Acres O'Green Irish Red | Lone Tree Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lone Tree Brewing Company
Colorado, United States | website

Style: Irish Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by beergoot on 03-21-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
6
Ratings:
38
Avg:
3.72
pDev:
25.81%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
6
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 6 | Ratings: 38
Reviews by beergoot:
Photo of beergoot
3.23/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Reddish copper body topped with a nice foamy head; lots of good carbonation. Sweet malts with an ever so slight hint of cherry and honey in the aroma. Caramel and biscuit malt flavors greet you and then transition to a nice hop bitterness to finish off the sip; slight unsweetened tea-like flavor the finish, too, just like it's the style is described in the BA beer style guide. Smooth and medium-light body with a clean, semi-dry finish.

A fair enough Irish red ale; good malt character throughout with just the right touch of bitterness to balance things out, but the tea-like astringency starts dominating a tad too much as the glass drains. I don't really know if this will be a seasonal beer or not, but I'm guessing at the availability since this is a new beer and did come on scene in time for St. Patrick's Day. In any case, it's definitely worth a try.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of EmJaColo
4.75/5  rDev +27.7%

Photo of GRG1313
3.52/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jaydoc
3.51/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VFRAZ
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of MisterFuzz
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of Penrodeo
3.65/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ucsbmullet
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of cbcrunch
3.69/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lilsmizzul1225
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of carteravebrew
4.02/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
4.14/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours an SRM of about 14, nice butter colored head, sticks around awhile. 80 percent opaque.

Lots of rich copper malts and apple skins on the nose, with a hint of caramel sweetness and Bartlett pear.

Flavor brings that apple out front, swirling with a sweet caramel malt body and some polite hop juice. The finish is pure roasted barley. Fruity esters remain on the palate.

Feel is light to medium, mild carbonation and a semi dry finish.

Overall i think ill be grabbing a sixer for my band to try. This beer is SERIOUS.

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Photo of famous_mortimur
4/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of Hellpop65
3.75/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DeadeyeOTDO
3.5/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of zeff80
3.76/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Joe_recker
4.03/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BDeibs
3.56/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mebuzzard
3.93/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

I would say the weakest link in this beer would be the feel. It has a malty body, but not chewy and a bit flat. A zing in the end helps, but it just feels thin.

With that, it is an easy drinking beer. It's a deep red pour, with a minimal head. That's the second weakest link. Just doesn't have that body of head.

Malt and tea tannin are present in the flavor profile. A bit of an earthy zip. Soft bread, not really all that sweet. Toasty and tasty. I served at cellar temperature, and it could use some coldness. The carbonation, or lack thereof, really needs work. That would help this beer reach a higher threshold as there aren't many I-Reds out there that are good

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Photo of Nolster
3.67/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.25/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jw4free
3.68/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12oz can into a pint glass. L: clear, dark copper, light brown. Small head fades to a small ring. Zero lacing. S: toasty malts. Barley sugar. T: good hop crispness. Raisin sweetness. A bit of peppery spice from yeast or hops. F: good carbonation adds crisp mouthfeel. O: pretty decent crafted beer.

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Photo of Miami66
2.99/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of V1per41
3.57/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KLHBB
3.71/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a can into an over-sized wine glass, I'm not finding a "best by" date and I see it's a Spring brew yet I'm drinking it November.... Pours darkest brown, an earthy smell like the woods after a rain. Toasty, woody flavor with a bitter aftertaste. Medium feel, light carbonation. Quite good. I'll seek this out again.

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Acres O'Green Irish Red from Lone Tree Brewing Company
3.72 out of 5 based on 38 ratings.
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