Prouty's Irish Red Ale
Jackie O's Pub & Brewery

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Style:
Red Ale - Irish
Ranked #24
ABV:
7%
Score:
85
Ranked #23,090
Avg:
3.94 | pDev: 14.97%
Reviews:
2
Ratings:
15
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Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
 
Ohio, United States
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Rotating/Seasonal
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SCORE
85
Very Good
Notes: "Hoppy Red Ale brewed in memory of our friend Jim."
Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 15 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by Spider889:
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Spider889 from Ohio

3.7/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this at Bodega on Monday, apparently a preview of one of the brews that will be served at the release this weekend.

The menu at Bodega said that this was named as a reference to the original O'Hooley's Irish Pub and it's owner I believe.

For a style that is often associated with macro breweries or merely reserved for the obligatory seasonal release, this is one of the better Irish Red's I have had. That said, it still wasn't overly impressive/unique. However, I don't wish to diminish the fact that it was a solid beer that satisfies so long as you're not looking for something extreme.

Served in the ubiquitous Bodega shaker pint, with no head, which created a lace-less appearance. Damn you Bodega. Damn you. Reddish brown, quite nice clarity.

The smell wasn't very strong, but there was some mild hopping creating a nice earthy bitterness and some caramel malt and a weak bread crust aroma.

The beer was clean and refreshing, the best of the three beers I had that night (it was an off night, lol). The malts are there for balance and a slight sweetness, but aren't as impactful as I'd like from an experimental craft brewery.

The beer has a nice bitter finish of orange/citrus notes. The 8% alcohol really felt like a typo on Bodega's part, as this felt more like 5% - it was barely noticeable.

Fairly thin bodied, overall not bad at all. I'd happily drink another.

Mar 30, 2011
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Prouty's Irish Red Ale from Jackie O's Pub & Brewery
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 15 ratings