it's unfiltered, but it looks really really clear and filtered to me.

Aroma:
I'm not getting that much out of it -- perhaps some lightly roasted malt and a hint of tea?

Taste:
I can't taste as much as I can smell -- a bad sign. Very watered-down malts, some earl grey tea flavor. Finish is a bit dry. This is somewhat balanced, but at a really low and un-flavorful level.

Mouthfeel:
Like drinking slightly thicker water. Virtually no carbonation.

Drinkability:
"Meh" pretty much sums it up.

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Irish Red Ale from Triumph Brewing Company
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