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Hoggetowne Irish Red | Swamp Head Brewery

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3.77/5
Very Good
26 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Swamp Head Brewery
Florida, United States
swamphead.com

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by mullenite on 03-18-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#23,652
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
26
pDev:
8.22%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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2
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Ratings: 26 |  Reviews: 4
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3.93/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of IckyT2012
3.8/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Travitten
3.94/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.87/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ZBowden
4.06/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours clear golden copper with dense white head, smells of bready sweetness slight toast and cracker, tastes of sweet toast and crackery finishing with a lasting herbal crackery finish, mouthfeel is smooth slightly thin, carbonation is medium.

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3.96/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerTest
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StevenMilligan
3.69/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cambabeer
3.8/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of BMMillsy
3.65/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the brewery. Pours hazy dark reddish orange with a small creamy white head on top. Big sweet malt aroma, some cherry, and some earthy grass in the background, but mostly sweet. Flavor is sweet malts and cherry up front as in the aroma, them fades to a surprising burst of earthy and grassy hops on the back end. A lingering dirtying finish on this, but an otherwise drinkable brew. Medium bodied and somewhat slick with carbonation on the low-medium end. Pretty smooth and interesting.

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

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4/5  rDev +6.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of Holland
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Photo of ktrillionaire
4.2/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

On-tap at Ale & Witch

A - The pour is a tawny amber capped with a tidy and persistent off-white head. The hue has an appreciable radiance.

S - The nose is lightly malty balanced with a subtle earthy-meadowy hop sharpness,

T - The taste is quite mild, and in this case that is perfectly fine. The beer seems to have a soothing or quenching character that is at least equal to any specific notions of flavor. There are hints of everything in this one, but the notes are very delicate; I detect caramel, cocoa, roast barley, chicory, floral and herbal hops and some sweet fruitiness from the yeast. Alcohol is unnoticed.

M - The feel is real nice. Creamy, lighter-than-medium body.

O - Overall this is a very solid and easy drinking brew. It is not over-the-top with any strong flavors nor is it hugely dynamic; instead it shines in its simplicity.

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Hoggetowne Irish Red from Swamp Head Brewery
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 26 ratings
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