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Jeremiah Red Ale | BJ's Chicago Pizza & Brewery Inc.

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3.68/5
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181 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
BJ's Chicago Pizza & Brewery Inc.
United States
bjsrestaurants.com

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A Silver Medal winner in Strong Ales at the 1996 Great American Beer Festival. This Irish-style strong ale is brewed with a secret blend of five imported specialty malts. Not too hoppy in order to emphasize the complex malt flavor and fruity aroma.

25 IBU

Added by stirgy on 10-23-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,580
Reviews:
45
Ratings:
181
pDev:
12.5%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
70
Trade:
0
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Photo of BeerFMAndy
2.29/5  rDev -37.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

6 oz tap pour in a mini pilsner glass. 7.3% ABV, On tap at BJ's in Huntington Beach, CA.

A - Jeremiah is a red-head; one of the better amber-red colors I've seen recently. Good lace from the off-white head is left all over the glass.

S - Hello? Is there any smell in this beer? Almost no nose comes out A bit of lightly toasted amber malts and a pinch of hop come is all I get. No dimension at all.

T - Jeremiah seems off immediately with a band aid plastic taste and bitter hops with toasted caramel cube and amber malts. It's not right.

M - Usually I like bitter but this beer's bitter is off-putting with a gross finish featuring an off-citrusy kick.

D - No thanks. I didn't even finish the sample size. Time to move along.

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Photo of stampfler07
2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

Photo of braican
2.5/5  rDev -32.1%

Photo of CJNAPS
2.55/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Thought it would of had a lot more flavor being a red ale.

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Photo of wheresromi
2.74/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Looks like iced tea. Foam dissipates quickly. Weak smell. Taste is a little bland. Nutty taste. Not too bitter.

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Photo of mobrockman
2.75/5  rDev -25.3%

Photo of Cylinsier
2.76/5  rDev -25%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

tap at the Pittsburgh location

Pours a clear amber red with a white film for a head.

Aroma of bready malts.

Flavor is of buttered bread malts and coppery barley.

Medium body with a stinging carbonation.

Flavor is sweeter than I expect from a red ale. No real hop presence. Aroma is one-note. Not terrible, but pretty meh.

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Photo of Life-Love-Beer
2.77/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Very plain taste, smell is non existent

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Photo of Beerandraiderfan
2.94/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

As usual, bj's makes an impressive looking beer, nice cedar red appearance, substantial clarity, nice off white head on it. Aroma was too alcohol forward, was hoping for some hop aroma here, but whatever you can pick up hopwise, is minimal at best, the heavy typical red malt aroma plays second fiddle to alcohol.

Remnants of caramel, vivid application of alcohol, missing application of hops. Somewhat balanced, bitterness not out of whack, no real off flavors other than the pronounced whisp of alcohol.

Would like them find a hop bill similar to their pihrana pale substituted for this beer.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
2.99/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Red, almost cedar like appearance to the beer, lots of clarity, almost an inch of head on it. Aroma was heavy on the alcohol, light on the hops, and a lot of the red malt thing.

Taste, caramel, toffee, bitterness, heat too high. Could have used better hopping to help carry this beer.

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Photo of Scott_McCool
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of pperez38
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of thereal_adam
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of RadicalEdward
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of Rollzroyce21
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of Totalpackage411
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of canders0927
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of Whiskeydeez
3/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of ross84
3/5  rDev -18.5%

Photo of Boilermaker88
3.06/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sampled (5oz.) at BJ's Brewhouse in Arcadia, CA.
Had a dark amber color with a thin off-white head and thin web of sticky lace.
Smell was light and sweet, of caramel and fruit, with a mild hops note.
Taste was okay but underpowered. Had a sweet caramel/toffee and hint of dark fruit flavor and a mild hops finish. Alcohol made a warming appearance in the finish.
Feel was smooth and full.
Jeremiah Red is a decent, if understrength, beer. The 7.1% ABV came through a bit strong but maybe because the rest of the beer seemed to be coming up a bit diminished in flavor.

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Photo of Irish57
3.09/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Sazz9
3.13/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nem2006
3.17/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Had on tap at BJ's Brewhouse in south Arlington, TX.

The beer came out red with the remnants of a head, but no actual head. It had a little sweetness to the smell, but still caught the hops.

Pretty much like most reds except with a little more punch to it. The bitterness, as with most BJ's brews, comes on strong at the end. It was not as smooth as I would have hoped.

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Photo of buschbeer
3.18/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A vigorous pour into a pint glass yielded over an inch of off white head that leaves nice lacing as it is consumed. It is copper colored. I smell roasted malts with a hint of smokiness. I am drinking this growler two days after purchase but it has held its carbonation very well. It is malty in taste and goes down pretty well. BJ's is not my favorite brewpub but the old lady likes the food, as do I, so I will continue to go there. Hey, it's better than drinking Miller Lite at a chain restaurant.

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Photo of mickeymac
3.18/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

It's a good-looking red, and it's actually red. The smell is a bit on the light side, but it does have a nice malty sweetness. It doesn't taste bad, but it's nothing spectacular. Hints of caramel and toffee are present, but the flavor is just a bit lacking. The alcohol content was a little high and noticeable considering the style.

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Jeremiah Red Ale from BJ's Chicago Pizza & Brewery Inc.
Beer rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 181 ratings
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