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Chief Lightfoot | Foggy Noggin Brewing

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Brewed by:
Foggy Noggin Brewing
Washington, United States

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by ScreamForMe on 02-15-2011

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Ratings: 6 |  Reviews: 2
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3.42/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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4.01/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

I had this on tap in a Sam Adams perfect pint glass at Special Brews in Lynnwood, WA.

Appearance: one of the deepest, darkest Irish reds I've seen. Color is a very dark red-brown hue with no haze but dark enough to obfuscate any effervescence. Head was a minimum layer of tan foam but leaves a very nice lace on the glass.

Smell: lightly sweet caramel aroma with a little fruitiness. Mild, but not bad.

Taste: rich flavor that is almost fruity in its complexity; there's a good caramel element here but it is not over the top. The fruitiness is berrylike in character; a bit odd but very good indeed. It is actually growing on me quite a lot as I keep sipping.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a good carbonation and decent creaminess.

Overall: a unique and extremely drinkable Irish red. Very possibly my favorite example of the style.

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of ScreamForMe
3.83/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From a growler (summer 2010):

This Irish Red is a seasonal from Jim and company. Appears an amber red color. A more malt forward beer (than hop). Goes down easy - maybe too easy. A nice solid flavor to this beer as well.

Jim has a knack for making highly drinkable beers and Chief Lightfoot is no exception.

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Chief Lightfoot from Foggy Noggin Brewing
Beer rating: 3.92 out of 5 with 6 ratings
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