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Red Hydrant Ale | Big Dog's Draft House

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3.59/5
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53 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Big Dog's Draft House
Nevada, United States
bigdogsbrews.com

Style: English Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our 2006 and 2010 World Beer Cup Gold Medal winner (English-style Brown). A deep mahogany brew, rich with caramel malts and a hint of English hops with notes of toffee and toasted malt.

Added by UncleJimbo on 03-05-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,193
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
53
pDev:
13.65%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Gots:
3
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3.49/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mbjb0720
3.37/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Matthowland
3.41/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bb-magic
3.62/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of colts9016
4.19/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

One finger bright white head with good retention. The head is creamy and foamy leaving some lacing on the glass. The color of the beer is medium dark brown, kinda like a rusty brown but darker. .
A very nutty toasty malt, yeasty, biscuit, touch of floral, toffee, and touch of caramel.
A rich nutty toasted malt, biscuit, toffee, floral, a subtle sweetness, low hop profile, low fruit esters.
Medium body, medium carbonation, and a medium finish.
Very good mouthfeel, easy drinking, fresh, enjoyed very much. Great beer.

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Photo of ConradKenney
3/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of jordanian2
3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of casapy
3.07/5  rDev -14.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Photo of pin
3/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.68/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of strenor
4.27/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.6/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.82/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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1.5/5  rDev -58.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.58/5  rDev -0.3%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of IPAchris
3/5  rDev -16.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Photo of jaydoc
3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of Tone
3.62/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a clear, dark brown color. 1/4 inch head of an off-white color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of sweet malt, slight hop, hint of roasted malt, and dry hops. Fits the style of an English Brown Ale. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with a low carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, hint of roasted malt, slight dry hop, and hint of hops. Overall, good appearance and feel, simple otherwise, nothing outstanding.

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Red Hydrant Ale from Big Dog's Draft House
Beer rating: 3.59 out of 5 with 53 ratings
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