Brick Row Red | Crossroads Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Crossroads Brewing Company
New York, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by Kendo on 06-18-2011

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 18
Reviews by Kendo:
Photo of Kendo
4.1/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Got a growler of this at Olivers in Albany on 6/17/11 - cost $10.99. . . .

A: Poured from the growler into a pint glass. Body is clear, coppery-amber with mahogany hues. Small khaki head on top. Not much in the way of visible carbonation. No lacing.

S: A bit of caramel malt, but not terribly strong.

T: Caramel malt, toffee-like sweetness, balanced with a nice touch of hop bitterness at the finish, which lingers on the palate in the aftertaste - occasionally seems minerally, but never crossing over into metallic. At times the hops seem piney or slightly grassy, but not in a strong sense. As it warms, there's a berry-like sweetness too.

M: Heft is about medium, maybe a tad lighter. Despite visible evidence of carbonation, it's there - moderately sharp, but not obtrusive.

O: Overall impression: clean, flavorful amber/red that's nicely balanced with some hop bitterness. I could drink a lot of these.

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Photo of captainhowdy39
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of Varkias41
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of CoreyClark
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of BrewAskew
4.14/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours out to a thin white head and deep Amber red color. Aroma is malty and dry with toasty malt notes. Taste is clean and malty. Mouthfeel is just right. Love it.

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Photo of GreesyFizeek
2.96/5  rDev -22.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

On tap at Paul's Pizza in Coxsackie, NY.

This one pours a clear light red, with a small white head, and a hint of lacing.

Smells like toasted bread and mild hops- kinda bland.

The taste is also bland. It just feels like a mid 90s red ale. Insignificant malt backbone with anemic hop character- a boring combo.

This is fairly crisp, and drinkable.

I've had this beer a million times. Doesn't stand out.

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Photo of civicm87
3/5  rDev -21.3%

Photo of lanegan94
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of UDbeernut
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Fresh growler poured into a cheater pint glass

A: clear amber, small off white head with good retention, light carbonation

S: clean maltiness, light foral hop

T: clean sweet maltiness that is bready. Slight chocolate, balanced nicely with floral hop

M: light to medium bodied, crisp.

O: nice beer, almost feels like a german bock with more fruit presence.

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Photo of AD17
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of prisdefer
3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

Photo of shigg85
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of vonnegut21
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of brentblack1
4/5  rDev +5%

Photo of TheBeerdedCharmer
3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of d0nald
3.94/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Brick Row Red from Crossroads Brewing Company
3.81 out of 5 based on 18 ratings.
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