Irish Red | Davidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Davidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery
New York, United States
davidsonbrothers.com

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-24-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
50
Reviews:
13
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
16.76%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
8
For Trade:
0
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2.83/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bottle purchased at Oliver's Beverage in Albany, NY. Freshness dated. Pours reddish brown with medium head. Malty aroma. Thin body - biscuity flavor - didn't seem quite balanced in terms of flavor. No strog aftertaste. A very average Red Ale - glad I didn't buy a 6-pack.

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2.95/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Nice red color but almost no head; just a touch of a white rim. There is a light touch of biscuit malt in the nose. Flavor is very light, almost macro like. A touch of malt is there but not nearly enough. Very light bodied. Drinkability is pretty poor indoors but might be nice outside on a hot day. A let down for Davidson as their brown is pretty damn good.

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3/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in a pint glass at baileys pub in saratoga

A: pours a transparent red with a slight golden tint. Pours with an inch of frothy head that dissipates, leaves a nice amount of lacing

S: nice sweet scent with a slight hop note

T: sweet taste with a slight woody finish

D/M: smooth on the pallet, slight carbonation, leaves a slight woody taste on the tongue

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3.64/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

appreciably dry, thats my favorite part of this red, its not sweet like some american ambers, definitely more of an irish dry type, which i think is appealing in this beer, which is medium bodied but full of carbonated life. decent hops on it too, bitter enough but real drinkable. intentionally safe i reckon, but its the good safe, the kind thats born from an understanding that your recipe is really pretty polished. medium bodied and fluffy in feel. magically refreshing when cold, but less nice when it warms up, so drink it quick. the carbonation, which starts brilliantly, is also constantly depreciating. there may be a touch of interesting grain in here, id guess flaked oats in some proportion, it has that softness. davidson has proved to me this week that their beer is all solid, but a step below incredible, maybe a step and a half, but i havent had one i wouldnt drink again.

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Irish Red from Davidson Brothers Restaurant & Brewery
3.64 out of 5 based on 50 ratings.
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