Porterhouse Red | The Porterhouse Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Porterhouse Brewing Company
Ireland
porterhousebrewco.com

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Todd on 06-06-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
168
Reviews:
68
Avg:
3.64
pDev:
13.74%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
18
For Trade:
0
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Photo of dertyd
3/5  rDev -17.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

Photo of Ang_Olive
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of smithj4
3.67/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of samEBC
3.75/5  rDev +3%

Photo of Murrhey
3.38/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 11.2oz peel-cap bottle into a pint glass. Reviewed live in high elevation Kalispell, Mont.

A- One-finger white head with very minimal retention. Walnut color body, moderate clarity.

S- Chocolate, toffee and roast malts. Slightly spicy. Warm aroma.

T- Roasty, slightly sweet, slightly dry flavor. Chocolate flavor.

M- Dry and clean finish.

O- Above average, roasty and tasty. Otherwise just OK.

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Photo of thierrynantes
3.48/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Beer bottle (33 cl.) purchased from V&B, and tasted in 2013.

Appearance : red amber color with white foamy head.
Smell : malty an fruity aromas.
Taste & mouthfeel : malt caramel flavour leads to a little bitter finish.
Drinkability : an average beer in the style Irish Red Ale.

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of DrDemento456
3.83/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - A nice 1/2 inch of opaque head atop of a deep amber red beer, very clear and bubbly.
S - Smell is great toasted malt, caramel sweetness, and a touch of drying yeast. Very little hops.
T - A bit drying which is nice for an Irish ale. Caramel malt sweetness, a bit of toasted malts, and very little hops. As expected.
M - Light to medium bodied, a bit heavy for the ABV but its nice.

Overall this is a very good red ale, smell and taste is spot on, very clean and flavorful especially for the low ABV. Worth picking up for $1.75.

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

Photo of Samp01
3.5/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark clear rusty brown, a medium slowly fading beige head, light lacing. Aroma and Taste of toasted caramel malt and grains, yeast and fruity notes with some earthy hops bitter notes. A medium body, crisp, good carbonation. Finishes with toasted caramel malt and grains, fruity, some yeast, with an earthy hops ending for balance and mild nutty flavor. A good beer for the style, has the typical Irish Ale characteristics. A good drinking brew.

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

Photo of popery
3.84/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dull reddish brown. Nice, warm color. Some cloudiness. A couple fingers of off-white head. Good retention. Rich malty aroma. Lots of sweet bready malt and toasty caramel. Mild spicy hop character. Fairly simple aroma, but for a 4.4% abv beer, it's relatively big and rich. Taste is similar. Considering the strength of the beer, there's lots of sweet caramel malt flavor and a good undercurrent of hops in the background. Carbonation is pretty low. Just a bit of prickliness. Kinda soapy. Finish is a bit mineral-ish, and the beer mostly dries out. It's a nice, low abv red ale with a mild hop character and rich malt. Easy to drink.

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Photo of wordemupg
4.02/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml pull tab bottle poured into tulip 10/3/13

A clear reddish amber with lots of tiny bubbles throughout floating up to a well retained two fingers of foam that leaves lots of random lace

S malty with some earthy hops, dry cereal, fruity nut bar and a hint of coco with a slight metallic aspect

T more of the same really, slightly more cereals and the handful of pennies I was smelling is toned down in the mouth

M pin prick bubbles, lighter side of medium bodied and a earthy fruity finish

O pretty solid Irish Red that's a nice blend of nutty fruity malt and earthy tones, lots of flavor in a low alcohol brew

pretty solid example of the style and I like a flavorful brew that I can drink several of without getting buzzed

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

Porterhouse Red from The Porterhouse Brewing Company
3.64 out of 5 based on 168 ratings.
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