Red Nun Red Ale | O'Connor Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
O'Connor Brewing Co.
Virginia, United States | website

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
35 IBU

Added by Norfawkers on 06-15-2010

BEER STATS
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
81
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
23.86%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
17
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 17 | Ratings: 81
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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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Photo of HopticalDeployment
2.77/5  rDev -21.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Lawn mower beer. It's okay.

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Photo of tigg924
3.64/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear, ruby red, with 1/2 inch head. Taste is toasted malt, light breadiness, with herbal hops. This makes for a slightly above average, sessionable red ale that is good enough to try, but not rush out for.

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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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4/5  rDev +13.6%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

Photo of Brutaltruth
3.46/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Enjoyed from the bottle in a snifter from my doctor friend---Thanks Chris!

This ale pours a medium ruby red with a beautiful head of foam that dissipates to a thick layer and ring with excellent lacing. Nose if weak---a dash of sweet malt, some grains, and a touch of hops. Flavors follow the nose with a medium hopped lightly sweet ale with a lightly bitter hop and grain flavor to the aftertaste. Solid and sessionable, especially on a hot day, but nothing too outstanding. Crisp and highly carbonated mouth feel. Decent

Cheers

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.52/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of blackie
3.5/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a: served in a shaker pint glass, medium amber in color, light layer of carbonation and some spotty lacing

s: sweet caramel malt, quite biscuity, mild grassy/herbal hop aromas

m: carbonation light-moderate, body the same with a slight sugary slickness

t: opens with sweet caramel, some flavors of sugary light fruits, crackery/biscuit malt, hops mild with a dry grassy flavor

o: certainly pretty plain but not a bad option, the biscuity malt is nice and the beer drinks well as a whole

draft at Taphouse Ghent, Norfolk

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3.34/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.39/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

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3.64/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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3/5  rDev -14.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

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3.8/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A nice session beer or one to have with food. This one was a brew of the month selection at the Green Parrot in Va Beach VA. Good hazy reddish/amber color. Medium size white head, fades fast, minimal lacing.

Smell is mild - sweet caramel and bready malts. Taste features sweet malt with a little bitterness at the end.Overall nice blend of flavors and a great partner with seafood.

Mouthfeel is average, a little rich and a little crispness. Drinkability is good, well balanced - not too sweet and low enough abvto enjoy with food.

Nioe to see a local brewery featured in a Tidewater VA establishment. A pretty good beer!!!

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Red Nun Red Ale from O'Connor Brewing Co.
82 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.
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