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Jeremiah Red Ale | BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

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Jeremiah Red AleJeremiah Red Ale

Brewed by:
BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse
Arizona, United States

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 UncleJimbo on 10-11-2004

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Photo of theopholis
3.03/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Consumed in the Canoga Park BJs.

Appearance- Poured a nice amber/red with a light orange head. The head looked almost like orange sherbert. Very good head retention, and good lacing.

Aroma- Mostly malt sweetness, and a citrusy hoppy aroma. The hops were kind of disappointing.

Taste- The beer has a decent balance of citrusy hoppiness and malt sweetness. I wish it had more hops tho..

Mouthfeel- Thin-medium body. Good carbonation level.

Drinkability- I tend to prefer more flavoring and aroma hops in my red ales, but I'm a major hop-head.

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Photo of BradBLR
3.58/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer was poured a nice amber red color with an almost orangish head. The head lasted most of the beer and there was a good amount of lacing. The aroma of this beer was a cross between, a sweetish malt and a nice citrus floral aroma.

The beer had a really nice citrus type malt characteristic that made it almost taste like a sour barley wine, there were hints of hops at the end, but it was not a very hoppy beer. You could taste the alcohol slightly but it was balanced well with the malty flavors. The mouthfeel was good, the CO2 was a little bit weak, but nothing to complain about and it was slightly thin.

This was a pretty good beer, I was expecting a red ale, but I think I would put this more in the strong ale category without the big alcohol content.

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Photo of Gueuzedude
3.8/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This beer is an interesting concept, at least I am intrigued by the description. Take an uninteresting Irish Red and double the recipe to give it some character. This beer sits a full red color in my glass and is topped by a pale tan color head that is pretty long lasting. The aroma is malt dominated with notes of caramel, a fruitiness that reminds me of cherries, and some toasted malt notes. The beer tastes sweet and malty with lots of fruity notes as well. I get notes of strawberry, cherry, caramel, and biscuits with a nice honey glaze. There is a bit of bitterness in the finish, which seems to make a feeble attempt at holding the yeasty fruitiness and solid malt notes in check (this is certainly not a bad thing either). I am really struck by how fruity this beer is, there is also a palate coating fullness to it that slowly melts to an herbal hoppy bitterness in the finish. Quite nice, really lives up to the verbal description.

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Photo of UncleJimbo
3.66/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Sampled on tap at the Las Vegas (Summerlin) location, but brewed in Chandler, Arizona.

This "Irish style strong ale" poured a dark, red-amber color with creamy, tan foam that settled. The smell was mild: malty with a hint of alcohol and a touch of cocoa. The taste was malty with notes of caramel malt and a very light sweetness. The hops were mild. A note of alcohol could be detected. The mouthfeel was smooth and creamy with med-full body and moderate carbonation. There was a slight bitterness in the finish, and overall this beer was warming. This was a pretty good red ale.

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