Red Nun Red Ale | O'Connor Brewing Co.

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
O'Connor Brewing Co.
Virginia, United States
oconnorbrewing.com

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
Ratings:
83
Reviews:
18
Avg:
3.52
pDev:
10.8%
 
 
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4
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4.5/5  rDev +27.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

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4.12/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of KomodoDragon
4.07/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - yep - red. About as red as I've seen a red ale

S - Earthy sweet caramel malts.

T - Caramel goodness and a sour cherry blast gives has to a hoppy finish with lingering sweetness. Leaving you with the feel that you just ate a big cherry cheesecake in a glass

M - While a bit of fizz, overall it's creamy smooth

If you can take a little sweet, this works well as a superior clean crafted red toned dessert brew.

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Photo of Csikic93
4.05/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I have this on tap at o Connor every time I go there which is frequently. This is my go to beer. Poured in a typical pint glass it is a nice red Amber color. It is crisp and refreshing. This is by far o Connors best beer. Ask them to mix red nun with great dismal black ipa it's called a checkerboard, I also recommend this.

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4/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev +13.6%

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3.94/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Norfawkers
3.88/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

O'Connor's best beer of the three they offer so far. Support your local brewery, Tidewater/Hampton Roads!

Appearance: Reddish copper with a thin white head

Smell: Mostly malt with some earth and a bit of apple

Taste: Toasted malty goodness and almost stout-like with its earthy undertones

Mouthfeel: Smooth with a lingering finish of smokiness

Drinkability: A very drinkable stout/ale hybrid and worthy of try at your local watering hole (available at Cogan's and Jack Quinn's)

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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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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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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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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

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Red Nun Red Ale from O'Connor Brewing Co.
3.52 out of 5 based on 83 ratings.
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