Murph's Irish Red | Toppling Goliath Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
Iowa, United States
tgbrews.com

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Named for our #1 Beer Man, Nick Murphy, this deep malty Irish amber ale is relaxed and easy going. A change of pace from our usual hop bombs, this beer is sure to put a smile on the face of any Irishman! Who needs a pot o’ gold when you got yerself a pint o’ red?

34 IBU

Added by FreshHawk on 05-24-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
96
Reviews:
5
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
11.56%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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A - Dark orange-red color. Medium sized, creamy, smooth, frothy, slightly off-white head. Average retention leaving a small amount of lacing.

S - Toffee and caramel aplenty as you would expect. Some sweet bread and hints of light brown sugar. Slightly roasted malt aroma. A touch of earthy and floral hops.

T - Pretty sweet with loads of toffee and a good amount of caramel. Touches of nutty and earthiness with a roasted malt finish. Brown sugar and some dark fruit aspects. Sweet, toasted bready malt. Sweet but not cloying.

M - Medium body with average carbonation. Pretty smooth and creamy. Slightly dry finish.

D - Pretty easy to drink and while it is sweet, it is far from cloying. Tasty and easy to put down. Plenty of malt but it has a nice hoppy touch.

Notes: Nice Irish Red. Not my favorite from TG (can't match their IPAs or Stouts) but it is a nice change, and for a smaller brewery it is good for a deviation from their niche. Plenty of malt and a nice sweetness but not cloying. Overall it is nice but not something I'll crave.

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Murph's Irish Red from Toppling Goliath Brewing Company
3.98 out of 5 based on 96 ratings.
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